Archive for ‘Auto Immune’

Inclusion Body Myositis

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Inclusion body myositis (IBM), an inflammatory and degenerative muscle disease, is characterized by slow progressive weakening and wasting of skeletal muscles. Though the cause of IBM is currently unknown, it likely results from both genetic and environmental factors, triggering an autoimmune response in otherwise healthy muscle tissue. The muscle fiber degeneration seen with IBM is […]

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Crohn’s Disease

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Cardiomyopathy

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Hair Restoration

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Stem Cells and Scalp Hair Regeneration Human hair growth of is a very complex process. Hair loss is based on numerous factors including genetics, environment issues, hormonal influence, and health condition. Infections, autoimmune disorders, iron deficiency, and metabolic problems can also affect hair loss. Nutrition plays another key role determining whether or not ones’ body […]

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COPD

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a grouping of two lung diseases; Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis. These are common lung diseases that both make breathing harder for patients. COPD is caused most commonly by smoking. COPD can develop as either chronic bronchitis, manifesting as a long-term cough with mucus, or emphysema, which encompasses progressive destruction […]

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Lichen Sclerosis

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Lichen Sclerosis is a skin condition occurring mostly in post-menopausal women. The skin around the genitals and anus turns shiny and smooth, followed by spots of thinning, crinkled skin developing. These patches of skin can tear easily and become scarred. Other problems such as itching, blisters, bleeding, changes in skin color, and resultant pain can […]

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