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Sjögren’s Syndrome – Disease Overview | Johns Hopkins

Sjogren’s Syndrome is an autoimmune disease in which inflammation is targeted primarily at the salivary and lacrimal glands. Those glands that make the tears and saliva, and as a result one gets tremendous dryness of the eyes and the mouth. But it’s also a systemic disease, and so it also affects other organs and other […]

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Tick bites, tick-borne diseases on the rise

Tick bites, tick-borne diseases on the rise

– A warning tonight about ticks. We’re seeing more and more of them already. 27 First News reporter Brittany Bissell today talked with an expert about tick season and how to protect yourself and protect your kids. Brittany joins us live in the studio with what she found out. – Good evening. Tick season is […]

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What are the Stages of Gum Disease? | Western Dental

What are the Stages of Gum Disease? | Western Dental

gum disease or Periodontitis is present in 75 percent of the adult population and can exist in varying stages of severity The presence of gum disease is determined during a routine Periodontal Exam which includes a gentle probing of the area between teeth and gums or gum pocket to measure the depth of the pocket […]

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I Have An AutoImmune Disease

– I have lupus. – I have type one diabetes. – I have Hashimoto’s. – I have ankylosing spondylitis and Crohn’s disease. One day, it was December 19th like I’ll never forget it and I just woke up and my right foot was really swollen. – Honestly throughout my life I’ve had like health issues, […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease and Infection Research | PCOM

♪ [music] ♪ We’re studying Alzheimer’s disease and particularly infection in Alzheimer’s disease, specifically in the older population. What we have found is actually novel, and that is a particular type of infection of respiratory pathogen, called Chlamydia pneumoniae, that has been found in Alzheimer brain tissues. Because we found it in these tissues, we […]

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Genetics, epigenetics and disease

>>Ladies and gentlemen welcome to the 2013 Royal Society GlaxoSmithKline Prize Lecture. I’m Jean Thomas, I’m the Biological Secretary and I have the housekeeping duties of asking you to turn off your mobile phones, please, because the lecture is being recorded and webcast. And also, to tell you in the that actually, I hope, unlikely […]

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