Tag Archives: Disease

Colorado reports plague-infected fleas and animals, blames disease for 10-year-old’s death

Colorado health officials are investigating plague activity across a handful of counties, with plague-related causes behind the death of a child. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment noted lab-confirmed reports of plague-infected fleas and animals in areas including La Plata County, where the 10-year-old died. Plague, caused by the bacteria Yersinia pestis, can… Read More »

Heart Disease Risk Reduced With One Cup of Leafy Green Veggies a Day

Research has shown that individuals can reduce the risk of heart disease significantly by eating only 1 cup of vegetables rich in nitrates every day. The research looked at if individuals who regularly consumed higher amounts of nitrate-rich veggies like beetroot and leafy greens, had reduced blood pressure, as well as looking at whether if… Read More »

Aduhelm and Alzheimer’s Disease: A Potential Medicare Budget-Buster Puts A Blazing Light on Health Care Costs and Innovation

The FDA’s approval of the first therapy to treat Alzheimer’s Disease in over twenty years brought attention to a not-yet-convened debate of U.S. health care costs and spending, innovation, and return-on-the-investment (as well as “for whom” do the returns accrue). In my latest post for Medecision, I explore different angles on the Aduhelm and Alzheimer’s… Read More »

Chiesi Global Rare Diseases Announces FDA Approval of Ferriprox (deferiprone) for Treatment of Transfusional Iron Overload due to Sickle Cell Disease

May 1, 2021 Approval is based on demonstrated reduction in liver iron concentration Expanded indications for patients with sickle cell disease or other anemias, as well as thalassemia – BOSTON, May 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Chiesi Global Rare Diseases, a business unit of Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A., an international research-focused healthcare Group (Chiesi Group), announced today… Read More »

Diet Soda Liver Disease

The association between the ingredients in soft drinks regular Coca-Cola Liver Diet Coke and the presence of fatty liver was not analyzed because of the small patient population. Horm Metab Res. Therefore, they may not account for the fact that people who drink soda might have more health issues independent Diet their beverage choices. Fructose… Read More »

Diets to reduce heart disease

The Nutrition Source expand child menu. Edamame is an immature soybean frequently found in Asian cuisine. Children and adolescents should get 1 hour of physical activity every day. Infographic: The blueprints to your heart The Last Brother’s Heart The power of a plant-based diet for heart health Integrative approaches to treating pain Lifestyle strategies for… Read More »