Health

December 14, 2017

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Managing risk factors for heart disease is important for those with rheumatoid arthrtisi. In patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), knowledge regarding the impact of various risk […]
December 14, 2017

Promising new target for treatment of psoriasis is safe, study shows

A protein maybe a key to the development of psoriasis. A protein known to play a significant role in the development of psoriasis can be prevented […]
December 14, 2017

Living with a stoma bag is not a ‘misery’ – it gives you a new lease of life

Perspective on living with a stoma bag. For those who don’t know, there are three types of stoma bag. There’s an ileostomy, which is where the […]
December 14, 2017

Half a million killed needlessly each year by hepatitis C

An estimated 70 million to 200 million people worldwide have hepatitis C. An estimated 70 million to 200 million people worldwide have hepatitis C. The number […]
December 13, 2017

Palliative Care and Cancer Treatment

Palliative care is an important part of complete cancer care. A cancer diagnosis is frightening and often impacts patients on both a physical and an emotional […]
December 13, 2017

‘I’d Probably Be Dead’ — How Needle Exchanges Help IV Drug Users Avoid Hepatitis C Infection

Hepatitis C rate increases are linked to the opioid epidemic. The White House has declared opioid abuse a national public health emergency. But it’s also fueling […]
December 13, 2017

MS Survey Helps Improve Communication with Healthcare Providers

Women with MS report communication difficulties with their healthcare providers. A national survey in the U.S. revealed that 98% of women newly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis […]
December 12, 2017

Avoid the Holiday Food Trap

Staying trim helps lower cancer risk, but it can be harder at the holidays. Typically around the holiday season people become busier and find they have […]