Antinuclear Antibodies

The ANA test is a helpful serologic marker in the diagnosis of LE and other rheuma-tologic conditions. Approximately 96% of patients with SLE are positive for ANA, whereas 4%-63% of patients with CLE are positive for ANA. When reference laboratories switched from using animal substrates to the HEp-2 cell line in the mid-1980s to detect ANA, many ANA-negative patients became positive. This may help explain why in studies done earlier than the mid-1980s, patients with CLE had lower ANA positivity rates than in those done after the mid-1980s.

Hair Loss Prevention

Hair Loss Prevention

The best start to preventing hair loss is understanding the basics of hair what it is, how it grows, what system malfunctions can cause it to stop growing. And this ebook will cover the bases for you. Note that the contents here are not presented from a medical practitioner, and that any and all dietary and medical planning should be made under the guidance of your own medical and health practitioners. This content only presents overviews of hair loss prevention research for educational purposes and does not replace medical advice from a professional physician.

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