Iqra holds a MSc in Cellular and Molecular Medicine from the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Canada. She also holds a BSc in Life Sciences from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. Currently, she is completing a PhD in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology from the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada. Her research has ranged from across various disease areas including Alzheimer’s disease, myelodysplastic syndrome, bleeding disorders and rare pediatric brain tumors.
Poor sleep quality is linked to both fatigue and increased disease activity in primary Sjögren’s syndrome patients, a study reported. Its researchers recommend more study into ways that might help patients ... Read more
People with Sjögren’s syndrome — particularly women, younger patients and those receiving certain immunosuppressant therapies — are at higher risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to a new study. ... Read more
Pain, depression, and daytime sleepiness are significantly associated with both mental and physical fatigue in patients with primary Sjögren’s syndrome, even after adjusting for comorbidities and medication, a new ... Read more
While rare, patients with primary Sjogren’s syndrome can develop central nervous system disease due to involvement of large blood vessels, rather than small or medium-sized blood vessels, according to ... Read more
Levels of migration inhibitory factor (MIF), a pro-inflammatory immune molecule, are significantly higher in the serum of patients with primary Sjogren’s syndrome, suggesting it could play a part in ... Read more
Individuals with dry mouth, including those with Sjögren syndrome, may benefit from using a moisturizing mouthwash with cetylpyridinium chloride, a new study shows. The study, “A randomized controlled study to evaluate ... Read more