CAROLYN CHU, LEALAH C. POLLOCK, PETER A. SELWYN
Persons with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection often develop complications related directly to the infection, as well as to its treatment. Aging, lifestyle factors, and HIV-associated comorbidities also increase the risk of developing chronic conditions such as...
THAD WILKINS, JACQUELINE SEQUOIA
Probiotics have been widely studied for a variety of conditions because of their role in maintaining immunologic equilibrium in the gastrointestinal tract. High-quality evidence shows that probiotics are effective for treating acute infectious diarrhea, antibiotic-associated...
CHERYL B. IGLESIA, KATELYN R. SMITHLING
Pelvic support problems affect as many as one-half of women, although patients with prolapse are commonly asymptomatic. Pelvic floor disorders such as prolapse may be difficult to identify because patients experiencing these conditions may not volunteer information about...
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PATRICK J. HANAWAY
Find out what requirements should be met to know that you are offering your patients the highest quality probiotics to help prevent and treat disease.
Regular yoga improves quality of life as measured on the Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire (mean difference = 0.57 units on a seven-point scale; 95% confidence interval [CI], 0.37 to 0.77); improves asthma symptoms (standardized mean difference = 0.37; 95% CI, 0.09 to 0.65...
IRBERT L. VEGA
For patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction in sinus rhythm, is warfarin (Coumadin) therapy superior to aspirin regarding the risk of cardiac events and mortality?
MAYA BASS, KRYS FOSTER, JAMES STUDDIFORD
A man presented with a rash over much of his body that had steadily spread over one year. The rash covered his limbs, including his palms and soles, and his ears.
False assumptions about patients' quality of life can affect prognosis, the treatment options that we present, and the types of referrals that we offer. In this case, the physician equated complex disability with terminal illness.
Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) can range from a mild abnormality to dislocation. In infants and young children, it is asymptomatic; therefore, screening is required to diagnose it in otherwise healthy children.
DEAN A. SEEHUSEN, RANDY BAIN
Quetiapine may be considered for a limited period (less than 12 weeks) to improve pain, sleep, and depression in fibromyalgia, while considering the potential for weight gain.
HIV infection can cause problems with your nervous system, heart, stomach, liver, kidneys, bones, and metabolism. These problems can also be side effects of medicines used to treat HIV (called antiretroviral therapy, or ART). Side effects can happen when ART is taken with...
Probiotics are organisms (bacteria and yeasts) that are taken to improve health.
Prolapse is when organs in your pelvis, such as the uterus, bladder, or rectum, bulge into or past the opening of your vagina. It may feel like a bulge or a pouch.
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