Print Issue: November 01, 2015
A number of therapeutic options exist for patients with psoriasis, including phototherapy and systemic and biologic agents.
A clinician misdiagnoses thyroid cancer as acid reflux in a patient who often comes to the clinic.
Digital screening mammography is as accurate without computer-aided detection (CAD) as it is with the technology.
Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) does nto increase the risk of death or need for critical care in children, says a study published in the Candian Medical Association Journal.
A meta-analysis of 88 studies show a concrete link between current smokers and an elevated risk of type 2 diabetes.
Vitamin D and calcium supplements do not reduce the risk for the development of colorectal adenomas, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
In a clinical trial, researchers found that patients who received a lower dose of beta-blockers demonstrated decreases in mortality as high as 25%.
According to research published in the journal Neurology, children who have had infections or who have not received their vaccinations are at a higher risk for stroke.
A study has found that the rate of ESBL-E. coli infections increased from 5.28 to 10.5 per 100,000 patients between 2009 and 2014.
Vaccinations cannot be equated to antibiotics.
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