Electronic consultations have improved care in many medical specialties, but have not yet been studied in allergy/immunology.
A drug company has reached a $1.4 billion settlement with the U.S. government over an investigation into the company’s marketing and sales of a prescription drug used to treat opioid addiction.
The economic burden of uncontrolled asthma is considerable and is projected to continue increasing.
The unregulated herbal supplement known as kratom, which is mainly used for self-treating pain or mood disorders in the United States, is associated with significant toxicities.
State medical boards should consider investigating licensees suspected of violating professional standards when providing unproven stem cell interventions, especially those advertising treatment outside their scope of training.
Dapagliflozin was recently approved for T1D in Europe and Japan.
Gadolinium-based contrast agents increase the risk for nephrogenic systemic fibrosis among patients with impaired elimination of the drugs.
Workplace absenteeism during the high-severity 2017 to 2018 influenza season increased sharply in November and peaked in January, reaching a higher level than the average during the previous five seasons.
Hospitals with greater financial need are more likely to aggressively pursue debt collection, according to recently published research.
Higher consumption of sugary drinks is associated with an increased risk for overall cancer and breast cancer.
Patients hospitalized with pneumonia often receive excess antibiotic therapy.
The vast majority of orthopedic surgeons recommend prescribing a nine-day supply of around-the-clock oxycodone doses following commonly performed orthopedic surgeries.
Despite the challenge of decision making for unrepresented patients, few laws or professional organization policy statements offer a solution.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has updated the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines for 2019.
Significant changes in how kidney disease is treated in the United States are outlined in an executive order that was signed by President Donald Trump.
Two experimental Ebola treatments being used in the current outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo have proved effective in laboratory tests with human cells.
Exposure of U.S. physicians to work-hour reforms during residency training is not associated with post-training differences in patient mortality, readmissions, or costs of care.
Researchers suggest that a large proportion of cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology laboratory directors have notable financial relationships with industry.
Treating refugee patients with severe disseminated tuberculosis without HIV infection presents unique diagnostic and therapeutic challenges.
Neurologic manifestations associated with the Zika virus encompass a large group of clinical neurologic manifestations. Researchers found a modified Rankin scale score may help identify the risk for mechanical ventilation in certain patients with the virus.