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Dachel Media Update: Vatican Attention, Police Training

By Anne Dachel Read Anne's commentary and view the links after the jump. The Dachel Media Update is sponsored by Lee Silsby Compounding Pharmacy and OurKidsASD, an online supplement retailer for patients with special needs. Nov 23, 2014, Wall Street...

Join the White House 2014 World AIDS Day Event Live Broadcast on December 1

Every year on December 1st, we commemorate World AIDS Day and re-commit to addressing HIV/AIDS, a disease that affects approximately 35 million people worldwide. The White House will honor this worldwide observance on Monday, December 1, with an important World AIDS Day event focusing on this year’s Federal theme, “Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-Free Generation.”...

PACHA Seeking Nominations

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking nominations of qualified individuals for the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA). PACHA provides advice and recommendations on HIV-related issues and policies to the HHS Secretary and the White House. Show More Summary

How do We Stop the HIV Epidemic in the South?

Why are Americans fixated on an epidemic that is half a world away rather than on the epidemic ravaging southern states on our own shores? Is it because the disproportionate number of Americans dying of HIV-related conditions are African-American? read more

In Pursuit of Insulin Independence: Meet Dr. Claresa Levetan

Take two pills and call me… a compliant pancreas? Wait, what?! Yep, that’s the idea behind research a Philadelphia endocrinologist is spearheading with her biopharmaceutical startup Perle Bioscience, established about a year ago to continue the longtime endo’s mission to… The post In Pursuit of Insulin Independence: Meet Dr. Show More Summary

Age of Autism Age of Authors

Managing Editors Note: I've heard of some very popular boy band called "One Direction." I couldn't hum a single bar of their music. No idea what they look like. But I like their name because it reminds me of the...

India Helps Families Facing Autism - No Moves Required, Autism Considered Disability

Could this happen in America, given the climate of "autism normalization." Moving is traumatic and can mean leaving behind school and programs and ending up in the back of the line for state services. Have you turned down a move...

Heart Disease Prevention - Why Is Diet Soda Not Healthy?

Overweight people are possible targets for chronic diseases including heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke and Type-2 diabetes. Scientists and researchers are trying for years to find out why and how artificial sweeteners can possibly make people gain weight. Show More Summary

How Much Trans Fat Are You Eating?

Trans fat is made from a manufacturing process in which hydrogen is added to oil to make it solid. Being easy to use, inexpensive to produce and able to last a long time, trans fat also give foods a desirable taste and texture. ManyShow More Summary

National Military Family Appreciation Month

“I participated in an Ambassador program on behalf of Influence Central for the MetLife TRICARE Dental Program. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” November is National Military Family Appreciation MonthShow More Summary

Remembering Brad Crelia, founder of HIVster

The activist died this week. We look back at his founding of HIVster. read more

Sunday Funnies: Waiting on… the Cure

      Yup, we’ve all heard the hype for the hope that a cure is “coming soon”… and this is how it feels sometimes:     Hopefully, we’ll see more and more significant progress in our lifetimes. Meanwhile, you… The post Sunday Funnies: Waiting on… the Cure appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

Best of AofA: Thankful, Hopeful, Grateful

Cathy has a day off with her family. She wrote this post last November. Enjoy. By Cathy Jameson This picture of my boys was taken a year ago. Ronan, in the green sweatshirt, stopped moving long enough to sit down...

Ask D’Mine: Thanks, Diabetes (Just in Time for Turkey Day)

Hey, All — if you’ve got questions about life with diabetes, then you’ve come to the right place! That would be our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D’Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.… The post Ask D’Mine: Thanks, Diabetes (Just in Time for Turkey Day) appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

Age of Autism Weekly Wrap: Fund Drive Update, and Autism Vs. Alopecia

By Dan Olmsted We can’t offer you a very special concert with Yanni, or every episode of Upstairs Downstairs on DVD. All we can promise is that, with your help, we’ll keep doing what we’re doing. Boring, I know. But...

Revised Hepatitis C (HCV)/HIV Coinfection Section of the Adult and Adolescent Antiretroviral Treatment Guidelines Released

Last week, the HHS Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents announced the release of the updated “Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents.” As described in What’s New in the Guidelines, this interim revision of the guidelines features a revised section on Hepatitis C (HCV)/HIV Coinfection that emphasizes...

Synthetic Molecule JK-31 Helps Fight Cancer

A study recently published in the journal PLOS ONE reports that the synthetic molecule JK-31 blocks the signalling of a “growth factor” chemical that promotes the creation of networks of blood vessels to feed tumours. Researchers at the University of Leeds have made a new synthetic anti-cancer molecule that targets two key mechanisms in the spread […]

MS International: 9 Years of Blogging, 4 Blogs, 3 Nations

It’s hard for me to believe that our first Life With MS Blog posted nearly nine years ago. A Yank’s Life with MS (for the MS Society of the UK) is more than three years old, and  The Unspeakable Bits from a Life with MS (for the National MS Society) leaves the terrible twos next month. Where [...]

1 in 4 People with Diabetes Worldwide Live in China

Diabetes has become a major public health crisis around the world. China is especially struggling with this health threat, since the one in four people with diabetes worldwide reside in this country.  However, a new collaborative approach to care that uses registries and community support could help improve diabetes care.  This is according to a new […]

2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices – Speaking Out at the Innovation Summit!

It’s an exciting day for us here at the ‘Mine! Today we are hosting the fourth annual DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford School of Medicine in Palo Alto. This is a unique coming together of all the “stakeholders” in the… The post 2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices – Speaking Out at the Innovation Summit! appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

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