Latest Quality of life Stories

2009-07-31 07:27:25

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).

2009-07-27 16:39:00

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.

2009-07-22 09:30:14

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.

2009-07-16 10:53:22

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.

2009-07-16 10:49:12

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.

2009-06-12 10:56:15

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.

2009-05-02 00:14:02

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.

2009-03-25 08:09:13

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.

2008-12-08 09:00:00

PORTO, Portugal, December 8 /PRNewswire/ -- - Data Highlight The Efficacy, Safety and Significant Improvement in Quality of Life and Depressive Symptoms With Zebinix(TM) (Eslicarbazepine Acetate) Positive data from three phase III studies presented today at the American Epilepsy Society (AES) Congress, Seattle, USA, show that Zebinix(TM)(1) (eslicarbazepine acetate), a novel once-daily anti-epileptic agent, significantly reduced the frequency of partial seizures and has the...

2008-09-26 15:00:14

By SHARPE, Marty THE hidden health effects of graffiti vandalism are the subject of a $36,000 Government-funded study being carried out by Hawke's Bay District Health Board.

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