BMC Pulmonary Medicine More patients are going online to get health information and some of the information on the Internet is not scientific. What can physicians do to educate patients via social media?
Medscape Business of Medicine Dr Lowenfels comments on a study examining the extent to which the operating surgeon is responsible for any anastomotic leaks in patients who underwent colorectal surgery.
Medscape General Surgery Results from the Childhood Obesity Intervention Cost-Effectiveness Study have a message for law makers setting regulations to help children make healthy choices.
Medscape Medical News A Singapore study suggests eating dark poultry meat, as well as red meat, may be linked to increased type 2 diabetes risk; an expert stresses overall lifestyle for disease prevention .
Medscape Medical News A review of voluntary adverse event reports found that asthma medication montelukast was linked to increased reports of depression and nightmares in adults and children, and aggression in children.
Medscape Medical News Researchers at MD Anderson have developed a framework to help recognize and manage unique acute toxicities associated with CAR T-cell therapy.
Medscape Medical News There is no difference in cardiac risk between nonspecific, long-acting sulfonylureas and specific, short-acting agents, although the former are more likely to provoke severe hypoglycemia.
Medscape Medical News Among patients with migraine, daily dietary supplementation with ketones raised blood ketone levels and reduced the monthly number of attacks by half, preliminary trial results have shown.
Medscape Medical News Components of the ink in tattoos migrate from the skin to the lymph nodes, leading to chronic enlargement, but the health risk has yet to be determined.
Medscape Medical News Medication therapy management in patients with CKD poses unique challenges. This article reviews medication related problems associated with CKD, including nonadherence and medication reconciliation.
U.S. Pharmacist Bacteriophage therapy was shown to be an effective treatment against chronic P. aeruginosa lung infections.
Thorax While patients with MS continue to have a shorter life expectancy and almost threefold higher mortality rate than those without, this long-term population study shows promising improvements over time.
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry Are there still racial and ethnic disparities in the prevalence of untreated HIV infection and HIV incidence in injection-drug users in New York City?
American Journal of Public Health A new study examines the treatment effects of variable doses of transdermal testosterone gel among medically castrated men.
Clinical Endocrinology Is there a link between education levels and the development of coronary heart disease? This study investigates the possible connection.
The BMJ (formerly known as the British Medical Journal) The authors explore the importance of patient action in the self-management of chronic pain.
Pain How does nutritional intake differ between healthy patients and those with late-stage age-related macular degeneration?
The British Journal of Ophthalmology What do we currently know about the risk for developing cancer in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis? This article provides an update and discusses screening recommendations.
Liver International The agency said that the single-use disposable cap will make it easier to decontaminate the scope to reduce the threat of spreading deadly antibiotic-resistant infections.
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