Chronic Disease

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3 Ways Social Media Revolutionized Medical Care

Social media has inarguably taken the world by storm. From Twitter to Facebook, users worldwide are more connected now more than ever, and the …

Digital Marketing

Study Shows Cats Are Magical by Protecting Newborns from This Major Chronic Disease

Is there anything that kitties can't do?<p>Cats are magical in so many ways, but a new study in Denmark shows that they seem to have the power to …

Bravo TV

Chronic Disease: A Slow-Motion Plague That Conventional Medicine Can’t Cure - Dr Lynch

Standard medical treatments work amazingly well in emergency situations. You and I both know this.<p>Broken arm?<br>• Heart attack?<br>• Cracked skull?<br>• Not …

Medicine

Are Chronic Illness And Depression Related? A New Study Found That Antidepressants Aren’t Effective For People With Chronic Illness

Half of Americans live with a chronic medical condition, and an estimated 11.6 percent of U.S. adults deal with chronic pain. To be diagnosed with …

Depression

Time to adopt view of opioid-use disorder as chronic disease

“There is hope,” reads the statement above the online bio for Richard Soper, MD, a specialist in addiction medicine and addiction psychiatry, but he …

Adopt

Patients as Partners in Medical R&D

Medical devices and therapies must go through a series of rigorous clinical trials in order to prove they are safe and effective for patient use. But …

Digital Health

The health coach revolution

<i>Health & Vitality</i><p>To change behaviors that lead to chronic disease, doctors aren’t enough Posted by: <b>Team Tony</b><p><i>This article was contributed by</i> <i>special</i> …

Health Care

The Growing Urgency of Killer Chronic Diseases

Regulations could reduce non-communicable conditions, including heart disease, which kill far more people worldwide than infectious …

Public Health

Depressed with a chronic disease? Consider alternative therapies

Scientists are finding more evidence that commonly prescribed antidepressants aren't effective in people battling both depression and a chronic …

Depression

U.S. Is Many Different Communities When it Comes to Health | Healthiest Communities | US News

The jigsaw puzzle of U.S. counties fits neatly together into a pleasing whole, displaying America as a land of many parts.<p>Within those parts, people …

Health Care

ResMed's Sales and Profits Rise

Investors cheer the company's successful start to its fiscal year.<p><b>ResMed</b> (NYSE:RMD), a medical device marker focused on continuous positive airway …

Stocks

New York borrows a health care idea from Africa

When it comes to stretching resources, America has some things to learn.<p>NEW YORK — One fall morning in Harlem, Marisilis Tejeda sat herself down on the couch in the fifth-floor apartment of Ramon Jimenez, a 62-year-old Guatemalan immigrant who has had heart disease for 20 years.<p>It had been just …

Health Care

Replacing pharmacists with robots isn't the answer to better productivity

Reforming pharmacy services and the role of pharmacists is one of the recommendations made in a five-year review of the nation’s productivity, …

Health Care

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Selena Gomez is on a musical hot streak. After dropping the sultry mellow bangers “Fetish” and “Bad Liar” this summer, her next track “Wolves” is a …

Selena Gomez

Opening the Curtain on Fear

For some reason, of late, I have been reflecting on the power of fear and how it relates to RA. Perhaps because it has always been a demon that I …

Join me in the fight to end chronic disease.

Conventional medicine doesn’t stand a chance of turning the tide against chronic disease.
 But you do.<p>Discover the future of medicine—and join the …

Health Care

US Army General Calls Lack of Able-Bodied Recruits “Next Existential Threat”

Last week three U.S. Army generals called attention to the “next existential threat” facing the United States. No, it’s not global warming, ISIS, or …

War

Curing cancer isn't always the goal. Sometimes you just want it to be a manageable chronic disease

If you can’t beat ’em, manage ’em.<p>Millions of patients live by that rule every day — patients with chronic conditions that can’t be cured but can be kept under control with the right combination of medication, diet and lifestyle choices.<p>High blood pressure can be treated this way. So can diabetes. …

Cancer

Can you really reverse diabetes? Even if it works, sure it must be a 1% solution only?

Ever since I started sharing that Virta Health is on a mission to reverse type 2 diabetes in 100 million people, I’ve heard mostly skepticism …

Diabetes

How investing in public health could cure many health care problems

Now that the Cassidy-Graham bill has been pulled, it’s a good time to think about concrete ways to improve health and health care in our country. …

Health Care

How Patients With Chronic Disease Become 'Patient Entrepreneurs'

You probably haven’t heard of the medical “patient entrepreneurs,” an innovative group initiated and organized by New York-based Lyfebulb, which featured them at the Swedish American Life Science Summit conference in Stockholm in August. The “patient entrepreneur” project helps people afflicted …

Harvard Medical School

Don’t overthink your exercise: just 2.5 hours per week of any kind could help you live longer

Walking to work and cleaning your house both qualify.<p>With the explosion of boutique gyms and spin classes and ultramarathons, it can feel like exercise should be both expensive and extreme. But researchers are finding that it really doesn’t seem to matter what kind of physical activity you do to …

Wellness

Why You Should Worry About Coca-Cola More Than Opioids

The opioid epidemic has received a lot of media and political attention recently, much more than food-related diseases such as diabetes. Axios …

Alzheimer's Disease

Bill Gates reveals the biggest public health threats over the next 10 years

<b>Goalkeepers</b><p>Bill and Melinda Gates have released their first-annual “Goalkeepers” report, a celebration of key milestones in public health and a look …

Public Health

Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Need for Reflux Medication

There are numerous drugs available on the market for treating acid reflux symptoms, but people can get the same medical benefits by simply adhering …

Health

This amazing Home remedy is one the best Asthma cures naturally

<b>ASTHMA- A CHRONIC DISEASE AFFECTING MILLIONS OF PEOPLE</b><p><b>Asthma</b> is a chronic disease of the lungs that inflames and narrows the airways. It causes …

Alternative Medicine

Jordan: Stepping into the Lives of Patients with Chronic Diseases

Mohannad and Samir both wear slip-on shoes. “Shoes that are easy to put on and take off are much better when you visit people’s homes frequently,” …

Jordan

Just like humans, more cats and dogs are living with chronic health conditions

About 15m people in England have a long-term health condition, such as diabetes, persistent pain or arthritis.<p>Living with this type of a health …

Pets

Secret to living longer? Take up golf

People who play golf live longer than those who do not, according to international research.<p>Scientists in Scotland, where the game of golf …

Longevity