Search results for "Chronic Diseases"

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Clearing the air about climate change

As temperatures edge upward, doctors should watch out for vulnerable patients, whether it's those with respiratory conditions and other chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease or diabetes, those who have ... Vector-borne diseases also are
September 2016

Why should we shell out so much money for health care for the poor?

would be terrible for people to die or suffer from treatable or preventable diseases because they don't have the money to pay for care. ... People who aren't disabled by chronic diseases or the sequelae of epidemics tend to be better workers, invent more
July 2020

Primary care-staffed transition clinic may cut readmissions

These patients often face a variety of psychosocial barriers, complex chronic conditions, and often will require transportation or medication assistance,” she said. ... Ms. Chakravarthy said. “We're also looking into possibly focusing on chronic
January 2016

Fat: ending the war that nobody started

help curtail our intake of excess calories, driving the obesity epidemic—and the attendant epidemics of related chronic diseases that persist to this day. ... Had that swap ever been made, there would have been no war to wage, no war to end, and many
July 2020

What if? A New Year's public health reverie

But I, too, have loved ones laid low by chronic diseases that need not have occurred. ... In my kingdom, we would do this, and more, until the 80% of all chronic disease we know we can eliminate were actually eliminated.
July 2020

Searching for signs of eating disorders

According to the PIER module, groups at risk for developing eating disorders include adolescents with chronic diseases such as type 1 diabetes or gastrointestinal disorders; patients with a family history of
February 2013

Bad breath and oral health--what's new and what's old?

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
July 2020

Economic pressures turn art of medicine into rote practice

all. Effective communication with patients who have chronic diseases involves more than a transfer of information from doctor to patient. ... It's a transfer of knowledge and skills that enables patients to self-manage their chronic diseases.
September 2009

Integrative therapies may complement care

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
March 2016

Medical care in Old Fangak, South Sudan

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
July 2020

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