Fun at the beach exposes children and adults to a number of hazards—some avoidable, such as sunburn, and some less so.
Research is being done on the use of astragalus root for the treatment of cancer and congestive heart failure.
Needle aponeurotomy and collagenase Clostridium histolyticum are both viable options for treating patients with Dupuytren disease.
The patient, aged 69 years, had a 43-year history of type 1 diabetes and was scheduled to undergo a chest wall resection.
A study suggests that clindamycin and TMP-SMX are equally effective for treating uncomplicated skin infections in adults and children.
Patients with life-limiting illnesses often take statins, and discontinuing these can increase quality of life.
Chinese adults with hypertension who added folic acid to enalapril saw a small but significant stroke risk decrease.
Adults hospitalized with pneumonia benefit from the addition of corticosteroids to antibiotic treatment.
Mobile apps have great potential for use in patient-centered care, follow-up, and improving health outcomes.
Nicotine patch treatment for 52 weeks may be safe, but may not be more effective than 24-week treatment for smoking cessation
Quitting smoking with nicotine patch treatment for 52 weeks appears safe but may not be more effective than 24 weeks.