News tagged with patients

Improving end-of-life care: Lessons from 40 years of work

After four decades of work - first on patients' rights, then on family and caregiving relationships, and most recently on systemic reform—we now know that it will take additional efforts in all three areas to improve care ...

Feb 11, 2015
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Diabetes drug spurs host defense

Pioglitazone, a medication approved for treatment of type 2 diabetes, can help bypass genetic defects in chronic granulomatous disease to help white blood cells fight bacterial infections, according to researchers at National ...

Feb 11, 2015
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Optic nerve may help predict stroke patient death risk

Using optic ultrasound to measure the sheath of a nerve that connects the eye and brain can help identify acute stroke patients most at risk of dying within days or months, according to research presented at the American ...

Feb 11, 2015
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New device improves healing of some ruptured aneurysms

A new device inserted into small ruptured brain aneurysms significantly improved healing of ruptured aneurysms compared to a standard device, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International ...

Feb 11, 2015
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