Ana is a molecular biologist enthusiastic about innovation and communication. In her role as a science writer she wishes to bring the advances in medical science and technology closer to the public, particularly to those most in need of them. Ana holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she focused her research on molecular biology, epigenetics and infectious diseases.
A supervised walking program, practiced three times a week for 16 weeks, safely improves cardiorespiratory fitness and exercise capacity while reducing fatigue in women with primary Sjögren’s syndrome, a ... Read more
Women with primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS) do not need to follow specific dietary guidelines to maintain good nutrition and oral health, a Norwegian study suggests. Furthermore, the patients adequately ... Read more
Neurological symptoms, including paralysis, experienced by Sjögren’s syndrome patients may not be caused by the disease but rather by mental disorders for which psychotherapy may be a better treatment option, ... Read more
Treatment with interferon-beta (IFN-β) reduces the inflammatory response in immune cells from Sjögren’s syndrome patients, a study reports. The findings suggest that treatment with IFN-β may be a potential ... Read more
Monoclonal gammopathy, a condition marked by an unusual protein produced in plasma cells and one that can progress to a blood cancer, is evident in patients with Sjögren syndrome ... Read more
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