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Men’s Health Week concludes on the 16th of June when we celebrate Father’s Day. To spread awareness during this time of the year, we talk about health issues that predominantly affect men or the impact our culturally coded gender norms have on men’s health. Last year it was Time To Talk About Masculinity and Health and we addressed the way…

Prognosis for myasthenia gravis looks better than ever due to increased awareness and clinical research coming up with novel treatments. MG-related mortality has dropped from 70% at the beginning of the 20th century to 3-5% today and people with MG generally have the same life expectancy as everyone else. Thanks to improving treatments, many go on to live long happy…

Technology has a way of making our lives easier by automating everything we’re not so eager to do ourselves - think dishwasher, vacuum cleaner, especially the ones that clean on their own, they’re a real blessing. And, because so much of our lives is now linked to technology, our smartphones are like little treasure boxes - maybe we do the…

 5 Useful Tips Natalie from “The Spoonie Mummy” describes herself as a ‘cup half full kind of girl’ and you can see why: though Natalie lives with multiple chronic illnesses, one of which Crohn’s disease, she remains focused on the bright side of life without sugarcoating the everyday hardships. A breath of fresh air, Natalie’s blog is an honest look…

Biologics are all the rage for the treatment of autoimmune conditions and they’re quite the darling of the clinical research world. One, because they’re relatively new - Humira, for example, was approved for treatment just a decade ago - this is yesterday for clinical research, and two, they show a lot of potential not only for the treatment of autoimmune…

Whether you are looking into joining a clinical trial or simply researching your options and the newly available treatments for your condition, there are many ways you can be proactive about your treatment, instead of taking the road more traveled and solely relying on your physician and the medication they prescribed. The truth is, depending on your country of residence,…

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