A strong inverse association between total fruit and vegetable consumption and COPD was observed in smokers but not in never-smokers.
The most effective programs offered patients exercises aimed at strength, balance, stretching, and aerobic fitness.
Patients receiving vitamin D for deficiency without bolus doses experienced the most benefit.
Among GERD patients, the mean annual ARI episode dropped from 4.39 during the year before PPI treatment to 3.89 after treatment with a PPI.
Findings from a US claims-based retrospective study call for more effective antimicrobial treatments for patients with community-acquired pneumonia.
Surgical intervention after 24.5 days of acute pancreatitis may be beneficial for reducing postoperative complications.
The Veterans Administration and Department of Defense issue a clinical practice guideline regarding opioid therapy for chronic pain in veterans.
Investigators have proposed an algorithm to facilitate the decision-making process of clinical care for patients with very early hepatocellular carcinoma.
The ACIP has released the 2017 recommended immunization schedule for adults.
MRI scans showed that the brain size of infants grew faster between 12 and 24 months, the same time that behavioral signs of autism appeared.