Cooling the Fires Within

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Grabbing a fiery-hot pot handle or stubbing a toe may hurt like the dickens, but before you can even scream, “Ouch!” the body sets off a cascading chain of inflammatory responses to help heal the Read More

Six Diet Changes to Treat Gout

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Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis. The prevalence of gout has increased over the past several decades. Nearly 4% of the population in the US currently suffers from gout. Many of these Read More

An Unusual Ally in Controlling Blood Pressure

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Skin plays a surprising role in helping regulate blood pressure and heart rate, according to scientists at the University of Cambridge and the Karolinska Institute, Sweden. While this discovery was made in mice, the researchers Read More

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