News tagged with chronic illness
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(HealthDay)—The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has joined the Coalition for Accessible Treatments, in support of the Patients' Access to Treatments Act of 2013, which will reduce the out-of-pocket ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Health plan-initiated, employer-based wellness programs are being implemented to test new approaches to help reduce diabetes risk and, more broadly, to prevent chronic illness, according to ...
Diabetes Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Before spouses take their first step toward fitness, their partner's interest or willingness to participate can sway them, says a Purdue University family studies expert.
Health Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
When it comes to health care, patients with the motivation, knowledge, skills and confidence to manage their own health have better health outcomes and incur fewer health care costs.
Health Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Two months ago, Gary Rager's girlfriend asked him to do the unthinkable. The 44-year-old woman, who has suffered disabling pain for the past three years, asked Rager if he would help her end her life.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN) researchers Michele G. Shedlin, PhD, and Joyce K. Anastasi, PhD, DrNP, FAAN, LAc, published a paper, "Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicines and Supplements by Mexican-Origin ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Adults with high out-of-pocket health care expenditures experience considerable anxiety and debt problems, as well as disruption in their medical care, according to research published in the ...
Health Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Asthma is a serious condition that affects more than 25.7 million Americans, and is responsible for nearly 4,000 deaths annually. While the cause of asthma remains unknown, a study released today in the January issue of Annals of ...
Inflammatory disorders Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Armed with data on vaccine effectiveness from five study monitoring sites, including one at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, the Centers for Disease Control is renewing the call for everyone ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Exposure to extreme heat can cause illness and even death for some people. But there are several small steps you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones.
Health Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Globally, health advances present most people with a devastating irony: avoid premature death but live longer and sicker.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More than two hundred gene locations have now been identified for the chronic bowel condition Crohn's Disease, in a study that analysed the entire human genome.
Genetics Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers from The University of Auckland have announced the results of a recent study showing that overweight and obesity in New Zealand costs the country between NZ$722 million and NZ$849 million a year in health care ...
Overweight and Obesity Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Approximately 68 percent of U.S. adults are overweight or obese, according to the National Cancer Institute, which puts them at greater risk for developing cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and a host of other chronic ...
Medical research Dec 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing researchers have discovered that guided imagery significantly decreases stress, fatigue, pain and depression in women with fibromyalgia.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 19, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0