If this is the Decade of Health Ageing, as the World Health Organization declares, then heart failure may well be the next public health crisis.
A common cardiovascular risk factor that affects one-fourth of the world’s population may be overlooked by health care providers – and unknown to the general public.
“Be strong, be happy, and enjoy every second of life.” It’s sound advice under any circumstances, but awe-inspiring coming from one of the 300 million people who live with a rare disease.
This month’s JAMA Cardiology features an international call to action from the global community impacted by familial hypercholesterolemia, or FH.
Reposted from the Institute for Patient Access International prescription drug donation programs make a difference, explains a new white paper from the Global Alliance for Patient Access. But they could work even better. In “The Role of Drug Donations in Expanding Access to Medicines,” author Neeraj Mistry, MD, MPH, explains that, “Millions of low-income people […]