One of the most valuable lessons in pediatrician April Inniss’ medical career came from an 8-year-old boy. Inniss was just out of medical school and was asked to draw blood from the terrified young patient
Texting patients with schizophrenia and their lay health supporters in a resource-poor community setting is more effective than a free-medicine program alone in improving medication adherence and reducing relapses and re-hospitalizations, according to a study
While sending or receiving nude electronic images may not always be associated with poorer mental health, being coerced to do so and receiving unwanted sexts was linked to a higher likelihood of depression, anxiety, and
A 3-year-old girl who was born with an extremely rare condition that caused her legs to bend backward was recently able to walk for the first time after undergoing a life-changing surgery. Victoria Komada, who’s from Poland, has bilateral tibial
Passover starts on April 19th and like all good Jewish holidays, food plays a central role. The holiday kicks off with the seder, held on the first and second night of Passover. It’s a time
(HealthDay)—Normalized blood pressure (BP) is associated with an increased risk for all-cause mortality for older adults during hypertension treatment, with increased risk seen in octogenarians and those with previous cardiovascular events, according to a study
The time has come! Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson’s daughter, True, celebrated her first birthday on Friday, April 12, and the Kardashian family showered her with sweet messages. Even before her baby girl’s big day
It’s rare to see Carol Head, a longtime nonprofit executive, without her signature accessory: a sleek, black Fitbit. Like many health-conscious, goal-oriented women, Head relies on the tracker to count her steps—but it’s not because
(HealthDay)—The Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) may underestimate disease severity in patients with psoriasis who respond “not relevant” to one or more items, according to a research letter published online April 10 in JAMA Dermatology.
Results of a small clinical trial suggest that supplementing chemotherapy with high doses of vitamin D may benefit patients with metastatic colorectal cancer by delaying progression of the disease, say scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.