Feature Articles

Guidelines on Pharmacologic Management of Obesity ...

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).

Recommendations for Managing Hyperglycemia in T2DM

In 2012, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) published a position statement on the management of hyperglycemia in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM). In January, 2015, the ADA and EASD issued an update to the original 2012 statement.

Dire Consequences From Ignoring Patient's Complaint ...

The clinician made several mistakes, but perhaps her biggest one was not acting as an advocate for her patient.

Patient Attention to Science Behind Supplementation

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. Two new studies examine trends in use of complimentary health approaches by children and adults.

Century of "Stiffs, Skulls, and Skeletons"

A new book authored by Stanley B. Burns, MD, and Elizabeth A. Burns showcases the fascination with the dead body and parts among the medical community in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

The Benefits of Biotin

Increasing biotin levels by supplement or by ingesting more biotin-rich foods may result in important benefits.

Herbal Remedies for Low-Back Pain?

Back pain is one of the five most common conditions associated with CAM use.

Medical Breakthroughs Anticipated in 2015

The Cleveland Clinic recently released its “Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2015.”

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