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How to Manage Your Gum Disease

Those who have experienced it will tell you that suffering from gum disease may be among the worst experiences of your life. You will simply not be at your best until you have the problem treated. Also, known as periodontal disease or periodontitis, gum diseases is an infection of your gums that is brought about… Read More »

Chronic Disease Drugs are Big Business, Antibiotics are Not

By HANS DUVEFELT, MD I have noticed several articles describing how antibiotic development has bankrupted some pharmaceutical companies because there isn’t enough potential profit in a ten day course to treat multi-resistant superbug infections. Chronic disease treatments, on the other hand, appear to be extremely profitable. A single month’s treatment with the newer diabetes drugs,… Read More »

FDA Approves Oxbryta (voxelotor) for the Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease

FDA Approves Oxbryta (voxelotor) for the Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease Print this page November 25, 2019 — Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to Oxbryta (voxelotor) for the treatment of sickle cell disease (SCD) in adults and pediatric patients 12 years of age and older. “Today’s approval provides additional hope… Read More »

Researchers discover potential new treatment for rare muscle-wasting disease

A team of Cardiff University researchers has uncovered a potential new way to treat a very rare genetic disorder that causes muscles in the arms and legs to become increasingly weak. GNE myopathy is a debilitating condition that affects young adults in their 20s or 30s, typically leaving them in a wheelchair within years. It… Read More »