Clinical Pain Advisor met with Scharles Konadu, MD, a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine Gastroenterology Specialty Board, to discuss how deeply racial inequity is woven into our health care system.
According to a study conducted among veterans, traumatic brain injury may influence the risk of sleep disorders.
The researchers’ goal was to provide an overview of endpoints and outcomes in the current acute migraine clinical trial literature to facilitate the development of novel treatments.
A team of investigators sought to assess the prevalence of pre-existing sleep disorders and their relationship to disease outcomes in patients with severe COVID-19.
Researchers systematically reviewed literature to understand the performance and sensitivity of alternative sample types compared with that of nasopharyngeal swabs for the diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2.
The incidence of infection is markedly reduced once health care workers receive the second dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine regimen.
For patients receiving background therapy for PAH, treatment with sotatercept results in a reduction in pulmonary vascular resistance.
Walgreens was not following U.S. government guidance on when to give second doses of COVID-19 vaccines but will start doing so after hearing from the CDC.
There may be numerous risk factors and outcomes associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection in patients with multiple sclerosis.
With cannabis in the United States becoming more widely available for medical and recreational use, some with Parkinson disease (PD) are trying cannabis to control symptoms. However, not that much is currently known about the attitudes and experiences regarding cannabis use among those with PD.
The researchers reviewed studies evaluating the effectiveness of minocycline in alleviating neuropathic pain because it reduces microglial activation, which suggests that it may reduce neuropathic pain.
Acute ischemic stroke is infrequent in patients with COVID-19 and usually occurs in the presence of other cardiovascular risk factors.
For veterans with HIV and hypertension, the rate of CVD events is high and is increased in association with ß-blocker use.
A mobile robotic system is perceived to be acceptable for use in multiple health tasks, and its use for triage interview is satisfactory for patients.
Those previously infected with SARS-CoV-2 have antibody responses to one dose of the BNT162b2 mRNA vaccine comparable to individuals receiving two dose.
The objective of this study was to assess the implementation of teleneurology, including patient and clinician experiences, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The primary goal of this study was to assess whether autologous modiﬁed mesenchymal stem cells improve recovery in patients with chronic major stroke.
The researchers investigated how low levels of B vitamins were associated with peripheral neuropathy and the effect of vitamin treatment on symptoms of pain.
Study authors assessed the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with atrial fibrillation and heart failure according to HF types.
The mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are effective for preventing SARS-CoV-2 infection, with 90 percent effectiveness for full immunization.