20 reasons why patients should see more of you.

21 Reasons Why Visiting the Doctor More Often is So Important It’s impossible to know when you’re going to get sick or injured, no matter how cautious you are. But, there are plenty of health problems you can prevent, detect or improve by visiting your doctor on more regularly. How Often People Visit Doctors Most people don’t visit the doctor nearly as often as they should. According to a Household Economic Studies report put out in 2013, the average number of doctor visits annually by a working-age adult in 2010 was 3.9. This is down from the average of 4.8 visits […]

May is National Asthma Awareness Month

Some interesting facts about Asthma from the World Health Organization – WHO estimates show that 235 million people currently suffer from asthma. Asthma deaths will increase in the next 10 years if urgent action is not taken. Asthma cannot be cured, but proper diagnosis, treatment and patient education can result in good asthma control and management. Asthma occurs in all countries regardless of level of development. Over 80% of asthma deaths occur in low and lower-middle income countries. For effective control, it is essential to make medications affordable and available, especially for low-income families. Asthma is a chronic disease characterized […]

Weekend Review – March 14, 2016

What can you find on MDLinx this weekend? What is a weekend without a little intrigue? This weekend is no exception with a number of interesting articles and features on MDLinx. Featured Articles Scientists are looking at a new approach to design a small-molecule drug that targets the specific cancer-causing RNA of one of the hardest to treat cancers. Find out which one it is. Discover what the latest research is showing about the use of proton pump inhibitors in this video from Houston Methodist Research Institute. How can retinal scans help detect Alzheimer’s disease? Take a look at the […]

Weekend Review

What can you find on MDLinx this weekend? This weekend, MDLinx has a number of things going on. Conference Coverage For example, we have conference coverage of the American Urological Association conference going on in San Diego, CA from today (May 6th) until next Tuesday (May 10th). You can also take a look at other conference coverage you may have missed from the 13th International Conference on Obesity (ICO) from Vancouver, BC, Canada; the Oncology Nursing Society 41st Annual Congress, which took place in San Antonio, TX; as well as coverage from the American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting […]