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Research unlocks potential new therapies for inflammatory diseases

Macrophages are frontline cells in our immune system. They detect microbial invaders and also tissue injury and then mount an appropriate response needed to clear the infection and repair the damaged tissue.

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Applying quantitative microscopy to live cells

Quantitative microscopy has been enabled by the digital age, and specifically by the ability to digitize light through the use of transducers like charged coupled devices, or CCD cameras, which are present in almost every digital camera these days.

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Virtual reality may help relieve phantom limb pain

Virtual reality may help relieve phantom limb pain

In a recent study, patients experienced reduced phantom limb pain after playing an augmented reality car racing game that required them to move the missing limb.

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No link exists between maternal flu and increased child autism risk, says study

No link exists between maternal flu and increased child autism risk, says study

A study has found no association between a mother catching the flu during pregnancy and their child having an increased risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).services or processes.

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How old is your heart?

How old is your heart?

There have been a number of ways to measure the biological health and age of your heart, which has been done conventionally in the past. Blood pressure is one indicator. Other risk indicators include family history of heart disease, level of cholesterol and exercise testing, where you can get heart rate...

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Iron deficiency: an interview with Dr. Thierry Teil

Iron deficiency is, in fact, one of the most common nutritional disorders. It affects between three and five billion people, which is between half and two-thirds of the world population (about seven billion).

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Health A to Z

Human Neoehrlichiosis

Tick-borne infectious diseases are widely spread over the world. Candidatus Neoehrlichiamikurensis (CNM) is an emerging tick-borne pathogen that causes cases of human neoehrlichiosis. Recent years have shown an increasing prevalence of CNM infected ticks in contrast to a stable prevalence of other tick-borne pathogens.

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Future treatments for corneal disorders

The avascular cornea is the curved and transparent window at the front of the eye. It provides the majority of the focus for light entering the eye to produce an image on the retina. Because the cornea is so important for forming an image, any change in corneal shape (astigmatism) or opacity has a major impact on the quality of vision.

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What are cerebral cavernous malformations?

Cerebral cavernous malformation (CCM), also knows a cavernous hemangioma, cavernous angioma or cavernoma, is a brain blood vessel malformation characterized by irregularly clustered small thin-walled blood vessels.

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Definition and DSM-5: Classification: Tic Disorders

Tics are rapid, repetitive, non-rhythmic movements or vocalizations. Motor and vocal tics are divided into two classes: simple and complex. Tic symptoms typically begin in early childhood, peak before puberty, and attenuate later in adolescence.

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Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)

Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)

Today, approximately 3 million people in the United States are living with epilepsy, a condition that is characterized by two unprovoked seizures or one unprovoked seizure with the likelihood of more.

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Flossgate & the Importance of Preventative Oral Hygiene

Even if you didn’t read the Associated Press report on the “weak evidence” supporting flossing last month, you likely saw parts of the media storm that followed it and continue to roll in.

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