Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), a disorder characterized by sudden fainting, may be an autoimmune disease. A new study reveals 89% of patients with the condition had elevated levels of autoantibodies against the adrenergic alpha 1 receptor. The potential biomarker can be identified via blood samples.
According to a new study, synthetic chemicals found in some insecticides can bind to melatonin receptors, creating a higher risk for people to develop diabetes and other metabolic disorders.
Researchers have identified a new compound that appears to treat chronic intractable itch without the adverse side effects normally associated with medicating the condition.