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Beta blockers and beta-2 agonists: What are they?
May 23, 2021
COVID-19: Everything you need to know about the different vaccines and innovative therapies!
May 22, 2021 • 1 Like
How do vaccines work?Vaccines protect us by "training" the body to recognize an infectious agent. In fact, in the adaptive immune system there are B lymphocytes that form "memory cells". These memory...
The 7 most common misconceptions about psoriasis
May 20, 2021
Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin disease. The latter is characterized by the appearance of scales and plaques that appear in different areas of the body although the scalp, elbows and knees are the...
When sore muscles mean trouble: Signs that your muscle pain could be something more serious
May 19, 2021
World Hypertension Day: Treatments and dietary requirements
May 17, 2021
High blood pressure (hypertension): definitionAs the heart contracts, it pumps blood through the arteries to deliver oxygen and nutrients to the tissues. In doing so, the blood exerts pressure on the...
The gut-brain connection: What is it and how does it work?
May 15, 2021 • 2 comments
What is the gut microbiota?The intestinal microbiota, commonly referred to as the gut flora, is home to a huge number of micro-organisms: bacteria, viruses, parasites and non-pathogenic fungi. There...
Treatments for Type 2 diabetes: What do patients think?
May 13, 2021
There are many treatments available for people living with type 2 diabetes. These medications are prescribed when lifestyle and dietary measures have been inadequate for controlling blood sugar. The...
Is fibromyalgia an autoimmune disease?
May 12, 2021 • 1 Like • 1 comment
What is fibromyalgia and what are its symptoms?Fibromyalgia is a chronic, long-term illness characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain and tenderness along with extreme fatigue, sleep problems,...
Castleman disease: How to contribute to research?
May 11, 2021
Lupus: How to read your blood tests?
May 10, 2021 • 1 Like