News tagged with disease management
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from Queen Mary, University of London, and Barts Health NHS Trust have identified the genetic mutation behind a devastating disease of the small intestine.
Genetics Jan 04, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
For some people with diabetes, there may be such a thing as too much care.
Diabetes Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Use of a clinical decision-support system (CDSS) appears to be beneficial in HIV care, with improvements noted in CD4 cell counts and clinic follow-up, according to a study published in the ...
HIV & AIDS Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mitral valve repair safe and effective for elderly patients once considered too high risk based on age alone
(Medical Xpress)—Heart surgery to repair the mitral valve is safe and leads to a better quality of life for older patients long-suspected to be too high risk for the operation, according to new research from the University ...
Cardiology Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers in Italy have discovered that the flu virus could contribute to the onset of diabetes. This finding could help scientists uncover a way to prevent some forms of this condition. The study was funded ...
Diabetes Dec 04, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Diagnosis and management of erectile dysfunction (ED) improves health outcomes for men with comorbid diseases, and vice versa, according to research published online Nov. 15 in The Journal of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have pieced together new genetic clues to the arthritis puzzle in a study that brings potential treatments closer to reality and could also provide insights into why more women than men succumb to the disabling ...
Genetics Nov 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Over the last 15 years, researchers have found a significant association between vascular diseases such as hypertension, atherosclerosis, diabetes type 2, hyperlipidemia, and heart disease and an increased risk of Alzheimer's ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A project based at The University of Queensland is helping women who have survived breast cancer to lose weight and live healthier, longer lives.
Cancer Oct 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Many households in the United States are ready should a disaster—such as a hurricane or earthquake—strike, federal officials said Thursday.
Health Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A 10-week program that fits easily into the high school curriculum could give students a lifetime of less anger and lower blood pressure, researchers report.
Health Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A clinic-based program for adolescents with type 1 diabetes and their families helped the teens develop the healthy behaviors needed to control their blood sugar levels, researchers at the National Institutes ...
Pediatrics Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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
Tai Chi can be used as an effective form of exercise therapy for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to new findings.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Higher levels of physical activity were related to lower risk of death in patients with diabetes, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine.
Diabetes Aug 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0