HRT could raise odds for asthma

Millions of women who take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to ease their transition through menopause may be unknowingly upping their risk for asthma. The concern follows a study that spent more than two decades tracking a potential link between HRT and late-onset asthma among roughly 380,000 Danish women. Two New York City physicians who were […]

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Five ways fraudsters try to claim U.S. unemployment benefits

The U.S. government’s preliminary “conservative” estimates show improper unemployment benefits payments during the pandemic could exceed $87 billion nationwide. Here are some of the tactics people with stolen identities have attempted to siphon funds. MASKS Twenty-seven states have adopted a system from ID.me requiring applicants to take pictures of themselves and their photo IDs, which […]

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Flagging molecular biomarkers that predict biologic therapy responses in bowel disease

Thousands of people around the world suffer from chronic bowel diseases. One such common disease is ulcerative colitis (UC), which causes inflammation and sores in the digestive tract of affected individuals. Interestingly, the symptoms of UC are caused by many of the body’s natural defense biomolecules gone rogue. A few examples include abnormal elevation of […]

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