Tag Archives: chronic disease

The capillary web gets lost in diseased kidneys

Main functions of the kidney are regulating ions, pH, fluid balance and blood pressure and disposing of metabolic waste products. These functions are dependent on properly working renal blood vessels, including the smallest ones, the so called

People with chronic disease learn to manage symptoms of depression

Symptoms of depression – like feeling sad and loss of interest in usual activities – are common among people with chronic diseases like diabetes and arthritis. These feelings can interfere with enjoyment of life and can reduce

Obesity in British and German online newspapers

How news articles discuss events and issues may impact how these events and issues are understood by people and what courses of action receive more support. Much has therefore been written about the news representation of obesity