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When someone you love is diagnosed with a serious medical illness be their health champion

12:43 05 November in Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized by

When a partner, family member or friend has been diagnosed with a serious medical illness, they may feel uncertain about what to do next. They may feel discouraged, anxious even, fearful. Naturally you want to help. But how? Sometimes, the best support isn’t obvious. One...

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Do You Need a Third Opinion?

08:00 23 September in Uncategorized by

Sometimes you need more experts to break a tie. When you, or someone you love, faces a serious or life-threatening medical condition, a medical second opinion can guide crucial treatment decisions you and your doctor make. But what happens when your first and second opinions clash? What you need to...

Could estrogen help treat Parkinson’s?

15:47 23 August in Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health, Health by

Roughly 600,000 people across the United States and Canada suffer from Parkinson’s disease and researchers have long been aware of the increased risk that comes with age. Men and postmenopausal women have a higher risk of developing Parkinson’s than premenopausal women do, which lead researchers to examine the link...

WorldCare Consortium® MSO providers Dana-Farber and Boston Children’s Hospital develop a preventive measure to breast cancer

15:03 09 April in Uncategorized by

Researchers and doctors alike recognize the importance of preventing or reversing cancer before patients are in the position of having to treat more advanced cases. Michael Goldberg, Ph.D., of Dana-Farber has contributed to a collaborative group effort into research that demonstrates how particular cancer cases...

Fibromyalgia: Diagnostic Criteria and the Danger of Misdiagnosis

09:17 22 January in Diagnosis, Diagnosis, Diagnosis, Diagnosis, Diagnosis, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine by worldcare

Fibromyalgia is a complex chronic pain disorder that affects an estimated 10 million people in the U.S. and an estimated three to six percent of the world population. The disorder causes widespread pain and tenderness to touch that can occur body-wide or migrate over the body....