Like many cities across the country, Cincinnati has been rocked by the opioid epidemic, with an ever-fluctuating range of 50 to 80 overdoses per week across the Tristate. Many of those victims are revived by the overdose reversal medication, naloxone, which has proven to be a crucial lifesaving tool during this crisis.
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Study data published in Open Access Rheumatology indicate that although the Maastricht Ankylosing Spondylitis Enthesitis Score (MASES) may be an effective measure of treatment response in patients with spondyloarthritis, clinical improvement in enthesitis does not correlate with patient-reported quality of life (QoL) outcomes.
For individuals with advanced kidney disease who decide not to pursue dialysis, a more patient-centered approach to managing their care is needed, a study published online January 21 in JAMA Internal Medicine shows.
In a Pharmacology Research & Perspectives study of individuals living in Olmsted County, Minnesota from 2005–2012, potential overprescribing of antidepressant medications occurred in nearly one-quarter of elderly patients
Over a year and a half after the successful separation of two infant twins joined at the top of their heads, surgical team leaders report on this dramatic case in the Jan. 24 New England Journal of Medicine.
Lower-than-normal zinc levels may contribute to high blood pressure (hypertension) by altering the way the kidneys handle sodium. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology-Renal Physiology.
Digital first primary care offer, such as GP online consultations, by 2022/23. Online consultations have the potential to improve patient access and reduce face-to-face contacts, freeing up GP time.
According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, over one-third of U.S. adults are obese. At the same time, obesity is the second leading cause of premature death in North America and Europe.