Scientists track ‘guardian immune cells’ to uncover mechanics underlying inflammation and...

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Scientists have uncovered the physiological mechanics underlying inflammation and obesity by tracking the actions of 'guardian immune cells' in response to changes in diet....

Migraine may permanently change brain structure

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Migraine may have long-lasting effects on the brain's structure, according to a study published in the August 28, 2013, online issue of Neurology®, the...

5 Myths Chiropractic and children

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Chiropractors who provide care for children – and families – can attest to the many benefits of a healthy spine to a growing child....

Not all muscle building supplements are equal

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Popular muscle building supplements, known as branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) are ineffective when taken in isolation, according to new research from the University of...

New tool could ‘transform’ pressure ulcer risk assessment

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A new tool that could transform risk assessment for pressure ulcers has been shown to be reliable when used by both expert and non-specialist...

Home Blood Pressure Monitors Wrong 7 of 10 Times

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Millions of older people often turn to do-it-yourself home blood pressure monitors to track that vital health sign. But a small, new Canadian study suggests...

Rat Lungworm: A Nasty Parasite With an Uglier Name

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A new study has found that nearly a quarter of rats that researchers tested in Florida carried a nasty parasite with a name as...

Put to sleep by immune cells

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The events that lead to the sleep disorder narcolepsy are a long-standing mystery. Writing in Nature, Latorre et al.1 reveal that people with narcolepsy have unusually high levels...

Enterocolitis: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

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Enteritis is inflammation of the small intestine. Colitis is inflammation of the colon. Combined, the two conditions are called enterocolitis or coloenteritis. Types of enterocolitis There are a...

Is ADHD overdiagnosed and overtreated?

Gretchen LeFever Watson, then a clinical psychologist at Eastern Virginia Medical School, wanted to understand how many children had been diagnosed with attention deficit...