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.
Fitbit data significantly improved detection of influenza-like illness (ILI) in US patients.
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.
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.
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.
Previous studies connecting infant cognition to maternal breast milk composition have identified an oligosaccharide as a potential influence on the cognitive abilities of infants.
The FDA announced that it is working closely with other government agencies and academic centers to investigate the potential use of chloroquine for the treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Large variations in Clostridioides difficile infection risk resulting from antibiotic courses used for the same indications were identified.
Diagnoses and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and trauma are associated with cannabis use in pregnant women.
Clinical guidelines from the American Thyroid Association are inconsistent with the GRADE framework in assigning strength of recommendations.
As individuals age, maintaining muscle mass is an important part of mitigating the risk of injuries affecting independence.
Plasma phosphorylated tau181 (P-tau181) may aid in the diagnosis of Alzheimer disease (AD), a study in Natural Medicine suggests.
How should clinicians combat coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in their practice settings?