As irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) remains a complicated condition to treat with an etiology that’s still unknown, it’s difficult for physicians to find the best proven therapies among new remedies and the variety of pharmacological and nondrug options they have been trying for years.
Men who had attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) during childhood are at increased risk of obesity as adults.
With what we now know about opioid misuse and abuse, we need to take the necessary steps to ensure that only abuse-resistant/deterrent medications are used for our patients taking ER/LA opioid medications.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) has introduced several high-prevalence diagnoses at the boundary of normality which is likely to lead to considerable false-positive rates and unnecessary treatment.
Many accepted practices in hospital medicine, ranging from electrolyte management to the components of a syncope workup, may have scant or equivocal evidence to support their use.
In middle-aged women, depression is associated with a significantly increased risk of stroke, even after adjustment for lifestyle and physiological variables.
Researchers using fMRI to study neural activity in IBS patients report that the processing and perception of visceral stimuli can be modulated by psychological and cognitive treatment.
Older individuals with nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) seem to have a significantly reduced risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD).
From 2008 to 2010, computed tomography (CT) usage in hospitalized pediatric trauma cases was stable or decreased slightly.
Military personnel with multiple traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) may be at increased risk for suicide.