Yearly Archives: 2018

New guidelines may alter the way you see your MS treatment

New guidelines may alter the way you see your MS treatment (BPT) – For people with multiple sclerosis (MS), many of the treatment options surrounding their condition are well known. However, in the past, many people with MS decided to delay using MS drugs for as long as possible and allow the disease to run…

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10 things you don’t know about meningitis

10 things you don’t know about meningitis (BPT) – By Jamie Schanbaum, GSK spokesperson, U.S. Para-athlete and meningitis survivor Before I contracted bacterial meningitis in 2008, I had never heard of it. I didn’t know how it was transmitted, what the symptoms were or how to help prevent it. After spending seven months in the…

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Use these sleep tips to stay safe and productive at work

Use these sleep tips to stay safe and productive at work (BPT) – It’s time for America’s workforce to wake up. If you are one of the tens of millions of adults sleeping fewer than seven hours each night — the amount recommended by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) — you are likely jeopardizing performance,…

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How does diabetes affect kidney health?

How does diabetes affect kidney health? (BPT) – The kidneys play an important role in maintaining our overall health. While these bean-shaped organs perform multiple functions, a primary role is filtration, critical to clearing waste such as urea and to keeping the body’s fluids and electrolytes in balance. Good kidney health is essential for everyone,…

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