Implementation of a large-scale, enhanced recovery project for bariatric surgery is feasible and results in a decrease in extended length of stay (ELOS).
ICU hospitalizations for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions have decreased during a 10-year period.
In this study, 71% of the breaches compromised sensitive demographic orfinancial information that may be used for fraudulent purposes.
The innovative use of fractionation of laser beam technology in dermatology has led to significant improvements in the treatment of burn scars, regardless of how mature.
Some lots of losartan have been found to be contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical N-methylnitrosobutyric acid.
The benefits of early diagnosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD) are significant, as patients in whom CKD is diagnosed in the early stages have the chance to make lifestyle changes, learn how to manage their disease, and extend their lives while avoiding or postponing the need for dialysis or transplant.
The issue of aging physicians poses serious challenges to the medical profession, with concerns that judgment or skills might decline with age.
Gratitude may be a valuable tool that helps clinicians to develop “moral clarity” by improving the quality of their thought processes.
The Tsimane’ Amazonian Panel Study sought to investigate the effect of modernization and market exposure on the health of Bolivia’s Tsimane’ forager-horticulturalists.
The proposed plan would allow Medicare to negotiate prices for high-cost drugs.
The pain experience of women with endometriosis may indirectly be influenced by worry traits and maladaptive thoughts.
Investigators examined whether opioid overdose is more likely if a family member has a prescription. We review their findings.
Adult exposure to economic hardship (EH) results in worse aging outcomes in midlife, including reduced physical and cognitive capabilities and higher levels of certain inflammatory markers, according to a study published in the European Journal of Ageing. Investigators obtained yearly data on household income from Statistics Denmark from the period of 1987 through 2008. EH…
Researchers assessed the risk for rheumatoid arthritis in patients receiving antibiotics.
Investigators compared the efficacy and tolerability of 32 oral antipsychotic agents for the acute treatment of multi-episode schizophrenia in adults.
Vaccine skeptics living close to sites of measles outbreaks may be more likely to harbor positive attitudes toward vaccination.
In most high-income countries with long-term data, uptick in early-onset colorectal cancer began in the mid-1990s.
Because unmarried patients are less likely to choose surgery or radiotherapy treatments over other interventions, researchers often speculate that those patients have less “fighting spirit” or that having a life partner would give them “more to live for.”
Higher risk of death was seen in participants drinking two or more regular or artificially sweetened soft drinks per day.
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.