Category: Health

Las personas de bajos recursos no tienen acceso a tratamientos efectivos para la diabetes debido a su elevado costo.

Durante el último año y medio, Tandra Cooper Harris y su esposo, Marcus, ambos viviendo con diabetes, han enfrentado dificultades para obtener las recetas de los medicamentos necesarios para controlar su azúcar en sangre. Sin acceso a medicamentos como Ozempic y Trulicity, la salud y la calidad de vida de la pareja se ven afectadas. […]

Biden to announce approval of over 1 million toxic exposure claims under new veterans law

President Joe Biden is taking his message of legislative accomplishments on the road, with a visit to New Hampshire to highlight the impact of a law that helps veterans receive benefits for burn pit or toxic exposure during their service. Since Biden signed the PACT Act into law in August 2022, over 1 million claims […]

Sunak vows extensive compensation for victims of infected blood scandal

The release of a report detailing a scandal involving the British state has prompted promises of “comprehensive compensation” from Chancellor Rishi Sunak. In a statement to the House of Commons on Monday, Sunak expressed his shame at the situation and vowed to spare no expense in ensuring that those affected and infected by the scandal […]

New Weight Loss Ads from Hims & Hers Featuring Compounded GLP-1 Injections

Hims & Hers Health, a digital pharmacy startup, has announced the introduction of access to compounded GLP-1 weight loss injections. The company offers a range of direct-to-consumer treatments for conditions like erectile dysfunction and hair loss and launched a weight loss program in December. However, GLP-1 medications such as Ozempic and Wegovy were not previously […]

How nightmares and ‘daymares’ may serve as early indicators of autoimmune disease

Nightmares and ‘Daymares’ Could Be Early Warning Signs of Autoimmune Disease An increase in nightmares and hallucinations—or ‘daymares’—could herald the onset of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, according to a recent study by an international team led by researchers from the University of Cambridge and King’s College London. The study, published in eClinicalMedicine, surveyed 676 […]

After Increasing California’s Public Health Budget During Covid, Newsom Now Seeks Budget Cuts.

The city of Pasadena, California, was recently faced with a unique public health challenge when two residents were diagnosed with dengue fever, a mosquito-borne illness commonly found in tropical regions. The patients had not traveled outside of California, indicating a local transmission of the disease. This sparked a rapid response from local disease investigators, who […]

American Pediatricians Association Now Recommends Breastfeeding for HIV-Positive Mothers

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently made a significant policy change regarding breastfeeding for people with HIV. In a new report, the AAP stated that individuals with HIV can breastfeed their babies as long as they are taking medications that effectively suppress the virus that causes AIDS. This marks a sharp reversal of recommendations that […]

Publication of findings from inquiry into NHS disaster caused by infected blood scandal

The Tainted Blood Scandal: Decades of Injustice Finally Coming to Light For many victims of the Tainted Blood scandal, the publication of the long-awaited report is seen as a “defining” moment. Andy Evans, chairman of the campaign group and a victim himself, has been tirelessly advocating for justice after being infected with HIV and hepatitis […]

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