The mayor of Hawaii County (the big island) Bill Kenoi, has declared a state of emergency in order to combat a recent outbreak of dengue fever.
The American Epilepsy Society (AES) has issued a new guideline to help clinicians treat prolonged seizures in adults and children.
There's a Life-Expectancy Gap Between the U.S. and Other High-Income Countries: Here's 3 Reasons Why
A study published in JAMA indicates that injury deaths account for a large portion of the gap in life expectancy between the United States and other high-income countries.
Positive results have been released from a Phase 1b/2 trial testing the efficacy of a microbiome-based, oral therapeutic drug to treat recurrent C. difficile infection.
According to a new study, immunotherapy for allergy sufferers reduced symptoms by 55% after 3 years and reduced the amount of medication needed for symptom relief by 64%.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is moving to Level 1 activation to enhance its response to the Zika virus outbreak.
For adults with major depressive disorder, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and antidepressants have similar efficacy, according to a clinical guideline published online in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
For US adolescents, metabolic syndrome (MetS) severity decreased from 1999 to 2012, according to a study published online in Pediatrics.
Exposure to serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors in late pregnancy is associated with increased risk of postpartum hemorrhage, according to a study published in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
For adults with a degenerative medial meniscus tear, arthroscopic partial meniscectomy (APM) has no additional benefit over sham surgery for relief of knee catching or occasional locking, according to a study published online in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
- Ocular Abnormalities ID'd in Those Born With Zika-Linked Microcephaly
- Dementia Symptoms Associated in Those Shocked by Tasers
- Inappropriate Antibiotic Rx's Reduced Through Behavioral Interventions
- Mortality, Readmission Rates Between VA and Non-VA Hospitals
- Hawaii County Declares State of Emergency in Response to Dengue Outbreak