Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

Study: Fecal Microbiome More Diverse in SSc Patients

The fecal microbiome — the community of microbes present in stools — of scleroderma patients is more diverse than that of healthy people, according to a Canadian study. The findings also showed that the diversity and abundance of bacterial species in the stools was higher among patients with an abnormal…

Survey IDs Top Factors Influencing Raynaud’s Treatment Choice

An international survey found that the ability to use one’s hands, physical symptoms, and the chance to prevent more severe problems are among the top factors taken into account by scleroderma patients when considering a therapeutic regimen for Raynaud’s phenomenon. Raynaud’s is a condition in which the fingers and toes…