Tag Archives: Disease

Mom Blazes Path to Cure for Son’s Rare Disease

Nicole Henwood, MD, president and CEO, NF2 BioSolutions, West Chester, PA. UpToDate: “Neurofibromatosis type 2.” National Institutes of Health: “Rare Disease Clinical Research Network.” Lancet: “Spotlight on Rare Diseases.” National Institutes of Health: “FAQs About Rare Diseases.” University of California Davis: “What is Translational Research.” National Organization for Rare Disorders: “Member Snapshot.” National Institutes of… Read More »

Pushup capacity may be inexpensive way to assess cardiovascular disease risk

Active, middle-aged men able to complete more than 40 pushups had a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes — including diagnoses of coronary artery disease and major events such as heart failure — during 10 years of follow-up compared with those who were able to do fewer than 10 pushups during the baseline exam. “Our… Read More »