Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Physicians report high rate of uncontrolled atopic dermatitis

(HealthDay)—Physicians rate a high proportion of patients with atopic dermatitis (AD) as having inadequate disease control, according to a study published online Nov. 13 in the Journal of Dermatology.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Hand osteoarthritis is a common condition

A new study estimates that the lifetime risk of symptomatic hand osteoarthritis is 40%, and nearly one in two women and one in four men will develop the condition, which affects hand strength and function and causes disability ...

Oncology & Cancer

991 used oregon's physician-aided dying law 1998 to 2015

(HealthDay)—Fewer than 1,000 residents have followed through since Oregon became the first state to permit physician-aided dying in 1997, according to a report published online April 6 in JAMA Oncology.

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