Whole cell pertussis vaccines are more effective than newer, acellular versions.
A study suggests that clindamycin and TMP-SMX are equally effective for treating uncomplicated skin infections in adults and children.
Patients with life-limiting illnesses often take statins, and discontinuing these can increase quality of life.
Chinese adults with hypertension who added folic acid to enalapril saw a small but significant stroke risk decrease.
Adults hospitalized with pneumonia benefit from the addition of corticosteroids to antibiotic treatment.
Quitting smoking with nicotine patch treatment for 52 weeks appears safe but may not be more effective than 24 weeks.
Methylsulfonylmethane may help treat osteoarthritis and may eventually create a way to detect melanoma.