A study of more than 3,500 French psoriasis patients found that the healthier their diet, the less severe their symptoms. Specifically, the closer an individual adhered to the nutritious "Mediterranean" diet, the less onerous their psoriasis became. This was true regardless of whether or not the patient was obese. The study was published in JAMA Dermatology.
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Researchers from the Musculoskeletal Research Unit at the University of Bristol have identified the most important risk factors for developing a severe infection after hip replacement
Dr. Kenneth Alexander was driving home one day last year when he thought of the idea: What if the Zika virus could be used to kill a childhood cancer called neuroblastoma?
Alarming stories about the diabetes epidemic that threatens millions of lives and the NHS itself have become commonplace, and with good reason. Around 4.6m people in the UK are living with diabetes while a further 12.3m are at increased risk of developing it. The NHS spends an estimated £14 billion a year on treating diabetes and its complications.
In a small pilot study, University of Michigan researchers learned about the potential causes of these communication failures by recording interactions among nurses and doctors and then having them watch and critique the footage together.
Sorry, new moms, although you have already waited at least nine months, it's the right time for a glass of wine just yet: New research suggests it might be best for baby's brain to wait until you have stopped breast-feeding
Dr. Nick Nelson walks through busy Highland Hospital to a sixth-floor exam room, where he sees patients from around the world who say they have fled torture and violence.
A study estimates that dealing with repeated middle ear infections, tympanostomy tubes (more commonly known as ear tubes) are often recommended and placed by ear, nose and throat surgeons. The tiny tubes, placed surgically in the eardrums, work by channeling drainage out of the ear.
Worry About Ear Drainage
Common concern parents have is around blood or other drainage coming from their child’s ears in the days following ear tube surgery. The problem with the tubes, but the drainage is actually a sign that the tubes are functioning properly.
Surgical-resident operative experience has narrowed over the past three decades, according to an analysis of national case logs. It is unclear whether the total operative volume is a reliable measure of the breadth of operative experience.
Scientists at the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute have uncovered a potential new role for long noncoding RNA in obesity and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease—an accumulation of too much fat in the liver that affects an estimated 64 million Americans and increases their risk for cirrhosis and liver failure
Stimulant medications are an effective treatment for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). In the classroom, parents and teachers say that medications like methylphenidate (MPH) can reduce symptoms and improve behavior.
Although stimulants have been in use for decades to treat ADHD in school-aged children, just how they work hasn't been clear. The new study in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry is filling in critical gaps about the role of improved cognitive functions.