PATIENT STORY

Saying you don’t have diabetes doesn’t make it so

At first, Mary Jo Bump refused to accept her diagnoses. Then she put her stubbornness to work.

March 7, 2015 0

Multiple sclerosis linked to lower levels of key nutrients in women

But researchers aren't sure whether differences are cause or effect of inflammatory disease.

March 3, 2015 0

Narcotic painkiller use tied to higher risk for depression

The longer the use, the bigger the risk the user would become depressed, study found.

March 2, 2015 0

What’s worse – the cure or the disease?

Antibiotics may impact the development of more disease types than previously believed.

February 20, 2015 0

Loved ones caring for brain-injured veterans may face health risks

Study found high levels of substance linked to inflammation in caregivers who felt anger, blame.

February 16, 2015 0

Researchers identify 8 signs of impending death

Findings could help families prepare and aid in end-of-life care choices.

February 15, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

For the love of Peets

'We just want to help each other through this. ...A lot of people can't get that long of a life with each other.'

February 14, 2015 0

New name, new criteria for chronic fatigue syndrome?

Panel of experts says illness is 'legitimate' and suggests new name

February 13, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

A lifetime of acceptance

Patient with diabetes shares her story and a few suggestions for living life without limits.

February 12, 2015 0

Smokers may get less benefit from drugs for arthritic back pain

Study authors say inflammation or a lack of oxygen among possible reasons.

February 12, 2015 0

Study: Insomnia linked to high blood pressure

Hyper-arousal of true insomniacs could be the cause of the chronic condition.

February 3, 2015 2

Study: Prolonged high cholesterol in middle age raises heart risk late

Even slightly higher levels took their toll, researchers note.

February 1, 2015 0