News tagged with chronic conditions

Report: Exchanges yield more specialty drug use

The nation's largest pharmacy benefits manager says that patients from the health care overhaul's new insurance exchanges have been more likely to use expensive specialty drugs for chronic conditions.

Apr 09, 2014
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COPD? There's an app for that

A smart phone and a connection to the "internet of things" could allow people with chronic lung disease to avoid risky areas where environmental conditions, pollution and weather might exacerbate their symptoms. Details of ...

Feb 04, 2014
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Inflammation in prostate may reduce cancer risk

Doctors at the North Shore-LIJ Health System have discovered that increased inflammation in the prostate may predict reduced risk for prostate cancer. The findings are published online in Cancer.

Dec 09, 2013
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