Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Modular care: Down syndrome care that focuses on patients

For every patient coordinated and personal care is a must. When several professionals and/or organizations are involved in providing care to a patient, mutual coordination and collaboration is crucial. But in practice coordination ...

Cardiology

Quick bursts of exercise can help diabetics' hearts

(HealthDay)—Frequent, short exercise sessions may be better for diabetes patients' blood vessels than longer and fewer workouts, and that may reduce their risk of heart disease, according to a new study.

Cardiology

Mother brought back to life the day she gave birth

Jessica Grib noticed being a lot more tired with her second pregnancy. She felt winded easily and couldn't catch her breath when lying down. Near her delivery date, she started having issues with high blood pressure. At 36 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

African continent hits 2 million confirmed coronavirus cases

Africa has surpassed 2 million confirmed coronavirus cases as the continent's top public health official warned Thursday that "we are inevitably edging toward a second wave" of infections.

Oncology & Cancer

Blood test predicts ovarian cancer better than previously thought

A blood test already available to GPs in the UK is more predictive of ovarian cancer than previously thought and could also help pick up other forms of cancer, according to new research published in PLOS Medicine today (Wednesday) ...

Oncology & Cancer

How care pathways contribute to improving oncological care

Care pathways for cancer patients play an important role in improving the quality of care and the outcomes of this care. This is the conclusion of Jolanda van Hoeve in her doctoral thesis that she will defend at the University ...

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