Due to potential measles exposure at the Phoenix Children's East Valley Center in Arizona, 200 children are currently being monitored by state health officials in an effort to contain the outbreak that has been traced back to several Disney Parks in California. This bring the total number of patients being monitored in Arizona to 1,000.
A review in the Journal of the American Medical Association reviewed 116 studies on diagnostic testing and treatment of Clostridium difficile infections (CDIs) in adults 18 years of age and older.
Given the recent news that this year's influenza vaccine has low effectiveness against circulating influenza A (H3N2) viruses, patients may be looking for alternatives like homeopathic medicine to help combat the flu.
Newly released study results suggest that corticosteroid therapy is associated with a nearly five-fold increase of venous venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) compared to treatment with a biologic agent.
A new international collaboration published in The Lancet Psychiatry is encouraging the fields of psychiatry and public health to recognize the relationships between diet quality, potential nutritional deficiencies, and mental health.
Abiomed announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Impella Right Percutaneous System under a Humanitarian Device Exemption (HDE).
Investing in treatment strategies would yield both health and economic benefits, researcher says
Parkinson's patients given fake drugs fared better on 'more expensive' medication
Vaccine works against Zaire strain of Ebola currently circulating in West Africa
Association with higher exposures to organic pollutants in household items, environment