Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage - review of an interstitial lung disease clinic
Conclusion: DAH is a severe disorder, with nonspecific presentation, caused by a wide spectrum of disease, as demonstrated by this series. Diagnosis requires high clinical suspicion and a thorough work-up.
Authors: Amore M, Bernárdez R, Enríquez R, Granja S, Romeo H Abstract The study aim is to evaluate anatomical variations of the thoracic duct using a specialized sequential injection procedure. The different types, frequencies, and anatomical topography were recorded and evaluated using 12 adult and 16 fetus specimens. By employing a perfusion pump device, cadavers were sequentially perfused with acrylic colored latex first through the internal marginal vein, then the thoracic duct at the interazygous-aortic recess, and finally through the posterior tibial artery. After perfusion, thoracic ducts were ...
Provisional vaccine guidelines for people with autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic disease are in the final stages of review and will be released later this year.Medscape Medical News
(Reuters Health) - People who suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other stress-related psychiatric issues may be more likely to develop autoimmune diseases than individuals who don't, a Swedish study suggests.
Fecal microbiota transplantation can be used for the first-line treatment of C difficile, and it might also have an effect on neurologic and autoimmune diseases, such as autism and alopecia areata.Medscape Medical News
Nichole Woodward, 27, of Nebraska developed lupus suddenly five years ago, losing her hair, nearly 20lbs and going in to heart and kidney failure. Now, her autoimmune disease is at last under control.
Lower than normal levels of vitamin D in the blood were linked to increased risk of early interstitial lung disease, according to an analysis of a new study.
Trauma or intense stress may up your odds of developing an autoimmune disease, a new study suggests.
Being in a healthy relationship has been shown to provide health benefits, including a longer life. Now, a new study reports that people who are married appear to have a lower risk of heart disease. The review, published in the journal Heart, analyzed over 30 studies that involved more than two million people. The studies included information on people’s marital status and their risk for heart-related problems. An estimated 80% of a person’s risk for cardiovascular disease is related to issues like genetics or other health issues like high blood pressure or diabetes, the researchers say. But other factors, like...
VITAMIN B12 deficiency can result in anaemia, but among its symptoms are headaches and a reduced appetite. The vitamin is vital in keeping the body in the best condition, but because the body doesn ’t make the vitamin it’s important to get it from a balanced diet. Here are six foods that are all good sources of B12.