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The Year in Cardiology 2014: Prevention

The Year in Cardiology 2014: Prevention

Recap the highlights from preventive cardiology efforts for 2014.......[Read More]
Cluster Headache Associated With a Pituitary Adenoma

Cluster Headache Associated With a Pituitary Adenoma

This patient's one-month history of attacks of excruciatingly severe stabbing right-sided orbital pain was diagnosed as cluster headache, but MRI revealed a more specific cause.......[Read More]
A Man With an Infected Finger: A Case Report

A Man With an Infected Finger: A Case Report

While this patient initially seemed to have a simple bacterial infection of the finger, the true diagnosis was potentially more serious.......[Read More]
Larval Therapy in Wound Management: A Review

Larval Therapy in Wound Management: A Review

Debridement with maggots: Overcoming the yuk factor to promote wound healing.......[Read More]
Adherence to Antihypertensive Therapy Prior to Stroke

Adherence to Antihypertensive Therapy Prior to Stroke

What's the price for non-adherence to antihypertensive agents -- for long and short-term stroke risk?......[Read More]
The Impact of Health Coaching on Medication Adherence

The Impact of Health Coaching on Medication Adherence

Can health coaching by medical assistants improve patient's medication concordance and adherence?......[Read More]
Serum Albumin Level in H1N1 Infection

Serum Albumin Level in H1N1 Infection

Might serum albumin serve as a novel and simple early biomarker for identifying patients at high risk for a complicated clinical course of influenza A?......[Read More]
Hyperkalemia in a Dialysis Patient After Colon Diversion

Hyperkalemia in a Dialysis Patient After Colon Diversion

This patient undergoing hemodialysis experienced ischemic colitis, leading to a temporary ileostomy. What caused her ensuing severe hyperkalemia?......[Read More]
Obesity in Ethnic and Social Class Groups: US, 1976-2008

Obesity in Ethnic and Social Class Groups: US, 1976-2008

This study examines the trends in obesity among immigrant groups in the US over the span of a few decades.......[Read More]
Survey of ASHP-Accredited Pharmacy Residency Programs

Survey of ASHP-Accredited Pharmacy Residency Programs

This survey yielded information that provides applicants with a valuable supplement to the ASHP residency directories and other printed references.......[Read More]
Environmental and Clinical Predictors Forecast Malaria

Environmental and Clinical Predictors Forecast Malaria

How accurate and useful is malaria forecasting in a highly endemic setting?......[Read More]
Measuring the Quality of Diabetes Care for Older American Indian

Measuring the Quality of Diabetes Care for Older American Indian

Diabetes is a serious problem for American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) populations, which suffer from some of the highest rates of diabetes in the world.......[Read More]
Apixaban: A Novel Oral Inhibitor of Factor Xa

Apixaban: A Novel Oral Inhibitor of Factor Xa

Is apixaban safer than enoxaparin for VTE prophylaxis after orthopedic surgery?......[Read More]
2,000 Years of Changing Perspectives on Malaria

2,000 Years of Changing Perspectives on Malaria

Scientists and Doctors have chased malaria for centuries. This paper reviews the theories and treatments for malaria from ancient times until today.......[Read More]
CUL-4 Protein Overexpression in Epithelial Ovarian Tumours

CUL-4 Protein Overexpression in Epithelial Ovarian Tumours

Might overexpression of CUL-4 protein play a significant role in the development and progression of ovarian carcinoma?......[Read More]
Hearing Loss and Older Adults' Perceptions of Access to Care

Hearing Loss and Older Adults' Perceptions of Access to Care

Patients who are hard-of-hearing often have trouble getting the help they need in our healthcare system.......[Read More]
The Breast Self-Examination Controversy: What Providers and Patients Should Know

The Breast Self-Examination Controversy: What Providers and Patients Should Know

Don't miss these resources to help guide discussions about the role of breast self-examination in the breast cancer screening process.......[Read More]
Off-Hour Presentation and Outcomes in Acute MI

Off-Hour Presentation and Outcomes in Acute MI

Do patients with acute myocardial infarction presenting during off-hours have higher mortality?......[Read More]
Circadian Clock Desynchronisation and Metabolic Syndrome

Circadian Clock Desynchronisation and Metabolic Syndrome

What is the connection between sleep disturbance and metabolic syndrome? This new study explains.......[Read More]
Effects of LCZ696 on Clinical Outcomes in Heart Failure

Effects of LCZ696 on Clinical Outcomes in Heart Failure

What do indirect comparisons of LCZ696 with putative placebos show about the strategy of combined angiotensin receptor blockade and neprilysin inhibition on CV risk and mortality?......[Read More]