A new study provides even more reason why physicians should be very careful about prescribing opioid medications to patients.
We know quite well that eating a proper diet can help prevent heart disease. But what about reversing of heart disease and damage that’s already been done?
Could a physician with a low rating on surveys be doing a better job than those with high ratings? More and more this may be the case.
Physicians and family members of those who suffer from asthma often don’t understand the best way to use asthma medications that are prescribed.
There is growing evidence that heart attacks and stroke can also be influenced by inflammatory pathways in the body.
It has been decades since the movie rating system came out.
According to a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association Neurology Edition, sleep-disordered breathing is associated with more than a 25% chance of developing cognitive impairment.
The United States Preventative Services Task Force often gives recommendations for particular treatments and tests.
Believe it or not, it’s not too early to talk about flu season.
It’s common sense that children should eat breakfast before they leave home in the morning.
There’s all sorts of controversy centered around an article in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
A Labor Day barbecue would be nothing without the smell of the grill.
Labor Day Weekend is certainly a great opportunity for families to get together and barbecue. There are certain health risks that you must remember.
As telemedicine gets more popular in the United States we are starting to receive more information about its impact both good and bad.
There are certain areas of medicine where knowledge can be deficient.
According to a study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, a diet rich in high calorie foods could be tied to a higher risk of certain cancers among normal weight women after they hit their fifties.
Over the years there have been tremendous advances in the treatment of premature infants.
Many of these patients were able to come off the chronic medications they were taking to treat their diabetes.
Physicians have been studying this over the years and realize that prenatal care focusing on balanced diet and proper exercise during pregnancy is one of the best ways we can ensure healthy delivery.
Over the past decades a growing number of young adults have moved into adulthood surviving some conditions that would have not allowed them to survive past the teens.
We have a shortage of primary care physicians in this country.
The opioid epidemic has been making news and gaining medical attention over the past several months.
Cyber attacks are becoming much more common throughout the world and we are seeing the issues in medicine as well.
A new report in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology suggests people who are hospitalized for pneumonia or sepsis have a six time higher risk of heart disease incidence in the following year.
A new report in the American Journal of Gastroenterology has found that the Mediterranean diet is also associated with lower risks of gallbladder surgery.
According to a report in the Journal Circulation, one of the most common causes of dementia other than Alzheimer’s is cardiovascular.
According to a new report in the Journal of Pediatrics, vaccines have played a very important role in the decline in the incidence of ear infections in children over the past 30 years.
Your body is continually breaking down old bone and reabsorbing it, while new bone is growing.
The study involved nearly 64,000 older adults.
C Diff, as it is called, kills more than 29,000 Americans each year.