To conduct their study, the researchers used data from COVID-19 cases reported to the US-based National COVID Cohort Collaborative to evaluate COVID-19 disease severity, hospitalizations, and mortality rates among patients with HIV.
A recent survey of women with uterine fibroids sheds light on patient needs and wants during the treatment process, as well as how they prefer to be part of the decision-making process with their physician.
Catch up with the latest COVID-19 news with our latest roundup. Included is the impact of prior infection on antibody levels in vaccinated individuals, outcomes of a monoclonal antibody combination therapy, and the adverse outcomes associated with ivermectin use.
What are the associations between Takotsubo syndrome and cannabis use? In this Q&A, Rupak Desai, MBBS, explains what he and his research team discovered about the relationship and how their results should influence the conversations you have with your patients.
Recent research has examined various risk factors for cardiovascular disease in older women, but the impact of an eating companion on heart disease risk in this patient population is not well understood. The authors of a recent study aimed to examine this relationship.
Functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) result from abnormal functioning of the GI tract rather than structural abnormalities such as tumors. Take our poll to voice your opinion about diagnosing FGIDs.
An 89-year-old man presented to the emergency department after having been sent from his primary care provider’s office over concern for possible dehydration, which had caused the patient to become weak and dizzy.
In a recent study, researchers examined the efficacy and safety of a new monoclonal antibody for the treatment of asthma in certain patient populations.
The COVID-19 pandemic brought many important changes to modern medicine. While the world is adapting to new ways of life, medicine has been forced to deliver high-quality care while promoting and practicing social distancing. One aspect that has been transformed and propelled years into the future is the delivery of telemedicine.
Researchers conducted a study of genomic data to clarify the relationships among nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. Lead author Wanqing Liu, PhD, answered our questions about the study.
The study included 135 boys and 89 girls with isolated growth hormone deficiency at Tanaka Growth Clinic in Japan. Among them, 83 boys and 51 girls started growth hormone treatment earlier than the average age at onset of puberty.
A 70-year-old woman with a history of cirrhosis secondary to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis initially presented as an outpatient with a rapid accumulation of ascites.
To determine the effect of surviving COVID-19 on exercise capacity and quality of life, the researchers evaluated results of a 6‑minute walk test and a health questionnaire to participants 3 and 6 months after illness onset.
The researchers conducted this analysis to benchmark influenza vaccination rates among their patients at a single center in Wilmington, Delaware, and compared them with national influenza vaccination rates.
A research team from China investigated the efficacy and safety of controversial herbal prescriptions containing Ejiao or Velvet antler for treating uterine fibroids.
A 13-year-old girl presented to the clinic with hair loss and a rash in the axillae for 4 months. The lesions initially had appeared as erythematous and coin-shaped and then had evolved into hyperpigmented plaques.
According to the FIDELIO-DKD trial, do you know if hyperkalemia is seen more frequently in patients taking finerenone or placebo? Test your knowledge with our latest pop quiz!
A 36-year-old man was referred to a psychiatry practice for a years-long history of migraines that had been unresponsive to treatment with numerous medications. The patient had sustained a significant TBI at age 20 as a result of a motor vehicle accident.
Dr Scott E Hadland from Boston Medical Center discusses his latest research, which demonstrated that prescribing medication earlier to youth with opioid use disorder improves retention in care vs behavioral treatment alone.
The US Food and Drug Administration has released new goals for the food industry, in an effort to reduce sodium intake among the general population.