In the context of medical assistance in dying (MAiD), a framework allowing clinicians to communicate their ethical concerns may have benefits for both patients and providers.
Ketamine may be a useful treatment option when there is an urgent need for symptom improvement and for patients with pre-existing cognitive impairments.
Patients receiving intensive low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol-lowering therapy may have better clinical outcomes when their body mass index is normal vs high.
Crowdsourcing has been used in the health and medical research fields to potentially create low-cost, community-driven interventions.
Fresenius Kabi announced the launch of Glucagon Emergency Kit for the treatment of severe hypoglycemic episodes in adult and pediatric patients with diabetes.
During the period from 2010 to 2016, parents of children from low-income households were more likely to report recent childhood GI and respiratory illnesses than parents with a higher income.
A neuroimaging study has identified network-level plasticity mechanisms involved in cognitive maturation during adolescence and into adulthood.
Children are less likely to overconsume unhealthy foods if their parents are confident that they can plan and succeed in limiting intake of these foods, even in the face of everyday barriers that may make unhealthy food provision a more convenient option.
Cohort study data from 2018 to 2019 suggest poor compliance with the US Food and Drug Administration reporting requirements for clinical trial sponsors.
Adults with asthma that has persisted from their childhood to adulthood have poorer lung function and more severe disease in adulthood compared with individuals who have adult-onset asthma.
The results suggest that the current recommended levels for breastfeeding duration are linked to an additional benefit of reduced risk for early menopause.
An ACC initiative in North Carolina aims to provide uninsured cardiac patients with heart medications free of charge.
Depression, anxiety, and reduced quality of life are seen more frequently in patients with atopic eczema—and these associations imply that it may be more than just a skin disease.
A history of gestational diabetes is associated with increased risk for dyslipidemia.
Various foods can trigger bacteriophage production, modulate the abundance of gut microbiota, and produce an antimicrobial effect.
Researchers determined that although the incidence of concussion was similar among men and women, the rate of non-sport-related concussion was higher than that of sport-related concussion.
Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) with a closed-loop system that uses recorded evoked compound action potentials (ECAPs) is superior to a fixed-output, open-loop system for patients with chronic back and leg pain.
Ubrogepant, the newly approved calcitonin gene-related peptide antagonist, can relieve migraine symptoms within 2 hours after initial dose.
The consumption of processed meat containing nitrites is associated with an increased risk for colorectal cancer, according to a literature review published in Nutrients.
The US FDA has issued a statement to announce the launch of an interactive database that provides information on the ART currently available for purchase under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.