Tag Archives: disease

Is Parkinson’s Disease a Gut Problem?

It’s been known for a long time that Parkinson’s disease is a condition that arises in the brain. Certain nerve cells in the brain begin to break down, and levels of dopamine, a neurotransmitter, drop, resulting in coordination difficulties, muscle stiffness, changes in speech, and the tremor that is the disease’s signature symptom. But now… Read More »

Rare disease analytics platform Raremark raises $3.9M

This morning London-based data platform Raremark announced that it landed $ 3.9 million (£3 million) in a funding round led by AlbionVC and Ananda Ventures, with participation from Oltre Ventures and Cass Entrepreneurship Fund. The platform, which focuses on rare diseases, plans on using the new money to build a patient engagement and data analysis… Read More »

Type 2 Diabetes, Blood Sugar, Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease

Prevent heart and vascular disease was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, but also of great concern. Diabetes is a disease of inflammation and is associated with inflammation and clogged blood vessels, a condition known as atherosclerosis. According to the National Institutes of Health, interleukin-6 (IL-6), participates in many immune functions, including inflammation. Inflammation may be… Read More »