Although MS is the most common inflammatory CNS disease, there are also other independent clinical pictures, such as MOG-associated diseases.
Lobotomy was long regarded as a medical advance, even getting a Nobel Prize for Medicine. But how did the controversial operation come about?
Many people regularly suffer from heartburn, and look for relief in medications. A recent study checked if mineral water containing bicarbonate can also improve symptoms.
After drowning, patients must be moved quickly to ERs, even if asymptomatic. Every case requires thorough assessment, monitoring, and treatment.
Global warming will favour zoonotic diseases, and populated areas risk becoming hotspots. Vaccine development is crucial; so is their supply and access.
Global warming is already a manifest risk to health. The 2023 Report of The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change (again) shows dramatic developments.
With the development of oncological precision tools, such as sequencing of circulating tumour DNA, we may be closer to early and effective responses to cancer.
People occasionally treat themselves to a cheat day, a day of indulging in unhealthy food and drink. But even infrequent consumption leaves a mark.
E-bikes are becoming increasingly popular, and the pandemic gave electrically-powered bikes a further boost. Is this type of cycling also good for your health?
A recent study analysed the performance of the 'Study Watch' device, that continuosly monitors atrial fibrillation and estimates its severity.
77% of anaesthesiologists that took part in an international survey stated that night shifts in particular negatively affected their quality of life.
New guidelines highlight the reliability of blood and faecal tests to monitor inflammation degrees in CD, thus reducing invasive endoscopy frequencies.
Who thinks instantly of bowel cancer when abdominal pain or diarrhoea hits? It turns out, these complaints may be key symptoms of early colorectal cancer.
A preclinical study highlights the potential of SIWA318H, an antibody targeting advanced glycation end-products, in the fight against pancreatic cancer.
Dr. Adam Cifu raises doubts on Artificial Intelligence's ability to understand patient histories and highlights the challenges of doctor/patient communication.
Most oropharyngeal cancers are treated with chemo-radiotherapy, with often-negative QoL effects. But DO-IMRT may improve swallowing, over standard IMRT.
Around 20% of all children develop atopic dermatitis in their first year of life. Does bathing in emollients at two months have a protective effect?
The bubonic plague left an indelible stamp on 14th-century European clinical practice. We take a look at this tragic chapter of human history from a medical angle.
The medical community is concerned about its high costs, administrative burden, lack of patient monitoring resources, and the drug's long-term safety data.
Facial acne treatments can include topical therapies, vitamin A derivatives, or antibiotics. Some may cause complications, so could spironolactone help?