Hypertension and fatty liver don’t add up in death risk

The combined effect of hypertension and fatty liver disease on mortality does not seem to exceed their separate effects, according to a 34-year follow-up study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland. The results were published in the Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology and will be discussed at the American Heart Association’s Hypertension 2021 Scientific […]

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Impaired immune response may cause bone resorption in patients with genetic disorder

A research team led by Hiroshima University Professor Satoshi Okada has determined that enhanced bone resorption activity due to a faulty immune response may underpin multifocal osteomyelitis—painful, chronic bone infections—in children with MSMD, a rare genetic condition resulting from a range of immune system mutations. About a quarter of the world’s population is infected with […]

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