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Mental Disorders and Vulnerability to Homicidal Death

Mental Disorders and Vulnerability to Homicidal Death

Are people with mental illness at increased risk of dying by violence?
Antihypertensive Treatment and Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

Antihypertensive Treatment and Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

Find out which antihypertensive agents may reduce the risk of atrial fibrillation.
Emerging Pharmacologic Options for Treating Postoperative Ileus

Emerging Pharmacologic Options for Treating Postoperative Ileus

Peripherally selective opioid receptor antagonists are promising new drug therapies that can reduce the burden of POI.
Does Personality Predict Mortality? Results from the GAZEL Study

Does Personality Predict Mortality? Results from the GAZEL Study

Do people with neurotic hostility, coronary heart disease and anti-social personalities have higher mortality outcomes?
Choline Intake During Pregnancy and Child Cognition at Age 7

Choline Intake During Pregnancy and Child Cognition at Age 7

Does increased maternal intake of choline and other methyl donor nutrients during the first and second trimester improve child visual memory and cognition?
Marfan Sartan: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial

Marfan Sartan: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial

What's the benefit of adding Losartan to baseline therapy in patients with Marfan syndrome?
Syphilis on the Rise: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

Syphilis on the Rise: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

Find out more about identifying and treating patients who are at high risk for syphilis infection.
Medication Discrepancies in Transferring T2DM Patients

Medication Discrepancies in Transferring T2DM Patients

This study examined the nature, extent and risk factors associated with medication discrepancies in management of T2DM patients transitioning between outpatient settings.
Assessment of HER-2/neu Status in Breast Cancer

Assessment of HER-2/neu Status in Breast Cancer

This retrospective study of formalin-fixed infiltrating breast cancer specimens compared manual immunohistochemical assay with a new image analyzer--assisted immunohistochemical quantitation method, using fluorescence in situ hybridization assay (FISH) as the standard.
Caffeine Intoxication and Addiction

Caffeine Intoxication and Addiction

Energy drinks are loaded with caffeine and sugar, infused with herbal additives, and marketed particularly to youth. Learn more about the health effects.
Treatment of Premature Ejaculation

Treatment of Premature Ejaculation

The goal of PE treatment should not rest solely on prolonging ejaculatory latency time, but should provide strategies to prevent relapse and enhance relationship satisfaction.
Doctors as Victims

Doctors as Victims

Many physicians feel a sense of disempowerment -- but are they allowing outside factors to influence their perspective?
Ultrasound Assessment of Gastric Content and Volume

Ultrasound Assessment of Gastric Content and Volume

Can an ultrasound provide an accurate estimate of gastric volume and aspiration risk prior to surgery?
Population Aging

Population Aging

Put yourself in the best position for the demographic shift by increasing your knowledge about the health care needs of older adults.
Spontaneous Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak Following Pilates

Spontaneous Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak Following Pilates

Was an exercise class to blame for this woman's four-week history of gradually worsening headache?
Combination Treatment Among Patients at High Risk of CVD

Combination Treatment Among Patients at High Risk of CVD

Did a fixed dose combination regimen containing aspirin, a statin, and a BP lowering drug improve adherence and outcome in a population at high-risk of cardiovascular disease?
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator and Competitive Sport Participation

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator and Competitive Sport Participation

An ICD can be vital, especially when you're young enough to play competitive sports.
Drugs for Pain Associated With Postherpetic Neuralgia

Drugs for Pain Associated With Postherpetic Neuralgia

What pharmacological therapies are most effective for the treatment of neuropathic pain such as postherpetic neuralgia, MS-related pain, central poststroke pain, and HIV-related neuropathy?
Supporting Preventive Dentistry Initiatives for Physicians

Supporting Preventive Dentistry Initiatives for Physicians

Could preventive dental services offered by non-dental healthcare providers help to improve access to oral healthcare for children?
Educational Games as a Teaching Tool in Pharmacy Curriculum

Educational Games as a Teaching Tool in Pharmacy Curriculum

Can active-learning strategies such as educational games provide pharmacy students with improved communication and problem-solving skills?