Friday, September 22, 2017

Percutaneous Sclerotherapy With Bleomycin Effective, Tolerable

Significant improvement seen with injection treatment of vascular malformations Percutaneous Sclerotherapy With Bleomycin Effective, Tolerable

Maximized Living: “5 Essentials” of Chiropractic Marketing Propaganda

What do vitalism, old school chiropractic subluxations, germ theory denial, detox supplements, marketing gimmicks, and practicing way beyond a reasonable scope have in common? Maximized Living: “5 Essentials” of Chiropractic Marketing Propaganda Clay Jones

Thursday, September 21, 2017

High Rate of Anemia Seen After Weight-Loss Surgery

Anemia much more common among patients who did not have close follow-up with weight-loss surgeon High Rate of Anemia Seen After Weight-Loss Surgery

Thyroid Surgery for Benign Goiters Ups Quality of Life

Quality of life improved after thyroidectomy in patients with nontoxic nodular goiters Thyroid Surgery for Benign Goiters Ups Quality of Life

Steroid Injection Betters Hand Function With Carpal Tunnel

Nocturnal wrist splinting also effective, but doesn't improve hand function Steroid Injection Betters Hand Function With Carpal Tunnel

If you feel better, should you stop taking your antibiotics?

A recent paper suggests that patients would be better off stopping antibiotics when they feel better, instead of completing the entire amount prescribed. Could this approach reduce antibiotic overuse and the risk of widespread resistance? If you feel better, should you stop taking your antibiotics? Scott Gavura

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Long-Term Weight Loss, T2DM Remission for Roux-en-Y Surgery

Twelve-year follow-up shows durability of weight loss and remission and prevention of type 2 diabetes Long-Term Weight Loss, T2DM Remission for Roux-en-Y Surgery