Temple syndrome is an imprinting disorder resulting from maternal uniparental disomy of chromosome 14. What are the diagnostic hallmarks of this condition?
Only a minority of patients who die with HF are recorded in official statistics as having died from HF. What gives?
Could an inexpensive, small-media community campaign designed to raise awareness on the importance of getting a health check up effectively convey this message? What was its public health impact?
Pharmacists are becoming very involved with administering vaccines… Why, then, isn't immunization training mandated in pharmacy schools?
What value would pharmacist prescribers bring to established health systems?
Can a cognitive behavioral therapy-oriented anger management and stress control program increase the success of quitting smoking?
There is an association between influenza-like illness and cardiovascular events, but the relationship is less clear with serologically diagnosed influenza.
What are researchers learning about the connection between stigma and mental and physical health outcomes in the US?
This study suggests that weight changes--both gains and losses--can impact the risk of fractures in postmenopausal women. Do fracture patterns differ after intentional and unintentional weight loss?
Read about a simple device that greatly reduces the risk of pediatric falls in the postoperative period.
This new study cautions that long-term use of benzodiazepines may increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease in older persons.
Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) is a peripheral B-cell lymphoma with usual lymph node, blood, and bone marrow involvement at diagnosis.
Effects of cryoprobe-assisted lumpectomy on histologic characteristics of tumors have not been well-studied. How does cryoprobe-induced freezing affect tumor and peritumoral tissue and margin status?
Can auricular acupuncture reduce sore throat pain and decrease the need for pain medication?
Can health coaching by medical assistants improve patient's medication concordance and adherence?
In heart failure, physical training is highly recommended by the recent European Society of Cardiology guidelines, so why is exercise still underutilized in heart failure management?
What strategies are needed to increase adherence to artemisinin combination therapy for malaria?
TNF inhibitors offer excellent benefit in treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, but at great expense. Can similar benefit be achieved at lower cost with combinations of synthetic disease modifying drugs?
Psoriasis has been associated with other systemic inflammatory conditions. Do patients with psoriasis--especially if it is severe -- have an increased risk of chronic kidney disease?
The pharmacist is ideally situated to filter out drug marketing information and to encourage appropriate prescribing.