Acute Care News
The approach may serve as an optional therapy for patients suffering from severe depression.
Repatha dramatically reduces high cholesterol levels and prevents cardiovascular events, but some question if it’s worth the high cost.
Potential relationship between virus and heart failure and arrhythmias.
Patients with asthma are more likely to get the flu than those without the condition.
Commercial chicken farm hit with H7 avian influenza.
Generalized sensitization of brain-reward responsiveness may last long into recovery.
Clostridium difficile is a spore-forming, gram-positive bacteria spread by the fecaloral route.
Clinicians should approach low back pain conservatively.
It's easy to spot headache sufferers—they wander in the OTC aisle examining labels, looking distraught and fatigued.
Patients routinely come to primary care clinics with a chief complaint of conjunctivitis or “pink eye.” Often, the cause is infectious, but there are multiple noninfectious causes of pink eye to consider as well.
The Educated Patient
The World Gastroenterology Organization describes the prevalence of celiac disease as a “statistical iceberg” in today’s health climate.
Diabetic retinopathy causes more losses of vision worldwide than any other eye disease, affecting 33% of the 285 million individuals suffering from diabetes.
Head lice are 6-legged insects about the size of a sesame seed that cling to the scalp and neck and survive by feeding on human blood.
Heatstroke occurs when your body can no longer cool itself and your body temperature becomes dangerously high.