Researchers simulated the ongoing trajectory of the COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan, China, and estimated that social distancing measures could reduce the rate of infection by 92% by mid-2020.
The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) has issued a statement regarding the use of corticosteroids for patients with allergies and asthma.
Wearable technologies that include digital and automated health, as well as telehealth, are expected to be well integrated into cardiovascular care in the next 5 years.
Focused prevention and treatment of noncommunicable diseases may reduce the burden of multimorbidity in people living with HIV who have mood disorders and multimorbidity.
Researchers examined how the associations of life event stress with impulsivity, anxiety, and depressed mood change in the presence of sleep disturbance.
The product that sickened the couple was in powder form and was labeled “for Ornamental Fish Use Only.”
The Food and Drug Administration approved the 50cc temporary Total Artificial Heart System developed and manufactured by SynCardia Systems, LLC as a bridge to heart transplant for patients who are at imminent risk for death from biventricular failure.
The Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act authorize PAs and NPs to order home healthcare services for Medicare patients.
The FDA has opened a docket to gather information from the public on the use of vaping products that may be linked to recent lung injuries associated with e-cigarettes.
The FDA has issued an Emergency Use Authorization for the Abbott ID Now™ COVID-19 test.
With increasing numbers of countries implementing the use of the rotavirus vaccine, rotavirus and acute gastroenteritis hospitalizations and mortalities continue to show a sustained reduction.
Researchers conducted a cross-sectional, hospital-based study to determine the association between smartphone use and worsening symptoms of migraine, chronic migraine, and tension-type headaches.
The American Heart Association released interim guidance on resuscitation care in patients with known or suspected COVID-19.
A study of Chinese healthcare workers may foreshadow the mental health burden placed upon physicians, nurses, and other professionals as COVID-19 strains the medical system in the United States.
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Compared with people without migraine, people with migraine and migraine with medication overuse headache often have deficits in metacognition.
The effect of COVID-19 response in China shows that quarantine, social distancing, and isolation of infected persons can contain the epidemic in other countries.
The FDA has issued emergency use authorization for two point-of-care diagnostics for the qualitative detection of SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
A single-center study showed that intranasal ketamine effectively reduced pain in children with migraine from hospital admission to discharge.
A 3-month lifestyle modification program resulted in weight loss and improvement in eating habits, physical activity level, and A1c in patients at risk for type 2 diabetes.
To comply with Medicare and Medicaid regulations updated in September 2019, the Joint Commission is removing the term “licensed independent practitioner” from hospital restraint and seclusion standards.
There is limited evidence supporting the prophylactic use of pharmacological therapies for the prevention of migraine in pediatric patients, according to the findings of a recently published systematic review and network meta-analysis.
In patients who were hospitalized with severe coronavirus disease, treatment with lopinavir-ritonavir did not provide a substantial benefit beyond standard care.
Although the American Academy of Pediatrics has published thorough guidelines and recommendations for screening for developmental disorders, many clinicians have not incorporated screening into routine well visits.
Patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass experienced greater weight loss and slightly higher diabetes remission rates than patients who underwent sleeve gastrectomy.
Highly effective contact tracing and isolation may be viable containment strategies for a COVID-19.
Patients with cardiovascular disease diagnosed with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) are urged to continue taking their angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEi) and angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) medications as prescribed.
Researchers sought to determine the 10-year risk for developing advanced neoplasia and assessed whether baseline colonoscopy findings were associated with long-term outcomes.
Telehealth interventions including text messaging and remote monitoring may improve obstetric and gynecologic outcomes, according to a recent review.
The leadership of American Thoracic Society recently released a statement, as well as 2 fact sheets, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The nurse practitioner workforce and compensation significantly increased in 2019.
Lean and tall girls are at increased risk for endometriosis, but not adenomyosis, in adulthood.
Currently, there are no antivirals licensed by the FDA to treat patients with COVID-19.
Although 6 active ingredients of sunscreen surpass the FDA threshold, findings of the study do not recommend discontinuing sunscreen use.
The FDA has announced that it will not object to the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) authorizing certain laboratories in New York to start testing patients for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) once the tests have been validated.
An update to rosacea treatment guidelines provides a comprehensive summary of management options, including expert evaluations–based on the phenotypes of each patient–to serve as a guide for tailoring treatment and care.
Healthcare workers were more likely to partake in hand-hygiene protocols after contaminating tasks vs critical tasks and before such tasks.
The COPD Foundation released practical recommendations for patients living with COPD who may have concerns about COVID-19.
Between 2017 and 2018, the number of certified PAs increased by 6.6% and the average annual salary increased by 12.4%.
Early markers of cardiovascular and metabolic disease were elevated in adolescents with psoriasis, despite early disease.
Home telehealth may be a feasible and safe option for veterans with multiple sclerosis who have difficulty accessing services from the VA or community services.
Roughly half of patients with pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis (MS) who transition to adult clinics experience worsened clinical disability.
Antioxidants do not improve semen parameters or DNA integrity in men with male factor infertility.
Warning letters issued by the FDA and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have been sent to several companies selling fraudulent products claiming to treat or prevent coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).
As excitement grows around AI and the benefits it could have in healthcare, concerns remain about the technology’s pitfalls.
Researchers studied the average age of menopause, prevalence of early menopause and premature menopause, and correlates of menopause occurring at <45 years in women living with HIV.
Implementation of an influenza immunization program increased vaccinations rates from 44% to 57% the following year.
Researchers report the need for more child neurology trainees to enter a sleep medicine fellowship in an effort to improve the outcomes of children with neurologic disorders that may be linked to sleep disruption.
The prenatal period is of greatest importance in tobacco’s effect on risk for pediatric psoriasis, suggesting that smoking may play a causal role in psoriasis pathogenesis, a novel study finds.
Antibiotic prescriptions decreased by 16% at 12 months and 20% at 24 months after the initiation of an antibiotic stewardship program.