Physical and mental comorbidities that affect treatment compliance and quality of life are common in patients with multiple sclerosis and are associated with adverse outcomes.
"I respect the [JNC8] authors, who are outstanding in their field. But the recommendations generated controversy and confusion among clinicians. Our new scientific statement is designed to review the most recent evidence and bring clarity to treatment of hypertension in patients with CAD."
Vitamin D deficiency is regarded as extremely common in the American population, but is Vitamin D deficiency as ubiquitous as it appears?
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) recently published "Treatment for Fibromyalgia in Adult Subgroups," developed by its Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPCs).
In a new study published in the journal Contraception, researchers aimed to discover what the impact would be on unintended pregnancies and associated pregnancy costs among low-income women if oral contraceptive pills were available without a prescription.
The risks of bee-venom therapy outweigh the potential benefits, and clinicians should discourage patients from this therapeutic method.
In January, 2015, the Endocrine Society issued an evidence-based clinical practice guideline for the pharmacologic management of obesity (co-sponsored by the European Society of Endocrinology and the Obesity Society).
Despite mixed results from studies on the health benefits of complimentary health approaches such as nonvitamin and nonmineral dietary supplements, they remain popular among patients.