EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWER: Fecal microbial transplant (fmt) is reasonably safe and effective. In patients who have had multiple Clostridium difficile...
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While herbal supplements are popular among patients, few are supported by scientific evidence. A review of the literature suggests a few that are...
At least I can feel better about the 4 cups of coffee I drink every day!
Antibiotic overuse has far-reaching effects on patients’ general health, as well as possible connections to HIV, diabetes, and obesity. Here’s...
In this "3 in 3" video, Christopher M. Herndon, PharmD, discusses effective treatments for the constipation, nausea and vomiting, and pruritus...
Patients on warfarin + antiplatelet/NSAID regimens are likely to benefit from the gastroprotective effect of PPIs. For patients taking warfarin...
The weight of diabetic patients was not a factor in colonic mucosal encroachment.
Here’s how to recognize radiation-related adverse effects so that you can expedite care and help preserve your patient’s quality of life.