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Our Home Is Our Health Hub: CTA and CHI Align to Address Digital and Health Equity

In the pandemic, I’ve been weaving together data to better understand how people as consumers are being re-shaped in daily life across their Maslow Hierarchies of Needs. One of those basic needs has been digital connectivity. People of color have faced many disparities in the wake of the pandemic: the virus itself, exacting greater rates… Read More »

Genetics Home Reference: maturity-onset diabetes of the young

Maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) is a group of several conditions characterized by abnormally high blood sugar levels. These forms of diabetes typically begin before age 30, although they can occur later in life. In MODY, elevated blood sugar arises from reduced production of , which is a hormone produced in the that helps… Read More »

Seven common men’s health problems – and how you can treat them yourself at home

Studies have shown that men are more likely to get worse symptoms from coronavirus, and are more likely to die. Why? It could be that more men smoke than women, and the virus affects the lungs. But other research suggests that it may be the simple fact that men – particularly older men – are… Read More »

Genetics Home Reference: nonketotic hyperglycinemia

Aliefendioğlu D, Tana Aslan Ay, Coşkun T, Dursun A, Cakmak FN, Kesimer M. Transient nonketotic hyperglycinemia: two case reports and literature review. Pediatr Neurol. 2003 Feb;28(2):151-5. Review. Applegarth DA, Toone JR. Glycine encephalopathy (nonketotic hyperglycinaemia) : review and update. J Inherit Metab Dis. 2004;27(3):417-22. Review. Applegarth DA, Toone JR. Glycine encephalopathy (nonketotic hyperglycinemia): comments and… Read More »