Sacubitril/valsartan may improve limitations in physical and social activities that are important to patients with heart failure, researchers noted.
Preventive cognitive therapy is an effective alternative and addition to antidepressants for preventing depression relapse, study finds
Maintenance treatment with antidepressants was not superior to preventive cognitive therapy after remission or recovery of major depressive disorder, but adding preventive cognitive therapy to antidepressant therapy was superior to antidepressant therapy alone.
A 24-year-old woman is evaluated for severe cramps associated with her menstrual periods. The cramps have worsened over the past year, and the discomfort is severe enough that she has periodically missed work. Following a physical exam and negative pregnancy test, what is the most appropriate treatment for this patient's dysmenorrhea?
If physical activity time is less than the guideline-recommended 150 minutes per week, clinicians should advise patients of the associated health benefits and encourage them to gradually increase either their frequency or duration of activity.
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Several physicians will share personal stories based on Annals' “On Being a Doctor” series.