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Medical News Today: Chronic fatigue syndrome: New evidence of immune role

Researchers recently investigated the immune system’s role in chronic fatigue system in unprecedented depth. The findings might help design future treatments. A new study approaches CFS from a new angle. Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), is a mysterious condition. The main symptom of CFS is extreme and often unrelenting fatigue. Others include… Read More »

Massachusetts Maternal Mortality Rates Rising: Opioid Abuse and Psychiatric Illness Play a Role

Pregnancy-associated mortality, defined as the death of a woman during pregnancy or within one year of the termination of pregnancy, is increasing in Massachusetts.  In 2012, there were 30.4 deaths/100,000 live births. In 2014, the rate increased by 33%, to 40.4 deaths per 100,000 live births. Because pregnancy-associated mortality rates have historically been relatively low… Read More »

What Causes Erectile Dysfunction? Your Genetics Could Play a Role.

Erectile dysfunction is an extremely common issues for guys. Researchers believe a variation near the SIM1 gene nay explain why some men have the condition. This research could help scientists create new genetic-based treatments for ED. If you’ve ever experienced erectile dysfunction, you’re not alone. In fact, an estimated 15-30 million Americans are affected by… Read More »