Tag Archives: quality of life

Cushing’s, coping and quality of life

Cushing’s disease (CD) and Cushing’s syndrome (CS) are rare illnesses in which the body is flooded by an excess of the hormone cortisol, leading to characteristic and severe symptoms, among them central weight gain, easy bruising, diabetes

Radiation-induced morphea: an under-recognized complication of breast radiation

Worldwide, breast cancer was the most common new diagnosis and common cause of death in women in 2012. As screening for breast cancer has improved patients are often identified in the early stage of disease and are

Prolonged survival with quality of life can come true by using low-dose pazopanib maintenance

Currently, pazopanib is used as a second- or third-line adjuvant chemotherapeutic in patients with soft tissue sarcoma, given at a fixed dose of 800 mg once a day. However, pazopanib has many side effects, and there is

Action plans for pediatric eczema: Are they effective?

Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is like asthma in that it requires patients to change their medications and/or treatment depending on their symptoms.  This can be very confusing for many patients. An Asthma Action Plan has

What is bad about not being social in schizophrenic patients?

What is the paper about? We were interested in the frequency of social contacts among patients with schizophrenia and were wondering whether frequent social contacts might contribute to a reduction of so called negative symptoms, i.e. coldness,

Does physical functioning, emotional and behavioral problems differ in children with ADHD +ASD and ADHD?

ADHD and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are two of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders, affecting approximately 5% and 1% of the population, respectively. Up to 79% of children with ASD and 50% of children with ADHD are