Patients being tested for thyroid cancer want to know they are receiving the most accurate information possible following the test. A new method could help provide both answers for patients and direction for doctors about the best course of action.
In a global community it can be just as important for doctors to remember where their patients come from as where they are now. Understanding different cultures can help provide care to all segments of the population.
Patients with chronic critical illness face a litany of health issues after their treatment needing care for these conditions. While pamidronate has been used in the past a new study looked at whether the treatment affects areas like bone absorption and overall mortality and ventilator liberation.
A considerable amount of progress has been made in treating diabetes this year both for type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The approval of new medications and potential devices in the future have made for a bright outlook for patients.
Edward Damiano, PhD, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University shared his 2013-2015 research results surrounding the acclaimed bionic pancreas at the 24th American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Nashville, TN.