chronic disease

Lark Health nabs $100M to pour into AI health coaching platform

The company, which offers an AI platform that provides personalized health coaching for chronic disease patients, will use the new funds to invest in research and development and to expand its virtual integrations with health plans and employers.

With FDA nod, ChemoCentryx pill stands out in a sea of injectable & infused meds

ChemoCentryx has spent decades developing oral alternatives to injectable and infused biologic drugs that treat chronic autoimmune conditions. The research finally paid off with FDA approval of Tavneos, a ChemoCentryx pill for a rare autoimmune disease.

Recent Inclination of Pharma Companies, Emerging Pipeline Therapies Drive the IgA Nephropathy Market Share Growth

Chronic diseases (CDs) pose a significant challenge to healthcare in the 21st century. Factors such as population aging, lifestyle-modifiable risk factors, a decline in early-life infectious diseases, sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy food habits have resulted in the emergence of chronic diseases as a major global health threat. Among CDs, Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is particularly of …

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ChristianaCare added a primary care practice to its cancer center. Here’s why.

When ChristianaCare’s Graham Cancer Center saw that a significant number of its patients did not have a primary care provider, they decided to take action. Now, any patient that doesn’t already have a PCP is connected to one onsite at the cancer center, expanding the care each patient receives.

How Jefferson Health is caring for chronic disease patients amid a pandemic

Providing care for chronic disease patients during a one-in-a-century pandemic is full of challenges, but health systems like Jefferson Health are finding ways — with help from technology — to make sure their patients are getting the care they need.

Stewardship: We Worry More About the Environment than Our Own Bodies

By HANS DUVEFELT Sooner, rather than later, we will be driving electric cars because of the environment. We use energy efficient light bulbs and recyclable packaging for the same reason. And there is a growing debate about the environmental impact of what kind of food we produce and consume. But I still don’t hear enough …

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