Ticks Found To Carry Virus Worse Than Lyme Disease

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It’s even worse than Lyme disease. Ticks in our area have been found to carry a rare, potentially life-threatening, virus. As CBS2’s Tracee Carrasco reported, doctors have warned that the Powassan virus, a rare, tick borne illness could be serious. It doesn’t have a treatment or a cure. “The doctor just has to…

Freddo e dolore nella fibromialgia e nella sindrome da affaticamento cronico

Una lamentela comune delle persone con   fibromialgia   e   sindrome da affaticamento cronico   è che il freddo peggiora il loro dolore. Il freddo sembra entrare nelle ossa e rendere tutto teso e ferito. La scienza medica ha trovato una possibile ragione per questo: un numero anormalmente elevato di nervi sensoriali nel   sistema circolatorio  . Nella fibromialgia, il freddo può far male alla pelle e…

AstraZeneca succeeds in treating lupus in late-stage study

(Reuters) – AstraZeneca Plc said on Monday its experimental treatment significantly reduced disease activity in patients with autoimmune disorder lupus, in a late-stage study. The results pit the British drugmaker’s anifrolumab against rival GlaxoSmithKline Plc’s Benlysta – the only new drug approved for lupus in the last 60 years. Benlysta recorded 473 million pounds of…

Why Is PCOS Still So Hard for Doctors to Understand?

When Emily S., 28, was a teenager, more than one doctor told her that irregular periods were normal for her age. Dermatologists said the cystic acne along Emily’s jawline was a natural result of being 15. These explanations never convinced Emily, but the birth control pills she was prescribed did help tame her symptoms. Then when she was 22 she stopped…

Breakthrough cell therapy to improve memory following traumatic brain injury : Study

According to the study published in the journal of ‘Nature Communications.’ transplanting embryonic progenitor cells capable of generating inhibitory interneurons, a specific type of nerve cell that controls the activity of brain circuits, into the brains of mice with traumatic brain injury can target the hippocampus, a brain region responsible for learning and memory.. Researchers…

Fibromiyalji: hastalar gece başına 6 kereden fazla uyanırlar

Fibromiyalji hastaları da uyku bozukluklarından muzdariptir. Geceleri hastalar gece en az 6 kez uyanırlar. Fibromiyalji hastalarının büyük çoğunluğu uyumakta zorluk çekerler. Ve Klinik Ağrı Dergisi’nde yayınlanan bir Kanadalı araştırmaya göre, hastaların spesifik uyku bozuklukları vardır. Bu bozukluk, teşhis edilmesi zor olan bu durumun yeni bir göstergesi olabilir. Fibromiyalji aslında bilinmeyen bir hastalıktır ve kötü desteklenir. Ancak, nadir değildir: 2…

Fibromyalgie, l’invisible douleur.

Dimanche, ce sera la journée mondiale de la Fibromyalgie, maladie difficile à diagnostiquer et pourtant très douloureuse. Catherine Boisanté, médecin spécialisé dans le traitement de la douleur au Centre hospitalier de Luxembourg, nous explique ce syndrome reconnu depuis 1992 par l’Organisation mondiale de la santé. Qu’est-ce que la fibromyalgie ? La fibromyalgie est une dysrégulation…

Las personas con ansiedad no necesitan “calmarse”, necesitan comprensión.

La ansiedad suele ser uno de las enfermedades mentales más malinterpretadas de todas. A pesar de que también es una de las más comunes, suele confundirse e ignorarse. Y es que no se trata solamente de “sentirte nerviosa” o “morderte las uñas”.. Todos nos hemos sentido nerviosos ante algo que desconocemos, ante una situación nueva o…

Scientists Grew a Mini-Brain in a Dish, And It Connected to a Spinal Cord by Itself

Lab-growing the most complex structure in the known Universe may sound like an impossible task, but that hasn’t stopped scientists from trying. After years of work, researchers in the UK have now cultivated one of the most sophisticated miniature brains-in-a-dish yet, and it actually managed to behave in a slightly freaky fashion. The grey blob…