(CNN) — Short-term exposure to air pollution is linked to a higher risk of sudden heart problems, especially among older people, according to a study published Monday. The study, published in the journal
But chronic inflammation is less obvious and often more insidious. Chronic inflammation begins without an apparent cause — and doesn’t stop. The immune system becomes activated, but the inflammatory response
I’m a scientist studying brain illnesses. Now I’m a lock-in, living with one of them: Lou Gehrig’s disease.
And as miraculous as my life is — in so many ways — I welcome death. On Feb. 17, 2017, I received a diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Six months later, was
A healthy immune system can plainly distinguish between a foreign invader and its own body. When something inhibits the immune system’s ability to decipher what is safe and what is dangerous to the body,
So when Brisbane, Calif.-based Aimmune Therapeutics recently sparked optimistic headlines after releasing clinical trial results that its allergy product, AR101, would reduce the risks linked to an accidental
Reader 1: I've accepted a substantial position as a director in a very large school division. On my first day at work, I noticed a large sign that read, "No scents allowed." I consider myself fashion and
In 1986, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a new visual guide for pain management known as the “pain ladder.” Each rung on the ladder represented a different set of pain medications. On the