Alzheimer's is overwhelmingly a vascular disease, and thus overwhelmingly preventable. Estimates are less well established than for other chronic diseases, but it seems likely the risk can be trimmed by ... The price tag of Alzheimer's, and chronic
This may well contribute to more effective therapeutics for the chronic diseases of these organs which are at present poorly treated by the heavy hitting pharmacological agents we are so good ... Also bad breath. Fecal transplant, that is introducing the
People who are already sick or who suffer from serious chronic diseases and are currently covered by an employer potentially have the most to lose in a system with more individual
So now, we are victims of our own success. Obesity and related chronic diseases might well be called "SExS,," the "syndrome of excessive successes.". ... But I am not aware of any scientific evidence that encouraging people toof both chronic disease and
In 2007, Pennsylvanians spent almost $4 billion on potentially avoidable hospital charges for just four chronic diseases—asthma, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure,” said Phil Magistro, who ... Teamwork, a
But the cost eventually comes due, all too often in the form of a serious chronic disease that need not have occurred. ... As chronic diseases develop at ever younger age, while we live to ever longer, the percentage of our lives encumbered by that "cost"
Vaccination is an important part of preventive care, especially for patients with chronic diseases, yet adult immunization rates in the U.S. ... This can have both direct and indirect effects on people that have these chronic diseases.
Depending on what diseases are trending upward, drugs sometimes run out, and patients can’t get the optimal treatment for their disease. ... Chronic diseases such as lung disease, diabetes and congenital heart disease were difficult to treat, since
Nonconventional treatments may have a role in treating today's most debilitating and costly diseases, such as chronic pain. ... Future research will provide more insight on which therapies work and for whom through comparative effectiveness trials and
When internists think about chronic diseases that are associated with cardiovascular disease, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) isn't usually at the top of the list.