Author Archives: Health

Drug firm fined for huge price rise that hit NHS

This specialisation, the Advanz website boasts, “provides essential cost-savings to the NHS and wider European healthcare”. The Competition and Markets Authority’s investigation found another motivation, at least when it came to the supply of one type of thyroid tablets, which contain the chemical liothyronine, to the NHS. BBC News – Health

Aussies’ wellbeing lifted during pandemic

Australians maintained their sense of wellbeing through 2020 despite the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new survey has found. While the adversity faced by Australians during the pandemic might have been expected to result in a decline in happiness, the Australian Unity Wellbeing Index report saw national wellbeing move out of its average range… Read More »

AHA News: Determined to Ignore the Warning Signs, He’s Put That Same Determination Into Heart Attack Recovery

TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 (American Heart Association News) — Last summer, Don Teigen noticed he lacked his usual energy. His ankles swelled so much they felt like cement blocks. Then there was his labored breathing. On walks with his wife, Julie, she usually struggled to keep up with him. Now, it was the other way… Read More »

MGH researchers studying early onset celiac disease

A collaborative group of researchers has identified substantial microbial changes in the intestines of at-risk infants before disease onset in a new, long-term, prospective approach to the development of celiac disease. Using advanced genomic sequencing techniques, MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) researchers, along with colleagues from institutions in Italy and the University of Maryland, College… Read More »