The following are summaries related to new research on various COPD studies and reports. New Treatment to Combat COPD A new report published in The FASEB Journal discusses a new drug to fight off the effects of COPD. The study examined the effectiveness of a receptor type medication which researchers believe could reverse the inflammatory response of … Continue reading The Latest News Surrounding COPD Research
Juvenile Fibromyalgia: What You Need to Know Fibromyalgia is a condition characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, sleep issues, and mood problems. Research shows that fibromyalgia is the result of amplified pain signals in the brain. Fibromyalgia is often seen as a condition only affecting adults, but it also affects young children and teenagers. There … Continue reading Understanding Juvenile Fibromyalgia in Children and Teenagers
Homocystinuria is a genetic disease that is passed on in an autosomal recessive manner. This process means two copies of an irregular gene must be present for a disease to develop. In this article, we examine what homocystinuria is, what causes it, and what symptoms it produces. We also look at diagnosis and treatment of … Continue reading Homocystinuria: Causes, symptoms, and tests
Understanding the Complications of Liver Cancer Receiving a liver cancer diagnosis can be frightening, and you probably have many questions. Perhaps, there is one you are afraid to ask. You want to know if liver cancer is fatal and how much time do you have left. Both are questions that don’t have exact answers, but … Continue reading Is Liver Cancer Fatal?
Depression is one of the most common mental health issues in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), depression affects 1 in 20 Americans over the age of 12, and the World Health Organization (WHO) reports depression affects more than 300 million people worldwide. Despite the prevalence of depression in … Continue reading What People With Depression Want Others to Know
Pain is a big problem for people with kidney cancer, especially if the cancer is an advanced stage and has spread to nearby organs or the bones. Up to 80% of advanced cancer patients experience pain, according to one report from the Cleveland Clinic. Another study published in The International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine … Continue reading Managing Kidney Cancer Pain
Latest Dementia and Alzheimer’s Research News The following are summaries related to new research on various dementia and Alzheimer’s disease studies and reports. Proton Pump Inhibitors Do Not Cause Alzheimer’s or Dementia A new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society looked at the safety of Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) and any … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Research: What’s New in Alzheimer’s Research?