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Understanding Arthritis: Raising Awareness for a Joint Challenge

Arthritis Awareness Month, observed annually in September, serves as a crucial reminder of the millions of lives impacted by this family of conditions. Arthritis isn’t a single disease, but rather an umbrella term encompassing more than 100 different types of joint disorders that cause pain, inflammation, and limited mobility. This month provides an opportunity to

Gastroparesis: An Overview of Medical Research and Management

August marks Gastroparesis Awareness Month, a chance to learn more about this potentially debilitating condition. Out of 100,000 people, about 10 men and about 40 women have gastroparesis, making it a very rare condition that most people have no experience or familiarity with. Gastroparesis is a gastrointestinal disorder characterized by delayed gastric emptying. The condition

New Study Results Published – Lilly GZGI

Two new phase 2 studies suggest that the investigational drug orforglipron, developed by Eli Lilly, shows promise in the treatment of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Currently, GLP-1 agonists (a class of medications utilized in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity) approved for these conditions are administered via under the skin injection,

Men's fitness

Celebrating Canadian Men’s Health Month 

In June, Canadians come together to raise awareness about the importance of men’s health during Canadian Men’s Health Month. This annual observance provides an opportunity to highlight the unique health challenges faced by men, promote preventive measures, and encourage proactive healthcare practices. With a focus on physical, mental, and emotional well-being, Canadian Men’s Health Month

June Is ALS Awareness Month

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. ALS primarily involves the degeneration and death of motor neurons, which are responsible for transmitting signals from the brain to the muscles, leading to a loss of voluntary muscle control. 

Are Autoimmune Diseases Becoming More Common?

A new population-based study, involving 22 million people, shows that autoimmune disorders now affect around one in ten individuals. These conditions pose a huge burden on individuals and upon wider society, and currently represent an enormous unmet clinical need. Autoimmune diseases are a group of disorders characterized by an abnormal immune response, where the immune