The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that leprosy, although quite rare, continues to appear in the United States.
The number of medical malpractice payments in the United States has dropped sharply since 2002, according to a new study.
A comparison of two of the most common types of weight loss surgery indicates that laparoscopic gastric bypass helps patients shed more excess pounds than adjustable gastric banding, but carries a higher risk of short-term complications and long-term hospitalizations.
There are clear differences in the brains of people with chronic fatigue syndrome and the brains of non-affected people, new research indicates.
Prenatal exposure to sodium valproate (VPA) is associated with a reduction in offspring IQ, according to a review published in The Cochrane Library.
Insufficient sleep has been linked to brain health in animal and human studies, and new research has found an association between sleep disturbance and risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease in older men
While minocycline prophylaxis may be beneficial for further study on recovery from CABG, this study does not support its use in preventing AKI after CABG.
Scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have grown human pluripotent stem cells to create functional, three-dimensional human stomach tissue and 3D human gastric organoids (aka mini-stomachs) in order to study infection by H. pylori bacteria.
Estimated rates of chronic pain and measurements for assessment vary significantly in published research, making it difficult to identify potentially unmet needs for pain management.
New research supports replacing the traditional way of reimbursing doctors for care -- paying for each service provided - with an alternative system that gives a set amount of money to health care organizations for patient care.