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Technology Tweaks Asthma Self-Management Programs for Adolescents
The technologies of texting, phone apps and social media are being applied to asthma self-management programs for adolescents to enhance adherence to medication and effective response to symptoms.
For patients living a sedentary lifestyle adding a little extra physical activity can go a long way in improving their overall health.
There have been many times where exercise has been shown to be important in a person's life. This is especially true for people with diabetes trying to find the best ways to manage their symptoms.
Robert G. Micheletti, MD, provides an overview of hidradenitis suppurativa, including symptoms and quality of life issues.
Amesh Adalja, MD, UPMC Center for National Security and his colleagues study recent outbreaks and work on how to better prepare the country for outbreaks like this in the future.
In hospital settings, caregivers’ clothing can harbor dangerous microbes, a study of nurses’ scrubs worn in the intensive care unit has found.
“We have reached a decisive moment for the nation,” said Jonathan Mermin, MD, MPH, director of the CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention.
A recent review of current research on atopic dermatitis (AD) treatments found that a clearer understanding of the pathogenesis of the phenotypes involved in the disease will lead to advances in new therapies.
Although DAAs achieve sustained virologic response rates above 90%, they are expensive in both Canada and the US. A recent Canadian study examined the limitations hepatitis C patients there face in receiving reimbursement for their treatment.

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