Investigators assessed the efficacy and safety of 2 daily doses of cannabidiol, 10 mg/kg or 20 mg/kg, in children with Dravet syndrome.
One in 10 older adults hospitalized for common medical conditions are discharged with intensified diabetes medications, despite the fact that nearly half are unlikely to benefit from the intensification.
A study sought to determine clinicians’ awareness and use of the Pregnancy and Lactation La-beling Rule (PLLR).
A study of Chinese healthcare workers may foreshadow the mental health burden placed upon physicians, nurses, and other professionals as COVID-19 strains the medical system in the United States.
Patients with Parkinson disease tend to have an increase in iron content with reduced perfusion in the substantia nigra.
Air pollution contributes significantly to global excess mortality and loss of life expectancy, particularly mortality attributable to cardiovascular disease.
The use of prenatal vitamin D supplementation alone has no effect on the 6-year incidence of asthma and recurrent wheeze in children considered to be at risk.
Managing moderate or severe postoperative pain, which affects 75% of patients in the United States, remains a challenge for physicians.
The most clinically appropriate mode of hydrocortisone administration during major stress in patients with adrenal insufficiency is continuous intravenous hydrocortisone.
Certain types of EpiPens and their generic counterparts may fail or delay injection of lifesaving epinephrine for severe allergic reactions.
Plasma levels of high-sensitivity cardiac troponins can improve the stratification of mortality risk beyond the comorbidity burden in older adults with diabetes.
The distance from a patient residence to transplant center seems not to impact transplant referral and evaluation initiation among those with end-stage kidney disease.
Of all the antidepressant efficacy trials conducted between 1991 and 2013, just 1 explicitly included patients who presented with suicidality.
National health expenditures are projected to increase at an average annual rate of 5.4 percent for 2019 to 2028, representing almost 20 percent of U.S. gross domestic product by 2028.
In patients who were hospitalized with severe coronavirus disease, treatment with lopinavir-ritonavir did not provide a substantial benefit beyond standard care.
Individuals with diabetes are at increased risk for acute mesenteric ischemia, an emergency vascular complication.
Researchers sought to determine the 10-year risk for developing advanced neoplasia and assessed whether baseline colonoscopy findings were associated with long-term outcomes.
Risks of surgery, hospitalization, and corticosteroid exposure in elderly-onset IBD was similar to those in adult-onset IBD, whereas immunomodulators and biologic agents were used less frequently.
In 2019, there were 187 mass shooting events, most of which occurred closest to a nontrauma center.
Previous studies connecting infant cognition to maternal breast milk composition have identified an oligosaccharide as a potential influence on the cognitive abilities of infants.