With soldiers, sailors, and airmen deploying overseas their physical condition when they come back can be vastly different from when they first left. Finding the best ways to treat these patients has been the focus of recent studies on this topic.
As new medications are approved for patients with allergies and asthma it becomes more important that doctors are able to provide them with the key information about these therapies and what it can mean for their overall care.
Conditions like asthma and seasonal allergies can start when a patient is very young and stay with them throughout the course of their lives. As a result careful monitoring and treatment can greatly help improve the quality of life for those patients.
Many pulmonologists when treating a patient could focus their attention either on asthma or COPD. However, a growingly common patient pool is emerging with symptoms resulting from a combination of the two difficult conditions.
It’s been well established that patients with fibromyalgia have a poorer quality of sleep, and now a drug is showing positive results in combatting this common symptom.
For patients with seasonal allergies the prescription medications available may not be enough to help with their symptoms and shots may not be an option they want to consider. Newly developed sublingual immunotherapies have been developed to help these patients manage their daily lives.
Ethnographic study findings indicate that safe spaces represent a promising but so far under-utilized part of community-based HIV prevention infrastructure.
Study shows treatment with golimumab, with or without concomitant methotrexate, reduces symptom severity and improves disease outcomes in patients with psoriatic arthritis. However, adding methotrexate may increase the efficacy of golimumab.
Retrospective analysis of real-world outcomes supports the use of the Amplatzer cardiac plug for left atrial appendage closure in atrial fibrillation patients with a very high risk of stroke or serious bleeds and who cannot tolerate oral anticoagulation.