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QD: News Every Day--Women who drink moderately, regularly may age better

higher chance of successful ageing, defined as being free of 11 major chronic diseases and having no major cognitive, physical or mental health limitations at age 70.
July 2020

The fountain of youth, where no one drinks

We have known for decades the modifiable, root causes of premature death and chronic disease. ... Chronic diseases that would have occurred, don't, at least 8 times in 10.
July 2020

Helping older patients 'age in place'

Helping them do so involves identifying functional status, as well as the more familiar role of diagnosing a disease or managing a chronic illness, experts said. ... Performing a comprehensive geriatric assessment is key. "Internists tend not to ask
May 2017

Medical talks in India, part 1

hospitals. In our discussions, I learned that chronic diseases are increasing in India and that they have the same variety of disease as we do, except they see very different infectious ... diseases. The residents work very hard and have incredible
July 2020

Misusing medical technology and escalating the cost of health care

A good PCP, like this one, coordinates the care of his or her patients with chronic illnesses and in so doing avoids excess referrals, tests, procedures and hospitalizations along with unneeded
July 2020

Muddled guidance at menopause

I regret to say that, accordingly, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is poised to muddle the management of symptoms, and chronic disease risk at menopause. ... How did a mix of benefits and harms, no overall mortality difference,
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Minimum exercise levels may not be enough to prevent weight gain

Minimum exercise recommendations meant to prevent some chronic illnesses may not be enough to prevent weight gain, a study found. ... 150 min of weekly moderate activity lower the risk of chronic diseases and mortality.”.
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Satisfied patients use more care, but also have more mortality

The association between higher patient satisfaction and mortality remained significant when researchers excluded patients with poor self-rated health and three or more chronic diseases (aHR, 1.44; 95% CI,
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Opioids for abdominal pain doubles in a decade

Of these, more than 55 million weighted visits were for chronic abdominal pain. ... Of the total visits for chronic abdominal pain, 10.1% (95% CI, 8.1% to 12.1%) received at least one opioid prescription.
July 2020

Excessive consults stem from lack of time for primary care

The pressure to see patients every 15 minutes does not leave much time to work complex diagnoses or manage chronic diseases. ... Further, patients often have multiple problems or chronic diseases, and so are often referred to multiple consultants, a
October 2009

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