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60% of chronic patients feel alone: 5 solutions to help patients and their families
Jan 23, 2019
Doctors' mental health is at tipping point
Jan 22, 2019
Patients rely on doctors to look after their mental health, but is enough being done to help the doctors when and if they are suffering with mental health issues? There are concerns that some medical professionals are unable to get the help they...
70% of patients have already lied to their doctor!
Jan 17, 2019
A survey of 4,510 people in the United States reveals an alarming finding: 70% of patients have already withheld information from their doctors. The relationship between a patient and their health professional, whether a treating physician,...
7 tips for sleeping with rheumatoid arthritis
Jan 16, 2019
People with rheumatoid arthritis may find that pain or discomfort prevents them from falling asleep. Not sleeping well can have an impact on the severity of a person's symptoms, as well as their general well-being. But there are some things that...
Telling patients to 'fight' cancer puts them under pressure
Jan 15, 2019
Cancer patients should not be told to “fight” their disease because doing so puts them under “exhausting pressure”, Macmillan Cancer Support has said. The charity warned that framing cancer in terms of a battle leaves...
Photo testimonial: the labor market excludes the chronically ill
Jan 15, 2019
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Risks and Benefits of Chemotherapy Treatments
Jan 14, 2019
Chemotherapy is most often associated with cancer treatment, but it is also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder in which your own body mounts an immune attack on your joints. According...
Meat-Heavy Low-Carb Diets Can 'Shorten Lifespan'
Jan 10, 2019
Middle-aged people who get roughly half their daily calories from carbohydrates live several years longer on average than those with meat-heavy low-carb diets, researchers reported Friday. The findings, published in The Lancet medical...