Mortality from systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is significantly higher among blacks.
In an effort to improve patient outcomes and facilitate stroke care delivery, the American Stroke Association (ASA) has released a 2019 update on recommendations for the development of comprehensive stroke systems of care.
RAND researchers recommend private insurers move toward fixed-price arrangements
The American Psychiatric Association’s president, Altha Stewart, MD, sat with Valerie Jarrett, JD, for a fireside chat focused on the Affordable Care Act.
In this ethical discussion, prioritizing the expansion of organ procurement for transplantation over other more cost-effective medical interventions is called into question.
Guidelines emphasizing adoption of a healthy lifestyle for reducing the risk for cognitive decline and dementia have been developed by the World Health Organization.
Nearly two-thirds of sunscreens that were analyzed failed safety tests proposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
When results from large trials go unreported, a substantial volume of clinical evidence remains undisclosed.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Nayzilam (midazolam) nasal spray for the acute treatment of intermittent, stereotypic episodes of frequent seizure activity
Positivity rates for nonprescribed fentanyl in cocaine- and methamphetamine-positive urine samples increased significantly between 2013 and 2018.
The number of births reached a new low in 2018, as did the general fertility rate in the United States.
Kaiser-Permanente Northern California recently integrated video telemedicine functionality into their healthcare delivery system.
Guidelines have been updated for screening and treatment for tuberculosis (TB) infection among health care personnel.
The FDA has approved Fragmin, a low molecular weight heparin, for the treatment of symptomatic venous thromboembolism to reduce the recurrence of VTE in pediatric patients 1 month of age and older.
Risks related to DTC testing include lack of understanding of the test by the consumer, incorrect test results, and erroneous interpretation of the results.
The highest rate for an individual disorder was 2.51% for ADHD, followed by depression and autism spectrum disorders at 1.84% and 1.79%, respectively.
Risk for seizures predicted for pregnant women with epilepsy on medication
One-quarter of parents with children younger than age 8 years are concerned about their child’s ability to communicate.
Incremental physical activity (PA), even of light intensity, is associated with larger brain volume and healthy brain aging.
Investigators analyzed clinical and neuroimaging factors related to cognitive outcome after epilepsy surgery in childhood.