Tag Archives: Chronic

Is chronic wasting disease in deer dangerous for humans?

‘Zombie deer’ destined for Nevada invasion Officials are trying to prevent ‘zombie deer’ from entering the state of Nevada. ‘Zombie deer’ are creatures that have contracted chronic wasting disease, a highly contagious and often deadly affliction that has ravaged the deer population in an estimated 24 states and two Canadian provinces. Hi Dr. Manny,  What… Read More »

Exercise found to block chronic inflammation in mice

Scientists at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have identified a previously unknown biological pathway that promotes chronic inflammation and may help explain why sedentary people have an increased risk for heart disease and strokes. In a study to be published in the November issue of Nature Medicine, MGH scientists and colleagues at several other institutions found… Read More »

New medication advances treatment for chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps

Chronic rhinosinusitis is a long-lasting medical condition, usually caused by infection or exposure to irritants, such as allergies, that affects one in seven American adults. Symptoms include nasal obstruction, nasal congestion, nasal drainage, loss of smell and taste, and facial pain and pressure. Some people with chronic rhinosinusitis also develop additional symptoms, such as asthma… Read More »

Runaway Immune System May Play Role in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Print this page MONDAY, Dec. 17, 2018 — Researchers say they’ve pinpointed a possible culprit in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), reporting that an overactive immune system might send the entire body into an overwhelming state of exhaustion. “For the first time, we have shown that people who are prone to develop a CFS-like illness have… Read More »