Research from Washington University in St. Louis underlines the importance of screening publically insured urban children who are experiencing psychological distress for suicide risk, regardless of ethnicity and age.
A recent study indicates that commonly available data can help physicians create a risk score that helps predict which older adults are most at risk of developing pneumonia.
Pre Exposure Prophylaxis, otherwise known as PrEP is a medication designed to help at risk patients avoid contracting HIV. While there are many potential benefits to this treatment it is not as widely available as some on the medical community might like.
Long used in traditional medicine, new research illustrates the specific mechanisms by which plant-derived diterpenoids are able to alleviate pain and inflammation.
Enjoying a nice steak dinner may actually take a toll on the kidneys, increasing people’s risk for kidney disease, or failure.
The strongest pain pill prescriptions come with the potential risk of addiction. For patients who are already battling the disease, finding pain relief presents quite a challenge.
The diagnosis and treatment processes for brain tumors are very important and delicate times for the patients which requires a delicate touch by their doctors.
For millions of Americans, including as many as one in four children, the painful skin irritation of atopic dermatitis (AD, or eczema), may only be the tip of the iceberg.
There are many varieties of brain tumors and they each require different approaches in treatment if one exists. Finding the right treatment and potential new ones is a focus of the field overall.