Disease States

Disease States

Blood pressure of arthritis patients treated with Infliximab significantly reduced

Patients suffering with rheumatoid arthritis are often prescribed with Infliximab, which works as a TNF-α inhibitor. It is found that inhibiting TNF-α improves symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and inhibits joint (Read the full article)

Cardiovascular Risk Factors | Disease States

The Internal Body Clock and Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the UK’s biggest killers. In 2010 almost 180,000 people died from the complications arising from CVD; approximately 80,000 of these deaths were caused by (Read the full article)

Clinical Lab Testing | Disease States

Cystatin C Estimates Kidney Function

Studies show that Cystatin C can be successfully used as a sensitive marker to monitor kidney function. Testing blood levels of cystatin C, (either solely or combined with creatinine measurement) (Read the full article)