Monday, May 16, 2022

Osteoporosis in Men Overlooked By Health Professionals, Finds Study

New research has shown that osteoporosis in men is often overlooked by doctors and patients. The study published in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology suggests raising awareness of the condition in men to help improve outcomes for patients.

Global Thrombosis Drug Market Expected To Reach Nearly $17M By 2028

The Global Thrombosis Drug Market report predicts that the industry would reach nearly $17 million during the forecast period 2021 to 2028, at a CAGR of 8.59%. Thrombosis is a condition in which blood clots block blood vessels - arteries or veins.

Researchers Identify Genetic Cause of Autoimmune Disease Lupus

Researchers have found a genetic cause of the autoimmune disease lupus. They found that DNA mutation in the gene TLR7, which senses viral RNA, is the potential cause of lupus. These findings could pave the way for new treatments for the incurable condition.

Antidepressants Do Not Improve Quality Of Life In The Long Run, Finds Study

New research has shown that over time, using antidepressants is not associated with significantly better health-related quality of life compared to those who have depression but did not take the drugs. However, antidepressants did improve some mental components.

Prescription Drugs Demand Declines After Legal Access to Recreational Marijuana

A new analysis has shown that legal recreational marijuana access reduces the demand for expensive prescription drugs that are used for pain, sleep, anxiety, depression, seizures, or psychosis. Legalization of recreational marijuana reduced the demand for these prescription drugs through state Medicaid programs.

Daily E-Cigarette Use Alters Inflammatory State of Multiple Organs, Study

Daily E-Cigarette Use Alters Inflammatory State of Multiple Organs, Study
New research has shown that using e-cigarettes daily alters the inflammatory state of multiple organs, including the brain, heart, lungs, and colon. The research has also found that the inflammatory effects vary depending on the e-cigarette flavor used.

Researchers Discover Hormone with Therapeutic Effects on Fatty Liver Disease

Rutgers researchers have found that kisspeptin, a hormone associated with puberty development and fertility in humans, could be used as a therapeutic option for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). They conducted a study on a mouse model and suggested that kisspeptin is effective at treating NAFLD.