• Symptom severity, mood linked with patient satisfaction in IBS

    4 monthes ago - By Healio

    Factors like reduced disease severity and lower depression scores were associated with better satisfaction scores among patients with irritable bowel syndrome, according to study results.
    “In chronic illnesses, such as pain and diabetes, higher patient satisfaction has been associated with improved clinical outcomes,” Sarah Ballou, PhD, of the division of gastroenterology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and colleagues wrote. “Given its importance, there is a need to understand the factors associated with patient satisfaction, especially in chronic and difficult to
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  • Can a dirty house help fight chronic disease? Study suggests early exposure to "farm-like microbiota" helps prevent asthma in children

    Can a dirty house help fight chronic disease? Study suggests early exposure to "farm-like microbiota" helps prevent asthma in children

    4 monthes ago - By Natural News

    There can be no doubt that proper hygiene practices like regular hand-washing are vital to maintaining good health. An understanding of how germs are spread and what makes people ill has literally saved millions of lives over the past century. But, could it be that we have taken the pursuit of cleanliness too...
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