Concerned about Your Cholesterol Levels? Start Eating Legumes

Concerned about Your Cholesterol Levels? Start Eating Legumes

Concerned about Your Cholesterol Levels? Start Eating Legumes

The latest national cholesterol treatment guidelines have stirred up quite the debate over the prescribed usage of statins. Is it the right move to prescribe this medication to that many American adults? There are certainly viable arguments being made on both sides. However, a new study may just have nominated…

 

We’re Honoring IBS Awareness Month this April

We’re Honoring IBS Awareness Month this April

Did you know that April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month? It’s a specially designated time where communities and affected individuals help to spread a very important message regarding a relatively common gastrointestinal disorder. Since 1997, organizations like the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) has helped to inform…

 

Double the People Prescribed Statins under New Cholesterol Guidelines

Double the People Prescribed Statins under New Cholesterol Guidelines

Last month, we discussed some of the confusion surrounding the new guidelines for cholesterol management. It sparked a debate between physicians and even patients as to the new stance on prescribing daily statins. It seems that a new analysis has provided an answer which may help resolve some of the…

 

Does Gilead’s New Hepatitis Drug Cost Too Much?

Does Gilead’s New Hepatitis Drug Cost Too Much?

At the end of 2013, the FDA approved a new drug for hepatitis C. This drug has garnered a fair bit of attention since its approval, but not for reasons one might expect. The availability of the new pill raises concerns over fair pricing for patients living with this infectious…

 

FDA Approves New Plaque Blasting Device in Florida

FDA Approves New Plaque Blasting Device in Florida

A revolutionary surgical device was tested at the Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach, FL last week. This device was designed to help clear clogged arteries of hard plaque. The results of the test were quite impressive, and the device has been approved for use by the Food…

 

Scientists Find Connection Between Osteoarthritis (OA) and Fibromyalgia

Scientists Find Connection Between Osteoarthritis (OA) and Fibromyalgia

Scientists at the University of Manchester have discovered that the chronic pain which plagues osteoarthritis (OA) patients may be caused by abnormalities in how the brain interprets pain. This would suggest that therapies which target specific brain mechanisms (such as mindfulness-based talking therapies) would allow patients to cope with pain…

 

Hepatitis C Takes MainStage at CROI 2014

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February 25, 2014

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Hepatitis C Takes MainStage at CROI 2014

The 2014 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) is just around the corner. The main topic of discussion at this conference is usually HIV, but things are going to be a little different this year. Several presentations will focus on recent advances in hepatitis C treatment that were made…

 

Sanford Burnham’s New Program Could Vastly Improve Drug Discovery in Florida

Sanford Burnham’s New Program Could Vastly Improve Drug Discovery in Florida

Visitors at the Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute near Orlando, Florida might be surprised to find giant robotic arms conducting experiments with ruthless efficiency. These robots are almost 6-feet tall and painted the “cautionary” yellow.
Researchers at this Central Florida clinic are using these robotic arms to examine small trays–…

 

5 Tips to Maximize Your Diabetes Diet

5 Tips to Maximize Your Diabetes Diet

People living with type 2 diabetes should know that their diet will play an essential role in the long-term management of their condition. Unfortunately, diabetes clinical studies have shown us just how different each person is– meaning there is no one size fits all diabetic diet. Over time, you’ll learn…

 

The Debate Rages Over New Cholesterol Treatment Guidelines

The Debate Rages Over New Cholesterol Treatment Guidelines

In case you haven’t heard, there were some new guidelines for cholesterol management released late last year. An ongoing debate has been taking place amongst both patients and physicians regarding the new stance on taking cholesterol-lowering statins.
High cholesterol is an all-too-common condition in the United States. As the rate…

 

Florida Scientists Identify Molecular Regulator Involved in Alzheimer’s Disease

Florida Scientists Identify Molecular Regulator Involved in Alzheimer’s Disease

A team of researchers from the Scripps Research Institute’s Florida campus have been working to gain a better understanding of the earlier stages of Alzheimer’s disease. They have identified an important regulator for a molecule involved in the progression of this common form of dementia.

(The results of this clinical…

 

New Combination Therapy Cures Hepatitis C for a Price

New Combination Therapy Cures Hepatitis C for a Price

Its seems we have taken another important step towards curing hepatitis C. Clinical studies have shown that two pills are quite effective at curing hepatitis C when taken in combination. One of these pills was just approved by the FDA but the other is still experimental.

Unfortunately, the projected cost…

 
 
 

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