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Carrier State IS Disease State. Pre-Disease IS Disease. by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 6:18pm In my ever-lasting challenge to Mendel, I submit my thesis. "There is no such thing as a carrier, nor is there such a thing as a single gene disorder." Why? I have a treatise on the subject. But suffice it to say one thing. "No Gene Is An Island" In the most recent argument I offer astudy recently published in the Archives of Intern ... Read on »
Is Alzheimer’s Disease a Myth? When is Disease a Disease? by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sun 26 Apr 2009 12:33am 1 Comment I received this abstract from Mark Smith. Mark is Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and a Professor of Pathology at Case Western Reserve University. This is thought provoking. I am going to take a look at the book and write more on this issue down the road. In a recent book [1], Dr. Peter Whitehouse describes Alzheimer’s di ... Read on »
New Inflammatory Bowel Disease Service Standards Launched Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symptoms Inflammatory Bowel Disease Treatme by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 01 Jul 2009 6:47pm The first Service Standards for the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) was launched yesterday at The House of Lords. This was marked by Lord Newton of Braintree as “a major development for people with Colitis and Crohn’s disease”. The simple truth is that patients in the UK, unless they are willing to pay for the latest drug ... Read on »
IgG4 related kidney disease: A new disease or an old disease raising its head? by Matt S. Posted Thu 10 Oct 2013 12:00am I recently managed an elderly African American man who was admitted from the clinic for a renal biopsy. He was referred for proteinuria that had not been quantified by his PCP but had been present for over a decade. His creatinine had risen to 6.8mg/dl from 1.3mg/dl 8 months prior to referral. His admission UA had no casts, 1 rbc/h ... Read on »
There’s Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease, and then there’s Pelizaeus-Merzbacher-like disease by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 11:31pm Thanks to the esteemed Dr. Mark Cohen of Case Western Reserve University, who sent me a recently published article entitled: GJA12 mutations are a rare cause of Pelizaeus-Merzbacher-like disease (Henneke M, et al. Neurology 2008;70;748-754). The plain old form of Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease, the prototypical hypomyelinating leukodystrophy second ... Read on »
Migraine Disease Linked to Cardiovascular Disease in Men by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 1:04am Earlier this year, we learned that there's a connection between Migraine with aura in women and cardiovascular disease. Now a study has shown that men with mingraine have an increased risk of cardiovascular events, mostly myocardial infarction (heart attack). This information highlights the need to recognize and control lifestyle issues tha ... Read on »
Happy Heart and a Happy Mouth: LInks between Periodontal Disease and Coronary Artery Disease by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm ( )Everywhere you look this month companies and people are sporting red to support the American Heart Association's Heart Health month. Heart disease prevention and awareness is central to the theme of Valentine's Day. It's also important to note that a healthy smile leads to a healthy heart and visa versa. ... Read on »
Living Well With Migraine Disease and Headaches...Remains In Top Sellers In Headache and Migraine Disease Books by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 6:53pm 2 Comments Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches: What Your Doctor Doesn't Tell You... That You Need To Know rose to the top rankings of books on headaches and Migraine when it was released on November 1 and has remained there since. Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches is a holistic guide to the diagnosis and treatment of headache ... Read on »
An Infectious Disease Walks Into a Bar - Bartender Says We Don’t Serve Infectious Diseases here – You’re Not a by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 10 Apr 2010 1:47pm Ok, so we have all heard the old jokes about a “duck” into a bar, how about some biotech and research humor added in, maybe they like to drink too, very funny and great video.  Good work on relating the terminology in a very funny way!  BD “An infectious disease walks into a bar. The bartender says, ‘We don’t serve infectious diseases h ... Read on »
Pfizer Buys FoldRx–Company Focused on Treatments for Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s Disease, And Cystic fib by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Sep 2010 11:04am The bigger pharma companies continue with acquisitions and FoldRX focuses on niche disease cures in the neurological area.  Next year is when the patent expires for Lipitor and the company is looking for ways to replace lost revenue that will occur when generics become available.  BD  Pfizer Inc.. agreed to buy closely held FoldRx ... Read on »