Alzheimer's disease & dementia

'Light flash' treatment might help slow Alzheimer's

While efforts to develop Alzheimer's medications have so far borne little fruit, new research highlights the therapeutic promise of two non-drug tools: light and sound.

Diabetes

Assessing risk of vascular inflammation for diabetes patients

A team of international scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) in Singapore, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed a simple method ...

Oncology & Cancer

Never too late: Cancer centers push patients to quit smoking

When cancer patients stop smoking, they heal faster, experience fewer side effects from treatment and lower their chances of tumors returning. Now, top cancer hospitals are helping patients quit as evidence mounts that it's ...

Medical research

New breakthrough to help immune systems in the fight against cancer

New research has identified potential treatment that could improve the human immune system's ability to search out and destroy cancer cells within the body. Scientists have identified a way to restrict the activity of a group ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hospitals overwhelmed in Senegal's capital as virus surges

Senegal's health ministry said Monday that hospitals in the capital Dakar were "close to saturation" due to a surge in COVID-19 patients, with overworked medical personnel facing burnout.

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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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