By Katie Eder
Although fibromyalgia lacks an effective standardized treatment, one part of the problem is the condition’s diverse constellation of symptoms that include chronic widespread pain, fatigue, and even depression.
By Laura Joszt
At the beginning of Colon Cancer Awareness month, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network expanded its guidelines to include Lynch syndrome screening, which should dramatically increase the number of patients eligible for hereditary colon cancer testing.
By Frank J. Domino, MD
A proverb assessment modeling study compares the theoretical influence of a statin a day versus an apple a day on the primary prevention of vascular disease.
A long-acting, injectable drug can protect monkeys from repeated exposure to the simian/human immunodeficiency virus, according to an animal study published online March 4 in Science.
A prototype blood-based assay shows high specificity for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, according to a study published online March 3 in JAMA Neurology.
People with chronic insomnia have increased use-dependent plasticity relative to age-matched good sleepers, according to a study published in the March issue of SLEEP.
Following a "prudent" or "traditional" diet is associated with a reduced risk of preterm delivery, according to a study published online March 4 in BMJ.
By Ashwin Ananthakrishnan, MD
Recent studies suggest that combination therapy with infliximab and azathioprine is more effective than monotherapy in patients with newly diagnosed Crohn's disease, but patients with more established Crohn's disease do not derive any extra benefit from triple therapy with infliximab, methotrexate, and prednisone compared to double therapy with infliximab and prednisone.
By Rachel Lutz
About 1% of the Alzheimer’s disease population is infected by the genetic form of the illness, but biomarkers in the brain may be able to predict when patients’ symptoms begin.