This study evaluated the diagnostic accuracy of a procalcitonin assay for systemic bacterial infections in elderly patients. How does it compare to C-reactive protein?
This study estimates the economic costs of malaria in children in Ghana, Tanzania and Kenya.
This study looks at some of the problems that arise among young African American adolescents as they form romantic relationships.
A patient with thyrotoxicosis presents with unusual symptoms of weight loss, abnormal liver function tests and acute renal failure with complete heart block.
This patient's one-month history of attacks of excruciatingly severe stabbing right-sided orbital pain was diagnosed as cluster headache, but MRI revealed a more specific cause.
Should pharmacy students be getting additional education on the use and potential adverse effects of medical marijuana?
A deranged calcium-phosphate metabolism may be implicated in development and progression of CV disease -- even among individuals with intact renal function.
Primary care physicians are often the first to care for individuals with substance use disorders, who often have multiple coexisting health problems. What factors influence their clinical needs?
Which drug regimen provides the most effective protection against malaria in HIV+ pregnant women?
Do the proarrhythmic effects of marathon running outweigh the benefits?
The authors describe their surgical technique for conserving one fallopian tube after a bilateral tubal ectopic pregnancy, enabling a subsequent viable intrauterine pregnancy.
What potential complications are associated with autism spectrum disorders?
Research suggests that menthol in cigarettes may ease smoking initiation among youths. Have tobacco manufacturers manipulated menthol content to target and recruit adolescent and young adult smokers?
Public health experts recommend that health insurance products include coverage for evidence-based smoking cessation treatment.
Are whole slide digital images a safe and viable alternative to light microscopy for making a primary histopathological diagnosis?
Even rheumatologists and neurologists poorly appreciate the occurrence of pain in Parkinson disease. In recent years, however, there have appeared several reports emphasizing that Parkinson disease can become painful and that pain can long precede the diagnosis of Parkinson disease.
This article describes the use of flow cytometry to differentiate myelodysplastic syndrome from other causes of cytopenia. Which antigens serve as potential markers?
This study compared the effectiveness of common antihypertensive therapeutic classes initiated as monotherapy or in combination. Are there significant differences?
The purpose of this analysis from the CARE-HF trial was to investigate the effect of CRT on plasma concentrations of NT-pro-BNP, a powerful marker of cardiac dysfunction and prognosis.