Tag: patient

Study finds gout drug may reduce risk of death

In a recently to be published study in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, researchers have found the use of the drug allopurinol was associated with...

Stroke patients may benefit from new routines

People who have suffered a stroke often experience severe fatigue. But doctors find it hard to help these patients as their experiences of fatigue...

How seeing the same doctor helps your health

Patients are more likely to raise a health problem with a doctor they've seen over time and have built-up a relationship with, new research...
Chicken pox vaccine saving children's lives

Well-child visits make lots of kids sick

New research shows that well-child doctor appointments for annual exams and vaccinations are associated with an increased risk of flu-like illnesses in children and...

Sedation before nerve block increases risk, not pain relief

New research suggests that sedating patients before a nerve block needed to diagnose or treat chronic pain increases costs, risks and unnecessary surgeries, and...

‘Attention on the flight deck’: What doctors can learn from pilots...

As computers become common in medical examination rooms across the United States, a new study explores the role this technology plays in the doctor-patient...

Exercise Improves Depression In Parkinson’s

A new study by a movement disorder neurologist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found that depression improved among patients with Parkinson’s...

Blood growth factor boosts effect of exercise in peripheral artery disease

A blood cell growth factor can boost the effects of exercise in improving mobility for patients with peripheral artery disease, a clinical study has...

Overnight dialysis boosts kidney health, cuts heart disease risk

Receiving dialysis at home while sleeping not only improves kidney health and quality of life for people with kidney disease, it could also decrease...

New hepatitis C drug shows potential in phase 2 trials

The addition of danoprevir to the current treatment regimen for patients with hepatitis C leads to high rates of remission, according to a new...

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