Tag Archives: Chronic

Chronic kidney disease increases risk of numerous illnesses and death for people with HIV

A large proportion of HIV-positive people diagnosed with chronic kidney disease go on to develop a serious illness or die within a few years, according to results from a large international study published in AIDS. Individuals were followed for an average of three years after diagnosis with chronic kidney disease and during this time approximately… Read More »

A new study considers methadone to be the most appropriate non-addictive opioid drug to treat chronic pain

Recerca Administrating methadone instead of morphine is he most indicated pharmacological treatment in the fight against chronic pain, according to a new article published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation –which counts on the participation of the experts Vicent Casadó, Estefania Moreno and Verònica Casado-Anguera, from the Molecular Neurobiology Research Group of the Faculty of Biology, the Institute… Read More »

Smart devices are moving from fitness tracking to monitoring patients with chronic illnesses

 verbaska_studio | Getty Images The first generation of wearable devices, like smartwatches and activity trackers, were aimed at helping generally healthy people track their physical activity. Now, the medical industry is looking for ways to use smart gadgets to monitor patients with chronic illnesses. Keeping track of patients after they go home is increasingly important… Read More »