Hospitalization is associated with lower white matter integrity among older adults.
Two bills that allow US pharmacists to disclose drug prices to customers to help them save money are expected to be signed today by President Donald Trump.
"Chasing the dragon" is an increasingly popular method of heroin inhalation among drug users.
Patients and their families are advocating for their right to access the latest medical research papers to help find potential treatments and understand health conditions.
Standard pen needles have an outer cover and removable inner needle cover, while safety pen needles have an outer cover and a fixed inner needle shield that is not removed before an injection.
The new guidelines place a substantial emphasis on the importance of introducing high-quality rehabilitation early in these patients.
Finding the balance of empathy and professionalism is a skill that not enough of us recognize as essential, and even fewer seek to teach.
The Company has obtained Investigational New Drug clearance for Phase 1/2a trials of Q-Cells in both TM and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Meta-analyses are only as good as the quality of the primary data, which is mostly low to medium evidence in the case of Chiari malformation.
The 2018 AANEM Annual Meeting is taking place at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, DC.
Attempting to engage on an intellectual level about the heady concept of brain death while in the throes of bereavement can often lead to mistrust and confusion.
Every nine minutes, a patient in a U.S. hospital dies because a diagnosis was wrong or delayed -- resulting in 80,000 deaths a year. .
In the PREVENT study, the safety and efficacy of Soliris was compared to placebo in patients with AQP4 auto antibody-positive NMOSD (N=143).
On average, hospitals mark up drugs by 479 percent of their cost, according to a report from The Moran Company, commissioned by the PhRMA.
A significant risk factor for autoimmune encephalitis was antibody detection within a 3-week period of herpes simplex encephalitis.
Despite their advantages, many clinicians do not necessarily agree with the centrality or content of CPGs. Others — especially primary care physicians (PCPs) — are overwhelmed by the vast and ever-increasing numbers of guidelines issued by multiple societies.
Prices for drugs under shortage increase more than twice as quickly as expected in the absence of a shortage.
Optimization of cardiovascular health metrics associated with better cerebrovascular structure and function in young adultsSeptember 13, 2018
In this cross-sectional study, young adults with a greater number of modifiable cardiovascular risk factors at recommended levels was associated with higher cerebral vessel density and caliber and higher cerebral blood flow.
Cerdelga is indicated for the long-term treatment of adult patients with Gaucher disease type 1 who are CYP2D6 extensive metabolizers, intermediate metabolizers, or poor metabolizers as detected by an FDA-cleared test.
Formal mindfulness-based stress reduction appears to be both feasible and acceptable to surgical interns.
Age-specific mortality from subacute sclerosing panencephalitis, the neurodegenerative disease caused by the measles virus, is reflective of changes in measles age distributions, and the condition could disappear in the United States if measles vaccination rates remain high.
Diabetes and smoking are vascular risk factors associated with hippocampal calcification in older patients with memory issues.
Promoting generic substitution and therapeutic interchange can save money compared with spending on brand-name combination medications.
Doctors' intuition plays a role in determining how many imaging tests are ordered for a patient.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain.
The investigators sought to explore how aortic stiffening is linked to resting cerebral blood flow and cerebrovascular reactivity in older adults.
Surgical residents feel strongly that personal financial education should be offered during medical training.
Patients report that doctors are routinely not discussing known risk factors for common causes of death.
Last year, the DEA proposed a 20% reduction in the manufacturing of controlled substances for 2018 compared to 2017.
The Environmental Protection Agency must remove the pesticide chlorpyrifos from sale in the United States within 60 days, a federal appeals court ordered yesterday.
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