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Medical News Today: The key to myasthenia gravis progression may be hidden in serum

Researchers have identified previously undetectable biomarkers that could help diagnose and direct the treatment of a rare autoimmune disease. New research finds clues to myasthenia gravis progression in blood serum. Autoimmune conditions are a class of disease in which a person’s immune system produces antibodies to attack tissues in the body. There are many types… Read More »

20 ways you can cut your cancer risk today – from drinking beer to rubber gloves

It’s one of the world’s most feared diseases. However, scientists and doctors claim that around four in every 10 UK cancer cases could be prevented. Recent research has shown that drinking two cans of sugary drinks a week can increase the risk of developing cancer by 18 per cent. But it’s not just cutting out… Read More »

Medical News Today: Why older adults need regular metabolic risk screening

The Endocrine Society have revised their clinical practice guideline on identifying adults at higher risk for heart disease and type 2 diabetes. New guidelines recommend that older adults should undergo regular screening for metabolic risk. The previous edition of the guideline was in 2008. The recent revision looks at metabolic risk in the light of… Read More »