Children with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)/mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) often suffer from significant bouts of depression and potentially suicide ideation, a study in the Journal of Pediatrics determined.
A recent study in the Journal of Pain Research found that placing an electrical stimulation device properly doesn’t necessarily increase the pain threshold for health patients subjected to transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS). The finding is important because TENS is among many nonpharmacological interventions for pain around which clinical opinion on effectiveness is split.
Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (ICBT) could be useful for adolescents with anxiety disorders in combination with standard treatment delivered in child and adolescent psychiatric clinics, according to preliminary conclusions from the study.
Even as many as seven years following a stroke, the spouses of stroke survivors experience a reduced health-related quality of life
A study in Postᶒpy adds to the growing evidence of a link between insulin and carbohydrate metabolism in the etiology and severity of acne vulgaris. While the clinical evidence on this connection is still disputed, the majority of recent studies has pointed to a significant connection between the condition and insulin levels.
Some of the current options for managing COPD include one fixed-dose combination product, as well as combinations with an inhaled steroid, but the experts discuss here why one size does not fit all in terms of treating the inflammation in COPD with steroids.
There appears to be a positive correlation between higher antibiotic use and the development of type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
The panelists note that not all COPD patients are the same, and agree that exacerbators are important, but there may be differentiations in the exacerbators that may ultimately lead to different and better therapies.
Clinicians are urged not to treat central sleep apnea in heart failure patients with the adaptive servo-ventilation (ASV) therapy, which was reported to increase mortality in heart failure patients.