• Patient-reported outcome measures assess quality of life in Duchenne muscular dystrophy

    3 days ago - By Healio

    Researchers developed a new 14-item patient-reported outcome measure for assessing quality of life in men and boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, according to results published in Neurology.
    “Studies assessing health-related quality of life in people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy suggest it is impaired compared to the general population. However, the ability of existing measures to adequately capture QoL in DMD has been questioned, with it posited that there is no optimal measure available,” Philip A. Powell, PhD, a research fellow and chartered psychologist in
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  • New Research Shows An Increase In Women's Reproductive Life Span

    New Research Shows An Increase In Women's Reproductive Life Span

    3 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    A new study shows that the reproductive life span for women has increased by more than two years
    With long-held messaging from the medical community that the optimal time for a person to safely achieve and carry a pregnancy is in their twenties, with fertility beginning to decline past 30 and pregnancies past 35 considered “ geriatric ,” it's understandable for those who aren't quite sure of their future plans to feel uneasy about the whole situation.
    New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association might help put you at ease, because it seems like the average...
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