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Medical News Today: What to know about synovial (joint) fluid analysis

Doctors use synovial fluid analysis, or synovial joint analysis, to help diagnose the cause of joint pain and to rule out infection. Common causes of joint pain include rheumatoid arthritis (RA), osteoarthritis, and gout. The test can also help rule out some serious conditions that may require immediate treatment. Many joints contain small amounts of… Read More »

Big news for rodent readers: (Mouse) fathers who exercise have healthier kids

October 23, 2018 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer. It took the Joslin Diabetes Center four paragraphs and three mentions of fathers – as in, “how a father’s exercise regimen would affect his offspring’s metabolic health” –  to finally mention that its research news release was… Read More »

Medical News Today: Immunotherapy successful against deadly breast cancer

A recent clinical trial could change the face of therapy for a very aggressive and stubborn form of breast cancer: triple-negative. A combination of chemotherapy and immunotherapy boosts survival rates, the scientists found. A new clinical trial confirms that immunotherapy can help prolong the life of people with triple-negative breast cancer. Triple-negative breast cancer is… Read More »