The implicated drugs have important therapeutic roles, so their benefits must be weighted against the risks.
Corticosteroids, antibiotics, and bronchodilators are the cornerstones of prevention and treatment.
People with these syndromes have a much higher risk, and the cancers often occur at an early age.
Prescription drug abuse has reached epidemic proportions. Some patients benefit from opioids, but many suffer harm.
This autoimmune disorder can cause symptoms that involve not only the gastrointestinal tract but also the skin and bones.
Evidence points to the mix of bacteria that make the gut their home, collectively called the microbiome.
Medical Grand Rounds
Current guidelines do not set specific targets for LDL-C, but evidence supports the concept that lower is better.
Interpreting Key Trials
In treating hypertension, lower systolic pressure is better than higher—but with caveats.
SPRINT should be interpreted in the context of prior trials and of its inclusion and exclusion criteria.
From the Editor
Exercising to lose weight more often results in frustration than a trip to the store to buy smaller-sized clothes.