Homocysteine levels are inversely associated with capillary density in men, not in premenopausal women
Homocysteine is an independent predictor of cardiovascular risk. The mechanisms underlying this link are not fully elucidated.
Autoimmune diseases are thought to be initiated by exposures to foreign antigens that cross-react with endogenous molecules.
Risk of moderate to advanced kidney disease in patients with psoriasis: population based cohort study
Moderate to severe psoriasis is associated with an increased risk of chronic kidney disease independent of traditional risk factors.
New classification criteria for systemic sclerosis have just been published and are more sensitive than the 1980 criteria, enabling earlier identification and treatment of this disabling autoimmune disease.
Psoriasis is a chronic pathology characterized by increased inflammation that can be associated with changes in the vascular endothelium.