Tag Archives: disease

Patients’ own cells could be the key to treating Crohn’s disease

Rachel Sawyer, a communications manager who is 50 and lives in Anerley in south east London, was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2000 and treated at Guy’s and St Thomas’. Although her condition is now under control, she supports other people who have Crohn’s and runs the Twitter account @Bottomline_IBD. She said: “One of the worst… Read More »

Gum disease and Alzheimer's: Your questions answered

People are questioning a landmark study suggesting that a bacterium involved in gum disease may also cause Alzheimer’s. Here’s what you need to know about the study P. gingivalis may be the main culprit in Alzheimer’s diseaseA. DOWSETT, PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY By Debora MacKenzie The publication of evidence that gum disease bacteria may cause… Read More »

Wendy Williams Continues to Experience Complications From Graves’ Disease

In 2010, Wendy Williams discussed living with Graves’ disease in an interview with Real Health. Now, it’s been announced that Williams is taking an extended break from The Wendy Williams Show because of complications from the autoimmune disorder, reports PEOPLE. A statement posted on the daytime talk show’s official Instagram page on January 18, “As Wendy… Read More »