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Myositis Linked to Hypertension, Diabetes
Patients with idiopathic inflammatory myositis are at high risk for hypertension and diabetes, but as a consequence of their disease rather than its treatment, a retrospective...[More]
What Causes Wegener's Granulomatosis?
Wegener's granulomatosis, also known as Wegener granulomatosis is a type of inflammation and injury to blood vessels (vasculitis) that affects several organs, including...[More]
Still’s Disease’s Unknown Origin
The causes are vague but the disease exists. Still’s disease is a disorder which leads to a type of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRS) or systemic onset JRA....[More]
Web-Based Program Can Boost Asthma Care
Better asthma symptom control might be a mouse click away, Dutch researchers report. Patients who used a daily Web-based monitoring and dosing program maintained...[More]
Prednisone’s side effects
Prednisone’s side effects are legendary in both the medical and patient communities. Patients usually ingest this non-synthetic corticosteroid drug orally. However,...[More]
Inflammation and Arthritis
What Is Inflammation? When you think of arthritis, you think of inflammation. Inflammation is a process in which the body\\\'s white blood cells and chemicals help...[More]
What Is Inflammation?
Inflammation is a process by which the body's white blood cells and chemicals protect us from infection with foreign substances, such as bacteria and viruses. However,...[More]
Inflammation definition
Inflammation Pronunciation (in′flă-mā′shŭn) A fundamental pathologic process consisting of a dynamic complex of histologically apparent cytologic changes,...[More]
What is Prednisone?
Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressant, and affects virtually all of the immune system. It is used...[More]