Tag Archives: Disease

Replacing red meat with plant protein reduces heart disease risk

A meta-analysis of trials comparing the health effects of red meat consumption with those of other diets found that substituting healthful plant protein for red meat helps lower the risk of cardiovascular disease. Eating plant proteins, such as tofu, may benefit cardiovascular health. Many studies throughout the years have linked the consumption of red meat… Read More »

Patients’ own cells could be the key to treating Crohn’s disease

Rachel Sawyer, a communications manager who is 50 and lives in Anerley in south east London, was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2000 and treated at Guy’s and St Thomas’. Although her condition is now under control, she supports other people who have Crohn’s and runs the Twitter account @Bottomline_IBD. She said: “One of the worst… Read More »

Sports power couple hopes IVF can ‘cure’ crippling disease

Throughout their eight-year relationship, Allie LaForce and Joe Smith have dreamed of having a family. LaForce, a basketball reporter for TNT, wants four children, while her husband, a pitcher with the Houston Astros who started his career with the Mets, has a more practical approach: “Let’s start with one,” he tells The Post. But the… Read More »