Since 2000, increased federal funding for community health centers has helped low-income adults get access to primary care and dental care, according to a study published online Dec. 18 in Health Services Research.
A new study estimates the costs of treating atrial fibrillation as well as the comparative costs of treating it with warfarin and newer oral anticoagulants.
Researchers confirm that multiple sclerosis (MS) patients do experience a decrease in life expectancy when compared to their non-MS counterparts in the United States.
The likelihood of unplanned admission is increased with polypharmacy, but the association is modified by the number of long-term conditions, according to a study published online Jan. 16 in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.
A community pharmacy-based medication synchronization program can improve medication adherence, according to a study conducted by the National Community Pharmacists Association.
Believing that they are delivering high-quality patient care is key to physician job satisfaction, according to an article published Dec. 10 in Medical Economics.
Most patients with spinal cord injury have sleep disordered breathing, according to a study published in the January issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.
A small study found that patients with severe pain and fibromyalgia syndrome reported a marked reduction in pain with the cholecalciferol supplementation.
For critically ill patients in the intensive care unit, statin use is associated with a reduced risk of delirium, according to a study published online Jan. 17 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
A campaign to encourage physicians to disclose potential conflicts of interest has sparked ire from doctors despite evidence that openness improves the doctor-patient relationship, according to a personal view piece published online Jan. 15 in BMJ.