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Dermatologists have a role in care of transgender patients

(HealthDay)—Dermatologists can help with the physical transformation of transgender individuals, especially facial transformation for women, according to a study published in the February issue of the Journal of the American ...

Feb 01, 2016
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Do asthma and COPD truly exist?

Defining a patient's symptoms using the historical diagnostic labels of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an outdated approach to understanding an individual's condition, according to experts writing ...

Feb 01, 2016
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Carbamazepine affects warfarin anticoagulation

(HealthDay)—For warfarin-treated patients, carbamazepine co-treatment is associated with subtherapeutic anticoagulative effect and increased warfarin dose requirements, according to a study published online Jan. 21 in the ...

Jan 29, 2016
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Study gets to the heart of heart failure

A failing heart is said to be like an "engine out of fuel." To better understand the problem of energy production in heart-failure patients, researchers at Yale University and Duke University studied the underlying metabolic ...

Jan 29, 2016
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Laboratory discovers new antibody function

The laboratory of Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and an international team of researchers from Italy, United Kingdom, Japan, France, The Netherlands, Australia, Sweden and Czech Republic, ...

Jan 29, 2016
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Patient

A patient is any person who receives medical attention, care, or treatment. The person is most often ill or injured and in need of treatment by a physician or other medical professional, although one who is visiting a physician for a routine check-up may also be viewed as a patient.

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