Vegan Diet’s Rapid Cardiovascular Benefits: Insights from Stanford’s Identical Twin Study

A recent study conducted by researchers from Stanford Medicine, published in JAMA Network Open, reveals that adopting a vegan diet can lead to significant improvements in cardiovascular health within just eight weeks. The study, unique for its focus on identical twins, aimed to eliminate genetic and lifestyle variations that often complicate diet research.  Involving 44

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

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