Tag Archives: Disease

The Unexpected Way Genes Can Double Heart Disease Risk

It’s common to think of cancer as a disease driven by the buildup of mutations in the DNA of cells. Everything from pollutants to cigarettes to exposure to everyday chemicals can alter genes, and continued exposure over a lifetime can … Continue reading

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The Death Rate from Alzheimer’s Disease Is Climbing

As the U.S. population continues to age, experts say rates of Alzheimer’s disease, a neurodegenerative condition that involves memory loss, will rise as well. Already, researchers say that deaths from Alzheimer’s are increasing. In the latest report on the subject, … Continue reading

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30% of Americans Have This Obesity-Related Disease

About 30% to 40% of American adults have a condition that has no visible signs and rarely causes symptoms, but can raise the risk of heart disease, diabetes, cirrhosis and liver cancer. It’s called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease—and as American … Continue reading

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I’m 33, But My Autoimmune Disease Makes My Body Feel Like I’m 70

Jennifer Pellegrin, 33, found out she had psoriatic arthritis at a doctor’s visit for an unrelated procedure. At first, she did not think much of the diagnosis or fully understand how it would change her life. But seeing family members … Continue reading

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This Is the Secret to Not Getting Heart Disease

Scientists have fresh evidence of just how healthy a non-Western lifestyle can be. In a new report, researchers studied an indigenous group of hunter-gatherers that live in South America and found that their risk for coronary atherosclerosis—hardening of the arteries—is … Continue reading

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How To Control And Cope with Celiac Disease

Celiac or Coeliac disease, also acknowledged as gluten-delicate enteropathy is an autoimmune dysfunction characterized by hypersensitivity of the little intestine triggering an adverse response to gluten,&nbspthereby&nbspdamaging the absorptive area of the&nbspintestine. As a result, it disrupts the entire body&rsquos potential … Continue reading

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