Taking a Closer Look at the Relationship Between Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
A new study reveals surprising results regarding vascular stiffness of coronary microvessels in the presence of type 2 diabetes.
Become a Myth Buster: Use Evidence-Based Medicine to Change Clinical Care
Medical myths abound, even among good doctors. How are medical myths perpetuated and how can they be stopped?
Helping the Child, by Helping the Mom
Pediatricians can help babies by doing a better job screening new mothers for postpartum depression.
Stress Dose Hydrocortisone Effects on Neurodevelopment for Extremely Low Birthweight Infants
First placebo-controlled study on stress dose hydrocortisone and neurodevelopment shows that higher doses of hydrocortisone are not associated with brain injury or neurodevelopmental impairments, but may not be effective in reducing risk for bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
Challenges of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer
Among the unique challenges of AYA cancer, anxiety often increases after treatments are completed as the patient reintegrates back into “normal life.”
Psychological Strategies for Pediatric Weight Management
Motivational interviewing, having developmentally appropriate expectations, and behavioral strategies are among the tools needed to support pediatric weight management.
Making Progress: Advances in Life-Long Care for ACHD
With adults comprising two-thirds of the CHD population, the AHA has released a scientific statement outlining the needs of this growing demographic.
Enteral Therapy Thursday: Professionals Sharing the Patient Experience
A multidisciplinary team puts themselves on enteral nutrition for a day to gain insights into the patient experience.
Using Informatics to Help Identify Patients for Research
Researchers use Informatics for Integrating Biology and the Bedside (i2b2), a system that can rapidly convert a large amount of clinical data into searchable information, to dramatically reduce the time needed for patient cohort identification.