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HIV can be prevented in high-risk individuals, such as those whose partners are infected, with the implementation of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). In this CME video series, experts will explain the scope of the problem of HIV infection, how to...
According to the LA Times, a new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics revealed that plant-based diets result in weight loss, regardless of total caloric intake or exercise plans. The authors analyzed 15 studies...
New research published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology suggests that long-term use of hormonal contraceptives creates a higher risk for glioma, CBS News reports. The Danish research team analyzed data on all Danish women aged 15 to 49 who...
According to CBS News, new research published in the Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging suggests that eating a few walnuts every day can help improve memory, concentration and information processing speed. In the study, consisting of a large and...
According to CBS News, the CDC has published a new report warning women against the dangers of using prescription painkillers and the birth risks associated with their use. The report found that a significant number of reproductive-aged women (ages 15 to...
Meet Craig Lewis, the first man without a heart. With Mr. Lewis facing imminent death from amyloidosis, a rare autoimmune disease, Craig’s doctors did something never before done in...
Carolyn Gershenson, RN, MSM, MPH, CDE, Long Island Diabetes and Endocrinology and Babylon Medical Practice, talks about the general problems practitioners have when treating complicated patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. According to Gershenson,...
Carolyn Gershenson, RN, MSM, MPH, CDE, Long Island Diabetes and Endocrinology and Babylon Medical Practice describes what makes an effective diabetes assisted-care practice in the primary care setting. Gershenson iterates the importance of having an...
Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, Director, Center to Advance Palliative Care, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, expounds on a new medical specialty called palliative care. Palliative care focuses on maximizing a person’s quality of life, including...
Eric Sasso, MD, Vice President, Medical and Scientific Affairs, Crescendo Bioscience, describes the benefits of the Vectra DA test in predicting a patient’s risk for future joint damage. The Vectra DA test is currently being used by 40 percent of...