Monthly Archives: August 2019

Do antibiotics raise the risk of rheumatoid arthritis?

A large-scale study finds a link between the antibiotics doctors use to treat some types of infection and a higher risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. …read more

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How to diagnose a fever at home

Using a thermometer is the simplest way to tell whether a person has a fever, but other at-home methods can help. Learn these techniques here. …read more

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High-sugar intake worsens autoimmune disease in mice

In mouse models of autoimmune disorders, drinking sugary water worsened disease by activating inflammatory immune cells. The findings suggest a low-sugar diet may help prevent or treat autoimmune diseases. …read more

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Enterovirus infection linked to acute flaccid myelitis

Evidence of infection with an enterovirus was found in about 80% of people with the rare but serious condition called acute flaccid myelitis. …read more

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Brain scans reveal marker for severe MS

Researchers found that dark rimmed spots on the brain may be a hallmark of more aggressive and disabling forms of multiple sclerosis. The findings suggest an avenue to explore for new disease treatments. …read more

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