Physical conditions linked to psychological distress in patients with cancer

Among patients with cancer, having additional physical comorbidities was linked with a higher risk of experiencing psychological distress. The finding comes from a Psycho-Oncology analysis of 2017 data from the National Health Survey of Spain. The analysis included 484 patients who reported a cancer diagnosis and 484 matched controls without a history of cancer. Compared…

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Two distinct pathways leading to the development of septic shock pave the way for personalized medicine in sepsis

Researchers have published new insights into the causes of mortality in sepsis Loss of endothelial function is induced through two different pathophysiological processes and is a major driver of septic shock, a life-threatening drop in blood pressure The first pathway originates in the loss of the endothelial barrier triggering an increased production of the…

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