Chronic Illness

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- Fatigue common after myocardial infarction heart attack - 4.7
- Fitness at 50 - free from chronic illness - 4.1
- Primary care doctors get little information about chronic sinusitis - 3.9
- Smoking rate higher in adults with Mental Illness - 3.8
- Managers less likely to suffer from cancers - 3.5
- US failed to prevent tobacco caused illness - 3
- Food safety guides available for groups most vulnerable to foodborne illness - 2.9
- People with mental illness smoke more - 2.8
- Multistate outbreak of Listeria in US - 2.7
- Children with chronic daily headache may improve with time - 2.7

Chronic Illness articles

Chronic fatigue syndrome is not psychological disease
Researchers identified distinct immune changes in patients diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome, known medically as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS) or systemic exertion intolerance disease.

Fitness at 50 - free from chronic illness
Being physically fit during your 30s, 40s, and 50s not only helps extend lifespan, but it also increases the chances of aging healthily, free from chronic illness. For decades, research has shown that higher cardiorespiratory fitness levels lessen the risk of death, but it previously had been unknown just how much fitness might affect the burden of chronic disease in the most senior years ? a concept known as morbidity compression.

Alarm clock gene responsible for wake up every morning
Ever wondered why you wake up in the morning - even when the alarm clock isn't making jarring noises? Wonder no more. Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have identified a new component of the biological clock, a gene responsible for starting the clock from its restful state every morning.

Eating healthier diet means living longer
The leading causes of death have shifted from infectious diseases to chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancer. These illnesses may be affected by diet.

Primary care doctors get little information about chronic sinusitis
Facial pain. Nasal congestion. Postnasal drip. Fatigue. These are hallmark signs of chronic sinusitis, a swelling of tissue in the nasal and sinus cavity. The illness strikes millions of Americans each year and is one of the top five reasons patients visit their primary care doctor.

Exercise can reduce anxiety symptoms by 20 percent
The anxiety that often accompanies a chronic illness can chip away at quality of life and make patients less likely to follow their treatment plan. But regular exercise can significantly reduce symptoms of anxiety, a new University of Georgia study shows.

Divorce undermines health, illness lingers after remarriage
Divorce and widowhood have a lingering, detrimental impact on health, even after a person remarries, research at the University of Chicago and Johns Hopkins University shows.

Fatigue common after myocardial infarction heart attack
Half of all patients who undergo myocardial infarction are experiencing onerous fatigue four months after the infarction. The patients who are most fatigued are those who perceive the infarction as a sign of chronic illness, those who experience the illness as difficult to control, and those who believe that the illness has a large impact on their life.

Housing and care result in fewer hospital emergency visits
An intervention that provided housing and case management to homeless adults with chronic medical illnesses reduced hospitalizations and emergency department visits, according to a study in the May 6 issue of JAMA.

Older adults at high risk for drug interactions
At least one in 25 older adults, about 2.2 million people in the United States, take multiple drugs in combinations that can produce a harmful drug-drug interaction, and half of these interactions involve a non-prescription medication, researchers from the University of Chicago Medical Center report in the Dec. 24/31, 2008, issue of JAMA.

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