Tag Archives: Disease

The second dose of Covid vaccine is needed for complete immunity, infectious disease specialist Dr. Paul Offit says

The second dose of Covid-19 vaccine is crucial in creating longer and complete immunity as well as preventing variants of the virus, according to Dr. Paul Offit, director of the Vaccine Education Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. “We need to know that this is a two-dose vaccine, period,” Offit told CNBC’s “The News with Shepard… Read More »

Researchers use multi-ancestry comparison to refine risk factors for coronary artery disease

An international group led by researchers from the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences have used a combination of genome-wide association analysis — or GWAS — and a trans-ancestry comparison of different GWAS studies, to come up with a more accurate predictor of coronary artery disease based on genetic factors. It is known that coronary… Read More »

Diet plan hashimotos disease

Have you been diagnosed with an underactive thyroid or suspect you have one? The Day Meal Plan For Hypothyroidism and Weight Loss is a Dietitian-made plan to help make life easier and more delicious when learning what you should and should not eat with an underactive thyroid. You can follow the entire plan for the… Read More »

AHA News: To Everything There Is a Season, Including Heart Disease

THURSDAY, July 2, 2020 (American Heart Association News) — A growing body of research suggests heart attacks, angina and other heart events increase during winter and summer. Now, a new study could explain why. Researchers reviewed an international registry of 1,113 people, the majority from Japan, with acute coronary syndrome. Heart attack is a type… Read More »

Are there benefits of cardiac catheterization for stable coronary artery disease?

One of the main causes of chest pain is a blockage of blood flow down the coronary arteries, the blood vessels that deliver oxygenated blood to our heart muscle to allow it to beat. Depending on how fast the blockage forms, it is labeled as either a stable or unstable blockage. Unstable blockages occur quickly… Read More »