Tag Archives: Treatment

MRI-guided treatment slows progression of rheumatoid arthritis

A clinical study has found an MRI-guided treatment plan that uses a predefined treatment algorithm can prevent joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis patients. The chronic inflammatory joint disease mostly affects hands and feet—it can cause pain, functional impairments, reduced quality of life and joint damage over time, says Kim Horslev-Petersen, MD, a professor of rheumatology… Read More »

Insomnia treatment may help ease depression during menopause

Women going through menopause may have fewer symptoms of depression when they get treatment for insomnia than when they don’t, a recent experiment suggests. Researchers recruited 117 menopausal women with insomnia for the study and randomly assigned them to three groups. One group received cognitive behavior therapy (CBT). Another group received a component of CBT… Read More »

How hearing loss treatment can help Alzheimer's patients

Hearing loss can further challenge communication with 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… Read More »