Neuroscience

Self-management strategies offer limited benefit in epilepsy

(HealthDay)—Limited evidence suggests that self-management strategies modestly improve some outcomes among persons with epilepsy, according to a review published online July 2 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Diabetes

Most diabetes phone apps lack education, support functions

(HealthDay)—Most diabetes apps miss opportunities to improve care and health outcomes by not providing real-time decision support or situation-specific education on blood glucose self-management, according to a research ...

Inflammatory disorders

Next-generation asthma inhalers

In Europe alone, there are almost 30 million people who suffer from asthma. The myAirCoach project provides an innovative smart inhaler device along with integrated mobile Health (mHealth) personalised asthma monitoring services ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Breathlessness treatments do reduce patient distress

Breathlessness is a common symptom in advanced disease and can lead to panic and anxiety for patients and their family. It can trouble people even when resting or performing light activities around the home. With our aging ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Giving patients a HED-SMART head start

A paper co-authored by academics from City's School of Health Sciences was named among the top 10 best abstracts submitted to the prestigious European Renal Association and European Dialysis and Transplant Association's (ERA-EDTA) ...

Cardiology

Phone app for managing heart disease

A new smart phone app that helps patients manage heart disease and stay out of the hospital has been developed by a team led by a Rutgers–Camden nursing student.

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