Researchers evaluated the efficacy of Janus kinase inhibitors in adult patients with alopecia areata. Their research was presented at the American Academy of Dermatology’s 2023 annual meeting in New Orleans, LA.
By MD Will BoggsNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Psychosocial interventions delivered by non-specialists in middle-income countries can benefit women with common mental disorders in the perinatal period, according to a meta-analysis by UK researchers.
It is unclear whether direct oral anticoagulants or vitamin K antagonists are safer among patients undergoing TAVI with concomitant indication of oral anticoagulation. Researchers investigated, and this is what they found.
A new study sought to systematically review guidelines on sugar intake and assess consistency of recommendations, methodological quality of guidelines, and the quality of evidence supporting each recommendation.
Authors of a new study determined the ways in which consuming a greater proportion of daily caloric intake later at night affects women’s overall cardiovascular health. Findings were presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2019.
The authors of a new study presented at the ACG 2019 Annual Meeting examined the association between statin use and risk of HCC among more than 20,000 patients with HCC.
By Will Boggs MDNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with type 1 diabetes are nearly three times as likely as others to develop epilepsy, researchers report.
Preliminary research suggests that immediate and effective treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) reduces the risk of patients developing joint damage and disability within two years.
A new report updates estimates of the economic effect of autism spectrum disorders in the United States.
In hopes of finding potential alternative treatments to opioids for acute chronic pain in the emergency department setting, researchers assessed various trials that compared the effectiveness of a low-dose analgesic drug vs morphine on pain relief.
In the medical arena, information is constantly changing, and print journals just can’t keep up with this pace.
By Will Boggs MD
Children have unprecedented access to media devices—it is estimated that 72% of children and 89% of adolescents have at least 1 device in their sleep environment.
A new study examined the effects of bariatric surgery on lipid profiles in obese patients.
<p>Scientists who unlocked the genetic code of bacteria grown from a soldier who died of dysentery in World War I say it revealed a superbug already resistant to penicillin and other antibiotics decades before they were in common use.</p>
Guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology recommend stopping disease modifying therapy in those without relapsing MS and who are nonambulatory. Researchers of a study presented at ACTRIMS Forum 2019 analyzed data from 2009 to determine whether practitioners followed this recommendation.
A recent study examined patterns in opioid prescribing in order to identify whether overprescribing is a result of a small group of high-volume prescribers.
Fiber is an underconsumed nutrient, and this is considered a public health concern because of its impact on overall health.
Ron is a 46-year-old overweight man who is worried about his risk of heart disease. In an attempt to lower his risk, Ron recently adopted a vegetarian diet, but at his most recent check-up, tells you that he is struggling to give up meat altogether.
A recent analysis aimed to update the US Preventive Services Task Force review on dyslipidemia screening in young adults aged 21 to 39.