Potential New Drug Therapy for Kidney Diseases

Potential New Drug Therapy for Kidney Diseases

Two discoveries by scientists at the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology and the Neuroscience Research Institute at UCSB indicate that there are possible new drug therapies for patients suffering with kidney disease. Statistics show that over...

Psychological Aspects of Asthma

Psychological stress has been suspected as being an asthma trigger for a long time, but recently there is compelling scientific evidence to validate this theory. Asthma can be affected by stress, anxiety, loneliness, as well as by environmental irritants or allergens,...
How Effective is Acne Laser Treatment?

How Effective is Acne Laser Treatment?

Laser treatment has proven to be useful in treating most of the acne conditions compared to other conventional forms of treatment like lotions, gels and creams applied to the skin which do not always work very effectively and can sometimes cause some side effects....

Effects of Diet on the Brain

The brain is part of the central nervous system which is in charge of processing information and body functions. Omega-3 fatty acids are necessary for the growth and development of the brain and for preventing cerebrovascular disease. Omega-3 fatty acids are...
Injectable Gel to Help Arthritis Sufferers

Injectable Gel to Help Arthritis Sufferers

Here’s some good news for arthritis sufferers. A new gel has been developed that can be injected directly into a joint for treating rheumatoid arthritis. This new way of treating rheumatoid arthritis or its cousin osteoarthritis is said to give a lot of pain...