Talking Points: Diabetes drugs’ major side effect, weight loss, drives demand

Diabetes drugs Diabetes, a widespread health concern, has prompted continuous advancements in pharmaceuticals. One notable aspect that has gained attention is the unexpected side effect of weight loss associated with certain diabetes drugs. We’ll explore the intricacies of this phenomenon, examining its impact on patients, healthcare providers, and the pharmaceutical industry. Introduction A. Brief Overview … Read more

Understanding polycystic kidney disease (PKD) and its challenges

Understanding polycystic kidney disease Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a chronic, genetic disorder that affects the kidneys. We will explore what PKD is, its types, symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment options, and the challenges faced by those living with this condition. What is Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)? PKD is a hereditary condition characterized by the growth … Read more

Disease X is coming. Is Ireland ready for the next pandemic?

Disease X is coming In a world marked by increasing globalization and interconnectedness, the threat of infectious diseases looms larger than ever before. The COVID-19 pandemic has starkly reminded us of our vulnerability to unforeseen health crises. As experts warn of the possibility of a new, unknown pathogen – often referred to as “Disease X” … Read more