There are hundreds of thousands of people in the United States with medication resistant epilepsy. For many, their condition could be better managed by learning more about it and finding the right specialist who can help.
There are close to 3 million people in the United States with Epilepsy today. Of that total, close 500 thousand are classified as medication resistant. Work is underway to help bring that number down and help more people with the condition.
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) continue their reduction efforts in men who have sex with men (MSM) – a population that made up 67% of new HIV infections in 2014.
The researchers found that those whose fathers smoked prior to their conception were at a three times greater risk of developing non-allergic early onset asthma. Welding was also implicated.
Panelists Jonathan Grand; Peter L. Salgo, MD; Philip Barbour; Jac A. Charlier, MPA; and Joshua D. Lee, MD, PhD, highlight the political and personal side of drug abuse, and discuss examples of success in approaching opioid abuse in several states.
Panelists Jac A. Charlier, MPA; Peter L. Salgo, MD; Phillip Barbour; Joshua D. Lee, MD, PhD; and Jonathan Grand describe the role of pilot medication-assisted treatment programs and how they are funded.
There are many reasons that women and their healthcare providers may not want to discuss female sexual dysfunction – for one, it can be awkward for both parties. However, it doesn't have to be.
“Our results suggest that HIV in varied tissue compartments can be untouched by the medications,” said Michael S. McGrath, MD, PhD.
Swiss researchers have reported positive early returns from a treatment that involves growing knee cartilage from extracted nasal cartilage. Whether patients will be doing yoga anytime soon remains to be seen.