A recent study suggests a link between vision loss in older people and dementia. What is the evidence behind this controversial topic?
Researchers followed a children cohort of up to the age of 9. They found that a screen time of two to three hours per day is associated with EEG changes.
Some fibromyalgia patients take low-dose naltrexone for their pain, but it is off-label. A systematic literature review examined its effects on the disease.
A recent study investigated whether the incidence of sexually transmitted infections can be reduced by post-exposure administration of doxycycline.
For young people with a meniscus tear, surgery is the treatment of choice. There were few comparative studies, until one that tackles surgery and targeted training.
For overweight treatments, many medical professionals recommend giving up sugar, especially in diabetes cases. Often, those affected turn to sweeteners.
Researchers found that the widely used BMI measure is insensitive for defining obesity. They recommend measuring body fat percentage.
A recent study correlates cerebral blood flow regulation and prognosis after cardiac arrest. The finding could improve patient management and post-resuscitation care.
Type 2 diabetes is associated with a few secondary diseases, of which cardiovascular events are common. A study shows a growing danger for diabetics.
An untreated meniscus root tear leads to functional damage and ends in arthrosis. The repair can be by means of different surgical methods. Which is the best?
Mixed reality glasses are increasingly being used in forensic medicine to visualise injury patterns and a sequence of events. Is there still a need for the classic autopsy?
Violence against older people is a still neglected public health problem. One professional group could help change that: Dermatologists.
New studies link the gut microbiome to depressive disorders. This may result in a new therapeutic approach for affective disorder treatments.
Thromboses in mesenteric veins are very rare. Therapy is often complicated by concomitant diseases and associated increased risks of bleeding.
A free, online decision-making algorithm helps physicians with diagnosis, evaluation and treatment for coeliac disease management in pediatrics.
Surgery is a first choice in primary renal cell carcinoma. Radiotherapy has played a subordinate role, but it could gain importance, as not all tumours are operable.
Alopecia areata is often associated with significant psychosocial suffering. But not only the soul suffers, patients often spend a lot of money to minimise symptoms.
Blood transfusions have established as a life-saving measure, but are not always useful. What changes does Patient Blood Management bring?
Diabetes and obesity during pregnancy increase teratogenic malformations risks. Their role in congenital heart defects was investigated in a Finnish registry study.
Testosterone therapy has many applications, from hypogonadism to gender reassignment surgery. A study looked into vascular system implications.