By: Eli Baied.
Earlier this year the American Urological Association (AUA) announced their first medical guidelines for management of nephrolithiasis. The 27 guidelines outlined in the AUA review are aimed towards helping healthcare providers in the evaluation, treatment, and follow up for first time and recurrent kidney stones. read more
By: Max Lamont. With the announcement this year that the British government is set to almost entirely recall all troops from Afghanistan, it couldn’t be of any greater relevance to focus our efforts on supporting the military veterans who suffer … read more
By: Rohini Manaktala. The news of recent meningitis cases at University of California and Princeton University has sparked a debate as to whether a vaccination for a rare strain of meningococcal disease should be offered for college bound students. read more
By: Reza Karimianpour. Last month, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released a statement regarding hepatitis C screening recommendations for the baby-boomer generation (persons born between the years 1945 – 1965), and high-risk persons based on two systematic reviews … read more
By: Reza Karimianpour. Published on June 14th 2013, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, released a change in the recommendations for measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccination based on agreements in … read more
By: Raveen Chawla. Traditionally, when it comes to managing mild-to-moderate acute pancreatitis, nil per os (NPO) approach is used most widely. The concept of “pancreas rest” has been broadly advocated in spite of never being proven in a randomized clinical trial. Keeping … read more
Earlier this month, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced that valproate (marketed under the brand name Depakote™) and related products are now contraindicated for migraine treatment during pregnancy. The indication for migraine will be changed from “D” (the potential … read more