Search results for "Chronic Diseases"

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DNA is not destiny? Well, duh

causes of cancer, as for other major chronic diseases, are overwhelmingly preventable. ... and an even higher majority of other chronic diseases.
May 2020

The long arm of your chromosomes and the law

In the last three years, the advent of genome-wide association studies has facilitated the discovery of more than 180 markers for risk of a growing list of common chronic diseases,
May 2020

Fixing the system to fight burnout

The initiative uses the example of a practice that treats 1,000 patients with chronic diseases who each take 5 medications.
November 2016

Saving money with limos

Emanuel explained to MGMA attendees. He has a lot of plans for saving money in health care, most revolving around the creation of comprehensive medical homes for patients with chronic diseases.
May 2020

Fish tales and prostate cancer

But while cancer, like other chronic diseases, can be propagated by inflammation, it also involves a rogue cell or cell colony escaping the immune system's constant police work. ... David L. Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned
May 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,
May 2020

Rapid demise

Prognosis is much more challenging for patients in the end stages of chronic diseases like congestive heart failure, emphysema and dementia, which is the condition that Anderson was reported to have.
May 2020

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
May 2020

Our health, on fire: the #UseWhatWeKnow campaign

What we know about health promotion, disease prevention, sustainable weight control, and lifestyle as medicine is enough to prevent 80% of all chronic disease and premature death. ... preventable chronic diseases reduce lives to ash and cinder.
May 2020

QD: News Every Day--Doctors, patients wish they knew each other better

The gap might be explained by doctors thinking of their overall effectiveness with all of their patients, including those with chronic pain conditions that are difficult to diagnose and treat, and
May 2020

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