Tag: "comorbidities" at medical news
Sleep disorders often indicate multiple health conditions
...am may be necessary in order to isolate additional comorbidities
that are causing persistent impairment." Study results also showed a high degree of attention deficit in non-OSA patients with insomnia or a lack of deep, restorative sleep. Test results indicated that 28 patients suffered from neuromuscular d...
When it comes to cancer prognosis, it's not just the tumor that matters
...s were for survival. Overall, patients with severe comorbidities
were 24 percent less likely to be alive after thre...er would return. For example, patients with severe comorbidities
were 15 percent more likely to have a cancer recurrence than those with no comorbidities. The resear...
National survey finds U.S. public enthusiastic about cancer screening
... at advanced age, or for individuals with multiple comorbidities
[illnesses]." The public is primed to believe that there is value in having any test that is marketed as being able to find early cancer, suggest the authors. They conclude, "The challenge now is to balance messages and reduce the public's risk for...
Poor fitness in young adults associated with eventual development of cardiovascular problems
...ood as a risk factor for developing cardiovascular comorbidities
(related illnesses) in middle age," the authors write. "Previous work has demonstrated that engaging in a regular exercise program can improve fitness. If the association between fitness and CVD risk factor development is causal, and if all unfit y...
Method to keep track of cancer comorbidities is successful; may help cancer research
...em to learn and to do well." He believes recording comorbidities
will provide more comprehensive profiles of patien...l cancer patients undergoing treatment. Similarly, comorbidities
can cloud quality-of-care assessments across different institutions since certain institutions tend ...
Minimally invasive surgery for morbid obesity has favorable outcomes, according to University of Pittsburgh study
...ith more than one year of follow-up, most of their comorbidities
were improved or resolved, and 95 percent of the p...ric surgery such as weight loss and improvement of comorbidities
and quality of life appear to be equally favorable for minimally invasive gastric bypass. Long term ...