Cholesterol Screening To Aid In Glaucoma Detection Posts

Cholesterol Screening To Aid In Glaucoma Detection Overview Although intraocular pressure is the primary risk factor for glaucoma, additional risk factors should also be considered. This systematic review and meta-analysis summarize the evidence of the association between cholesterol parameters (total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels) and glaucoma and

Hearing Screening After Chemotherapy: A Study On Childhood Cancer Survivors Posts

Hearing Screening After Chemotherapy: A Study On Childhood Cancer Survivors The Study Background The survival rates of children with cancer have increased steadily since the mid-1970s, from 58% to 85% in developed countries.  However, these improvements are tainted by immediate and late effects of treatment. Geenen et al. and Oeffinger et al.

cancer diagnosis and mental health Posts

cancer diagnosis and mental health Introduction Cancer diagnosis and treatment evokes despair in patients. Compared with healthy individuals, cancer patients are at a high risk of psychological problems. It has been estimated that approximately one-third of cancer patients in the world are affected by mental disorders, with depression and anxiety being the

Mental Health Screening in Psoriatic Arthritis Patients Posts

Mental Health Screening in Psoriatic Arthritis Patients Studies have shown that psoriatic arthritis (PsA) does increase the psychological burden of psoriasis, however, there isn’t enough data about how it affects a person’s overall mental health. Psoriasis patients with comorbid psoriatic arthritis (PsA) are a subpopulation with distinct clinical needs and putatively

Prostate Cancer: A New Biopsy Risk Calculator using MRI Posts

Prostate Cancer: A New Biopsy Risk Calculator using MRI Study Background In men, prostate cancer (PCa) is the most commonly diagnosed malignancy in over 50% of countries. Despite this statistic, a large number of prostate cancer cases are not clinically significant and are unlikely to lead to problems if left untreated. Differentiating

mental health study in cancer survivors Posts

mental health study in cancer survivors Each year more and more people are diagnosed with cancer. This number is predicted to increase even more in the future. Despite this, early diagnoses and a significant enhancement of treatment have also led to a growing number of cancer survivors in recent years. The

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Mental Health Screening in the Community Posts

Mental Health Screening in the Community Background The capabilities approach, as articulated by Amartya sen and Martha Nussbaum, focuses on promoting processes that enable a person to be free to do things he or she can. The 'capabilities' are a combination of individual, social, educational, economic, and political factors that can help

Bone Mineral Density Screening Combined with Mammogram Posts

Improving Bone Mineral Density Screening by Using Digital X-Radiogrammetry (DXR) Combined With Mammography Bone Mineral Density: THE STUDY Osteoporosis is often underdiagnosed and undertreated, especially in women.  In Australia, 2 in 5 women aged 50 or over will experience fragility fractures. Fractures associated with reduced bone mineral density (BMD) may cause disability

Cholesterol Screening To Aid In Glaucoma Detection