Tag Archives: Disease

COVID-19, the new ‘occupational disease’? Thousands of workers compensation claims filed over coronavirus infections

Workers compensation boards across Canada have received thousands of claims from employees who say they contracted COVID-19 on the job, underscoring how the pandemic has become a new workplace hazard for many Canadians. The flood of unconventional requests is prompting calls to expand the legal definition of occupational disease, which typically includes work-related cancers, asbestosis… Read More »

World Lupus Day 2020: What Is Lupus? Know More About the Causes and Symptoms of the Autoimmune Disease

World Lupus Day 2020 (Photo Credits: File Image) Every year World Lupus Day is celebrated on May 10 and the day is dedicated to the global health problem, lupus. The autoimmune disease is known to affect any part of the body in any way at any time. The disease can be unpredictable and have varying… Read More »

How to Manage Your Gum Disease

Those who have experienced it will tell you that suffering from gum disease may be among the worst experiences of your life. You will simply not be at your best until you have the problem treated. Also, known as periodontal disease or periodontitis, gum diseases is an infection of your gums that is brought about… Read More »

Heart Disease Risks Are Undertreated Among Noncitizens: Study

THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 — Foreign nationals in the United States are less likely to receive treatment for heart disease risk factors than native-born Americans or naturalized citizens, a new study reports. Heart disease — including heart attack and stroke — is the leading cause of death among adults in the United States, according to… Read More »

Third of Brits developing silent killer non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Mention liver disease to most ­people and one word will spring to mind – alcohol. And there is no denying drinking to excess is a major cause of liver-related ill health, which is responsible for an estimated 6,000 deaths a year in England alone. But there is another, much more ­insidious and far less obvious… Read More »