Tag Archives: disease

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 »

Study links drinking too much beer and tea to chronic kidney disease

A new study has shown that drinking too much tea or beer can lead to chronic kidney disease. This is the perfect excuse to start your 2019 resolutions of right! Researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in Baltimore, examined survey data on drink consumption among 3,003 African-American men and women who all had kidney… Read More »