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Insomnia - Early Diagnosis Plus Treatment Helps Prevent Complications

Even though insomnia is the most common sleep disorder, it is often left unrecognized and untreated, despite advances in diagnosis and management. The risk of developing other illnesses, such as diabetes, depression, hypertension, and possibly even death in older adults increases if insomnia is left untreated...
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Diagnosis And Appropriate Treatment Of Chronic Insomnia Should Become The Target Of Public Health Policy, Findings Suggest

Health : Medical News Today (5 years ago)

A study in the April 1 issue of the journal SLEEP is the first to demonstrate that chronic insomnia with objectively measured short sleep time is an independent and clinically significant risk factor for hypertension. Read Post

Research presents new hope of early diagnosis of major cause of blindness

Health : Medical News Today (6 months ago)

Research is under way to develop new techniques for detecting diabetic retinopathy at early onset with the hope of improving prevention and treatment of this major cause of blindness.Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of ... Read Post

Care Management Reduces Depression and Suicidal Thoughts in Older Primary Care Patients

Health : Newswise Medical News (5 years ago)

Depression in older adults too often goes unrecognized and untreated, resulting in untold misery, worsening of medical illness, and early death. A new study has identified one important remedy: Adding a trained depression care manag... Read Post


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