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Illnesses and Pathobiology

Articles in Pathobiology, the study or practice of pathology with more emphasis on the biological than on the medical aspects. It is concerned primarily on the cause of disease, the modifications in cellular function and changes in cellular structure produced in any cell, organ, or part of the body by disease.

Illnesses and Pathobiology Articles

High Exposure To Motor Oil Increases Chances Of Developing Arthritis
Occupational exposure to mineral oils, in particular hydraulic or motoroil, increases the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis by 30%.

Date: 20 Jul 2006, Rating: not rated

Chronic Periodontal Disease Could Lead To Diabetes
Chronic periodontal disease may contribute to diabetes, according to a review of recent research presented today.

Date: 20 Jul 2006, Rating: 1.00

Revealing a surprising link between diabetes and Alzheimer???s disease
Blindness, heart disease, nerve damage, and kidney failure are not the only complications facing the nation???s estimated 24 million people with diabetes.

Date: 26 May 2009, Rating: 4.00

Stress Hormones May Play New Role In Speeding Up Cancer Growth
New research here suggests that hormones produced during periods of stress may increase the growth rate of a particularly nasty kind of cancer.

Date: 21 Nov 2006, Rating: not rated

Why recovery from flu may increase odds of bacterial infection
Previous work from this group of scientists, led by Tracy Hussell at Imperial College, London, showed that recovery from flu infection left mice unusually vulnerable to infection with pneumonia-causing bacteria.

Date: 19 Feb 2008, Rating: not rated

New insights into the mystery of ???high risk platelets??? from diabetic donors
Scientists are reporting the first detailed identification and analysis of a group of abnormal proteins in platelets from diabetic donors.

Date: 26 May 2009, Rating: not rated

MIT explains spread of 1918 flu
MIT researchers have explained why two mutations in the H1N1 avian flu virus were critical for viral transmission in humans during the 1918 pandemic outbreak that killed at least 50 million people.

Date: 19 Feb 2008, Rating: not rated

Mammography Utilization in the United States Decreases: A State-Level Look
Nearly two thirds of the states in the US saw a small decrease in mammography utilization between the years 2000 and 2006, according to a study performed at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA.

Date: 8 Feb 2009, Rating: not rated

Yale study offers insight into possible cause of lymphoma
The immune system's powerful cellular mutation and repair processes appear to offer important clues as to how lymphatic cancer develops

Date: 20 Jul 2009, Rating: not rated

An advance in solving the mysterious machine-workers??? disease
Scientists in Ohio are reporting a long-awaited advance toward making the workplace safer for more than one million machinists in the United States who may be exposed to disease-causing bacteria in contaminated metalworking fluids.

Date: 26 May 2009, Rating: not rated

Heart Disease Begins At A Young Age
Although symptoms of heart disease may not show up until a person is middle-aged or older, a new study finds heart disease actually begins developing in childhood.

Date: 20 Jul 2006, Rating: 6.00

Smoking Associated With Severity Of Psoriasis
Cigarette smoking is associated with the clinical severity of the skin disease psoriasis, and both smoking and obesity are more prevalent among psoriasis patients, according to two studies...

Date: 20 Jul 2006, Rating: not rated

No Medical Benefit from Liposuction: Diabetes and Heart Disease Risk is Unchanged After Fat is Removed
Liposuction is no substitute for dieting when it comes to preventing diabetes, hypertension and heart disease, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Date: 15 Jan 2007, Rating: 7.83

A New Mechanism That Triggers Autoimmune Disease
Researchers have discovered a new mechanism that may trigger autoimmune disease in newborn babies.

Date: 20 Jul 2006, Rating: not rated

Men Don't Recognize Their Breast Cancer Until A Late Stage
Breast cancer in men is usually detected when the tumors are bigger, have spread and may be more aggressive, compared to diagnosis of the disease in women.

Date: 20 Jul 2006, Rating: 5.00

A few cigarettes a day 'deadly'
Smoking just one to four cigarettes a day almost triples a person's risk of dying of heart disease, according to Norwegian researchers.

Date: 20 Jul 2006, Rating: 3.00

Contagious Obesity? Identifying The Human Adenoviruses That May Make Us Fat
There is a lot of good advice to help us avoid becoming obese, such as "Eat less," and "Exercise." But here's a new and surprising piece of advice based on a promising area of obesity research: "Wash your hands."

Date: 20 Jul 2006, Rating: not rated

Too Much Soy Could Lead To Kidney Stones
New research indicates that soybeans and soy-based foods, a staple in the diets of many health-conscious consumers, may promote kidney stones in those prone to the painful condition.

Date: 20 Jul 2006, Rating: not rated

Congenital Heart Disease in Adults— Second of Two Parts
The second of a two-part review discusses the more common cyanotic congenital heart conditions that physicians who care for adults are likely to encounter.

Date: 20 Jul 2006, Rating: 1.50, 7 pages

Immunohistochemical expression of interleukin 8 in skin biopsies from patients with inflammatory acne vulgaris
This study was conducted to evaluate the immunohistochemical (IHC) expression of interleukin 8 (IL-8) in skin biopsies of inflammatory acne vulgaris (IAV) in an attempt to understand the disease pathogenesis.

Date: 18 Aug 2007, Rating: not rated, 10 pages