disease flare-up

disease flare-up

A transient ↑ in severity of the manifestations of a disease
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Patients have to live with the knowledge that painful flare-ups can occur at any time with 72% of responders having experienced more than one disease flare-up in the last two years.
However, the current treatments for prostate cancer are often associated with adverse reactions such as disease flare-up, gastrointestinal disorders and hot flushes.
Psychological distress may lead to increased IBD symptoms and play a role in triggering disease flare-ups.
ORLANDO--Vitamin D may protect patients with inflammatory bowel disease from serious disease flare-ups, investigators reported at the annual Digestive Disease Week.
If they do not work, apportioning blame to countries or regions for disease flare-ups can result in social, political, cultural, and economic consequences that in the past have turned out to be unjustified, unfair, and ultimately detrimental (8).
Those who were given the new treatment, showed significant improvement in the lung function, quality of life and a reduction in disease flare-ups.
Responding to disease flare-ups in a hospital environment is unsustainable.
Disease flare-ups were reported as occurring at least once in the previous year by 75 per cent of young respondents and 24 per cent suffered more than four flare-ups in the last year.
Typical medical management of disease flare-ups require hospitalisation, powerful drugs and morphine-based painkillers.
So, too, as long as a person with MS continues to use immunotherapy, disease flare-ups can be reduced.
This could potentially counter disease flare-ups while they are still contained within a pocket of community or region.
In addition, "the unpredictable nature and immediacy of chronic disease flare-ups call for real-time information on health status.
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