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Discovery of Inflammation Trigger May Lead to New Treatment for Both Lupus and Macular Degeneration

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Lupus, a potentially fatal autoimmune disease, and macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness, have little in common on the surface. However, a new study has discovered a link that triggers both conditions — a genetic source of harmful inflammation. Researchers from the University of Virginia say their findings may lead to the…

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Certain Dietary Patterns May Raise Risk for Developing IBD

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(HealthDay)—Dietary patterns are associated with the risk for developing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), with an increased risk for Crohn disease (CD) seen in association with a Western dietary pattern and an increased risk for ulcerative colitis (UC) observed with a carnivorous pattern, according to a study published online Dec. 1 in the Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis.

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Incidence, Prevalence of Pediatric IBD Increasing Globally

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(HealthDay)—The incidence and prevalence of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is increasing worldwide, with the highest incidence and prevalence seen in Northern Europe and North America, according to a review published online Jan. 4 in Gastroenterology.

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Maine Realtors Forecast 2022 After Last Year's Price Hike Centermaine.com

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Maine Realtors forecast 2022 after ‘never-before-seen’ price hike last year NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

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