Self-prescribed apricot kernel extract was administered daily for 5 years by the patient.
A retrospective study of lung cancer clinical trials found that trials continue to increase their eligibility criteria, creating barriers to patient access.
Considered low-hanging fruit by hackers, the health care sector is particularly vulnerable to attack.
Transesophageal echocardiography can be used safely and effectively by critical care fellows to assess and manage cardiopulmonary failure when transthoracic echocardiography fails to provide adequate views.
Approving high-risk medical device modifications and granting accelerated drug approval requires high-quality evidence.
Timely selection and early intervention, attention to comfort, and frequent checks improved outcomes in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who were treated with noninvasive ventilation.
The adoption of access standards does not improve access to specialist care among patients participating in Medicaid manage care.
Researchers analyzed data from hospitalized Medicare patients with acute MI, heart failure, or pneumonia between 2008 and 2014.
A recent AMA report highlighted the efficacy of the ICARE method for reducing clinician burnout.
About 20 million people gained coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Medical devices such as thermometers and pacemakers are regulated differently than pharmaceuticals in the US.
Pharmaceutical research has made vast improvements in genetic studies and patient-targeted therapies.
Reseachers analyzed hospitalized patients between 2011 and 2014.
Infections, including lower respiratory infections, are often over- or underdiagnosed in older adults in emergency departments.
Serum samples, spirometry, and questionnaire data were used to assess the relationship between respiratory function and reproductive health.
Informed consent is known to obe ethically essential in most medical research, despite it being a new concept for the US.
Susannah L. Rose, PhD discusses her thoughts of industry funded patient advocacy organizations and what clinicians should keep in mind when interpreting results of research.
Medicaid expansion under the American Care Act decreased uninsurance rates but patient care lacks improvement on coverage.
No difference was noted in all-cause readmission rates in the intervention vs non-intervention groups.
Legislation proposed as part of the AHCA is not likely to lead to reduced health care costs.