Tag: Patients

Overtreating hypothyroidism patients may increase risk of stroke

Washington: According to a new study, for patients who take medication to treat hypothyroidism, being treated with too much medication…

Women with rare cancer mutations likely to develop interval breast cancers

Washington: According to a recent study, the presence of common breast cancer mutations are not only indicative of increased breast…

Radiation therapy cuts low risk of recurrence of breast cancer

Washington: According to a recent study, a subset of patients with low-risk breast cancer is highly unlikely to see cancer…

Acute kidney injury associated with higher risk of dementia

Washington: According to the findings of a recent research, acute kidney injury (AKI) is linked with a higher risk of…

Immunotherapy plus chemo extends life of breast cancer patients

London: A treatment regime combining immunotherapy and chemotherapy can help tune the body's immune system to attack an aggressive type…

Heart patients should take walk breaks every 20 minutes: Study

Toronto: Heart patients should engage in light physical activities such as standing up or walking at casual pace for about…

Despite crisis, patients take opioids after surgery

Washington: Even with concerns about addiction, side effects and the other risks of opioids are dominating headlines. A study found…

Novel tool may improve quality of life for epilepsy patients

New York: Researchers have developed a new tool that may help neurologists screen for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in people…

8 of 10 people unaware of having cancer risk genes

New York: Due to the absence of routine screening, more than 80 per cent of people are unaware of their…

Caffeine may help individuals with kidney ailments live longer

Washington: Turns out, consuming more caffeine may help reduce the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease. In…

Patients want more information about their medicine

Washington: According to a recent study, patients are looking for more information on the medicines they're prescribed and want a…

Similar changes in patients with ADHD and emotional instability

Washington: A new study has found that in both Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and emotional instability disorders, the brain exhibits similar…

New AI model helps assess brain injury in patients

Beijing: Chinese researchers have built an artificial intelligence (AI) model with medical imaging that would help determine whether patients with…

Hypertensive patients prefer medication to cutting salt

Washington: Turns out, patients with high blood pressure depend on medication to reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke…

‘Heart patients should give birth before 40 weeks’

London: Pregnant women with heart disease should give birth at no later than 40 weeks gestation, beyond that harm can…

Study highlights risks for intensive blood pressure control

Washington: Efforts to reduce blood pressures for patients with hypertension is an important factor in reducing the risk of heart…

Dengue claims 41 lives in Sri Lanka

Colombo: Sri Lankan health authorities on Friday said 41 people had died and over 36,000 were infected by dengue across…

Non-invasive eye test may offer early Alzheimer’s diagnosis

New York: Researchers, including one of Indian origin, are developing a non-invasive eye test which may one day help detect…

Vitamin B3 may help treat acute kidney injury

New York: Oral intake of vitamin B3 could potentially help prevent acute kidney injury that affects 30-40 per cent of…

Link between palliative care and suicide risk in cancer patients

Washington: Palliative care is associated with a reduced risk of suicide in veterans diagnosed with advanced stage lung cancer, a…