Monthly Archives: July 2022

Aspirin Improves Stem Cells Differentiation

In spite of the regenerative potential of stem cell therapy in pre-clinical investigations, clinical translation of cell-based therapy has not been completely clarified. In recent years, the importance of lifestyle, patient comorbidities, and prescribed medication has attracted more attention in the efficacy of cell therapy. Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid), as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, is one […]

New Osteoarthritis Diagnosis is Associated with Comorbidities

Several medical conditions can develop after the 60s , one of those is osteoarthritis, which is associated with more than 40 medical issues  according to research presented at the OARSI 2022 World Congress. Kamps and associates performed a nested case-control study using data from a large Dutch general practice database. All new cases of OA […]

New Study Using Allogeneic Bone Marrow MSCs for the Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis

Even after the approval of multiple new drugs for ulcerative colitis (UC), up to 30% of UC patients still require major abdominopelvic surgery to remove the colon and rectum for medically refractory disease.  That is why the development of new and better treatment strategies has been under investigation. The use of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) […]

Coffee Drinking Benefits to Cardiovascular Health

According to studies being presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 71st Annual Scientific Session, drinking coffee, particularly two to three cups a day, is not only associated with a lower risk of heart disease and arrhythmias but also with living longer.     The researchers that these analyses are the largest to look at coffee’s […]

Certain Symptoms Associated with Long COVID-19 Risk

Headache, sore throats, caught, fever, and malaise are the most common symptoms associated with COVID-19, but its also more symptoms like hair loss, anosmia, diarrhea, abdominal pain and loss of the taste. Which symptoms are associated with Long-Term COVID-19? The people who had sore throats, headaches, and hair loss soon after testing positive for COVID-19 […]

Fatty Liver Disease is Associated with Poor Sleep Hygiene

Sleep behaviors  are associated with an increased risk of developing metabolic-dysfunction associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD), shows a Chinese analysis that suggests the effect may be independent of obesity.  Late bedtimes, snoring, and prolonged daytime napping were significantly associated with MAFLD, increasing the risk by 37%, 59%, and 17%, respectively, whereas people with both poor […]

NAD for the Treatment of Heart Failure

Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is a prevalent form of cardiac decompensation that is increasing with population aging and there still no evidence-based therapies for it.  Although is the leading cause of hospitalization in the elderly with almost a third of discharged patients being admitted or dying within 3 months. The search for […]

Hair and Libido Loss Added to List of Long COVID

The infection with SARS-CoV-2 causes an acute multisystem illness referred to as COVID-19, It is recognized that approximately 10% of individuals with COVID-19 develop persistent and often relapsing and remitting symptoms beyond 4 to 12 weeks after infection. These persistence of symptoms is commonly referred to as long COVID.  Long COVID has been associated with […]

Risk of Dementia is Increased by Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome has been a worldwide problem for years, it is a multisystemic disease that includes high weight, high blood pressure, high fasting glucose, and is related with an insulin resistance and high risk to develop other conditions like Cardiovascular Disease. One of the possible causes of Dementia, mainly in the 70 year old population, […]