The quality of surgical outcomes varies widely across hospitals affiliated with the US News & World Report Honor Roll hospitals.
Researchers found data to support psychological treatments to reduce the number of headaches and the headache index.
Sustained virologic response to the HCV in patients with HCV and HIV coinfection is associated with a lowered risk of diabetes and mortality.
Long-term use of systemic hormone replacement therapy may slightly increase the risk of developing Alzheimer disease.
Women who become pregnant from infertility treatment may be at an increased risk for postpartum hemorrhage, admission to the intensive care unit, or puerperal sepsis as well as death.
Once again, a large study of Danish residents confirmed that the measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine is not associated with an increase in autism.
Compared with liquid-based cytology, routine primary hrHPV screening better detected cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 3 or worse and cervical cancer.
Medicaid expansion has created an “urgent need” to engage primary care practices in serving the expanded Medicaid population.
Estimated 0.049 elevation seen in the entorhinal cortex tau standardized uptake value ratio.
Statin use in elderly women with coronary artery disease may prevent bone loss.
High-flow oxygen was found to be effective for cluster headaches, with less complications than seen with triptans.
Every day, low health literacy results in patients’ misunderstanding the instructions of their clinicians, sometimes with very serious consequences.
In postmenopausal women, low optimism, high negative emotional expressiveness, and hostility are associated with an increased risk for type 2 diabetes.
Low serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D may be associated with elevated blood glucose levels, a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes.
Results of a recent study suggest that aerobic exercise may contribute to improved executive function.
In overweight and obese women, administering probiotics during the second trimester of pregnancy did not reduce the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), according to a study published in Diabetes Care. Researchers conducted the Study of Probiotics In Gestation (SPRING), a prospective,double-blind, randomized controlled trial of probiotics vs placebo, to analyze whether probiotics prevented GDM…
Evaluation of a colorectal cancer (CRC) screening outreach strategy by mailed invitation for either fecal immunochemical test (FIT) or colonoscopy revealed that more primary care patients chose FIT, according to a study published in Preventive Medicine. Researchers conducted post-hoc analyses of data collected from a trial of CRC screening outreach. Patients who were not up-to-date with CRC screening…
Children’s ability to develop may be hindered by excessive screen time.
Aspirin may be linked to an increased risk of major bleeding and decreased risk of cardiovascular events in individuals without cardiovascular disease.
Women who were born at a low birth weight and currently are overweight or obese were found to be at increased risk for complications of pregnancy, including preeclampsia, gestational hypertension, and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), according to a study published in Obesity. Researchers recruited women from the Screening for Pregnancy Endpoints (SCOPE) study between November 2004 and February…