A research team from China investigated the efficacy and safety of controversial herbal prescriptions containing Ejiao or Velvet antler for treating uterine fibroids.
To assess the appropriateness of azithromycin prescription for in-patients with CAP at a hospital in New South Wales, the research team retrospectively analyzed severity scores at admission for 100 patients who had been prescribed azithromycin.
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new interchangeable and biosimilar product for the treatment of certain autoimmune diseases.
Your patient is a 42-year-old man in good health. He eats a relatively healthy diet, has no chronic conditions, and maintains a healthy weight. At a recent check-up, he mentions to you that despite knowing he lives a sedentary lifestyle (working at a desk each day and infrequently getting up to move around), he often can’t bring himself to exercise in the evenings.
Jieyu Ding Featherstone, a PhD student at the University of California Davis, and colleagues conducted a study to better understand the discourse on social media about the flu vaccine during the 2017-2018 flu season. She answered our questions about their study here.
A 53-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 2- to 3-week history of worsening upper abdominal and hypogastric abdominal pain with some radiation to his back, which was exacerbated by eating.
Health system researchers compared patient characteristics between influenza vaccine recipients and non‑recipients as recorded in their electronic medical records from October 2020 through March 2021.
Alexander Egeberg, MD, PhD, discusses his latest research, which suggests that 1 in 4 patients with psoriasis also has psoriatic arthritis.
To evaluate trends in the susceptibility of S pneumoniae to antimicrobial agents, the researchers collected nearly 8000 isolates from 28 US medical centers from 2011 to 2020 and tested them for susceptibility to ceftaroline and comparator agents.