» Heart attack patients with mild cognitive impairment get fewer treatments
23/08/19 22:27 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
New research finds people with mild cognitive impairment don't always receive the same, established medical treatment that patients with normal cognitive functioning get when they have a heart attack.

» Researchers find a way to stop lung damage due to the body's immune response
23/08/19 13:17 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Researchers have discovered a new way to stop harmful inflammation in the lungs due to sepsis and injury. They found a molecule, present during inflammation that binds to white blood cells allowing them to pass from the blood stream into...

» The technology behind Bitcoin may improve the medications of the future
23/08/19 13:17 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Researchers have developed a prototype of an app that may potentially prescribe the optimal dose of medicine for the individual patient, as well as prevent counterfeit products.

» Study suggests weight loss regardless of psychiatric medication use
23/08/19 12:00 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A new study suggests that individuals who take anti-depressants and/or anti-psychotics and participate in a weight management program can lose weight whether or not they take psychiatric medications, according to a new report. The study ...

» Psychiatric illnesses are common in adults and children with kidney failure
22/08/19 21:35 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Between 1996 and 2013, approximately 27% of adults, 21% of elderly adults, and 16% of children with kidney failure in the United States were hospitalized with a psychiatric diagnosis in the first year of kidney failure. The prevalence of...

» Yet another way dogs help the military: aeromedical patient evacuations
22/08/19 18:19 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Animal-assisted therapy has many benefits in health care. Yet, its biological and psychosocial effects in the military are unknown, especially for injured, airlifted patients. Researchers teamed up with a non-profit animal organization t...

» Anxiety, depression linked to more opioid use after surgery
22/08/19 15:33 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Surgeons wielding their life-saving scalpels, laparoscopic tools, or other implements to repair or remove what ails their patients understand all too well that pain is an unavoidable part of the healing process. Yet the current opioid cr...

» Unprecedented therapy found effective for blood cancer patients with no treatment options
21/08/19 21:37 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Researchers have found a new type of therapy to be effective for patients with a particular type of bone marrow cancer that is resistant to several standard therapies.

» Most patients willing to share medical records for research purposes
21/08/19 20:38 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Researchers report most patients are willing to share medical records for research purposes, with a few caveats.

» Lower back pain? Self-administered acupressure could help
21/08/19 20:38 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A recent study found that people with chronic lower back pain who performed self-administered acupressure experienced improvement in pain and fatigue symptoms.

» Meaningful PTSD symptom decrease may lower type 2 diabetes risk
21/08/19 18:27 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Research finds treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that leads to an improvement in symptoms was associated with a 49 percent lower risk of incident type 2 diabetes.

» Improved functional near infrared spectroscopy enables enhanced brain imaging
21/08/19 17:52 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Researchers demonstrate critical improvements to functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS)-based optical imaging in the brain.

» Cannabis flower is an effective mid-level analgesic medication for pain
21/08/19 16:55 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Using the largest database of real-time recordings of the effects of common and commercially available cannabis products in the United States, researchers found strong evidence that cannabis can significantly alleviate pain, with the ave...

» Hazardous patterns of prescription opioid misuse in the US
21/08/19 16:43 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Among adults aged 18 years and older, 31 percent used prescription opioids only as prescribed by a physician medically and 4 percent misused them. Thus, the overwhelming majority (88 percent) of all past-12-month prescription opioid user...

» Patient charges mean young people visit doctor less
21/08/19 16:05 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
When young adults pass the age limit for paying patient co-payments, or out-of-pocket prices, their medical consultations in primary care decrease by 7 percent, a study shows. The groups affected most are women and low-income earners.

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