A panel of experts addressed several challenges associated with the implementation of the 2016 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.
Measuring serum estradiol (E2) during the menopausal transition might help identify women at higher risk for fractures, according to study results published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. To determine whether physicians can better predict fracture incidence by measuring annual hormone levels during the menopausal transition, researchers followed 2960 women (average age, 46.4 years) during…
Investigators examine characteristics associated with disordered eating behaviors in teenagers with type 1 diabetes.
Buprenorphine-naloxone may be more cost-effective than extended-release naltrexone as first-line treatment for opioid use disorder.
Opioids may only provide limited benefits for the management of chronic noncancer pain and may be associated with a greater risk for vomiting.
Pulsed ultrasound treatment may represent an effective option for the treatment of stable rib fractures.
Patients with type 2 diabetes treated with liraglutide experience a greater reduction in systolic BP if they have lower baseline continuous glucose monitoring values and higher diastolic BP.
Women who undergo surgical menopause have significantly worse sleep quality than those who experience natural menopause.
Individuals with chronic spinal pain, particularly those who are overweight or obese, may be less likely to recover from this condition if both their parents also have chronic spinal pain.