Climate change poses a significant threat to global public health by increasing the incidence of novel infectious diseases, as well as the spread of existing ones.
How should clinicians combat coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in their practice settings?
As infections with SARS-CoV-2 continue to increase, there has been a concurrent increase in news and data, both accurate and inaccurate.
The European League Against Rheumatism developed recommendations for the collection, analysis, and use of big data in rheumatic and musculoskeletal disorders.
The COVID-19 epidemic has underscored potential gaps in mental health services during emergencies, while also testing the resilience of healthcare workers and medical systems.
We make a promise to do good by our patients, but what does it mean to do harm? Should we include socioeconomic harm in this discussion?
Since its inception, the practice of intermittent fasting has been linked to such benefits as increased lifespan, mitigation of chronic disease risk, and improvements in physical performance.
Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) with a closed-loop system that uses recorded evoked compound action potentials (ECAPs) is superior to a fixed-output, open-loop system for patients with chronic back and leg pain.
Burnout is thought to be the direct result of occupational demands that consistently outweigh the physical, mental, and psychological abilities of individuals suffering from it.
The Science of Cannabis Symposium welcomed both clinicians and legal experts and aimed to provide medical and legal education for healthcare providers who are considering the use of cannabis in their medical practice.
Recent research indicates that disparities related to physician race or ethnicity, sex, or disability status may play a role in physician burnout.
At Psych Congress 2018, Andrew Penn from the UCSF School of Nursing provides insight into the use of CBD in clinical practice.
The therapeutic potential of cannabinoids to manage several clinical conditions, including pain, inflammation, sleep disorders, and epilepsy, is finding support through a growing body of evidence.
Although an estimated 82 million people worldwide will be affected by dementia by 2030, research demonstrates that cognitive decline often goes unrecognized in primary care settings.
Since the management of comorbidities goes beyond the scope of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), researchers highlight the need for a multidisciplinary care team model.
Physician practices need to weigh the pros and cons of remaining independent or joining an integrated health care delivery system.
Delirium is highly prevalent in critical care, especially among elderly patients and individuals with dementia. Although rates vary widely across studies, findings suggest delirium affects more than 15% of hospitalized patients. For additional discussion regarding this topic, Neurology Advisor interviewed Leopoldo Pozuelo, MD, MBA, FACP, FACLP, clinical vice chair of psychiatry and psychology at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.
A review of research reveals that a while ketogenic diet may hold some promise for individuals with mental health disorders, additional studies are necessary.
Rates of marijuana use are especially high among men and women of reproductive age. How should physicians advise patients who are trying to conceive about marijuana?
A 2013 Pew Research Center and Internet Life Project report found that 59% of US adults said that they turned to the Internet regarding a health problem during the past year.