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Link between autoimmune, heart disease explained in mice

6 days ago   |   By ScienceDaily

Autoimmune diseases such as psoriasis, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis more than double the risk of cardiovascular disease. A new study shows that immune cells that arise during autoimmune disease cause cholesterol to become trapped inside blood vessels.
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Common bacteria that cause foodborne diseases found to be resistant to antibiotics

6 days ago   |   By News Medical

Brazil's Ministry of Health received reports of 11,524 outbreaks of foodborne diseases between 2000 and 2015, with 219,909 individuals falling sick and 167 dying from the diseases in question.
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Cardiovascular and Alzheimer's disease share common genetics in some individuals, study shows

6 days ago   |   By News Medical

Genetics may predispose some people to both Alzheimer's disease and high levels of blood lipids such as cholesterol, a common feature of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study by an international team of researchers led by scientists at UC San Francisco and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
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