The FDA issued a landmark proposal to improve access to and reduce cost of hearing aids for millions of Americans.
Findings include GLP-1R agonists and pioglitazone use, with drop in hospital admissions.
Higher dietary intake of alpha linolenic acid linked to reduced risk for mortality from all causes, cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease.
With children back in school and COVID-19 cases persisting, parents may be concerned and seek information about the vaccine. What should they know about the COVID-19 vaccine for children?
Researchers conducted subgroup analysis of revenfenacin phase 3 trial data to assess health status improvements in women vs men with moderate to severe COPD.
In a virtual plenary poster presented at ASBMR 2021, study authors determined the association between vitamin D status and COVID-19 severity and mortality, as well as the risk for SARS-CoV-2 infection and hospitalization.
Differences in the recognition of the manifestations of Lyme disease by physicians or by patients may contribute to later diagnosis.
Researchers sought to identify the symptoms that are likely to occur among pediatric patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection detected via polymerase chain reaction testing.
Patients at risk of rheumatoid arthritis may wonder if there are lifestyle factors that play a role. What are some of the factors that you can discuss with them, and what can you recommend they do?
A possible bidirectional association between migraine and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is investigated.
Starting aspirin in patients 60 years or older to prevent a first heart attack or stroke is not recommended.
The bipartisan VA Nurse and Physician Assistant RAISE Act aims to increase the pay limitation on nurse and physician assistant salaries.
The submission is based on data from the phase 3 MOVe-OUT trial, which evaluated molnupiravir in 775 nonhospitalized adults with mild to moderate COVID-19.
Researchers report on their implementation of a mobile-health tool for monitoring symptoms of treatment toxicity.
The American Gastroenterological Association offered strategies for clinical practice, future research, and policy agenda for the treatment of patients with NAFLD and NASH.
The natural history of cirrhosis is significantly affected by the increasing prevalence of infections, with strategies for prevention and treatment difficult to compose.
Researchers conducted a retrospective, propensity score-matched cohort study using data from the Korea National Health Insurance Service.
One-fourth of pregnant patients diagnosed at a public Texas hospital between Aug 29 and Sept 4 admitted for severe illness.
Rates of biochemically verified cannabis use early in pregnancy increased by 25 percent during versus 15 months before the pandemic.
Study finds that among women with uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI), those with antimicrobial-resistant isolates are at increased risk for progression to complicated UTI vs those with susceptible isolates.
Researchers conducted a study that compared the prevalence of COVID-19 with influenza co-infection among the general population vs hospitalized patients, as well as outcomes associated with both infections vs COVID-19 alone.
Study authors conducted a retrospective analysis over a 5-year period to analyze health care resource utilization among CRSwNP patients and identify areas for quality improvement.
However, most common product type and intent of use associated with these visits vary by age.
Investigators analyzed the association between consumption of ultra-processed foods and risk for Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis.
Study findings did show high adherence to guidelines with respect to medication use.
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy led to a statistically significant reduction in epicardial fat thickness, a marker for atherosclerosis, 12 months after surgery.
At age 55 years, remaining lifetime risk of diabetes in the high genetic risk group was 23.5 percent for those in ideal cardiovascular health.
Amoxicillin unlikely to be clinically effective overall or in specified clinical subgroups in whom antibiotics are commonly prescribed.
Patients who had more than 5 episodes of croup were more likely to benefit from inhaled corticosteroids.
The most common presenting complaints included shortness of breath, rhinorrhea, and hoarseness.
SEMPA updates practice guidelines on continuing education, skill competency, and curriculum for postgraduate emergency medicine PA education programs.
Sixty-six percent of patients randomly assigned to pain reprocessing therapy were pain-free after treatment compared with 20% in placebo group.
In policy recommendations, AMA calls for removal of barriers to evidence-based care.
In addition, more screen time associated with higher total mental health-related difficulties for younger and older children.
It has been estimated that cardiovascular disease (CVD) claims 18.6 million lives per year. As World Heart Day seeks to raise awareness on CVD prevention and management, what are some ways your patients can reduce their risk?
Older adults with cognitive, psychological and physical impairments are at an increased risk of elder abuse, with cognitive impairment being the greatest risk factor.
Urinary incontinence is common and costly but undertreated in long-term care facilities, directors of nursing say.
A single-session, nurse-led clinic staff education program on medication adherence leads to increased knowledge and practice changes at a FQHC.
Nearly one-third of NPs failed to recognize depression as a risk factor for CVD.
Delirium prevention program leads to fewer cases of new-onset delirium during post-acute rehabilitation stays at a skilled nursing facility.
The use of triptans is contraindicated in patients with migraine and a history of ischemic stroke or coronary artery disease, although there is no substantial evidence that they directly increase the risk for vascular events.
The American Heart Association released a scientific statement reviewing weight loss strategies for the prevention and treatment of hypertension.
Additionally, Black or other non-White race tied to greater severity in hospitalized children.
The ASA suggests presurgical strategies to avoid postsurgical opioid reliance.
Researchers addressed common misconceptions regarding the diagnosis and treatment of gastroparesis.
In a systematic review and meta-analysis, researchers assessed the effect of nurse-led care on fatigue in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Risk for preeclampsia greater with moderate or severe COVID-19 versus asymptomatic or mild disease.
August and September 2021 FDA drug approvals include treatments for tick-borne encephalitis, idiopathic hypersomnia, schizophrenia, and atopic dermatitis.
Investigators assessed the relationship among lean or fatty fish intake, fatty acid supplements, and lowered severity of type 2 diabetes in women following pregnancy.
Echocardiographic phenotypes significantly improved the prognostic performance on top of the ARIC HF risk score, and discriminative values were “consistently observed on top of traditionally defined cardiac structure or function abnormalities.”