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 Scientists discover a key starting point for inhibiting inflammation in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritisScientists discover a key starting point for inhibiting inflammation in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis
 
Around 250,000 people in Austria suffer from psoriasis. One third of them develop inflammation in their joints (psoriatic arthritis) as a result of the chronic skin condition.
 
 
 How does obesity affect the immune system?How does obesity affect the immune system?
 
A new study summarizes new findings on the immunoregulatory effects of excessive fat stores or malnutrition through Th2 cells.
 
   The impact of glucocorticoid therapy on immune responses to COVID-19 vaccination or infection in rituximab-treated patients with autoimmune disordersThe impact of glucocorticoid therapy on immune responses to COVID-19 vaccination or infection in rituximab-treated patients with autoimmune disorders
 
Researchers examined immune reactions to SARS-CoV-2)among B cell-depleted autoimmune patients who concomitantly administered glucocorticoids.
 
   The interplay of family history and genome-wide polygenic risk scores across 24 common diseasesThe interplay of family history and genome-wide polygenic risk scores across 24 common diseases
 
A new study has investigated the interplay of FH and genome-wide PRS
 
   Kessler Foundation researchers receive NJHF grants to advance research in neurological disabilitiesKessler Foundation researchers receive NJHF grants to advance research in neurological disabilities
 
Each year, New Jersey Health Foundation (NJHF) accepts applications for grants for research projects that demonstrate exciting potential to help scientists leverage their preliminary findings to qualify for additional funding to advance their research. This year, grants were awarded to three researchers at Kessler Foundation.
 
 Childhood physical abuse victims more likely to experience poor physical and mental health
 
Childhood physical abuse victims more likely to experience poor physical and mental healthOlder adults who were physically abused as children were significantly more likely to develop chronic pain and chronic physical illness in later life according to a newly-released study by University of Toronto researchers.
 
 
 Researchers create a comprehensive map of how complex networks of genes function together
 
Researchers create a comprehensive map of how complex networks of genes function togetherUsing new technologies to study thousands of genes simultaneously within immune cells, researchers at Gladstone Institutes, UC San Francisco (UCSF), and Stanford School of Medicine have created the most detailed map yet of how complex networks of genes function together.
 
 
 Study describes biochemical pathway that leads to inflammation characteristic of autoimmune diseases
 
Study describes biochemical pathway that leads to inflammation characteristic of autoimmune diseasesMitochondria are self-contained organelles (they possess their own mini-chromosome and DNA) residing within cells and are charged with the job of generating the chemical energy needed to fuel functions essential to life and well-being.
 
 
 Low doses of a less commonly used drug may be a better treatment option for gout
 
Low doses of a less commonly used drug may be a better treatment option for goutGout occurs when urate crystals accumulate in the joints, and xanthine oxidase inhibitors such as febuxostat are a mainstay of therapy to help reduce blood urate levels in affected patients.
 
 
 RINVOQ® (upadacitinib) Approved by European Commission as an Oral Treatment for Adults with Active Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis
 
RINVOQ® (upadacitinib) Approved by European Commission as an Oral Treatment for Adults with Active Non-Radiographic Axial SpondyloarthritisWith this approval, RINVOQ® is the first and only Janus Kinase inhibitor approved to treat patients across the spectrum of axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA and ankylosing spondylitis) in the EU.
 
 
 The Health Benefits of Massage
 
The Health Benefits of MassageMassage is one of the earliest known therapeutic practices. Read more here.
 
 
 Study results underscore the challenges in treating interstitial pneumonia with autoimmune features
 
Study results underscore the challenges in treating interstitial pneumonia with autoimmune featuresInterstitial pneumonia with autoimmune features (IPAF) is a disease with many possible causes and no standard of care, making it particularly difficult to treat.
 
 
 What is the Role of Magnets in Medicine?
 
What is the Role of Magnets in Medicine?Magnets are defined as substances that can generate a magnetic field. This article discusses the uses of magnets in the field of medicine.
 
 
 UT Southwestern physicians outline the risks of pregnancy in women with rheumatic disease
 
UT Southwestern physicians outline the risks of pregnancy in women with rheumatic diseasePregnant women with active rheumatic disease carry a higher risk of adverse outcomes than the general population including hypertension, preeclampsia, higher cesarean section rate, small for gestational aged infants, preterm delivery, and fetal loss. To
 
 
 Researchers identify the molecular route that leads to autoimmune disease inflammation
 
Researchers identify the molecular route that leads to autoimmune disease inflammationMitochondria are self-contained organelles that reside inside cells and are tasked with producing the chemical energy required to power vital tasks necessary for life and wellbeing. They have their own mini-chromosome and DNA.
 
 
 Investigating the Challenges Surrounding Biotherapeutics
 
Investigating the Challenges Surrounding BiotherapeuticsBiotherapeutics is a rapidly growing field of pharmaceuticals that is helping to prevent and treat serious illnesses such as cancer.