Tag Archives: Disease

Life as a sickle cell warrior: How advocates are changing the face of the disease

Loading the player… “It saddens me that when I tell people I have sickle cell the most common reply is ‘what is that?’” sickle cell advocate Shamonica Wiggins shares with theGrio. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a group of red blood cell disorders occurring when a child inherits the sickle cell gene from both parents… Read More »

New insights into lung tissue in COVID-19 disease

Physicists at the University of Göttingen, together with pathologists and lung specialists at the Medical University of Hannover, have developed a three-dimensional imaging technique that enables high resolution and three-dimensional representation of damaged lung tissue following severe Covid-19. Using a special X-ray microscopy technique, they were able to image changes caused by the coronavirus in… Read More »

Nutrition, Cardiovascular Disease Experts Urge Evaluation of Diet at Routine Healthcare Check-Ups

Dallas, August 9: A group of nutrition and cardiovascular disease experts issued a new scientific statement which states that the time has come for routine healthcare visits to include some form of dietary assessment and counselling. The statement issued from the American Heart Association was published today in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American… Read More »

Whole food diet fix crohns disease

There are a lot of papers on plant-based diets by researchers, nutritionists, or specialists in the fields, but there is a paucity of comprehensive review for physicians. Symptoms of CD subside easily with total parenteral nutrition or total enteral nutrition. But CD is well known to flare up after the resumption of meals. Therefore, meals… Read More »

Promising treatment to slow kidney disease doesn’t prove out in clinical trial

Historically, half or more of people with type 1 diabetes develop kidney disease, which frequently progresses to kidney failure requiring hemodialysis or a kidney transplant for survival. The high rate of this diabetic complication has dropped slightly in recent years, with the advent of better ways to control blood glucose (sugar) levels and improved blood… Read More »