Community hospitals in the southeastern United States have seen a five-fold increase in the number of cases of drug-resistant carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) during the past five years.
A new study fuels the ongoing debate over the health risks of bicycle riding for men: Researchers found that cyclists who bike more may face a higher risk of prostate cancer, but not a greater chance of infertility or erectile dysfunction.
For patients discharged from the emergency department with a history of hazardous alcohol use, a short message service (SMS) assessment and feedback intervention is beneficial.
For women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), 4-hydroxytamoxifen (4-OHT) gel applied to breast skin has a similar antiproliferative effect as oral tamoxifen.
The risk of cardiovascular disease is increased among postmenopausal women with prior pregnancy loss.
Heart failure patients who follow up with a familiar physician after release from the emergency department have better outcomes.