Investigators assessed the diagnostic performance of AST to Platelet Ratio Index and Fibrosis-4 scores compared with transient elastography evaluation of liver stiffness to detect significant fibrosis or cirrhosis.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is adding to a list of recalled lots of popular heartburn medications — including generic forms of Zantac — because the pills might contain small amounts of the suspected carcinogen N-nitrosodimethylamine.
The study reaffirms that pathology should be questioned as the gold standard for diagnosing colorectal lesions ≤ 3mm; especially, when high confidence optical evaluation identifies an adenoma. It is therefore imperative that all endoscopists incorporate optical evaluation, coupled with high-quality photo documentation, into clinical practice.
According to results published in JAMA Network Open, nonwhite, low-income, and underin-sured patients were more likely to view the cultural competency of providers as important and less likely to report being treated with respect.
Caroline O. Pardo, Ph.D., General Manager for Haymarket Medical Education, is pleased to announce that HME, based in Paramus, NJ, has been accredited as a provider of interprofessional continuing education by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, and the American Nursing Credentialing Center.
Pediatric patients with newly diagnosed celiac disease (CD) reported lower health-related quality of life (HRQOL) when compared with healthy children with nonceliac gastrointestinal (GI) complaints, according to a study published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition. CD is a common chronic condition associated with broad range of physical and psychosocial problems. In this…
Mylan has announced a recall of 3 lots of Nizatidine Capsules as the products were manufactured with an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) that contained trace amounts of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), a probable human carcinogen.
From pay disparities, and overt sexual harassment to policies that disproportionately affect working or expecting mothers, women across the medical spectrum face challenges not seen by their male colleagues.
Hospitalist schedules promoting continuity of care may result in lower 30-day inpatient mortality rates, lower readmission rates, higher rates of discharge directly to the home, and lower 30-day post-discharge costs.