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Jan

Nong Khai, Thailand
Welcome to my blog, Antioxidant for Scleroderma wants to share the experience about the antioxidant therapy for scleroderma patient. Last four years, my mother got scleroderma disease and I found that antioxidant therapy could help her get well. Maybe my blog is usefulness for you who's fighting... Full Bio
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If one would have Scleroderma while taking Potassium chloride, who are they, when it happens and... by Jan Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A study of 4 people who have scleroderma (Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma)) while taking Potassium chloride. How long has Potassium chloride been used, gender and age of the ... Read on »
Post-menopause is the main risk factor for developing isolated pulmonary hypertension in systemic... by Jan Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In scleroderma patients, isolated pulmonary hypertension (PHT) has been associated with selected HLA haplotypes, severe impairment of the diffusing capacity for carbon monox ... Read on »
Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) from Standard of Care by Jan Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Systemic autoimmune inflammatory connective tissue disease characterized by excessive production of extracellular matrix by fibroblasts as well as damage of small blood vess ... Read on »
Acid Reflux And Scleroderma - Lexapro And Gerd - Gerd John Hopkins by Jan Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Have you visited an ethnic grocery store lately. For heartburn sufferers it could be good or bad but definitely worth a look just for the experience. It's a world of new aro ... Read on »
L-Arginine in pregnant scleroderma patients by Jan Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Systemic sclerosis (SSc) pregnant women show a high frequency of premature births and occurrence of renal crisis. Some evidences showed the role of L-arginine in the prevent ... Read on »
Glutamine for Scleroderma by Jan Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Glutamine has anti-inflammatory effects so used for arthritis, autoimmune diseases, fibrosis, connective tissue diseases such as polymyositis and scleroderma. Best Bet ... Read on »
Effects of the green tea antioxidant epigallocatechin-3-gallate on collagen production and... by Jan Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine You're my cup of tea... by JanieG <3 on Polyvore.com Background: Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is characterized by increased deposition of extracellular matri ... Read on »
Focus on Pineapple by Jan Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The pineapple is a funny sort of fruit. Coming into season in spring, it is often regarded with suspicion because it seems too difficult to prepare and eat. With all of thos ... Read on »
When Is Scleroderma Really Scleroderma? by Jan Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In this issue of The Journal LeRoy and Medsger1 propose criteria for the early diagnosis of systemic sclerosis (scleroderma, SSc), arguing that new advances in medical techn ... Read on »
Scleroderma Home Remedies And Simple Ideas by Jan Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Scleroderma is the hardening of the skin. This happens due to excessive collagen deposition in the skin and causes the cells to become hardened by calcium deposits well insi ... Read on »
Ufd2, a novel autoantigen in scleroderma, regulates sister chromatid separation by Jan Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The characterization of molecules recognized by patients with autoimmune diseases has provided significant insights into important biological pathways. In these studies, we ... Read on »
Scleroderma research entering golden age by Jan Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Fibros is is the pathological hallmark of certain rheumatic diseases like systemic sclerosis. Research into the biology of fibrosis is accelerating , with novel targets bein ... Read on »
New pharmacological strategies for the treatment of pulmonary fibrosis by Jan Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The treatment of pulmonary fibrosis continues to pose major difficulties. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), the most prevalent chronic fibrosing lung disease, is a devast ... Read on »
Is Serum Albumin a Marker of Malnutrition in Chronic Disease? The Scleroderma Paradigm by Jan Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Background Malnutrition is common in many chronic diseases, but physicians may rely on a low albumin value before deciding that malnutrition is present. Objective ... Read on »
Scleroderma Life Expectancy - What To Expect? by Jan Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine If you are reading this article, you probably have scleroderma, and want to know how much is the average scleroderma life expectancy. People with diffuse scleroderma usually ... Read on »
Endothelial Fli1 deficiency impairs vascular homeostasis: a role in scleroderma vasculopathy by Jan Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Systemic sclerosis or scleroderma (SSc) is a complex autoimmune connective tissue disease characterized by obliterative vasculopathy and tissue fibrosis. The molecular mecha ... Read on »
alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone suppresses bleomycin-induced collagen synthesis and reduces... by Jan Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine OBJECTIVE: Recently, we found that human dermal fibroblasts (HDFs) express melanocortin 1 receptors (MC-1R) that bind alpha- melanocyte-stimulating hormone (alpha-MSH ... Read on »
The Triterpenoid CDDO Abrogates Canonical TGF-Beta Signaling And Fibrotic Responses In Normal And... by Jan Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Background: Scleroderma is characterized by excessive collagen accumulation and fibrosis in multiple organs. TGF-b stimulates collagen synthesis and is implicated in th ... Read on »
Endoglin promotes TGF-β/Smad1 signaling in scleroderma fibroblasts by Jan Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine TGF-β is the primary inducer of extracellular matrix (ECM) proteins in scleroderma (systemic sclerosis, SSc). Previous studies indicate that in a subset of SSc fibroblasts T ... Read on »
Possible strategies for anti-fibrotic drug intervention in scleroderma by Jan Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine There are no approved drugs for treating the fibrosis in scleroderma (systemic sclerosis, SSc). Myfibroblasts within connective tissue express the highly contractile protein ... Read on »