What is celiac disease and how does it affect your iron levels?
Celiac disease is a life-long, autoimmune, genetic disease which causes the immune system to react abnormally to the consumption of gluten, a protein found in grains such as wheat, rye and barley.
The Global Burden of Kidney Disease
Non-communicable diseases are among the ten greatest threats to human health, according to the World Health Organization. Over 70% of all deaths worldwide are said to be caused by non-communicable conditions such as cancer or heart disease. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is one such affliction, which can be caused by common medical conditions such as diabetes or hypertension.
What is inflammation and why do we need it?
The World Health Organization (WHO) ranks noncommunicable diseases among the top 10 greatest threats to human health. These are diseases that cannot be transmitted from one person to another, such as diabetes, cancer or heart disease. Although these three conditions might seem unrelated at first, they all have one thing in common: inflammation.
Case Study: genetic hemochromatosis patient can now test his iron stores from home
Would you like to learn about challenges of a genetic hemochromatosis patient? Read the case study on how Bloom device was used to tackle those challenges.
Interview: My Experience with Hemochromatosis
Interview with Johan, Hemochromatosis Patient. Two years ago he discovered that he is genetically predisposed to get the symptoms of hemochromatosis caused by the C282Y mutation. He has since become a big advocate of genetic testing and aims to raise awareness of hereditary hemochromatosis since patients often go undiagnosed for a long time. Learn today about his journey through Diagnosis and Treatment.
What you should know about the thyroid
In this article we want to tell you more about your thyroid – how it works, which disorders you might expect, and how they affect women more often than men.
Bloom Diagnostics is again part of the ASICS Austrian Women's Run
This year Bloom Diagnostics is again part of the ASICS Austrian Women's Run and offers the possibility to gain insights into your iron stores or thyroid status - for only €10!
What I learned in my Bloom Internship
Meet Lisa, our data scientist. She joined Bloom last October as a data science intern and will become a full-time employee once she completes her master's degree.
Lisa keeps a weekly log of her learnings to stay motivated and have guidance when approaching new challenges. She shares her experiences and tips about her Data Science internship.
Can regular and intense sport lead to iron deficiency?
You exercise regularly and spend more than 10h a week engaging in sport activities. You watch what you eat, you limit sweets, snacks and alcohol intake. And yet, you still feel fatigue. Sounds familiar? If it does, one possible reason could be low iron levels. And while there are numerous articles online on iron deficiency, there is very little relevant information out there that addresses athletes and sportspeople in particular.
Simple Guide to Female Reproductive Anatomy
Do you know all of the components of your reproductive system? If someone asked you where your urethra is, or if you were asked about the purpose of your cervix, would you know the answer? Knowing your body is key to good health and well-being.
Ovarian Reserve: What it is, how it is measured, what influences it?
Whether you are thinking of starting a family or you would like to know more about your fertility as a female, it is important to understand the topic of your eggs.
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