The MD Magazine editors rounded up the 10 best stories from October – did you read them all?
People who have had a stroke before are more likely to have another. On October 28, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Amplatzer PFO Occluder, a device indicated to lower that risk.
Michelle Doll, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University, discussed her recent work in assessing the association between regular dental check ups and decreased risk of getting pneumonia.
Whatever it is called there is mounting evidence that staying active, whether through exercise or other means, is an important part of preventing the development of diabetes as well as overall health in general.
Mark Mulligan, MD explained that Zika needs better diagnostic tests, which he knows can take some time, but is hopeful something will come along in a reasonable time frame.
A new drug combo had good results in treatment-naïve women with HIV, researchers reported today at IDWeek 2016 in New Orleans, LA.
Recommendations that children with asthma not get live attenuated flu vaccine may not be necessary, researchers found.
At IDWeek 2016, Mark Mulligan, MD, Hope Clinic at Emory Vaccine Center discussed his team's recent projects studying the natural history of Zika infection and their Zika vaccine trial.
Deaths from measles can come through a complication known as SSPE, and it is more common than thought. It can occur years after measles infection, even in adults.