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  • newEven During Deep Sleep, Mouse Pupils Filter the Outside World

    Even During Deep Sleep, Mouse Pupils Filter the Outside World

    The eye may not be the window to the soul in the conventional sense, but it is a window into the intricate workings of the mind.The pupil of the eye fluctuates and varies a lot in humans and many mammals. If tracked during the day, the pupil will n…
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 1:29pm -
  • newYou Can Do More to Combat the Flu than Just Get a Flu Shot

    You Can Do More to Combat the Flu than Just Get a Flu Shot

    If you feel like this year’s flu season is a rough one, that’s because it is.CBS News recently reported that this year’s flu virus is dominated by a particularly nasty strain, H3N2, which has reached almost every corner of the country, causin…
    - 15 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 11:38am -
  • Cringeworthy Dental Procedures of Ancient Times

    Cringeworthy Dental Procedures of Ancient Times

    Most people don’t enjoy going to the dentist. There’s just something off-putting about having your mouth wide open while someone’s scratching and scraping your precious chompers. But at least dentists can give you Novocain to make your mouth go…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 6:12pm -
  • Fart-Sniffing Pill Reveals Secrets of the Gut

    Fart-Sniffing Pill Reveals Secrets of the Gut

    Your nose, mouth, skin pores and…other…body holes each serve their unique functions. But most of them also double as biological exhaust pipes, spewing gaseous byproducts of the myriad internal chemical reactions keeping you alive.And, just as w…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 1:54pm -
  • Suppressing a Sneeze Could Rupture Your Throat

    Suppressing a Sneeze Could Rupture Your Throat

    Attempting to contain a sneeze could be a recipe for disaster.A 34-year-old patient visited a hospital in the United Kingdom complaining of an extremely sore throat and a dramatic voice change after attempting to suppress a sneeze by pinching his n…
    - 3 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 6:30pm -
  • Surfers 3 Times More Likely to Harbor Dangerous Bacteria

    Surfers 3 Times More Likely to Harbor Dangerous Bacteria

    British surfers are coming back from the beach with more than good vibes.A study from University of Exeter researchers found the surfers had levels of antibiotic-resistant bacteria that were three times higher than those who didn't hang ten. It's l…
    - 3 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 5:24pm -
  • SciStarter's Top 10 Projects of 2017 are here!

    SciStarter's Top 10 Projects of 2017 are here!

    What a year it has been! We now have more than 50,000 active members participating in over 1,700 projects on SciStarter. We can't wait to see what 2018 brings.From neurons to whales and everything in between, the 2017 Top 10 Projects are as varied…
    - 3 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 3:08pm -
  • Make a List; Fall Asleep Faster

    Make a List; Fall Asleep Faster

    About 40 percent of Americans have problems falling asleep and they spend billions every year on sleep aids and remedies. Instead of spending hard earned cash, falling asleep could be as simple as writing a to-do list.Previous research has shown…
    - 6 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 4:46pm -
  • Baby Fat Is Far More Than Cute

    Baby Fat Is Far More Than Cute

    “Aw, you still have your baby fat!” This refrain plagued me throughout my childhood. No matter what I did, I couldn’t shake my “baby fat.” I was not a particularly overweight child. I just seemed to maintain the round cheeks and pudgy tummy…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 2:53pm -
  • An 'Internal Scale' Could Regulate Weight Loss In Humans

    An 'Internal Scale' Could Regulate Weight Loss In Humans

    Losing weight may not be that hard — for rodents, a new study shows. Researchers have discovered an internal scale in rats and mice that sends signals to the brain to cut back on food if weight gain is detected. Now, the researchers hope to transla…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 2:46pm -

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  • Systemic sclerosis: clinical features and management
    Systemic sclerosis (SSc) differs from other multisystem connective tissue/autoimmune diseases in that its clinical features result mainly from a combination of fibrosis and vascular abnormality (rather than from inflammation). This has major implicat…
    - 4 days ago, 14 Jan 18, 7:00pm -
  • Large vessel vasculitides
    Giant cell arteritis (GCA) and Takayasu's arteritis (TA) are the two primary large vessel vasculitides. They are idiopathic systemic inflammatory conditions characterized by granulomatous inflammation of large and medium-sized arteries. TA affects a…
    - 4 days ago, 14 Jan 18, 7:00pm -
  • Medium vessel vasculitis
    Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) and Kawasaki's disease are primary systemic vasculitides with predominant medium-sized vessel involvement. PAN typically affects muscular arteries, causing aneurysms (nodosa). There are no specific serological markers, and…
    - 7 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 7:00pm -
  • Sjögren's syndrome
    Sjögren's syndrome (SS) is a systemic autoimmune disorder characterized by focal inflammation of the exocrine glands, leading to dry eyes and dry mouth. Two forms of the syndrome have been defined: primary (pSS), in which dysfunction of the exocrine…
    - 7 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 7:00pm -
  • The autoimmune rheumatic diseases – an introduction
    We have brought together opinion leaders to provide up to date reviews on common autoimmune rheumatic diseases with clinically relevant diagnostic and management strategies, as well as insightful updates on pathogenesis, classification and outcomes.
    - 8 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 7:00pm -
  • Systemic vasculitides: an overview
    The systemic vasculitides are a group of uncommon but serious multisystem autoimmune disorders characterized by blood vessel inflammation. Timely diagnosis and intervention are crucial in preserving organ function and reducing mortality and morbidity…
    - 8 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 7:00pm -
  • Advances in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic autoimmune disease with a heterogeneous course and systemic involvement. It is the result of a complex pathogenic pathway that culminates in autoantibody formation. The interaction between environmental…
    - 8 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 7:00pm -
  • Antiphospholipid syndrome
    Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is an acquired autoimmune thrombophilia characterized by venous or arterial thrombosis, and/or pregnancy loss or complications in the presence of persistently positive antiphospholipid antibodies. Patients can also dev…
    - 8 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 7:00pm -
  • Small vessel vasculitides
    Following the 2012 Chapel Hill Consensus Conference, small vessel vasculitides have recently been recategorized into two major groups. The first comprises antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitides, which are pauci-immune, wit…
    - 8 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 7:00pm -
  • Autoantibodies in autoimmune rheumatic disease
    Initial characterization of autoimmune rheumatic disease through clinical assessment and investigation including serological measurements offers a vital opportunity to personalize treatment regimens, contributes to accurate prognosis and therefore op…
    - 8 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 7:00pm -
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