Tag Archives: Patients

How hearing loss treatment can help Alzheimer's patients

In patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, the brain is attacked and everyday functions become impossible or extremely difficult. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, a startling 5.7 million people in the United States suffer from Alzheimer’s and other dementia diseases, costing the nation about $ 277 billion in 2018. Despite awareness and research into… Read More »

Physicians Don’t Talk Enough with Patients About Non-Medical Needs

Most patients wish their doctors would have a conversation with them about non-medical issues. The Doctor-Patient Conversation, a survey conducted for the Samueli Foundation by the Harris Poll, examined how patients feel about their health, healthcare, and relationships with physicians. The Samueli Institute, has several missions including integrative health with a focuses on evidence-based practices… Read More »

FDA approves Pfizer's treatment for certain lung cancer patients

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past Pfizer’s world headquarters in New York April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its lung-cancer treatment for patients with a specific gene mutation who had been previously treated for an aggressive form of the disease.… Read More »