Optic neuritis is linked to multiple sclerosis and a treatment to help patients with this condition continues to work its way through the research and approval process. Unlike other areas of multiple sclerosis treatment there is no singular way to measure or determine cognitive impairment in patients.
Air pollution affects liver health and can cause fibrosis, according to findings published in the Journal of Hepatology.
Though it is still in development, a blood test may be able to detect pancreatic cancer in early stages, according to a proof of concept study published in Cancer Prevention Research.
There are so many problems associated with the aging spine in older people that Canadian researchers want to coin a new term to cover them, called "degenerative cervical myelopathy."
Probiotics don’t stop superbugs from colonizing in very ill patients’ intestinal tracts, according to a recent study published in the journal Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.
Genetic mutations in hereditary colorectal cancers may be detectable, according to findings published in the Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.
Age and toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) play a part in how the lungs respond to ozone, according to a recent study by Kelsa Gabehart, PhD, of the Department of Pediatrics, National Jewish Health, in Denver, Colorado, and colleagues.
Psoriasis patients are susceptible to artery inflammation, increasing their risk for cardiovascular disease.
Having HIV puts patients co-infected with hepatitis C at far higher risk. A Baltimore team looked at using statins to slow the course of the liver disease.