According to a recently published review, development is proceeding on vaccines that hope to prevent or mitigate asthma, with several approaches advancing to clinical trial,
Behavioral treatment impacted the children's homework completion and accuracy, researchers found, "whereas long-acting stimulant medication resulted in limited and largely nonsignificant acute effects on homework performance."
Innovators have implemented pay-for-performance mandates, value-based purchasing, electronic health systems, and meticulous reporting programs. But has the quality of care or patient satisfaction improved?
Measuring the Hepatitis C virus (HCV) antigen in patients who are receiving protease inhibitors (PI) could provide an alternative to monitoring treatment response, according to a recent study.
Age is more than just a number when it comes to stroke risk in pregnant women. It turns out that younger women are at a disadvantage on this one.
Prescription testosterone products have become dramatically more popular over the past decade. The FDA now wants their litany of serious adverse side effects more clearly stated.
There are many parts of everyday life that can be affected by a patient adjusting their diet. Providers suggesting these changes and patients making the changes over the long term are proving to be harder to accomplish in most cases.
With an aging population dementia and Alzheimer's Disease are becoming growing problems in the medical community. Recent research has shown benefits of diet slowing the progression of these conditions.
People may self-educate and seek support in others with similar diseases and disorders. This may be constructive (e.g., learning grounding techniques to help with anxiety) or harmful (e.g., pro-anorexia pages).