The researchers aimed to better understand prolactin production in uterine fibroids and prolactin’s effects on myometrial cells, where uterine fibroids occur.
A 38-year-old man with a history of diverticulitis presented to the emergency department with a 4-day history of intermittent worsening right upper quadrant abdominal pain associated with nausea and vomiting.
In this podcast, Jonathan Aviv, MD, talks about the current gold standards for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease, where proton-pump inhibitor therapy fits into the treatment regimen, and nonpharmacologic treatment options.
A recent review suggests that NSAIDs are just as effective as opioids for treating acute musculoskeletal injuries such as sprains and strains, yet they have a lower potential for harm. Lead author Jason Busse, DC, PhD, answered our questions about this review.
A 79-year-old man presented to the emergency department for increasingly severe bilateral proximal upper- and lower-extremity muscle weakness, balance deficit, and loss of strength and mobility.
In this Q&A, Edward Kuan, MD, answers our questions about nasal polyps, including their clinical characteristics, prevalence, surgery recommendations, and recurrence rates.
A 6-year-old girl was brought to the clinic by her parents with the inability to supinate both upper extremities. Her mother had noticed that the patient could not retain powdered substances in her palms from an early age.
Lisa Jones, MA, RDN, LDN, discusses the ongoing egg debate, emerging research on dietary cholesterol consumption, and what dietitians and other providers can recommend to their patients.
A 47‑year‑old woman presented with dyspnea, which she noted when she was playing with her children outside. Can you make a diagnosis?
An 18-year-old boy has collapsed during a football practice. He is a high-school varsity player in a Southern city, and he has been attending the late summer (last 2 weeks in August) obligatory practices for varsity players.