Search results for "Chronic Diseases"

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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.
May 2020

What I learned from asthma

2. People with chronic illness may feel that they are to blame for their illness. ... 5. Allergies are not volitional. 6. Patients with chronic illness frequently understand their health conditions better than doctors do.
May 2020

Exercise: the luminous, latent potential of a little action

Lack of habitual motion has long been atop the short list of factors contributing to both premature death, and chronic disease. ... Conversely, routine activity is a key factor on the short list associated with a lifetime reduction in the risk of all
May 2020

Human survival and the battle of the SExS

So now, we are victims of our own success. Obesity and related chronic diseases might well be called "SExS,," the "syndrome of excessive successes.". ... But I am not aware of any scientific evidence that encouraging people toof both chronic disease and
May 2020

Finesse required to treat anxiety in the elderly

But when does worry become anxiety? And how can internists not only manage chronic diseases but also ensure that patients are able to care for themselves? ... For example, rapid heartbeat may be a symptom of hyperthyroidism. But the symptoms of the
January 2013

Putting sugar on trial

They note that excess calories from any source can lead to weight gain, and excess body fat can increase the risk of most chronic diseases. ... Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned authority on nutrition, weight management, and the
May 2020

What's great about U.S. health care?

A lot of the endemic chronic diseases in society are ironically a consequence of the wealth of the country, such as overeating and lack of exercise (everyone has a car, so
May 2020

Money, medicine and myopia

Since what we already know would allow us to eliminate fully 80% or more of all chronic disease, heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, dementia, that seems a potentially serious oversight. ... Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned
May 2020

QD: News Every Day--Drug adherence can save patients thousands in later acute care

Patients who follow their prescribed medications for chronic diseases spend far less on later acute care, reports a study. ... Almost half of all Americans, approximately 133 million people, have at least one chronic disease.
May 2020

Feds plans to eliminate doctors from the prescribing loop

After all, as our nation gets older (and more overweight), chronic diseases are going to be main issue in health care. ... heartburn. However, what the FDA is talking about are medications to treat chronic diseases like asthma, high blood pressure, high
May 2020

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