News tagged with chronic medical conditions
Researchers discovered that small pieces of genetic material called microRNAs link the two defining characteristics of fit muscles: the ability to burn sugar and fat and the ability to switch between slow- ...
Medical research May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers are looking at how smoke from bushfires may pose risks to some people's health.
Health Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
HIV patients who participated in an intervention that helped them identify barriers to taking their drugs properly and develop customized coping strategies took a significantly greater amount of their prescribed doses than ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Patients who have three or more chronic medical conditions are half as likely to receive depression treatment in primary care practices that use electronic medical records as they are in practices that ...
Health Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Children who regularly see specialists for chronic medical conditions are also using complementary medicine at a high rate, demonstrates recently published research from the University of Alberta and the University of Ottawa.
Pediatrics Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Computer and web-based weight management programmes may provide a cost effective way of addressing the growing problem of obesity, according to a team of seven researchers who undertook a Cochrane systematic review. The researchers, ...
Overweight and Obesity Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research has uncovered several factors which could explain why children with asthma are at an increased risk of being bullied.
Health Sep 02, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
A sedentary lifestyle is a common cause of obesity, and excessive body weight and fat in turn are considered catalysts for diabetes, high blood pressure, joint damage and other serious health problems. But what if lack of ...
Health Aug 13, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Spinal cord stimulation improves heart function and could become a novel treatment option for heart failure, according to research presented at the ESC Congress 2012 today, August 25, by Professor Hung-Fat Tse from Hong Kong.
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with diseases such as diabetes suffer from painful wounds that take a long time to heal, making them more susceptible to infections that could even lead to amputations. A*STAR's discovery paves the way for therapeutics ...
Medical research Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
One of the world's top medical journals has launched a campaign against overdiagnosis, where people are diagnosed with medical conditions they don't have and prescribed medicine they don't need.
Health Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Physicians from the Departments of Pediatrics and Family Medicine at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) are proposing that current pediatric guidelines and practices could be implemented ...
Health Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study suggests that when prescribed by physicians in routine practice and used appropriately by patients, treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) could reduce blood pressure in men with hypertension.
Sleep apnea Oct 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Neuropathic pain, caused by nerve or tissue damage, is the culprit behind many cases of chronic pain. It can be the result of an accident or caused by a variety of medical conditions and diseases such as tumors, lupus, and ...
Neuroscience Apr 30, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- People who have certain chronic medical conditions, such as type 1 diabetes, are even more susceptible than most to the ill effects of alcohol, though they may not be aware of how potentially ...
Diabetes Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0