Ralph Lauren's new Polo Tech smart shirt can track heart and respiration rates, caloric expenditure, and steps taken per day.
Oral contraceptives have been linked to a decreased risk of ovarian, endometrial, and colorectal cancers, but the evidence for mental health benefits has been inconsistent.
A case study reports on two patients that experienced severe liver injury onset during treatment with the oral anticoagulant rivaroxaban.
A prognostic model has been developed and validated which has adequate discrimination for major outcomes in type 1 diabetes.
For economically disadvantaged men with newly diagnosed prostate cancer, poor knowledge about prostate cancer is associated with increased decisional conflict and lower perceived effectiveness of decision-making.
High sodium intake is associated with increased disease activity in multiple sclerosis (MS), with exacerbated disease activity and a higher risk of new lesions on MRI observed in the high-sodium group.
From 2000-2009 there was an increase in surgical treatment for spinal metastasis in the United States, which was accompanied by increased complication rates and costs.
For patients with cancer, factors associated with late admission to hospice have been identified, including age, marital status, and hematologic malignancies.
A group-based weight management intervention can reduce gestational weight gain for obese women.
Children with newly diagnosed leukemia with an index admission on the weekend have an increased length of stay and risk for respiratory failure.