According to a recent study, television viewing time is inversely associated with sleep duration in children.
Widespread use of pyrethrins- or pyrethroid-based products appears to have resulted in selection pressure for a highly-resistant strain of human head lice in North America.
Receipt of a primary elective knee or hip total joint arthroplasty (TJA) for osteoarthritis (OA) provides a cardiovascular protective benefit.
Nonagenarian patients can safely undergo a total hip arthroplasty (THA), according to a recent study.
Patients' adherence-related information, motivation, and behavioral skills (IMB) are important targets for interventions promoting adherence to diabetes medications.
For women with vaginal prolapse after hysterectomy and levator ani avulsion, Prolift Total is associated with a lower anatomical failure rate than unilateral vaginal sacrospinous colpopexy with native tissue vaginal repair (sacrospinous fixation).
Patients undergoing lumbar spine surgery at teaching hospitals incur longer hospitalizations and have more postoperative complications compared to those treated at nonteaching hospitals.
Upsher-Smith Laboratories announced it has received FDA approval for Qudexy XR (topiramate extended-release) capsules for the management of certain seizure disorders.
Pfizer has announced additional results from CAPiTA evaluating the efficacy of Prevnar 13 in preventing a first episode of vaccine-type community-acquired pneumonia in adults aged ≥65 years.
Mallinckrodt announced that the FDA has approved Xartemis XR (oxycodone HCl and acetaminophen) Extended-Release Tablets for the management of acute pain.