Most complaints of memory problems aren't related to cognitive impairments, and as such they can be alleviated with a few simple tips.
Susan R. Miller, RN, suspected that business was being lost during the office's peak calling periods. So she did a study.
Malaria research is turning from short-term prophylaxis for travelers to elimination and eradication. Drug costs and new ethics rules for research are key drivers of the new direction.
Experiments have shown negative biological effects from the flavor chemicals in e-cigarettes.
Screening everyone born from 1945 to 1965 at least once would be able to diagnose 75% of people who are living with chronic hepatitis C, according to one expert at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Physicians may try to overcome their discomfort in talking about death by delivering an overly optimistic prognosis. But the eventual, inevitable decline may actually make the patient feel much worse. An effective strategy incorporates the patient's
She reminded attendees at the annual conference of the Society of Hospital Medicine, held in San Diego in March, about the dramatic negative consequences that hospitalization poses for geriatric patients.
Based on that “official” experience, he offered some tips to conference attendees on making a physician practice welcoming to patients of all sexual orientations.
Speakers can impact retention, as well as control (at least to some degree) which part of a talk stays with listeners, said one expert lecturer.
Our Conference Coverage section in this issue is from Digestive Disease Week 2014 and the American Academy of Neurology's annual meeting, held this spring in Chicago and Philadelphia, respectively.