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TB discovery could save tens thousands of lives

Between 2000 and 2016, around 45 million lives were saved due to effective treatment of pulmonary TB worldwide and 1.6–3.5 million of these would subsequently have developed aspergillosis. The research published today in the prestigious European Respiratory Journal, also found the complication in those with and without HIV infection. CPA Symptoms, persisting for 3 months, include coughing,… Read More »

Apple’s Largest-Ever Health Study Could Be a Game-Changer

With great power, comes great responsibility. It’s a riff on Spiderman’s mission that applies both to Apple’s swing into healthcare with the Apple Watch 4 that has a feature to notify you of irregular heartbeats, and the power of the watch itself. Irregular heartbeats are potentially dangerous because they could lead to strokes, blood clots,… Read More »

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 »