A growing number of physicians and ethicists suggest that religion and prayer do not necessarily fall outside the bailiwick of modern-day Western medicine.
To make the best use of the money they have to spend to prevent information breaches, practices need to perform a risk analysis.
The use of dietary supplements to manage pain is common in individuals with musculoskeletal disorders.
Post-ICU syndrome includes psychological effects — depression, anxiety, and PTSD — as well as worsened physical functioning.
A new clinical statement on the emergency management of patients with ventricular assist devices was released by a consensus written by members of the Heart Failure Society of America, the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, and the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation.
An estimated 20 million people in the United States meet the criteria for substance use disorder.
Investigators provide recent information on the classification, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension, focusing specifically on its impact on women.
Management of infection in cystic fibrosis is complex but plays a critical role in improving the survival of those with CF.
The updated 1-hour sepsis care bundle is based on 2016 guidelines and recommends a specific set of treatments that should begin within 1 hour of sepsis recognition.
Results of an epidemiologic analysis indicated that approximately 12,800 individuals in the United States may have biallelic mutations in key proteins along the MC4R pathway.
Peer support is recognized by such bodies as the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the American Psychiatric Association as a valuable component of recovery-oriented services within systems of care.
Estimates indicate that ~1.4 million people self-identify as transgender in the United States, which is double the initial estimate is made by the Williams Institute in 2011.
A multidisciplinary writing group organized by the AHA Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science Subcommittee released recommendations to improve the quality of adult and pediatric neurologic prognostication studies for survivors of cardiac arrest.
The convenience and confidentiality of computer-based and mobile technologies may encourage more individuals with substance use disorders to access treatment.
The increased opioid use has been associated with a rising incidence of opioid-induced endocrinopathy, most commonly in the form of androgen deficiency.
For women, athletes with fT levels in the highest tertile had significantly better performance in the 400-meter sprint, 400-meter hurdles, 800-meter sprint, hammer throw, and pole vault.
The American Heart Association and Heart Failure Society released a joint scientific statement summarizing the effects of type 2 diabetes management on heart failure outcomes.
A scientific statement from the American Heart Association was published in Circulation, with the purpose of providing a thorough review of available evidence on HIV-associated cardiovascular disease.
Years before the first closed-loop insulin delivery system was approved, patients with diabetes had already been implementing the technology into their own care.
Dr Christine Lee discusses her work on how to capture the patient’s voice by using multiple data sources, such as unstructured FDA archival data and social media.