Linking PTSD & Autoimmune Diseases in Military Personnel

Research Paper Title Posttraumatic stress disorder and risk of selected autoimmune diseases among US military personnel. Background Increasing evidence suggests a link between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and physical health. Stress disorders may lead to impairment of the immune system and subsequent autoimmune disease. This study investigated the association between PTSD and risk of selected… Read More

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Does Physical Activity Have A Role To Play?

Research Paper Title Physical Activity and Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Prospective Study from the Nurses’ Health Study Cohorts. Study Question What is the association between physical activity and risk of ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease? Summary Answer Physical activity was inversely associated with risk of Crohn’s disease but not of ulcerative colitis. What is… Read More