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Medical News Today: Why narcolepsy is an autoimmune condition

Previous research has suggested that narcolepsy may be an autoimmune condition. Now, a new paper published in the journal Nature Communications finds additional evidence that this may be the case. Narcolepsy involves ‘sleep attacks’ that can interfere with daily activities. Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological condition that affects a person’s sleep-wake cycle. The condition makes… Read More »

Medical News Today: Being overweight or obese may improve stroke survival

New research reveals that being overweight, obese, or severely obese may improve a person’s chances of surviving after a stroke. Being obese or overweight may have its advantages, suggests one new study. Obesity is a “serious medical condition” that can lead to various complications. These might include atherosclerosis and heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and even… Read More »

Medical News Today: Bladder cancer: What to know about BCG treatment

Bacillus Calmette–Guerin is a form of immunotherapy that doctors can use to treat some forms of bladder cancer. Following surgery to remove the cancer, this treatment can help prevent the cancer from returning. In this article, we will discuss what Bacillus Calmette–Guerin (BCG) therapy is, when doctors use it, and what to expect during treatment.… Read More »