Genetics Home Reference: hyaline fibromatosis syndrome

Hyaline fibromatosis syndrome is a disorder in which a clear (hyaline) substance abnormally accumulates in body tissues. This disorder affects many areas of the body, including the skin, joints, bones, and internal organs. The severity of the signs and symptoms of hyaline fibromatosis syndrome fall along a spectrum. In more severe cases (previously diagnosed as… Read More »

Amazon-Berkshire-JPM's Haven hires clinical strategy leader

Brief Published March 15, 2019 Dive Brief: Haven, the Amazon-Berkshire Hathaway-J.P. Morgan Chase joint healthcare venture, has hired Sandhya Rao as vice president of clinical strategy, CNBC first reported and Healthcare Dive confirmed. Rao, who previously served as senior medical director for Partners Population Health, will join Haven CEO Atul Gawande and a fledgling staff tasked with… Read More »

The Battle for the One, True ‘Fire Cider’

Fire cider is an herbal concoction that steeps for weeks and emerges tangy and hot. It is a pungent brew made from apple cider vinegar, onions, garlic and horseradish, sometimes with citrus and hot peppers thrown in. Proponents claim it has beneficial properties. Lately fire cider has become known for another property: its ability to… Read More »