Tag Archives: disease

Many Women With Heart Disease Don’t Move Enough

FRIDAY, April 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Too many women with heart disease aren’t heeding exercise guidelines, and that could translate into even more health problems down the road, new research suggests. “Physical activity is a known, cost-effective prevention strategy for women with and without cardiovascular disease, and our study shows worsening health and financial… Read More »

Mom Blazes Path to Cure for Son’s Rare Disease

Nicole Henwood, MD, president and CEO, NF2 BioSolutions, West Chester, PA. UpToDate: “Neurofibromatosis type 2.” National Institutes of Health: “Rare Disease Clinical Research Network.” Lancet: “Spotlight on Rare Diseases.” National Institutes of Health: “FAQs About Rare Diseases.” University of California Davis: “What is Translational Research.” National Organization for Rare Disorders: “Member Snapshot.” National Institutes of… Read More »

Patients’ own cells could be the key to treating Crohn’s disease

Rachel Sawyer, a communications manager who is 50 and lives in Anerley in south east London, was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2000 and treated at Guy’s and St Thomas’. Although her condition is now under control, she supports other people who have Crohn’s and runs the Twitter account @Bottomline_IBD. She said: “One of the worst… Read More »