Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why don't people with COVID-19 symptoms get tested?

Mild symptoms, poor knowledge of nearby testing sites, and certain demographic factors have been identified as barriers to COVID-19 testing, according to a new study of more than 4 million adults in the UK published this ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Serious mental illness? There's an app for that

People with a serious mental illness often have dysfunctional beliefs that spiral them downward. They feel stigmatized. They may believe people are out to get them. They might think they will never get better.

Medications

Heart failure symptoms improve with a type 2 diabetes medicine

Canagliflozin, a medication used to treat type 2 diabetes, was found to greatly improve symptoms and quality of life within 3 months for people with heart failure due to either reduced or preserved cardiac function, even ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer survivors make strides in community exercise programs

In a new research article published in Cancer, University of Texas at Arlington researcher and Assistant Professor Yue Liao in the Department of Kinesiology found that cancer survivors improved their quality of life, physical ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Smartphone apps and back pain treatments

Australians hoping to reduce medical and physiotherapy costs by using smartphone apps to self-manage lower back pain could be setting themselves up for failure—with a new study outlining the lackluster quality and lack ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Wandering minds and dysfunctional emotions

Most of us experience the world in two different states of mind. In one, we're attentive and focused on what we're doing, and in the other we wander through our mental landscape. These states of mind wandering occur 30 to ...

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