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Binge eating disorder (BED) is defined by eating large amounts and feeling a loss of self-control when eating. The most common eating disorder, binge eating affects roughly 3 percent of the United States. Objectives of this program include describing the...

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Figuring Out Fatigue

Until now, doctors have had a hard time pinpointing a diagnostic tool to help diagnose the very real Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). However, scientists at Stanford University have discovered that the brains of patients suffering from CFS contain less...
A ketogenic diet may be the last resort for patients with epilepsy, reports CBS News. Doctors have found that when an epileptic patient has failed to respond to medication, this type of diet can prevent seizures from occurring. A study done at Dana-Farber...
A vaccine for a dangerous strain of meningitis that infected many college students, including those at Princeton last year, has recently been approved by the FDA, The New York Times reports. Trumenba, the vaccine made by Pfizer, will prevent a variety of...
Jane Jeffrie Seley, DNP, MPH, New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center talks about follow-up and how to prevent readmissions to the ER. Allowing patients to go in incremental steps with insulin administration can teach patients what they are...
Kristen Kulasa, MD, VA San Diego Healthcare System discusses which regimen to pick for patients who come into the hospital that are already on insulin and the guidelines for managing patients in the ICU and the non-ICU. Almost all patients are converted...

Video Case of the Week

15-Year-Old with Rash

This patient presents with a non-pruritic, raised, blanching rash on her arms and upper legs; mild nausea; intermittent, diffuse joint pain; and episodes of chest pain and shortness of breath. See the full case...
Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) is one of the most debilitating toxicities associated with cancer treatment and may not only increase the risk for subsequent emesis but also potentiate inadequate control of nausea and vomiting from other...

Cancer Research

Google Doc!

Now people can detect cancer before symptoms even appear. Google X, a research division within Google, has developed a pill that patients can take in order to see whether or not they have cancer or another illness. CBS News reports that the pill is still...
Reading glasses may become obsolete, an article published by NPR’s Shots Blog reveals. A corneal inlay, called KARMA, has been developed that can be surgically inserted into the eye to create an artificial pupil. More people require reading glasses as...