Current guidelines recommend delaying referrals for physical therapy, in part because previous research found that early aggressive therapy contributed to higher health care costs and did not seem to make significant improvements for patients.
Psychological therapies are known to provide short-term symptom relief to patients with irritable bowel syndrome, but the results of a recent study indicate that these benefits may extend even longer than previously thought.
Although higher body mass indexes are associated with a number of health risks, the results of a recent study suggest that overweight patients who develop colorectal cancer may have a better prognosis than those with a healthy weight.
A patient pursuing a legal claim on his own, without benefit of the services of an attorney, alleged that a pharmacy has a legal duty to maintain an inventory containing all medications, so his would be available when needed. May such a claim go forward through the court system?
In the official prescribing information of pharmaceutical products, drug interactions are often listed in 2 categories: contraindicated" and avoid concomitant use." Is this a distinction without a difference?