Chronic kidney disease (CKD) could earn a spot near "previous heart attack" on the list of criteria defining people at highest risk of future coronary ...
Obstetrician-gynecologists were the clinicians most likely to recommend colorectal cancer screening for the oldest, sickest patients, who are unlikely to benefit from cancer detection.
USPSTF is advising primary-care clinicians to be selective about which patients they counsel regarding behavioral interventions to improve diet and physical fitness and ultimately CVD ...
Walking speed in late life may be an early marker of the development of mild cognitive impairment, study shows.
How should patients whose Pap smear results show inflammation and no other abnormalities be managed?
A patient with newly diagnosed diabetes has a hemoglobin (Hb) A1c of 12.2% and glucose 350 mg/dL, despite increasing insulin (glargine [Lantus]) to 25 units. ...
Is it common to see renal failure triggered by high doses of topical acyclovir?
What is an effective alternative to oral medications or topical ciclopirox (Penlac) for onychomycosis?
Patients often complain they have a difficult time completely removing the adhesive from ECG pads. Pass on this simple tip for painless removal.
Individuals who smoke or have ever smoked should avoid high-dose vitamin A supplementation due to a high correlation between smoking, vitamin A and lung cancer.
A lump, enlarging scrotum or pain can conjure up images of testicular cancer, but other conditions involving the scrotal content are possible.
Metastatic calcification of the left breast in a patient with renal failure raises suspicion.
About 34% of consumers in a 2012 survey reported using social media to search for health information.
Medicinal properties of marigold-derived compounds include antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antitumor effects.
A lack of communication between a surgeon and an anesthetist has disastrous consequences.