Three New York City area medical centers teamed up with the FDNY to launch the Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit (MSTU), an emergency transport vehicle specifically fitted to answer to patients who experiencing symptoms of strokes.
A robotic device designed for use in the home could improve outcomes for stroke survivors.
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but so could regular cannabis use, according to a study from The University of Edinburgh.
Though under lock and key, state prisoners are considered "hard to reach" when it comes to getting them into treatment for hepatitis C. A health Affairs study looked at how states vary in attitudes, practices, and spending.
On a daily basis endocrinologists are treating a wide variety of conditions that require their own specifics of care. Because of that there is an increased need for not only more specialists in the field, but also for general practitioners to provide care for more controlled patients.
The CDC has long recommended that all kids ages 11 and 12 get three doses of the HPV vaccine. While the ages haven’t changed, the recommended number of shots has.
For many people with thyroid issues a medication can help them better manage their condition. For 10 percent there are lingering problems that need to be addressed.
As more is learned about thyroid diseases in endocrinology one of the questions looming now is why does the thyroid hormone affect the body the way that it does. There are also questions about whether some health conditions are really tied to the hormone or another part of the anatomy.
“There has been ongoing debate within the scientific community whether or not stress may influence fertility and pregnancy outcomes,” said Kavita Vedhara, PhD.