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Poverty-reduction programs need to also look at improving people's well-being.
Patient satisfaction with their medications and the quality of interactions with their doctor reflect the success of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) therapy, according to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) can significantly lessen patients' quality of life, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society Nephrology (CJASN).
SHORT HILLS, N.J., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, July 28, the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation will present a $24,000 Quality of Life grant to I Believe, Inc., a national media resource based in Montclair, New Jersey.
Fecal incontinence (FI) is a normal part of aging, or the perception that no treatment is available. Doctors may fail to comprehend patient hints about diarrhea and FI or may be reluctant to ask about fecal leakage, perhaps because of their own embarrassment or the perception that FI is a trivial concern.
Given equivalent results with regards to survival, the impact of anastomotic methods on QOL becomes even more important. There is still no consensus on how to choose a reconstruction method for proximal gastrectomy in patients with upper third gastric cancer.
FD, a common non-organic disease in the world, greatly affects the patient's quality of life. However, treatment of FD is still controversial and no single therapy is uniformly effective, due, in part, to absence of a reliable evaluation instrument.
Three new studies have individually shown the anti-TNF (tumour necrosis factor) therapy etanercept to be effective, with a good safety profile, in children under four years of age with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), and associated with improved Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in a substantial proportion of children with JIA.
Vienna has the highest all-round quality of life among the world's cities and Baghdad the lowest, a Canadian human resources consulting firm said Friday. Mercer, a subsidiary of Marsh & McLennon, ranked Singapore as having the best urban infrastructure. The company's annual Quality of Living Survey is aimed at helping international companies decide on overseas operations and assignments.
Numerous studies have shown a relationship between coping strategies and quality of life (QOL) among women with breast cancer. In a study published today in the online edition of Journal of Behavioral Medicine, an investigation of coping strategies and quality of life among younger women with breast cancer suggests that QOL determines the use of coping strategies.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.