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There's an App for That — Including Your RA

Life with rheumatoid arthritis is all over the map. Try these tools and apps to track your symptoms, so you can report them to your doctor.

By Cathy Kramer

Innovations in Adjuvant Therapy for Melanoma

Advances in various therapies have some melanoma researchers optimistic about future treatment.

By Rachel Zohn

Can Electronic Reminders for Glaucoma Patients Help Reduce Vision Loss?

The use of electronic health record (EHR)-linked reminder systems for patients is becoming more and more common — but do patients actually find them helpful?

By Lara DeSanto

The Future of Bladder Cancer Detection? Pee in a Cup

Researchers have developed a way to scan urine to detect the signature features of cancerous cells, a non-invasive method to check for bladder cancer that could make screening easier.

By Karen Gaudette Brewer

The 10 Best Apps for Diabetes Management

These 10 health apps are great tools for managing diabetes by tracking everything from medications and blood sugar to meals and exercise.

By Eileen Bailey

10 Ulcerative Colitis Instagrammers You Should Follow

Looking to connect with the UC community on Instagram? Check out these 10 awesome influencers with IBD.

By Mandy Morgan

Top 10 Apps to Help Manage Ulcerative Colitis

Living with UC? There’s an app for that. These mobile apps can help you track your symptoms, sleep, food, and more.

By Mandy Morgan

Social-Savvy Seniors: Older Adults Reduce Depression Risk With Social Media

Using social media like Facebook and Twitter can help seniors counteract the depression risk that comes with pain from chronic conditions or other ailments.

By Lara DeSanto

Virtual Reality Can Make You More Compassionate, Study Shows

Individuals who participated in a VR experience saw what it would be like to lose their homes and jobs, and therefore developed longer-lasting compassion toward homeless people.

By Lara DeSanto

AI for Dense Breasts: Is it Accurate?

Researchers have developed AI that can assess dense breast tissue as reliably as radiologists — an innovation they hope will make mammograms more reliable.

By Karen Gaudette Brewer