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Boosting Confidence and Independence in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
Building multiple sclerosis (MS) patients’ confidence can improve their quality of life, according to a study published in the Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine.
Voriconazole, used to treat fungal infections in lung transplant recipients, has been reported to increase their risk of skin cancer and mortality.
Certain groups of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may see more benefits from adding a combination of aclidinium bromide and formoterol to their existing treatment, according to research conducted by the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG).
The rising sun and moon may not be the only opposite partners when it comes to sleeping and waking. A research team at Northwestern University recently discovered a pair of opposing ion channels may be turn circadian neurons in the brain on and off on a daily cycle.
Video games have come under attack from those who instinctively feel they are related to violent behavior. But two new studies find they can be therapeutic.
Study results suggest that more than 80% of patients with depression in the general population appear to not be eligible for clinical trials of antidepressant medications.
November may be peak season for gout flares, researchers at the Reading Health System in Reading, Penn., and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis reported in the August issue of Clinical Rheumatology.
The connection between diabetes and gout is more complicated than thought. Individuals with type 2 diabetes are at increased risk of developing gout, but not because they have diabetes.
With clinical trials becoming more expensive and difficult to arrange in the current medical environment researchers are looking at new ways to test ideas without putting added stress and strain on clinicians.

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