Tag Archives: patients

HIV Patients Who Are Treated With Compassion And Empathy Tend to Live Longer

HIV Washington D.C., July 14: A new study has highlighted that if HIV patients are attended with compassion and unconditional empathy, they are more likely to continue longer, life-saving treatments. The findings published in the journal ‘Joanna Briggs Institute Database of Systematic Reviews’ showed that patients need help in understanding their illness and care needs… Read More »

Patients with food allergies may need mental health support

(Reuters Health) – Many patients with life-threatening food allergies may feel anxious or overwhelmed at times, but it’s rare for mental health professionals to be involved in their care, suggests a survey of U.S. centers of excellence in allergy treatment. Allergy specialists and mental health professionals should work together to create easier pathways for patients… Read More »

NHS hospital to trial genetic analysis for blood pressure patients

Volunteers will be sought at a blood pressure clinicMatthew Horwood/Getty By Adam Vaughan A hundred people undergoing treatment at a UK hospital are to get their DNA analysed in a pioneering trial. Around 85,000 people with rare disorders in the UK have already had their genomes sequenced through the National Health Service as part of the… Read More »