Obese adults are at risk for many serious health conditions, including diabetes, coronary heart disease, hypertension, stroke, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), depression and liver disease.
Two patients present with insect bites — one after walking in brush while vacationing and another after doing yard work. Can you differentiate between the two?
To reach the goal of providing herd immunity in communities, clinicians must use every patient encounter to determine vaccination status.
Given the complex nature of the disease, the ability to clearly explain the therapeutic options available to patients with breast cancer is invaluable.
It may seem like a simple test, but common mistakes in collection, storage, and interpretation can undermine its usefulness.
Nephrology Information Center
Calciphylaxis treatment should include a multimodal approach with a focus on supportive care, infection prevention, pain management, and wound healing.
More cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year than of breast, prostate, lung, and colon cancers combined, and early detection is critical.
Geriatrics Information Center
Although the cause of Alzheimer disease is not clear, recent advances in research have furthered the understanding of Alzheimer dementia as a continuum.
Cardiovascular Disease Information Center
South Asians exhibit the highest rates of ASCVD among all ethnic groups, and the highest prevalence is in younger age groups; up to 25% of myocardial infarctions in India occur in individuals younger than 40 years of age.
Practice Management Information Center
For telemedicine to thrive in a postpandemic era, temporary rules regarding reimbursement and providers’ ability to fully care for the patient in any setting must be made permanent.