Older age is associated with an increased risk for bacteremia in hospitalized patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
Antibiotic prescriptions decreased by 16% at 12 months and 20% at 24 months after the initiation of an antibiotic stewardship program.
Researchers administered a survey to members of the American Geriatrics Society to better understand their views on physician-assisted suicide.
Among patients with obesity and migraine, weight loss is associated with reduction of migraine frequency, pain severity, and attack duration and disability.
Severe vitamin D deficiency was linked to lumbar degenerative disease and low back pain in postmenopausal women.
No significant reductions found in 8-year breast cancer mortality for continuing vs stopping screening.
For older persons, following a Mediterranean diet is associated with an increased abundance of specific taxa linked to markers of lower frailty and improved cognitive function.
Malnutrition needs to be recognized and treated early to ensure the best possible outcomes for elderly patients.
The positive influence of nurse navigation program on CRC screenings rates and barriers was demonstrated by a team of researchers in Turkey.
Implementation of hospital-based palliative care service was associated with a 10% reduction in ICU use, lowering healthcare costs and improving quality of death for terminal patients.
Metabolic syndrome is associated with poorer sleep in girls with polycystic ovary syndrome and obesity.
Beneficiaries with OSA also demonstrate higher annual costs across all points of service.
Researchers sought to identify the incidence of hospital-acquired Clostridioides difficile infection and its associated length of stay in the United States.
Following resuscitation with naloxone, clinicians commonly recommend an observation period to monitor for rebound apnea and other symptoms. Patient refusal of this recommendation is common, although rarely discussed in the literature.
Data published in JAMA Network Open suggest that prescribing practices for ART in pregnant women living with HIV in the US do not align optimally with national guidelines.
The Mediterranean Diet was ranked as the best diet overall for 2020, according to new rankings released by US News and World Report.
Elderly patients have a higher tolerance for GERD symptoms compared with younger patients; therefore, these symptoms may be under-reported.
In addition to a panel of experts, for the first time, the guideline was developed with the help of patients, emphasizing the importance of shared decision-making.
Aspirin use 3 or more times per week tied to reduced all-cause, cancer, GI cancer, CRC mortality.
The 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine is no longer recommended for routine use among adults aged ≥65 years.