Research findings from ESMO confirm that patients with cancer can improve their symptoms of CRF if they “avoid inactivity”; in addition, greater use of supportive care can also help.
Physicians should frame treatment options by their “harms and benefits,” not by their “risks and benefits.”
Sexual dysfunction has a significant impact on quality of life, personal relationships, self-esteem, and recovery, and it is a common cause for nonadherence or discontinuation of medication.
Off-label use of glucocorticoids and over-the-counter supplements is common for adrenal fatigue, a condition characterized by a constellation of nonspecific symptoms.
Examining the gut microbiome for biomarkers that may aid in the detection of pre-cancerous adenomas and/or CRC has significant utility in both research and real world settings.
A survey presented during ASCO20 found that patients who considered themselves adequately informed felt “in control” most days.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is a disorder characterized by marked fatigue, exertion induced malaise, cognitive clouding (or brain fog), impaired academic/work performance, disrupted sleep, and joint/muscle pain.
Finding ways to increase patient volume and cut costs can improve practices’ bottom lines.
The American College of Rheumatology developed guidelines for the management of gout, including use of urate-lowering therapy, flare treatment, and lifestyle and medication recommendations.
Matthew Robbins, MD, author of “COVID-19 and headache: a primer for trainees,” details how care has changed for patients with chronic headaches in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Regardless of the challenges a smaller group might have, a risk assessment is a baseline for any HIPAA program. The cost of this assessment is considerably less than a HIPAA fine.
A study looking at the effect of genetic variations on the pharmacologic activity of metformin found that use of the drug was associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer overall and of high-grade prostate cancer.
To dig deeper into the study and its importance for a growing field, we spoke with Laura H. Goldstein, PhD, of the Department of Psychology, King’s College London, United Kingdom.
We recently interviewed Jamieson Webster, PhD, and Victoria Malkin, PhD, LP, psychoanalysts based in New York who recently spent time on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic in a Brooklyn hospital.
Study leads Shilpa Venkatachalam, MD, and Michael George, MD, discuss the highlights of a new initiative to track the effects of COVID-19 in autoimmune disorders.
Experiences during the COVID-19 crisis could speed changes in healthcare delivery.
Taste and smell disturbances are common symptoms of COVID-19, but they can also be caused by medications frequently prescribed by dermatologists.
Most programs put live-donor transplants on hold.
NRC Health, a software and patient satisfaction survey provider holding data from more than 25 million patients, was locked out of its computer system in February because of a ransomware attack.
As a result of stay-at-home restrictions and sudden unemployment, millions of people are isolated at home without their usual routines and supports, with a large amount of unstructured time on their hands, less opportunity to exercise and obtain healthy food, and increased stress.