BlogArena

General blog about anything and everything of everyday's life.

19. Sep 2019

June 28, 2014
by Guest Post
0 comments

STD may heighten risk of prostate cancer

Could a common sexually transmitted infection boost a man’s risk for prostate cancer? In a new study, Patricia Johnson, a professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, explored the connection between … Continue reading

January 12, 2013
by Guest Post
0 comments

Multiple Sclerosis Study Reveals How Killer T Cells Learn to Recognize Nerve Fiber Insulators

Misguided killer T cells may be the missing link in sustained tissue damage in the brains and spines of people with multiple sclerosis, findings from the University of Washington reveal. Cytoxic T cells, also known as CD8+ T cells, are … Continue reading

December 14, 2012
by Guest Post
0 comments

Dark Ages Scourge Enlightens Modern Struggle between Man and Microbes

The plague-causing bacteria Yersinia pestis evades detection and establishes a stronghold without setting off the body’s early alarms. New discoveries reported today help explain how the stealthy agent of Black Death avoids tripping a self-destruct mechanism inside germ-destroying cells. The … Continue reading

June 20, 2012
by Guest Post
0 comments

Survival Rates Lower for Heart Transplant Patients Whose Arteries Reclose after Stenting

Heart transplant patients are notorious for developing an aggressive form of coronary artery disease that can often result in heart failure, death or the need for repeat transplantation. The condition can also have a negative impact on future cardiac procedures, … Continue reading

April 19, 2012
by Guest Post
0 comments

Rebuilding a Heart, Saving a Life

A young girl in Bridgeport, Connecticut, born with one of the most serious, life-threatening congenital heart defects known, is on her way to living a normal life thanks to Yale doctors who developed and performed the first operation of its … Continue reading

February 11, 2012
by Guest Post
0 comments

Treatment For TB Can Be Guided By Patients’ Genetics

A gene that influences the inflammatory response to infection may also predict the effectiveness of drug treatment for a deadly form of tuberculosis. An international collaboration between researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle, Duke University, Harvard University, the … Continue reading