Asthma and Anxiety: Similarities, Differences, and Management

Via Peters

Asthma and anxiety are both considered chronic (long-term) conditions. Asthma involves inflammation and constriction of the airways, while anxiety disorders cause excessive worries and fears. Anxiety is technically a mental health condition, but it often causes physical symptoms as well, including breathing difficulties. On the other hand, if you have […]

Infection with the hepatitis C virus causes viral genotype-specific differences in cholesterol metabolism and hepatic steatosis

Via Peters

Patients Participants with chronic HCV infection were recruited at two centres: Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Imperial College London. All participants gave written, informed consent and the study had ethical approval (Northumberland REC 07/H0902/45 and Fife and Forth Valley REC 07/S0501/21). The research was performed in accordance with the relevant guidelines/regulations set out […]

STD vs. STI: Differences, Symptoms, and Testing

Via Peters

A sexually transmitted disease (STD) is a disease that is primarily spread through sexual contact. The term STD might be used interchangeably with sexually transmitted infection (STI). For those who make a distinction, such as Dr. Cornelius Reitmeijer, director of the Denver STD/HIV Prevention Training Center, there is one main […]