Cachexia, the debilitating muscle wasting that occurs in late-stage cancer patients, may be due to an overload of zinc in muscles, finds a new study.
We talked to Dr. Goldman about how hospitalists contribute to inpatient care and why there are now more than 50,000 of these medical professionals in hospitals across the country.
The use of power morcellators dramatically declined after federal warnings that the device could spread cancer, according to a Journal of the American Medical Association study.
Injections of an omega-3 emulsion reduce brain damage in mice that have experienced a stroke-like event.
Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center found that men had greater pain relief than women after smoking marijuana.
Expanded prenatal genetic testing may increase the detection of carriers for a variety of potentially serious conditions.