A 75-year-old woman presents with a cyst on her right index finger that has been present for 3 weeks. What is the best treatment option?
People using electronic nicotine delivery systems with cigarette-like nicotine delivery may reduce their exposure to a tobacco-specific carcinogen metabolite, even with concurrent smoking.
The occurrence rate of BIA-ALCL following breast augmentation with textured implants is variable, with the reported lifetime risk ranging from 1 in 355 to 1 in 86,029 patients.
Investigators studied the safety and efficacy of gastric per-oral endoscopic myotomy in patients with refractory gastroparesis.
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic began, concerning mental health trends and major treatment gaps were noted among adolescents. We spoke with Cécile Rousseau, MD, researcher, psychiatrist, and professor in the division of social and transcultural psychiatry at McGill University in Montreal, Canada about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on adolescent mental health.
The American Lung Association’s 22nd annual “State of the Air” report shows that approximately 40% of Americans breathe polluted air on a regular basis.
A 40-year-old man reports pain in his right elbow and numbness in his right pinky and ring fingers. What is your diagnosis?
Can use of botulinum toxin injection improve severity in patients with depression?
To help clinicians and patients determine if antibodies protect against reinfection, the ACP discussed tests for diagnosing and estimating the prevalence of COVID-19.
Chronic stress can affect tissue homeostasis, but the question is how does this occur? The researchers investigated whether the stress hormone corticosterone regulates hair follicle stem cell quiescence and hair growth in mice.
During weeks 12-19 of 2020, the incidence of end-stage kidney disease decreased 20% compared with the same period in 2017-2019, according to a COVID-19 supplement to the US Renal Data System 2020 annual data report.
Kloxxado is intended for immediate administration as emergency therapy in settings where opioids may be present.
The higher contrast of this tool is better than film-screen mammography at detecting calcifications that are key to diagnosing DCIS.
Ischemic optic neuropathies are the most common acute optic nerve pathology in patients older than 50 years of age.
Insufficient pain management during childhood immunizations may lead to increased fear of needles and later health care avoidance.
Researchers presented their study results comparing headache education with mindfulness-based stress reduction for patients with migraine at the AAN 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting,
The purpose of this update was to examine interval evidence of the acceptance and impact of the 2007 recommendations on viridans group streptococcal infective endocarditis and to make any necessary revisions based on this evidence.
The researchers examined data for individuals age 12 to 25 from national surveys on drug use and looked at initiation dates, use in the past 12 months, lifetime use, and diagnosed substance use disorders.
This case illustrates key issues in the diagnosis and treatment of scabies, which, although common, is one of the most frequently misdiagnosed causes of severe, unremitting itching.
The median disparity score was 0.19, with a score of 1 indicating no disparity between clinical trial enrollment and burden of disease.