Stanford University - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Stanford University

Researchers discover women feel higher levels of pain

Women with chronic ailments experience more intense pain than men, according to a new study. Results and further research could eventually lead to more accurate pain-medication prescribing for both men and women, experts say.

Rheumatoid arthritis treatments for seniors called ‘unacceptable’

More than one-third of 93,000 Medicare managed care enrollees who received care for rheumatoid arthritis in recent years did not receive recommended drugs, according to researchers. In addition, the quality of drug treatments varied among geographic areas, socio-economic groups and health plans. Study results appeared in Wednesday’s issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Next post in News