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Stress research expands impact on individuals

Since the 1950s stress has directly been linked to coronary heart disease. In one study chronic stress at work or at home was attributed to a 30% increase of death during a 9-year study. Depression has also been linked as a result to stress. But it is also noted that both heart disease and depression […] Read more


A gene found to be common among Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus patients

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Lupus have long been suspected to have a common genetic component. Narrowing the field of possibilities to just one likely candidate has taken researchers years to accomplish. The suspected gene is STAT4, but it is too early to tell what impact it will have in therapy for both diseases. This is […] Read more