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.
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.
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.
A new report updates estimates of the economic effect of autism spectrum disorders in the United States.
In the medical arena, information is constantly changing, and print journals just can’t keep up with this pace.
By Will Boggs MD
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.
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.
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 study examined the effects of bariatric surgery on lipid profiles in obese patients.
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.
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.
The Work Group from the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes organization updated its set of guidelines that offers clinical practice guidelines in the treatment of chronic kidney disease and diabetes.
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.
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 this podcast, Talia Segal and Michael Waxman, MD, MPH, talk about their research that investigated the demographics of patients with hepatitis C virus before and after the US Preventive Services Task Force updated its screening guidelines.
Researchers studied the effects of dietary starch on cancer risk in people who consume red meat.
Researchers analyzed the effects of tea, coffee, and soft drinks on the disability and fatigue experienced by patients with multiple sclerosis. Results were presented at ACTRIMS 2019.