There has been a significant surge in the use of growth hormone to improve athletic ability and combat aging despite no clear supporting evidence.
Deep learning has shown substantial promise to date in automated image analysis towards the accurate diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy.
Off-label use of glucocorticoids and over-the-counter supplements is common for adrenal fatigue, a condition characterized by a constellation of nonspecific symptoms.
From an ethical perspective, disclosing adverse events to patients is predicated on the idea that physicians have obligations to tell the truth, but physicians may worry that apologizing will incur greater responsibility for liability.
Patient evaluation, follow-up testing, and treatment differ based on lesion size and presence of hormone abnormalities with pituitary incidentalomas.
The position paper developed by the European Society of Cardiology Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy provides recommendations for lipid management in rheumatoid arthritis.
In-hospital use of continuous glucose monitoring may offer improvements in glycemic control and reduced exposure to COVID-19 for healthcare professionals.
The use of telemedicine has been surging since the onset of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), with millions of Americans now using this medium for connecting with their clinicians.
Mitigating the spread of a virus as infectious as SARS-CoV-2 requires having ample and accurate diagnostic tests available. However, in the United States, community transmission began to occur before adequate testing measures could be implemented.
Management of women at increased risk for hereditary gynecologic cancer must take into consideration concerns about fertility and hormonal health.
A narrative review summarizes recent data on the pathophysiology, epidemiology, and burden of disease and treatment of menstrual migraine.
Since its inception, the practice of intermittent fasting has been linked to such benefits as increased lifespan, mitigation of chronic disease risk, and improvements in physical performance.
Changes to restrictions for telemedicine may have important implications for the management of adult and pediatric diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The management of painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy requires the use of effective agents that also may aid in improving sleep and mood.
The CMS interim regulations are aimed at improving access to telemedicine and remote monitoring services in an effort to circumvent unnecessary exposure to COVID-19.
To shed light on how clinical practice is dealing in this time of COVID-19, we spoke with Jesse Clark, DO, Associate Program Director of Education at the Community East Family Medicine Residency and Clinical Chairperson of Family Medicine at Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Familial hypercholesterolemia is one of the most clinically relevant monogenic disorders contributing to the development of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Among other strategies, clinicians can suggest changes to lifestyle habits, encourage sleep hygiene, and prescribe pharmacologic interventions to combat risk for metabolic syndrome in shift workers.
A major adverse effect of glucocorticoid treatment is significant bone loss, which is most pronounced in the first 3 to 6 months of use.
The increase in incidence of T1DM may not be solely a result of genetics and environmental factors, but also that of gut microbiota.