Pancreatitis: Learn How to Lower Your Risk for this Painful Condition

10:01 16 April in Health, Medicine, Uncategorized by WorldCare Author

Pancreatitis is a condition where the pancreas becomes inflamed and irritated. Lifestyle factors that increase the risk of pancreatitis include heavy alcohol use, smoking, obesity, diabetes, and a diet high in processed or fatty foods. Rates of pancreatitis have increased over the past 50 years in most...

Diabetes: Amid Rising Rates, New Drugs and Devices Offer Hope 

10:15 22 January in Health, Medicine, Uncategorized by WorldCare Author

While the incidence rates of diabetes are climbing, new therapies and technologies help patients better manage the condition. The statistics surrounding diabetes can be overwhelming. About 10.5% of the adult population around the world has diabetes—that’s about 537 million people—and almost half of them are unaware...

Skin Cancer

What You Need to Know about Skin Cancer: Cases of melanoma are increasing rapidly. Here’s how to reduce your risk.

10:37 04 August in Health by WorldCare Author

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), skin cancer accounts for one in every three cancer diagnoses. In 2020, there were more than 1.5 million new skin cancer diagnoses around the world. Skin cancer is becoming increasingly...

WorldCare Consortium® MSO providers Dana-Farber and Boston Children’s Hospital develop a preventive measure to breast cancer

15:03 09 April in Health, Medicine, Uncategorized by

Researchers and doctors alike recognize the importance of preventing or reversing cancer before patients are in the position of having to treat more advanced cases. Michael Goldberg, Ph.D., of Dana-Farber has contributed to a collaborative group effort into research that demonstrates how particular cancer cases...