News tagged with chronic illness
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After a decade and a half of near stagnation, four new drugs could help make advanced prostate cancer a chronic illness instead of a terminal disease, a leading Colorado prostate cancer expert says.
Cancer Feb 16, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (13) | 2 |
On the health front, the poor often have at least two things going against them: a lack of insurance and chronic illnesses, of which diabetes is among the most common.
Health Feb 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Comparing yourself to others with the same health problem can influence your physical and emotional health, according to researchers who conducted a qualitative synthesis of over 30 studies focusing on ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A spoonful of medicine goes down a lot easier if there is a dog or cat around. Having pets is helpful for women living with HIV/AIDS and managing their chronic illness, according to a new study from the Frances Payne Bolton ...
Health Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Mexico enacted tough new rules Thursday to ban advertising of "miracle cures" for weight loss, sagging body parts and more serious illnesses like prostate ailments, chronic fatigue and even cancer.
Medications Jan 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the first comprehensive review of its kind since 1992, a UC Davis researcher has estimated the national annual price tag of occupational injuries and illnesses at $250 billion, much higher than generally assumed.
Health Jan 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- For the first time in 45 years, homicide has fallen off the list of the nation's top 15 causes of death, government health officials said Wednesday.
Health Jan 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The holidays are over, January has arrived, and many of us enter the New Year determined to live our lives a little healthier than last.
Health Jan 06, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Women with celiac disease -- an autoimmune disorder associatedwith a negative reaction to eating gluten -- are more likely than the general population to report symptoms of depression and disordered eating, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Known for her poetry, letters, love affair and marriage to Robert Browning, Elizabeth Barrett Browning also left a legacy of unanswered questions about her lifelong chronic illness. Now, a Penn State anthropologist, with ...
Other Dec 19, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Across U.S. outpatient clinics between 1997 and 2008, opioid prescriptions for chronic abdominal pain more than doubled, according to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official journal of the Am ...
Medications Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Antibiotics for acute infections are a pillar of medicine, but doctors say the pillar is crumbling as pharmaceutical companies neglect antibiotic development and instead chase massive profits from chronic ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 60
Patients with cancer, heart disease and other chronic illness struggle not only with complications inherent to their disease, they also experience an involuntary loss of weight and muscle mass triggered by ...
Medical research Nov 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Family caregivers of people with dementia experience more burden and are at greater risk of developing depression than caregivers of people with a chronic illness. A new evidence review from the Netherlands ...
Health Nov 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
What if a new medication for severely ill patients had no role in curing them but made them feel much better despite being sick? Let's say this elixir were found to decrease the pain and nausea of cancer patients, improve ...
Health Oct 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0