March 1, 2017
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Is the Intestinal Microbiome the Culprit in Obesity?
We are only beginning to understand the magnitude of the role the microbiome plays in health and disease.
The Dubious Benefits of Urinalysis in Asymptomatic Patients
Both the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Board of Internal Medicine advise against treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria in non-pregnant adults.
Comparing Treatments for Peripheral Artery Disease Patients
The success that ticagrelor has achieved in acute coronary syndromes prompted the question of whether ticagrelor might provide greater reduction in cardiovascular events than clopidogrel.
Cardiovascular Risk Induced by NSAIDs
The most recent American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines on acute coronary syndromes place nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs at the bottom of the list of choices to treat musculoskeletal pain.
The Way to a Man’s Heart Is Through His Stomach?
Although the aphorism “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach” may have been intended to reflect another agenda, it may turn out to be far more true than most of us expected.
A Melodious Path to Addressing Dementia Issues
Clinicians might consider informing involved family members or caretakers of the potential positive effects of music therapy.