Patients at risk of rheumatoid arthritis may wonder if there are lifestyle factors that play a role. What are some of the factors that you can discuss with them, and what can you recommend they do?
Patients who have asthma or who have children who are at risk of developing asthma may wonder what they can do to prevent or control the condition. Does nutrition play a role in helping or worsening asthma, and what can you tell your patients?
While cardiovascular disease may be common and commonly known to patients, they may not know some of the surprising factors in their diet and medical history that may actually be putting them at risk. What are some of the cardiovascular disease risk factors patients should know about?
We examine a pair of recent studies focusing on primary care physicians and what they need to provide better service to patients struggling with their mental health. How can these physicians improve their suicide prevention tools?
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) progresses more rapidly than other forms of leukemia. As such, if you or your patient are concerned they may have AML it is important to educate them on the symptoms and risk factors of the disease, as well as how to detect it and what treatments it could entail.
Aortic stenosis is a condition in which the opening of the aortic valve narrows, restricting blood flow from the heart to the rest of the body. The American Heart Association estimates that over 20% of older Americans have aortic stenosis, referring to it as a condition “common in people over age 65.”¹ Despite its prevalence,…
Men’s Health Week aims to spread both awareness and education about men’s health issues. Self-care interventions for men, both on and offline, have sprung up in recent years that offer preventative education and tools for men to take greater care of their well-being. What are some of the specific ways these programs can benefit men?
People with epilepsy are more likely to experience psychiatric comorbidities, which can have a highly negative effect on their condition, their mental state, and their overall quality of life. What are some of the effects stress and depression can have on a patient’s epilepsy?
Should cardiologists be looking at patients’ mental health as well as their physical health? Research has suggested that a patient’s mental health disorder and outlook may play a role in cardiovascular health. What are the different ways mental health affects cardiovascular disease?