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[case_player][/case_player] For a menopausal woman undergoing hormone therapy, breast cancer risk is significantly influenced by the specific combination of hormones she receives. That’s according to Oxford University scientists who recently conducted an extensive analysis of previous studies on the...
[case_image][/case_image] [case_image_citation] (Figure 1)Crowder FN, Nield OE, Nease EK, Nield LS. [published online August 5, 2019]. Consultant360. [/case_image_citation] [signs_symptoms]An otherwise healthy 20-year-old woman presented with a recurrent pruritic rash on her buttocks and upper...
[case_image][/case_image] [case_image_citation] (Figure 1)Green MC, Shah JG, Sulit DJ. Agminated.Consultant. 2019;59(8):239-241. [/case_image_citation] [signs_symptoms]A 34-year-old Hispanic woman with Fitzpatrick skin type III presented to a dermatology clinic with what she described as a changing...
[case_player][/case_player] Engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created an ultra-thin, thread-like robot that users can navigate through tiny spaces—including the blood vessels of the human brain. The robot or “guidewire” can be remotely steered through blood vessels, as...
[case_image][/case_image] [case_image_citation] Harb A, Smith S, Rizvi SAA, Qureshi Z, Latif-Jangda Z.Consultant. 2019;59(7):216-218. [/case_image_citation] [signs_symptoms]A 43-day-old girl was brought to the clinic for the first time by her mother due to a dry rash along the girl’s face and...
[case_player][/case_player] Scientists at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine recently discovered that the gut microbiome could help protect pregnant women from malaria. A study in mice found that changing the bacterial makeup of a microbiome in a certain way can influence the...
[case_image][/case_image] [case_image_citation] Khatoon A, Effron D. An intensely itchy, dry, scaly rash on an immunocompromised man. Consultant. 2017;57(5):296-299. [/case_image_citation] [signs_symptoms]A 59-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a generalized body rash that had...