Johns Hopkins MedicineGERD Diet: Foods that Will Help with Acid Reflux (Heartburn)

Johns Hopkins assembled this list of not just foods that contribute to symptomatic chronic reflux, but also of foods that can reduce and prevent reflux. The former includes some obvious suspects such as pizza and potato chips, with high fiber foods, watery treats, and alkaline snacks making up the preventative, providing your patients with some […]

HealthgradesOldest and Youngest Doctors by Specialty

Which specialties will be most affected by changing age demographics among doctors? That’s the question the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) asks in their latest survey of “Active Physicians by Age and Specialty”, which tallied up the results of 935,000 practicing physicians in the US. Where does your specialty fall on the list?

American College of PhysiciansEffect of Bedside Compared with Outside the Room Patient Case Presentation on Patients’ Knowledge About Their Medical Care

Medical jargon and the complexity of medical information may cause misunderstandings and patient discomfort when bedside case presentations are taking place. To see if outside-the-room case presentations were more effective, the researchers examined the patients’ average knowledge of three dimensions of their medical care in both settings — understanding their disease, the therapeutic approach being […]

Millennium Medical PublishingConsiderations in the Management of Younger Patients With Colorectal Cancer

It is important for young people, caregivers, and healthcare providers to recognize possible symptoms of colorectal cancer (CRC) and arrange a colonoscopy or other tests when necessary. This article presents a thorough review of CRC and its impact on young patients, including a hypothesis for the increase of cases, screening recommendations, demographic features, symptoms, and […]