Recently released guidelines seek to provide clarity to the management of hyponatremia by outlining an evidence-based, patient-centered approach to diagnosis and treatment.
Women are still underrepresented in medical science and research, and sex differences are often ignored, according to a report published March 3 by the Brigham and Women's Hospital.
There will be no more delays to the Oct. 1, 2014, deadline for implementation of the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, according to an article published Feb. 27 in Medical Economics.
New research suggests that chronic insomnia is a 24-hour brain condition, rather than a nighttime disorder.
For patients treated for low back pain, catastrophizing may predict the degree of pain and disability, according to a review published in the Feb. 1 issue of Spine.
Implementing an electronic health record system takes excessive physician and staff time and disrupts practice, according to survey results published Feb. 24 in Medical Economics.
High intake of dietary advanced glycation end products, which have been linked to Alzheimer's disease and metabolic syndrome, are associated with cognitive and motor deficits and insulin resistance in mice and humans, according to a study published online Feb. 24 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
In patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a high-calorie, enteral diet is safe and tolerable and improves survival, according to a small study published online Feb. 28 in The Lancet.
Stethoscopes get contaminated after a single physical exam, with the contamination greater than that seen on most of the physician's dominant hand, barring the fingertips, according to a study published online Feb. 27 in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
Use of hormonal contraceptives may be contributing to the increasing incidence of multiple sclerosis in women, according to a study released in advance of the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, which will be held from April 26 to May 3 in Philadelphia.