Research paves the way for possible therapeutic targets for the treatment of liver fibrosis

Research by the University of Valencia, CIBERehd and FISABIO offers an exhaustive analysis of the different published studies on autophagy, a cellular process involved in liver fibrosis. The work addresses the different aspects of a scientific dichotomy in this field and paves the way for the search for possible therapeutic targets for the treatment and […]

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Inflammation at IP thumb joint common in psoriatic arthritis

Patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) more often have inflammation at the interphalangeal (IP) joint of the thumb compared to those with undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis (UIA), according to a study published online June 28 in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. Ashish J. Mathew, M.B.B.S., D.M., from the Christian Medical College in Vellore, India, and colleagues […]

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Many people feel ’empty’ understanding what it means is important for improving our mental health

It’s likely you have felt “empty” at some point in your life—or perhaps you’ve heard someone else describe themselves in that way. But while this might be a relatively common feeling, it’s often not spoken about as a symptom of mental health difficulties. Typically, “feelings of emptiness” are only considered as a symptom of borderline […]

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