Health Essentials


Researchers Unraveled New Mechanisms Behind Articular Cartilage Healing After Injury

Understanding how the knee joint environment affects cartilage cells is crucial for joint health. Knowledge of cell-driven cartilage degeneration mechanisms can support the development of effective pharmaceutical interventions for osteoarthritis.…
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Digital Twin Opens Way to Effective Treatment of Inflammatory Diseases

Inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis have complex disease mechanisms that can differ from patient to patient with the same diagnosis. This means that currently available drugs have little effect on…
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Anthocyanins as Promising Molecules Affecting Inflammation and Gut Microbiota in Type 2 Diabetes

According to the CDC, over 37 million Americans—about 1 in 10 individuals—have diabetes, and approximately 90-95% of them have type 2 diabetes. Normally, a hormone called insulin moves glucose (sugar)…
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Successful Cure of HIV Infection After Stem Cell Transplantation, Study Suggests

Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation for the treatment of severe blood cancers is the only medical intervention that has cured two people living with HIV in the past. An international group…
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Skipping Breakfast May Compromise the Immune System

Fasting may be detrimental to fighting off infection, and could lead to an increased risk of heart disease, according to a new study by the Icahn School of Medicine at…
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Is a Change in Alcohol Consumption Associated with the Incidence of Dementia?

Currently, more than 57 million people live with dementia worldwide, and this number is expected to increase to more than 152 million by 2050. Alcohol consumption is generally considered as…
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