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Chronic Kidney Disease Patients Face Continual, Significant Gaps in Care

July 12, 2019

Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have a high prevalence of uncontrolled hypertension and diabetes, as well as…
Criteria for bariatric surgery should include more than weight, experts say

June 28, 2019

Experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and 45 worldwide scientific and medical societies are pushing to change…
Chronic diseases monitored in primary care could lead to unnecessary testing

June 14, 2019

Guidelines used by GPs to monitor chronic diseases are based on expert opinion rather than evidence, according to…
NIH funds clinical trials using genomics to treat chronic diseases

June 7, 2019

A new phase of the IGNITE Network will conduct clinical trials of genomic medicine interventions. The National Institutes…
Coming soon: A home blood test to better monitor chronic illnesses

May 28, 2019

In his lab, UdeM professor Alexis Vallée-Bélisle is busy perfecting a biosensor that patients with kidney disease, heart…
How Do You Find a Virus That’s Completely Unknown? Study Says, Look to the Genome

May 20, 2019

Penn team of microbiologists and pulmonologists scan genome databases and find a new abundant viral family associated with…
‘Stepped’ treatment reduces drinking in patients with HIV

May 20, 2019

People with HIV who drink too much were more likely to reduce drinking after undergoing an approach to…
Experts: Research Gap Stalls Improvements in Endometriosis Care

May 13, 2019

Many women silently endure years of living with endometriosis, a disease that’s not often talked about, dismissing their…
Urban biodiversity to lower chronic disease

April 1, 2019

Replanting urban environments with native flora could be a cost effective way to improve public health because it…
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