Symptoms of insomnia can be treated with several different drugs, but be aware of side effects.
Asthma medications for children must match a child's ability to understand and control treatment of symptoms.
Two of the major causes of blindness in the United States are glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which often can be controlled with medication.
For the 15% to 20% of patients who don't respond to initial treatment, tumor necrosis factor inhibitors can reduce inflammation
Group Health cuts CHF readmission rate with care transition program, while patients stick to diet, exercise and medication plans
If you help patients and members address challenges in their basic life needs, they will better attend to their healthcare and avoid costly events
PPIs and H2 -receptor blockers are standard treatment for peptic ulcers and GERD, but lifestyle changes and OTC products can help
In chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), airways in the lung are partially obstructed. It's often a mixture of two diseases, chronic bronchitis and emphysema. The condition is marked by a progressive decline in lung function.
Surgical site infections are a significant problem in hospitals today. They occur in 2% to 5% of patients who have clean operations outside the abdomen, and in up to 20% of patients with intra-abdominal procedures. They account for about 15% of hospital-acquired infections.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is marked by patterns of inattention, careless mistakes, difficulty waiting, forgetfulness and restlessness. People who have ADHD are distracted most of the time. Even when they try to concentrate, they find that it's hard to pay attention. They have trouble organizing things, listening to instructions or remembering details. Someone with this condition is impulsive. They often fidget, don't wait for their turn and interrupt others. In school, children with ADHD may blurt out answers and move around a lot; they seem to be "always on the go."