While studies have suggested that patients with type 2 diabetes may be at an increased risk for developing colorectal cancer (CRC), metformin appears to reduce this risk.
In a new study using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System database, researchers sought to determine clinically meaningful adverse events reported for 15 relatively new amtimicrobial agents.
Most older Americans qualify for treatment with statins under new guidelines for the treatment of blood cholesterol released late last year by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.
Advanced life support given by paramedics to cardiac arrest victims may cost lives rather than save them, while the best treatment might just be good cardiopulmonary resuscitation given by paramedics or emergency medical technicians and getting the patient to the hospital as fast as possible.
For individuals with HIV-1 infection, deferral of antiretroviral therapy (ART) beyond 12 months is associated with worse outcomes.
A grading system has been developed for clinically important weight loss (WL) in patients with cancer, which includes the independent prognostic significance of body mass index (BMI) and percent WL.
Many patients are not being treated in accordance with the 2013 American College of Cardiology/America Heart Association (ACC/AHA) cholesterol guidelines.
For patients with functional constipation, perineal self-acupressure is associated with improved quality of life and bowel function.
Findings in allergic patients overexposed to grass pollen.
No link to menstrual, menopausal disorders, infertility, ovarian/sexual dysfunction.