News tagged with disease management
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 |
Heart disease is the nation's No. 1 killer for both men and women. But what's most astonishing is that almost 80 percent of heart disease is preventable, and even small lifestyle changes can have a big impact.
Health Jan 30, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 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
Mutations in three genes have been identified that are more prevalent in patients with esophageal cancer and Barrett esophagus, a premalignant metaplasia (change in cells or tissue) caused by chronic gastroesophageal reflux ...
Genetics Jul 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Treatment-resistant hypertension affects nearly 6 million Americans and another 94 million people worldwide and is associated with increased cardiovascular risk, including stroke and heart ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
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
(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
Reducing financial barriers to medication access—a strategy known as value-based insurance design (VBID)—can improve medication adherence and management of chronic diseases such as diabetes. The economic ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(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 |
Researchers at Queen's University Belfast have devised a 'magic bullet' nanomedicine which could become the first effective treatment for Acute Lung Injury or ALI, a condition affecting 20 per cent of all patients in intensive ...
Medical research May 15, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Chidren with asthma in India are being prevented from receiving effective treatment by a range of widely-held myths and misconceptions, says a University of Sydney study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 14, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0