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Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease, with many different symptoms so it is hard to diagnose. It affects each person differently and it has an unpredictable disease course with flare ups and quiet time. Some patients describe lupus as if they are riding a roller coaster with blinders on because they cannot always tell when they will feel well or sick...
Supporting people with macular degeneration: an interview with Dennis Lewis, AMD Alliance International
Once depression sets in, it's very hard to combat. Combinations of medication and talking therapy can help deal with that, but it can be tough when people reach rock bottom and that certainly does happen with macular degeneration...
People tried to avoid a healthcare situation and in doing so, they propagated it through the community because instead of being in isolation they remained around the family group and relied on usual cultural health remedies...
Our research shows a benefit of breastfeeding on performance in IQ tests that was similar to the benefit reported in previous tests among children and adolescents, suggesting that the benefits of breastfeeding are still observed in adulthood...
o control reflux symptoms, many people take acid-controlling medications such as Proton Pump Inhibitors, or PPIs. The FDA, however, has issued warnings over the frequent or long-term continued use of PPIs...
T cells are taken from the patient’s blood and then modified using lentivirus, adenovirus or RNA electroporation. The modifications allow us to reprogram T cells to recognize cancer cells.
"Technological change is driving the migration from centralised testing to the patients’ #pointofcare, and empowering doctors to deliver improved care based on more immediate, accurate and reliable diagnosis. Ultimately, #POC diagnostics provides better health outcomes for patients, greater patient satisfaction and improved health economics.... "
Professor Dame Carol Robinson has just been announced as the “L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science” European Laureate for 2015...
April graduated from Pembroke College, Cambridge with a first-class honours degree in Natural Sciences. Specific modules in the History and Philosophy of Science, sparked her keen interest in science and medical news and communication. In her spare time April enjoys presenting hospital and community radio shows.
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