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As you get ready to roast your turkeys, spend time with your families, and enjoy your tryptophan naps, remember that Thanksgiving is about much more than good food, great company, and much-needed rest. There’s also football, parade balloons, and now shopping after 6pm! Happy Thanksgiving from our family...
[case_player][/case_player] A study conducted in Arizona by the Mayo Ciinic found reason to suspect that vaping is consistently associated with serious lung damage. Vaping causes a “severe chemical injury” not seen in tobacco or cannabis smokers, said researcher Brandon Larsen, MD, PhD, who helped...
Join Michael Hochman, MD, MPH, for the first episode of Updates in Slow Medicine. This installment features a brief examination of recent research regarding non-specific clinical tests and their influence on antibiotic prescribing. Please click here to read the full Updates in Slow Medicine...
[case_image][/case_image] [case_image_citation] Figures 1 & 2Leung AKC, Lam JM, Leong KF. Consultant. 2019;59(10):311-312. [/case_image_citation] [signs_symptoms]A 2-year-old previously healthy girl presented to the pediatric dermatology clinic with recalcitrant diaper dermatitis for 6 months despite...
[case_player][/case_player] The common carp, a fish species that is invasive in the US Midwest, may have finally met its match. Scientists with the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center recently developed a means of genetic “birth control” to reduce their numbers. Carp with key genetic...
Stewart J. Tepper, MD, a neurologist with Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College and a leading expert on migraine headaches, recently offered a roundup of the “state of the art” in migraine care. Migraine is a common ailment, Dr Tepper observed, with more than 38 million Americans suffering from...
[case_player][/case_player] Researchers at Villanova University in Philadelphia have constructed a model brain they say provides a noninvasive new way to study brain injury. A team of engineers led by Qianhong Wu, PhD, created the model, which is laden with pressure sensors that determine the impact of...
[case_image][/case_image] [case_image_citation] Figure 1Talwar A, Talwar A, Talwar S. [published online October 18, 2019]. Consultant360. [/case_image_citation] [signs_symptoms]A 5-year-old boy was brought by his parents for medical examination to a temporary medical camp in Cape Coast, Ghana. The...
Test your dermatology knowledge with this week's Derm Case Challenge.
[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...