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Discovery of Inflammation Trigger May Lead to New Treatment for Both Lupus and Macular Degeneration

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Lupus, a potentially fatal autoimmune disease, and macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness, have little in common on the surface. However, a new study has discovered a link that triggers both conditions — a genetic source of harmful inflammation. Researchers from the University of Virginia say their findings may lead to the…

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Sudden Heart Problems Can Kill Younger Adults Making Love Too

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LONDON — Dying while making love is something most people probably assume only happens to older adults. However, a new study reveals that sudden heart problems can even strike down younger adults while they’re having sex. A team from St. George’s, University of London says, while death during a bedroom romp is rare, middle-aged men are…

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Just Stay In: More You Eat Home-cooked Meals, the Better Your Diet

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SEATTLE — Home is where the heart is — especially the healthy heart. Just by way of cooking your own food, you’re likely enjoying a healthier diet than those who rely on eating out, a new study finds.  Researchers at the University of Washington interviewed 437 residents of nearby King County, asking them to fill…

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New Research Reveals COVID-19 Traumatic Stress May Predict PTSD, Particularly for People With a History of Trauma

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The pandemic has taken a substantial toll on mental health—and for a subset of Americans, COVID has emerged as a source of traumatic stress that may predict post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, according to a new study led by Georgia State University. The research shows that the association between COVID traumatic stress and PTSD is stronger among individuals who have repeated experiences of past trauma. The findings were true across racial groups, with the exception of Asian Americans.

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