Tag Archives: disease

An early look at a CDC project digitizing infectious disease guidelines to work in EHRs

Addressing global infectious diseases has been an ongoing challenge. To tackle the issue, in 2018 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention put together a Kaizen group consisting of an interdisciplinary collection of healthcare and IT professionals. The group worked collaboratively to develop a roadmap and metrics for… 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 »

Medical News Today: How gum disease could lead to Alzheimer's

In a new study, researchers have found that a bacterium largely responsible for gum disease also contributes to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. A bacterium involved in gum disease boosts Alzheimer’s toxicity. According to data from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 8.52 percent of adults between 20 and 64 years of age… Read More »