The integration of technology into medicine has expanded into various uses in patients with Parkinson disease.
The American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association have released a new evidence-based guideline detailing the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Kognito, a health simulation company, is applying its simulation technology to patient education, to address a gap in patient knowledge.
Venezuela has endured a decade of political, economic, and social unrest, which has contributed to regional epidemics of vector-borne illnesses.
A rare disease diagnosis may have a significant impact on mental health, causing anxiety, stress, and low mood.
Researchers found that there has been little attention paid to intervention to enhance treatment adherence in nonpsychotic major depression, so they outlined steps for engagement, retention, and adherence for these patients.
Lack of plumbing maintenance; aging infrastructure; warm, humid climates; and exposure to the immunocompromised may contribute to an increase in Legionnaires disease.
Clinicians should know that chemotherapy-induced cognitive impairment, chemobrain, chemofog, or whatever you want to call it is a real phenomenon.
An analysis conducted by the World Health Organization concluded that R&D costs do not provide enough evidence to justify high prices for cancer drugs.
In a draft report issued December 28, 2018 by the US Department of Health and Human Services-sponsored Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force, recommendations for a multidisciplinary approach to pain management were formulated.
The number of potentially abused elders is staggering: in 2015, older adults — defined as people age 65 or above constituted nearly 15% of the US population — up by 1.6 million from 2014.
While outdated information on drug labels persists, the discussion revolves around how best to update them.
Every day, low health literacy results in patients’ misunderstanding the instructions of their clinicians, sometimes with very serious consequences.
Approximately 26% of participants who were underinsured or uninsured were able to navigate through consultation, diagnosis, and treatment.
From scientific studies to niche-market magazines, supplements are in the spotlight.
The American Heart Association has updated its scientific statement on blood pressure readings.
As the link between diabetes and PAD becomes more evident, clinicians can best serve patients with these comorbidities by working collaboratively to prevent serious complications.
Prioritization of patients’ well-being can lead physicians to neglect their own well-being, including their mental health.
Concerns about conflict of interest as it relates to prescribing may never go away, some say, as long as drug companies offer doctors money for consulting and personal services.
Perhaps it is that tension between undeniable differences and inevitable merging that has led to more recent calls for cross-disciplinary cooperation.