A form of male birth control called Vasalgel, which works by injecting a polymer gel into the vas deferens, is being developed in the United States.
Facing dementia with strength and courage can inspire and comfort patients' families.
Patients who are sedentary, obese, or smokers have an increased risk of developing restless leg syndrome.
Identifying the type of conjunctivitis that a patient has is the key to identifying the most effective course of action.
Clinicians should be able to diagnose age-related macular degeneration and distinguish between dry and wet presentations.
A national push to decrease opioid prescription rates has not led to a net decrease in overdose deaths. Has progress been made?
Understanding the link between vitamin D deficiency and obstructive sleep apnea can be challenging.
As the PA profession continues to grow, the NCCPA looks to the future with new recertification guidelines.
Although people who sleepwalk may injure themselves, they often do not feel pain until they are awake.
The AAPA has again proposed calling physician assistants PAs despite pushback from the House of Delegates.
A new study found that dietary intake of fiber, saturated fats, and carbohydrates can influence sleep quality.
Clinicians should trust their intuition when a patient's injuries don't match up with their story.
The Mallampati score is a simple, quick test that can be a good predictor of obstructive sleep apnea.
For clinicians who struggle with substance abuse and other mental health problems, impaired provider programs offer a safe, supportive space where they can recover.
When patients present with concerning behavior, an explanation of patient-provider confidentiality can help clinicians provide effective treatment more quickly.
A growing number of adults in the United States are not getting the recommended 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night.
In the wake of mass shootings, the issue of gun control continues to divide the AAPA House of Delegates regarding the organization's policies.
The patient flow may slow down during the holidays, but some people come to the emergency department for more than just physical reasons.
Look for symptoms like headaches, daytime sleepiness, and forgetfulness when diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea.
Using the correct names for parts of the reproductive system can lead to better knowledge and care of the body.