Tag Archives: disease

Massive heart disease victory

THE death toll from heart disease is likely to fall after the federal budget funded three key initiatives — a $ 20 million anti-smoking campaign, updated heart disease risk guidelines and post heart attack support. The measures are the latest victory for the #ShowSomeTicker campaign run in partnership between the Heart Foundation and News Corp… Read More »

Fatty Liver Disease Is Triggered by Choline Deficiency

Choline, initially discovered in 1862,1 was officially recognized as an essential nutrient for human health by the Institute of Medicine in 1998.2 This nutrient, which you need to get from your diet, is required for:3 Healthy fetal development4 — Choline is required for proper neural tube closure,5 brain development and healthy vision.6 Research shows mothers… 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 »