This study highlights the critical role of looking at the disease of hypertension in an integrated way by examining the interaction between multiple organ systems.
These findings appear online in the journal PLOS ONE.
In human stem cell–derived lung tissue infected with coronavirus, BU scientists are studying the biological domino effect SARS-CoV-2 sets off.
The retrospective study showed a strong correlation between higher 25-hydroxyvitamin D blood levels and lower SARS-CoV-2 positivity rates especially in patients who lived in predominantly African-Americans and Hispanic zip codes.
The disorder, which causes people to physically act out dreams while still sleeping, occurs in a third of contact sports athletes with chronic traumatic encephalopathy
Altered nervous system mechanisms may account for differences in pain.
Additionally, patients appeared to have slightly more severe strokes as compared to the previous year, according to the study.
These findings further advance our understanding of CTE and lay the groundwork for diagnosis during life using brain imaging techniques that can identify the specific tau of CTE in the brains of living people.
Therapeutic manipulations of these cells hold promise for promoting muscle injury repair and improving outcomes for individuals with muscular dystrophy.
Study highlights the importance and potential promise of targeting structures other than cartilage pathology for the treatment of osteoarthritis.