Finally understanding an idea is cause for great happiness!Unfortunately, words and use of language is very complicated in hospitals today and it may not get much better. It is crucial to understand the language of medicine, yet most of us are not trained to do this. Probably the best way to get this knowledge is by rounding with your doctor, but we all know that this is not going to happen. The next best thing may be this site and the explanations of new science and treatments that you or your family won't need a PhD to understand.
For Abnormal Cholesterol: CETP
For Alzheimers: Amyloid
For Arthritis: DMARD
Cronic pain: Neuronal Plasticity
Heart attacks: Troponins
High blood pressure: JNC8
Oncology (cancer): MEK inhibitor
Osteoporosis: R inhibition
SIde Efffects: Correlation versus causation
Stroke: Ischemic versus hemorrhagic
Weight Loss: Glycemic index
New and timely explanations of new or words that are being used more often will be posted because of new FDA approvals or new guidelines. Visit often. Become a more powerful patient!