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Teamwork Reduced UK Asthma ED Visits
Patients in the United Kingdom who have been frequently admitted to the hospital for asthma benefit from a multidisciplinary team approach, according to the results of a recent study.
The treatment of ADHD has made a lot of progress from where it was just a few years ago. Despite that there is much more work to be done to help this patient population.
Researchers are investigating the possibility the upregulation of regulatory T (Treg) cells as a new therapy to persistently alleviate asthma. A mouse study yields promising results.
As the diagnosis process for adults with ADHD becomes more commonplace in medicine today there is still a gap in finding effective treatments to help patients with the condition from childhood to adulthood.
One of the biggest differences between military and civilian medicine is the very real chance of being deployed to a forward military unit from a stateside appointment. Lessons from those experiences can shape a doctor's practice back in their home country.
The life of a civilian doctor may not be all that different from a military doctor but there are certain differences which can make it a unique experience for those who serve in military medicine.
Previous research has concluded that acetaminophen (Tylenol) worsens disease activity in children with asthma; however, a new study refutes that finding in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Why target sugar-sweetened beverages? SSBs are the single biggest source of added sugars in American children’s diets. Unsurprisingly, studies show that children who consume SSBs will choose unhealthy foods over healthier choices.
It has been many years since Howard Schatz was a practicing physician and while he said the retina specialty has changed he has also seen the field of photography change as digital passes the age of film.

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