disease risk scores were also associated with substantial reduction in life span.
Updated to stay abreast of advances in chronic
disease prevention and control, the third edition presents information along the entire chronic
disease continuum, from risk factors to chronic
conditions to chronic
disease outcomes, said Remington, who edited the book with Ross Brownson, PhD, and Mark Wegner, MD, MPH.
Clearly, if we want to improve the affordability and quality of health care, we must make chronic
disease prevention and management a chief priority for our state's health-care system.
In fact, a chronic
pain is one that goes on for a long time.
A comparison of symptom scores and radiographic staging systems in chronic
These results show that chronic
pain "impinges on a person's very sense of being," Apkarian says.
DISCUSSION: The patient was diagnosed with "hut lung," a term that refers to the noninfectious, nonmalignant respiratory manifestations of chronic
, high-level exposures to biomass smoke.
diabetes was positively associated with the odds of first cesarean birth (2.
A recently completed Phase IIa monotherapy study demonstrated that celgosivir was well tolerated with some evidence of antiviral activity in treatment-naive chronic
On the bright side, he notes, "we're starting to get the message out that chronic
pain should be viewed as a disease in and of itself, and not just as a symptom of a disease.
Certain cytokines (interleukin [IL]-1 and tumor necrosis factor [TNF]-[alpha], but not viral replication, correlate with cardiac inflammation and can overcome resistance to chronic
First, historically physicians often have not adequately treated intractable chronic
pain in patients due to a legitimate fear of state medical board discipline from over-medicating patients with pain symptoms.
This "stunning" finding from a large primary care patient survey underscores the need to assess chronic
pain in depressed patients--and look for depression in those who present with a complaint involving nonspecific joint pain, headache, or other chronic
painful conditions, said Dr.
The fact that multiple sclerosis affects each person differently is precisely what elevates The Chronic
Illness Workbook to "must-have" status for anyone with MS.