Disability progression in multiple sclerosis linked to income, education

IMAGE: North Vancouver resident Marilyn Lenzen, who was diagnosed with MS nearly two decades ago, hopes that everyone with MS, regardless of their socioeconomic status, has access to the same lifestyle… view more  Credit: Courtesy Marilyn Lenzen Neighbourhood income and education level is associated with risk of disability progression in patients with multiple sclerosis, suggests new…

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Study explores the role of citrus peel in reducing gut inflammation

IMAGE: Professor Xiao, Clydesdale Scholar of Food Science, was named in 2018 among the world’s most highly cited researchers by Clarivate Analytics, owner of Web of Science. view more  Credit: UMass Amherst University of Massachusetts Amherst Professor Hang Xiao, Clydesdale Scholar of Food Science, has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health…

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Correct antibiotic dosing could preserve lung microbial diversity in cystic fibrosis

IMAGE: This illustration depicts a three-dimensional, computer-generated image of three multidrug-resistant, Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria. P. aeruginosa is a typical pathogen in cystic fibrosis. view more  Credit: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Medical Illustrator WASHINGTON-(Feb. 22, 2019)- Children and young adults with cystic fibrosis (CF) whose lung infections were treated with suboptimal doses of…

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