PTSD symptoms may be lessened by direct-acting antiviral (DAA) drugs used to treat Hepatitis C virus infection

In their lifetimes, more than 6% of Americans will experience posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD is a chronic illness that causes disruption in people’s life and might cause new health problems or make pre-existing ones worse, like despair, anxiety, eating disorders, and suicidal thoughts. Despite the fact that PTSD is very common, the US Food […]

Opioid prescriptions in the US are decreasing

There is a silver lining in the fight against the opioid epidemic in the United States, the number of individuals with private insurance who receive these dangerous medicine prescriptions has decreased. Previous studies have shown a statewide decline in prescribing rates amid guidelines issued by governments, health systems, and insurers over the past ten years […]

Drug sensitivity linked to leukaemia susceptibility

The article was published in the journal Redox Biology. Leukaemia is a type of blood cancer that affects blood cells in your bone marrow, usually white blood cells. The team led by Dr. Lucas Pontel and including Dr. Manel Esteller, Director of the Josep Carreras Leukemia Research Institute (IJC), ICREA Research Professor, and Chairman of […]

Early antibiotic use can result in lifelong allergies and Asthma

The study, which was published in Mucosal Immunology, has offered the clearest proof to date that the long-recognized link between early antibiotic exposure and the later onset of asthma and allergies is causal. In the study, the researchers found that the gut microbiome ecosystems and metabolic processes are impacted by antibiotics, one of the most […]

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