Pain, dry mouth play role in sleep quality

Head and neck cancer patients who reported poor sleep quality one year after diagnosis had more symptoms of chronic pain and complaints of dry mouth related to radiation treatments, according to a recent study.

Genes and smoking play role in RA

The strongest association with anti-citrullinated protein antibody-positive rheumatoid arthritis has been found for the HLA-DRB1 gene.

Chlamydia May Play Role In a Type of Arthritis

Spondylarthritis represents a group of arthritidies that share clinical features such as inflammatory back pain and inflammation at sites where tendons attach to bone.

Olive oil waste could play key role in the fight against potato blight

Potato blight is under attack. First a group of German scientists found that the waste products of olive oil production can limit its growth. Now scientists in Scotland are looking at its molecular mode of action.

Insecticide may play role in obesity

Prenatal exposure to an insecticide commonly used up until the 1970s may play a role in the obesity epidemic in women, according to a new study.





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