Reducing sugar in packaged foods can prevent disease in millions

Written by | 22 Sep 2021

Massachusetts General Hospital Cutting 20% of sugar from packaged foods and 40% from beverages could prevent 2.48 million cardiovascular disease events (such as strokes, heart attacks, cardiac arrests), […]

Cardiovascular disease could be diagnosed earlier with new glowing probe

Written by | 13 May 2021

Researchers have created a probe that glows when it detects an enzyme associated with issues that can lead to blood clots and strokes. The team of researchers, from […]

Covid-19 “super-spreading” events play outsized role in overall disease transmission

Written by | 11 Dec 2020

There have been many documented cases of Covid-19 “super-spreading” events, in which one person infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus infects many other people But how much of a […]

Hydroxychloroquine is heart-safe for lupus patients, including those with kidney disease

Written by | 4 Dec 2020

Hydroxychloroquine treatment for lupus has no significant impact on heart rhythm, researchers reported on Nov 2, 2020 at the American College of Rheumatology/ACR Convergence. The finding also held […]

Dapagliflozin shows efficacy in chronic kidney disease

Written by | 23 Nov 2020

Patients with chronic kidney disease have achieved improved outcomes with dapagliflozin treatment, researchers reported on October 8, 2020 in the NEJM/New England Journal of Medicine “Among patients with […]

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