News tagged with quality of life
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The number of young people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes has seen the sharpest rise over the last twenty years compared to a background of a general increase across the board, new University research has ...
Diabetes May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) typically suffer from depression more frequently than those without COPD, resulting in higher levels of disability and illness and increasing the overall ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Bullying because of perceived sexual orientation is prevalent among school-aged youths, according to a study led by Donald Patrick, professor of health services at the UW School of Public ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—About 65 percent of surgical residents report that they disapprove of the 2011 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Common Program requirements, which place restrictions ...
Surgery May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Adolescents with untreated adolescent idiopathic scoliosis report worse pain and worse self-image than unaffected adolescents, although the difference is clinically significant only for self-image, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists identify early predictors of disease progression which could speed Huntington's disease drug trials
Scientists have identified a set of tests that could help identify whether and how Huntington's disease (HD) is progressing in groups of people who are not yet showing symptoms. The latest findings from the TRACK-HD study, ...
Neuroscience May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Creative arts therapies (CATs) can improve anxiety, depression, pain symptoms and quality of life among cancer patients, although the effect was reduced during follow-up in a study by Timothy W. Puetz, Ph.D., M.P.H., of the ...
Cancer May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Experiencing connections, regularities, and coherence in their environment may lead people to feel a greater sense of meaning in life, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Ps ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 30, 2013 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0
In the days when American physicians dispensed oracular commands and their judgments were rarely questioned, a doctor could take it upon himself with few ethical qualms to keep from a patient the bad news of a terminal diagnosis.
Health Apr 28, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
An evaluation of national data by UC Davis researchers has found that extra weight is not necessarily linked with a higher risk of death.
Health Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A team of Australian researchers has come a step closer to unlocking a mystery that causes epileptic seizures in babies.
Genetics Jan 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Hastings Center calls on health care professionals and organizations to meet standards for good care near the end of lif
People with chronic or life-threatening illnesses often experience problems with their care, including confusion and conflict over how to make good decisions, poor communication with care providers, inadequate pain and symptom ...
Health May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The very oldest in our society are missing out on simple heart treatments which can prolong and improve their quality of life, Newcastle heart experts say.
Cardiology Jul 24, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study could help earlier diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, after a Malaysian researcher working for Newcastle University in the UK identified that even early in the disease people experience symptoms.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Surgery is more effective than medicine at providing relief from the symptoms of persistent heartburn and reflux, a University of Aberdeen-led study has found.
Cardiology Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 1