Severe asthma symptoms but low allergy and inflammation levels may mean poor response to guideline-based therapy.
Drug-Drug Interactions with DOACs: Proceed with Caution!
Which drugs taken concurrently with the new oral anticoagulants put patients with Afib at greatest increased risk for major bleeding?
Atrial Fibrillation and Type I Diabetes: What's the Link?
A first-of-its-kind study reports an association between T1DM and AF, and between glycemic control and AF. Plus, there are gender differences.
Cannabis and Chronic Pain: True or False?
True or False: most of the studies on use of medicinal cannabis for chronic pain are in cancer patients. Find out and ponder 9 other T/F questions here.
An Elderly Man with Altered Mental Status, Abnormal ECG
Hallucinations and rambling speech came on suddenly and are getting worse. Review history and ECG. What's your diagnosis?
A Teenage Boy with Leg Shame
A 13-year-old is teased at school because of several coin-sized shiny spots that have appeared on both shins and will not heal. Dx?
5 Top Mental Health Apps for Primary Care
Click through this slide-show primer on 5 apps that support mental health assessment and treatment in the primary care setting.
Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis Rates Up
The CDC's annual report on STD rates in the United States is in, and the news about chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis is not good.
The Latest on Low Back Pain
Here’s an update on the ACP’s latest guideline on noninvasive treatment options for acute, subacute, and chronic low back pain.
A Mysterious Case of Bumps on the Beach
After a few days at play on the beach, young brothers present with similar erythematous eruptions on their abdomens. Can you Dx?
Montelukast Adds Little For Elderly Asthma Patients
A new study’s lead author notes, however, that lack of significant effect may have been secondary to important study limitations.