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Serum levels of copeptin, C-reactive protein and cortisol in different severity groups of sickle cell anaemia.

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Niger

C-reactive protein gene variants: independent association with late-life depression and circulating protein levels

Altmetric: 15<p>Citations: 7<p>More detail<p>Original Article |<p>Open<p>M-L Ancelin<br>• , A Farré<br>• , I Carrière<br>• , K Ritchie<br>• , I Chaudieu<br>• & J Ryan<p><i>Translational Psychiatry</i></b> …

Procalcitonin, C‐reactive protein, and erythrocyte sedimentation rate for the diagnosis of acute pyelonephritis in children

Abstract<p>Background<p>In children with urinary tract infection (UTI), only those with pyelonephritis (and not cystitis) are at risk for developing …

Top 10 Health Benefits of Coconut Water - Page 2 of 3

7. Balances pH Levels<p>Stress, toxic load and a diet high in acid-forming foods, such as processed fast foods, often contribute to acidic pH levels …

Top 10 Health Benefits of Coconut Water

For centuries, people from tropical regions have known about the amazing health benefits of tender coconut water, which comes from young green …

Wellness

5 Ways Not Getting Enough Sleep Hurts Your Health and Appearance

You may think that you can catch up on your beauty sleep after a very late night. You can but the damage has already been done. Learn about what gets …

Sleep

Immune System May Play Role in Obesity

MONDAY, Dec. 22, 2014 -- Certain immune system cells may play an important role in weight control, an early study suggests.<p>Scientists had known that …

4-Ingredient Recipe Will Supercharge Your Immune System Like No Other

One criticism often received by recipes involving cooked onions, garlic and other alliums is that the heating process destroys much of the allicin …

Boost your immunity: Cold and flu treatments suppress innate immune system.

Browse the cold and flu aisle at the pharmacy or watch certain famous doctors on TV, and you'll encounter a number of products claiming to boost your …

How to Stay Healthy on New Year's Eve—and Beyond

Why limiting alcohol is especially key during flu season<p>Flu season and New Year’s Eve parties may be a particularly hazardous combo tomorrow night. A …

Secrets To Curing Hair Loss Might Be Hiding In Our Immune System

Not only does baldness bring about aesthetic issues to the sufferer, it might also become a source of deep psychological issues and lowered …

Here's What Drinking Tonight Could Do To You

Big partiers may have more to worry about than a nasty hangover (although that's definitely a valid concern): New research suggests that just one …

Immune System

Binge Drinking 'Significantly' Disrupts 20-Somethings' Immune Systems: Study

When it comes time to ring in the New Year this Wednesday night, many 20-somethings will be celebrating with a drink... or two, or five. But researchers warn that heavy drinking could have a more detrimental effect on the body than we may have previously realized.<p>Binge drinking "significantly …

A Glass of Wine Can Boost Immunity Says Study

Already have a glass of wine with dinner a couple nights a week? That could work in your favor this winter. After giving 12 rhesus macaques small pox …

The Cold War: Boosting Your Immune System Would Do A World Of Harm | The Takeaway | WNYC

Rushing to buy some vitamin C or another immune booster? Research says these are expensive placebos that likely do little, if anything at all, to …

Immune System

Eating fatty foods during pregnancy damages baby's immune system

Many pregnant women are feared to be damaging their unborn children by consuming fatty or sugary foods<p>Children born to mothers who ate fatty food during pregnancy suffer from more immune diseases and allergies, scientists have discovered.<p>A high-fat diet damages cells in the foetal liver, which can …

Pregnancy

USC Researchers Discover How to Regenerate Your Entire Immune System in 72 Hours

The immune system is something that is highly misunderstood not just by everyday people but also by the many conventional doctors who we depend on …

Immune System

Can A 3-Day Fast Reset Your Immune System?

I’ve been hearing new reports lately that sound an awful lot like pseudoscience: that fasting for an extended time, two days or longer, can reset your immune system and provide other health benefits. I first heard about this when a friend and colleague at Stanford University announced he was going …

Alcohol significantly disrupts immune system, study finds

How that New Year's Eve blow-out could still be making you ill: Binge drinking significantly disrupts immune system, study finds<p><b>Single episode of</b> …

KO That Cold: 10 Natural Immune System Boosters

It’s cold and flu season. Children are missing school, adults are missing work and everyone that has been struck has had the unfortunate luck of …

Shocking Research About Pregnancy, The Immune System, And Influenza Uncovered Very Early This Flu Season

Experts have believed for a long time that pregnancy weakens a woman’s immune system, making her more susceptible to illnesses like the flu. However, …

Why do we catch more colds when the temperature drops? Blame our immune systems

LONDON — Doctors have long insisted we catch more colds in chilly weather because we tend to crowd indoors in poorly ventilated rooms.<p>Now, research …

New Year's Eve Partying Could Wreck Your Immune System

A new study in the journal <i>Alcohol</i>, led by Loyola University Chicago's Dr. Majid Afshar, asked 15 testers — with a median age of 27 — to drink, depending on their weight, between four to five vodka shots. (Consuming that much alcohol in such a short period of time certainly constitutes binge …

Immune System

Immuno-Oncology: Scratching The Surface

Another day, another announcement about great data from immuno-oncology. It’s clearly one of the hottest fields in biopharma today, and has been for a few years. The opening paragraph of a recent Leerink report by Seamus Fernandez and team on I/O is a great summary of the field today:<p>Others may …

Cancer

Foiling Flu: Can You Strengthen Your Immune System?

Qardio’s medical devices put human face on health care

LAS VEGAS — Who ever thought a blood-pressure monitor could look cool?<p>Qardio did. The U.S. medical device maker is obsessed with crafting hospital-grade gear that wouldn’t look out of place sitting alongside your iMac.<p>The company’s latest product, unveiled during the International CES trade show …

30 Under 30: The Entrepreneurs Making Healthcare Digital

Our annual list of the best-and-brightest in healthcare and science was so dense that we decided it was time for a spin-out.<p>This year there are two lists: this one, for entrepreneurs who are changing the healthcare space, and a second for pure scientists, which you can find here.<p>The 30 Under 30 in …

Entrepreneurship

3 Ways to Improve Your Marketing Campaigns in 2015

<i>Ashley Kemper is a marketing strategist who spends her free time traveling and pursuing hobbies in photography, Web design and blogging. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>If you’re like most marketers, the past 12 months were filled …