Practical Guidance, Clinical Photo Archive and Headlines for Primary Care Clinicians
Persons with a genetic predisposition to obesity who eat fried foods are at higher risk for obesity than those without a genetic predisposition.
Mixed tocotrienols are effective in attenuating the progression of white matter lesions in humans, the results of a new study have shown.
The connections between obesity and depression in young women are strengthened by the results of a new study.
A small study provides good evidence that radiofrequency ablation as first-line therapy has a lower failure rate vis a vis recurrence of AF when compared to antiarrhythmic therapy. But, there is more to this story.
They breathe in more air than do normal-weight persons, exposing them to more air pollutants and making them more vulnerable to asthma and other pulmonary diseases.
Many medical problems are common to both men and women, but several occur more frequently in women. This week’s photo quiz tests your knowledge of a variety of these disorders.
Progressive numbness in 3 fingers on both hands led this computer programmer to diagnose himself as having carpal tunnel syndrome. But, there's more to this story.
In its classic form, ALS affects motor neurons at 2 or more levels supplying multiple regions of the body.
Mental illness is a risk factor for HIV infection. It brings a number of behavioral correlates that put patients at risk for getting infected. As HIV infection worsens, it begins to affect the brain, and cyclical relationship between the disease and mental illness begins.
Here, HIV/AIDS specialist, Dr. Susan Ball, answers 6 questions about HIV infection that primary care clinicians commonly ask.