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Diabetes patients often experience mental health issues

Diabetes patients often experience mental health issues

New research suggests that diabetes is not just something that affects people physically. A report has highlighted the need for people with diabetes to be provided with better mental health support, according to Metro.co.uk A survey, conducted by Diabetes UK, suggests that three out of five diabetics suffer from emotional and mental health difficulties, directly [...]

November 24, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Diabetes patients often experience mental health issues

Cancer patients in poorer countries often go without radiation

Cancer patients in poorer countries often go without radiation

– Many cancer patients in low- and middle-income nations who would benefit from radiation treatment don’t receive it, a new study finds. “In Ghana and the Philippines, for example, about eight in 10 cancer patients who need radiation therapy will not receive needed treatment,” said study co-author Dr. Elena Fidarova, a researcher at the International [...]

September 30, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Cancer patients in poorer countries often go without radiation

Doctors often overestimate promise of newly approved drugs

Doctors often overestimate promise of newly approved drugs

TUESDAY, April 12, 2016 — Use of the word “breakthrough” in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s expedited approval process could mislead doctors about the new drugs’ actual benefits, researchers warn. The U.S. Congress in 2012 gave FDA the power to designate a drug as a “breakthrough therapy” if preliminary clinical evidence suggests an advantage [...]

April 13, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Doctors often overestimate promise of newly approved drugs