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Learning how adolescent sexual behavior is defined takes priority for those providers that adolescents see before and after the onset of sexual activity.
Is development of schizophrenia associated with immune system dysfunction?
Studies have shown that only a minority of obese patients receive weight loss advice. Might this be due to their physician's failure to recognize and document true obesity?
What are some of the policy accomplishments of the new Affordable Care Act, and how will it help Americans, especially those who are uninsured?
Does variation in sample collection and hadling affect complement biomarker levels?
How safe are home births? This study investigated whether planned home birth among low risk women leads to an increased risk of severe adverse maternal outcomes.
Get the play-book for left-sided prosthetic valve thrombosis, a potentially devastating complication that occurs in patients with mechanical heart valves who are poorly anticoagulated.
Is the routine practice of hospital autopsy obsolete, or should it remain an integral part of medicine, education, and research?
What is the degree of overlap between students identified through school-based suicide screening vs those identified as at risk by school administrative and clinical professionals?
A new higher concentration capsaicin patch shows promise in pain management.
Newer drugs have replace digoxin as first line treatment for atrial fibrillation or heart failure, and observational studies have questioned its safety. Is it still a safe and effective choice?
Does liraglutide offer greater glycemic contol and weight reduction than sitagliptin in clinical practice?
This study compared the benefits of surgical vs. medical therapy for treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms due to BPH.
RPE is an unusual complication of thoracentesis, typically manifested as edema within a lung that has been recently reexpanded.
Could preoperative hemoglobin concentration predict arthroplasty outcome?
Intraoperative frozen section consultation is used to evaluate possible infection in cases of hip and knee revision arthroplasty. Is value added when sections are sent nonselectively?
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The findings of this study support the use of intensive statin therapy in post-MI patients to reduce the risk of recurrent ischemic events and death.
The SonR signal could play an important role in the monitoring of heart failure patients.
"Microbiome" is the hot new buzzword, but how well do you understand it? Learn more about the microbiome's role in human health and relevance to epidemiological research in this primer.