Current guidelines to diagnosis pulmonary embolism in pregnant patients offer conflicting recommendations.
Researchers identify a clinical prognostic rule to estimate a 6-month risk of respiratory failure onset in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which would facilitate referrals and respiratory interventions.
Primary end point occurred in a lower percentage of patients in the rivaroxaban group in a 180-day period, but the difference not significant.
Cancer deaths rates are decreasing faster in black men and women vs white men and women in the United States.
Expensive ‘fountain of youth’ therapies are unproven and potentially harmful.
Further effort needs to be undertaken to fund research into more biomarkers, identify clinical needs, perform studies to validate and analyze biomarker tests, and advocate for the adoption of tests with reliable clinical applicability.
Pulmonary embolism is not common in individuals who present with syncope in emergency departments.
Terrific Care/Medex Supply had purchased these test strips (which were distributed by Roche Diagnostics outside the country) from an unknown source, imported and sold them in the US.
Increasing investment in primary care may improve value in the US healthcare system.
Allograft failure in individuals who receive lung transplants can be predicted by measuring donor-derived cell-free DNA for allograft injury.
Over 1400 clinical trials and research studies were reviewed by a panel of 13 experts to develop the new guideline.
Nearly 6% of older adults account for more than 20% of emergency department visits.
Current smokers had an increased risk for measures of subclinical peripheral artery disease.
In both sexes, higher lean body mass in childhood and adolescence was linked to higher lung function at age 15.
Current smoking habits, elevated C-reactive protein, older age, and low educational level all contribute to forced expiratory volume in 1 second and forced expiratory vital capacity decline.