On 10th March 2011 researchers says that a new protein molecule derived from growth factor progranulin provide treatment for the inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis. The development of this protein in the body produces cytokines that control the level of cartilage. Appropriate level of cartilage prevents arthritis in the body. These protein molecules are secreted by the nervous system and other immune system of the body.
Arthritis is taken from a Greek word which means “joint” and its Latin meaning is “inflammation”. It affects the muscles and the skeleton system of the human body specially the joints. It becomes the main cause of disability in the people of over 55 years of age.
Arthritis is not a single disease. It covers other medical conditions.
Types of arthritis
There are more than hundred types of arthritis. Some are given below:
It is a type of arthritis in which cartilage loses its elasticity. If the cartilage is stiff it damages easily. Cartilage functions as a shock absorber. When the cartilage is damaged the tendons and the ligaments are damaged too as a result it causes pain in the muscles and bones.
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In the present day several therapies are quite popular as healing processes; magnetic therapy is one of them. It can be called as an alternative practice. This therapy is beneficial for various field of treatment.
• Magnetic therapy plays the role of an outstanding player resisting various problems related to the back-bone.
• It is also useful for people suffering from muscular pain.
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Skin diseases are increasingly becoming common these days, due to pollution, increased ratio of allergens in the atmosphere and drastic climate changes. One such skin ailment of benign nature is Rosacea. Many people ail due to this disease worldwide as it is quite common. The extensive outspread of this disease can be assessed by the figures of 2008 showing that nearly 14 million American residents were affected by it. To rescue rosacea sufferers from the hideous symptoms; a new product named Pyratine XR has arrived. A recent study has been conducted with Rosacea patients applying thereon this new cosmetic medicine.
This study was stretched around 48 weeks and was conducted at the University of California, Irvine. Subjects were Rosacea patients with mild symptoms to moderate ones. They were treated with Pyratine XR, which showed great improvement in almost 80% of the subjects. After the decided 48 weeks of clinical examination, 80% of the subjects showed an overall progress in the signs and symptoms of this disease.
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Stomach flu is popularly known as gastroenteritis. It’s a very common problem worldwide, but it always damages your daily healthy lives. Sometimes it happens along with cramps, nausea etc, but you have several options for its treatment, try some home remedies to get rid of this problem.
• Herbal teas have been recommended to find some relief from stomach flu. You can even consume easy available peppermint & ginger tea.
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Sunstroke occurs because of excessive exposure to scorching heat. Sometimes it damages your several body organs, your speech or speaking ability can be affected, you can get sun burn on your skin. It has several preventive measures, which you will need to apply to prevent being hit by sunstroke.
• When you are out under the sun, if you feel something like sunstroke, if the situation permits you can go to an air conditioned area instead of going under a sun shade.
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Frostbite is essentially a skin damage, which occurs because of the exposure to extremely cold conditions. Skin turns reddish & you can also experience tremendous itching. In certain body portions it lowers the blood circulation. The body portion that usually gets damaged are- nose, check, hands, ears etc. It requires early treatment which is quite easy & accessible.
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