Severe Sprue-Like Enteropathy Associated With Olmesartan

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Dr. Joseph A. Murray, a Gastroenterologist and Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing online first and in print in the August 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, where he discloses an association between celiac disease-like symptoms and a common hypertension medication, Olmesartan. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/ S0025-6196(12)00558-7/fulltext

The Commonwealth Shines A Light On The World’s Biggest Killer

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Learn more on: http://www.thecommonwealth.org Did you know that Non communicable diseases, or NCDs, are the world’s biggest killer? NCDs are diseases like heart disease, stroke, cancer, asthma and diabetes. These diseases are consequences of your lifestyle and the environment you live in. Young people are hit hard by NCDs because lifestyle habits are often adopted at this stage of life and frequently remain well into adulthood. If we act now we can change lives forever. Join the...

The One Health Initiative MWV18

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Ronald Atlas, former President for the American Society for Microbiology, discusses the new One Health Initiative that recognizes the inter-relationships among human, animal, and environmental health and seeks to enhance communication, cooperation, and collaboration in integrating these areas for the health and well-being of all species. Development of the One Health Initiative began in 2007 with the American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA) efforts to strengthen communications and...