Our Conference Coverage section in this issue is from Digestive Disease Week 2014and the American Academy of Neurology’s annual meeting, held this spring in Chicagoand Philadelphia, respectively.
This issue also covers Alzheimer's disease, conference coverage from the Heart Failure Society of America, and whether heart failure is different in African-American patients. ... Our conference coverage this month is from the Heart Failure Society of
Conference coverage focuses on studies about abdominal obesity, symptoms and the importance of dialing 911 first. ... That was the upshot of a study (see “,” below) at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2008, where
There are 4 types of fever of unknown origin, and distinguishing among them starts with the first step: Look for clues from the history and other presenting symptoms.
Qaseem. Researchers at the conference also considered new ways to collaborate and combine resources. ... Presenters at the G-I-N conference also tackled issues such as overdiagnosis, which Dr.
Figuring out what puts a patient at low, average, or high risk of colon cancer was another hot topic at the conference. ... At this year's conference, Dr. Imperiale presented data on a new strategy that applies this short model initially, followed by an
Primary care physicians can offer more specific advice when they suggest exercise##mdash;frequency, intensity and type, for example##mdash;to increase their patients' likelihood of following through.
A single study has gone a long way toward changing clinical practices.
Probiotics are becoming more prevalent in both consumer and health care settings, but the excitement is tempered by problems, including how to define what is and what isn't one.
An enduring challenge is figuring out why patients appear to have resistant hypertension and how to cure them of it.