Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study in Science Signaling investigates the role of white blood cells in the resolution of inflammation following a heart attack. Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the developed world. Atherosclerosis, defined as a build-up of plaque in the arterial vessels, is
Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] German researchers investigated the possibility of establishing a healthy metabolism as an achievable step in the treatment of obesity. Obesity has risen to be a serious health concern worldwide. As a disease, obesity is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30kg/m2 or higher. It increases
Our Reader Score [Total: 2 Average: 1] A team of researchers studied individuals with a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer’s disease in an effort to understand when memory loss begins. Alzheimer’s disease is a neurological disorder which features the degeneration of nerve cells over time and the eventual onset of dementia. Memory is one of the
Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A large study in France examined the link between chronic heavy alcohol use and the risk of dementia and early onset dementia. Researchers have concluded from a large cohort study that chronic heavy drinking can lead to early onset dementia in an article published in the British Medical Journal
Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study in heart disease prevention examines the relationship between plasma fatty acid levels and inflammatory biomarkers. Cardiovascular disease (CVD), which encompasses heart attacks and strokes, is the leading cause of death around the world. To address this significant health issue and the shortcomings of heart disease
Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] In a recent study, researchers examined the effects of amobarbital and N-acetylcysteine on post-traumatic osteoarthritis in injured joints. Injury to load-bearing joints such as the knees or ankles can result in posttraumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA), a condition in which the shock-absorbing and friction-reducing joint cartilage breaks down over time.
Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers attempt to identify a therapeutic target that encourages respiratory muscle relaxation to provide asthma relief. Asthma causes respiratory problems, which can manifest as wheezing and chest tightness. It is a common affliction that affects about 10% of the US population. There has been much research focused on