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Snoring Can be a sign of Sleep Apnea

Mike’s wife did not like it when he snored, but he ignored it. Then one day, Mike was driving on the highway with his family and nearly fell asleep. They could have died.  His wife was furious.  Mike had sleep apnea. Snoring can be a sign of sleep apnea, a condition experienced by 39 million […]

Negative Perceptions about the Pharma Industry

If you worked in the Pharma industry in 2019 and you were asked about your job, you might have felt a little uncomfortable.  At that time, attitudes toward Pharma companies were at an all time low.  Around the same level as attitudes toward tobacco companies.  If they were asked to give one word that related […]

Overcoming Taboos Related To Periods

Two UK sisters are challenging menstrual taboos with their “Love Your Period” campaign. Their goal is to empower women, encouraging them to overcome embarrassment and address period-related issues. Molly Fenton emphasizes that while science and biology are taught, the severity of period pain or abnormal symptoms is often overlooked.  They are pushing society to overcome […]

Patient Education and Early Diagnosis of Cancer

Cancer is a silent killer that creeps up on people.  Currently only  ~50% of cancers are diagnosed at an advanced stage, when it is very difficult to treat.  To improve cancer treatment, we need to increase patient education about cancer symptoms and at the same time develop new ways to test for it.  Patient education and […]

Testing Patients For Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Chronic (CKD) affects around 37 million Americans. Troubling research from AZ shows the prevalence of undiagnosed stage 3—moderate—CKD is 85% to 97%.  Dr. Ruud Dobber, executive vice president of the biopharmaceuticals business unit at AstraZeneca, said, “New real-world evidence data presented at ERA 2023 build on existing research to paint a stark picture: chronic kidney disease […]