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High Cholesterol

Jul 17/GHLF Staff / Articles Medical Conditions

Cholesterol, a waxy fat-like substance in your blood that is made by the liver, is essential to help your body build healthy cells. Too much cholesterol, however, can be dangerous and can increase your risk of heart disease, the number one killer of men and women in the U.S. In fact, high cholesterol is one […]

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High costs of migraine comorbidities

Jul 17/GHLF Staff / Migraine

  Chronic migraines (CM), whose external imperceptibility can lead to stigmatization, are characterized by headaches at least 15 days each month. That means “people with chronic migraine have a migraine or headache more often than not,” notes the nonprofit American Migraine Foundation. Studies have demonstrated that migraine patients have lower quality of life and professional […]

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Doctors may over-test for and over-treat low Vitamin D

Jul 06/GHLF Staff / Osteoporosis

Though vitamin D helps protect older adults from osteoporosis, doctors may be over-testing for vitamin deficiency.

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GHLF Rebukes ICER Analysis on Osteoporosis Treatments

Apr 26/GHLF Staff / ICER

GHLF calls conclusions from ICER’s draft on osteoporosis treatments anti-patient and methodologically flawed.

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Age obesity are important factors in arthritis prevalence study finds

Apr 11/GHLF Staff / arthritis

A new Canadian study that obesity plays a large role in patients’ tendency to develop arthritis.

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