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First-of-its-Kind Case May Change How We View HIV-Related Dementia
It was back in April that researchers from Georgetown University reported the first case of Alzheimer’s disease in a person living with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Now the case report will be presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2016 in Toronto, Canada on July 27.
Successfully measuring the eye pressure of people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) indicated to scientists for the first time a relationship between sleep apnea and glaucoma.
As if hours of childbirth aren’t grueling enough, pain is one of the most common postpartum complaints from women in the United States. However, New York-based physicians found that osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) eases pain and treats tissue abnormalities in this population.
University of Michigan researchers reviewed previous studies on COPD care and interviewed other contacts in the field to determine major industry challenges facing COPD patients and ways in which doctors and healthcare providers can better assist them.
New research shows that ultralow-dose CT scans may be a viable means of diagnosing COPD. The study compared results of the ultralow-dose tests alongside those of standard CT tests.
The annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association provided many studies looking at the condition from a variety of angles. What doctors did with those results when they went back to their practices was up to them.
A new study suggests that personal, motivational coaching may reduce instances of e-hospitalization among COPD patients. " It is a process that happens with a patient; it is not something the coach does to a patient,” says that study's lead author.
A new study out of Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) is the first to show a direct link between pain level and risk of opioid addiction – and the increased risk is substantial.
As patients with diabetes progress throughout their lives there may be a need to increase treatment to help manage their symptoms. A recent study looked at how likely patients are to intensify their treatment and what that can mean for their care.

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