In this post, we link to trackers, charts and dashboards that aid in following the global spread, especially for visual learners. We also explain some unfamiliar but need-to-know background, including SARS-CoV-2, viruses and especially exponential growth.
We review the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. We summarize what we know about the disease spread from its origins in Wuhan, Hubei, China, probably in November 2019. We trace its rapid expansion all over our highly connected world through March 2020. We link to many news and information sources, some of which have further links.
A clean food supply is critical during normal times, but what happens in a pandemic? Click on the picture to read news you can use to make sure your food is safe.
Autoimmune disease is an umbrella term for the numerous diseases that affect the immune system. The overlap of symptoms makes them difficult to diagnose and understand. Continue reading to help bring the invisible epidemic of autoimmune disease into the limelight.
Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin It took me 5 years and 12 specialists to be diagnosed with Celiac and Hashimoto’s. I want the next person to be diagnosed on the first doctor. - anonymous patient…
Current treatment options available to autoimmune patients include a village of discrete specialists and countless hours of one-on-one appointments and therapy. However, the Allegheny Health Neteork Autoimmune Institute is revolutionizing autoimmune treatment and prevention by providing a one-stop, wholistic approach to managing and combating chronic conditions. Read more about Dr. Bonnie's experience at this avant-garde institute here.
A gluten-free diet isn’t just “trendy”; it is essential for people suffering from Celiac’s disease-- an autoimmune disorder that damages the small intestine when gluten is ingested, leading to a wide range of health problems. Continue reading to discover the latest advances in celiac disease research and their implications for the understanding of other autoimmune diseases.
Sometimes, bacteria don't like each other, and that's the story behind BLIS: bacteriacin-like inhibitory substance. Click here to learn more about the bacteria that help maintain your oral microbiome by bullying other not-so-nice microbiota.