Latest Center for Managing Chronic Disease Stories

2008-09-16 09:00:53

WellDoc Communications, Inc., a healthcare company that develops technology solutions to help improve chronic disease management, is partnering with AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP to educate patients about the importance of their medicine in asthma control.

2008-09-09 09:00:50


2008-09-04 21:00:07

By TOM VOGT Obesity can aggravate problems in one of the most basic life functions - breathing - according to a study that included some Southwest Washington asthma patients.

2008-08-03 03:00:00

By Taras, Howard Brennan, Jesse J ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: To educate children with chronic diseases in the least restrictive environment, schools must prevent, recognize, and react appropriately to symptom exacerbations.

2008-07-30 03:00:19

By Sullivan, Claire F In the United States, an estimated 6.5 million children have asthma (Akinbami, 2005). Due to the chronic and unpredictable nature of asthma, the condition places excessive demands on the primary caregiver.

2008-06-17 03:00:39

Canadian and U.S. researchers say seniors who rage against threats to their health may survive later in life.

2008-03-19 08:55:00

In new JAMA study, Mizzou researcher finds that lack of regular physical activity could be a cause of many diseases; effects could start within 2 weeks.

2007-06-01 06:00:14

By Economos, Christina D; Irish-Hauser, Sonya Introduction Defining "community" from a research perspective is difficult. Communities consist of environmental, social, and geographic components.

2007-01-25 09:01:36


2006-07-18 07:06:55

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The heavier a woman is at the age of 18, the greater is her risk of dying prematurely, according to a large study published Monday. Harvard researchers found that of the more than 100,000 U.S.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.