Hodgkin’s Lymphoma: A Case Study with Nystagmus and Diplopia

Hodgkin's Lymphoma: A Case Study with Nystagmus and Diplopia INTRODUCTION Paraneoplastic neurologic syndromes (PNS) are uncommon but important clinical situations caused by cancer, but not a direct result of tumor invasion. As compared to solid tumors, the chances of association of PNS with lymphomas are quite low. However, Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas,

Eating to Win: Nutrition for Optimal Athletic Performance

Patient Education This article is tailored for patients. Refer your patients to this article for them to learn more about their condition. Eating to Win: Nutrition for Optimal Athletic Performance Every athlete’s goal is to have the edge over their competitors. Hence, it’s essential to incorporate a comprehensive eating plan that matches

Spence Children’s Anxiety Scale Validation

Validation of Spence Children's Anxiety Scale ANXIETY IN CHILDREN In Europe, anxiety disorders are highly prevalent and impairing conditions among children and adolescents. Up to 18 - 20% of youth in the general population presenting to primary care clinics report some internalizing problem. Previous studies showed that anxiety disorders start at an early

Koolen-de Vries Case Study

Koolen-de Vries syndrome in a 63-year-old woman: a review of the adult phenotype Koolen-de Vries syndrome (KdVS): An Introduction Also known as the 17q21.31 microdeletion syndrome, Koolen-de Vries syndrome (KdVS) was first described in 2006 in individuals with intellectual disabilities and organ abnormalities. KdVS was initially described in association with recurrent microdeletion

What Electrolyte Supplements Really Do for Athletes

Patient Education This article is tailored for patients. Refer your patients to this article for them to learn more about their condition. What Electrolyte Supplements Really Do for Athletes Are sports drinks and other electrolyte supplements more hype than hope for athletes? A leading electrolyte supplement drink’s lightning bolt logo has become

Anxiety Scales in Lewy Body Disease

Anxiety Scales in Lewy Body Disease Background Anxiety disorders and symptoms are frequent in Lewy Body Disease (LBD) and many scales are available to assess its severity.  Yet, there is little consensus on which scale best evaluates anxiety across LBD patients. Objective Comparing the convergent validity of commonly used anxiety scales across synuclein-based diseases. Lewy

Inoperable locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer: Survival rates of Endostar, CCRT

Inoperable locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer: Survival rates of Endostar, CCRT Inoperable locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): An Introduction Accounting for approximately 80% of lung cancers, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most common subtype. Most NSCLC patients are diagnosed at an advanced stage with a mere 15-20%

Physician Practice Management and Private Equity

Physician Practice Management and Private Equity Market forces have always influenced the private practice medical community. This is especially true in gastroenterology, which is one of the most fragmented industries in the United States. Due to challenging market consequences, medical practitioners are having problems managing their businesses effectively. In the last decade,

Physician Spending And Its Association With Patient Outcomes

Physician Spending And Its Association With Patient Outcomes Global spending on health is soaring at a rapid rate. The total health expenditure (THE) worldwide increased from US$ 7.6 trillion in 2016 to US$ 7.8 trillion in 2017. The World Health Organization 2020 report stated that it reached US$ 8.3 trillion or

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma: A Case Study with Nystagmus and Diplopia