High LDL and HDL: Implications in a Perimenopausal Woman; Balancing Clot Prevention and Bleeding Risk in TIA Therapy; and Pneumonia Risk in Patients With Achalasia
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.
<p>Scant research has been done on the long-term safety of drugs for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, a new analysis shows, although millions of American children have been taking them for decades.</p>
The American Thoracic Society, the Japanese Respiratory Society, and the Asociación Latinoamericana del Tórax have developed recommendations for the systematic approach to the diagnosis of nonfibrotic HP and fibrotic HP.
<p>Greater pupil diameter and fixation counts seen in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) who were watching video clips of passage through a building may help shed more light on navigational difficulties, according to new research.</p>
A recent study examined the potential metabolic benefits of xanthohumol, a flavonoid found within hops and beer.
Sarah Gilbert from the University of Oxford answers our questions about her research on an influenza vaccine that targets cellular immunity for adults aged 65 years and older.
<p>Survivors of breast cancer who develop therapy-related leukemia (TRL) commonly have inherited mutations in cancer susceptibility genes, researchers have found.</p>
According to a new review, consistent evidence shows consumption of resistant starch in place of digestible carbohydrates can aid blood glucose control.
New research explores the effects of smoking on mortality rates in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
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.
<p>Young preteens are likely to misuse OTC medications if they are not educated about proper use and the dangers of abuse, experts warn.</p>
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.
By Will Boggs MD
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.
A new report updates estimates of the economic effect of autism spectrum disorders in the United States.
s there a family history of mental illness? Is there any stress going on at home?
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.
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.