Tag Archives: Arthritis

The Rheuma-Nomades

Until recently, rheumatoid arthritis was considered a pure autoimmune disease. Cytocine seemed to lure B- and T-lymphocytes to the joints. Researchers now show that the disease is rather similar to a metastasizing tumor. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Do Fat Cells just hang around?

The main function of adipocytes, i. e. fat cells, is solely the storage of the often so much despised fat pads. But it's obvious: Fat cells can do a lot more. The annoying depots even have influence on the immune system. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Well then… Cheers!

The year started well. News came from Denmark that alcohol, combined with a healthy lifestyle, can lower the risk of cardiac diseases. Cambridge announced that among others a moderate consumption can increase the lifespan. Not really a consolation for people suffering more...

Article by Karin Bäck
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