Cancer

AI predicts cancer patients' symptoms

Doctors could get a head start treating cancer thanks to new AI developed at the University of Surrey that is able to predict symptoms and their severity throughout the course of a patient's treatment.

Diabetes

New method identifies type 2 diabetics at risk of early death

When you hear the phrase 'adult-onset diabetes', your first thought might be of excessive blood sugar levels and obesity. Picturing an adult carrying extra weight around his or her waist, and who follows an unhealthy lifestyle.

Surgery

Smoking linked to cognitive dysfunction in fibromyalgia

(HealthDay)—Smoking tobacco is a risk factor for cognitive dysfunction in patients with fibromyalgia (FM), according to a study presented at the 17th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting, a meeting of the American Society of Regional ...

Cardiology

FDA warns of rare stroke risk with MS drug

(HealthDay)—A new warning has been added to the multiple sclerosis drug Lemtrada (alemtuzumab) after rare reports of patients suffering strokes and tears in the lining of the arteries in the head and neck, the U.S. Food ...

Medical research

Doctors should recommend healthy lifestyle modifications more often

Doctors give their patients advice about healthy lifestyle changes too rarely. A statistical analysis of U.S. health data conducted by MedUni Vienna researchers together with international partners has shown that people suffering ...

Cardiology

Diagnosing chest pain quickly

Two protocols for quickly and safely evaluating patients presenting to emergency departments with chest pain are being adopted by Australian hospitals.

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