Tag Archives: Control

‘My IBS is under control now, but it did take over my life’

Vivienne McCarthy pictured in Douglas, Cork. Photo: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision Dubliner John Mulhall ‘My IBS is under control now, but it did take over my life’ Independent.ie ‘I think of IBS as an umbrella term,” says Deirdre O’Donovan, consultant gastroenterologist. “The only cardinal feature that has to be present is abdominal discomfort.” There can also… Read More »

Medical News Today: Stress: A feeling of control may limit its negative effects

Researchers conducted a study on rats and revealed that the possibility of controlling the source of stress may be key to reducing its impact. Controlling stress is important to reducing its negative consequences. Everybody experiences stress at some point in their lives. Sometimes, stress can be a positive force and lead to positive outcomes. However,… Read More »

SFU researchers link T cell recognition diversity to HIV control

By Diane Mar-Nicolle The immune system is the body’s best defense in fighting diseases like HIV and cancer.  Now, an international team of researchers is harnessing the immune system to provide new clues that may help efforts to produce an HIV vaccine. SFU professor Mark Brockman and co-authors from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South… Read More »