Influenza surveillance: A Review of Data Sources

Influenza surveillance: A Review of Data Sources Objective  In recent years, influenza surveillance systems have started to include alternative data sources such as hospital emergency department data, school absenteeism reports, pharmaceutical sales, website access and health/medical advice calls. This scoping review aims to map the published papers on the use of non-traditional/alternative

Dental Infections and How Antibiotics Help

Patient Education This article is tailored for patients. Refer your patients to this article for them to learn more about their condition. Dental Infections and How Antibiotics Help Dental infections are one of the most common reasons patients visit their dentist. If you have recently had your teeth cleaned and noticed a

Remission of Renal Cell Carcinoma With Brain Metastases: A Case Study

Remission of Renal Cell Carcinoma With Brain Metastases: A Case Study Cases of complete remission of cancers with brain metastases are very rare. It’s often brought by tyrosine kinase inhibitor monotherapy in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma. For metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) patients, the case of brain metastasis has been

Living With Mesothelioma: Lifestyle Tips You Should Know About

Patient Education This article is tailored for patients. Refer your patients to this article for them to learn more about their condition. Living With Mesothelioma: Lifestyle Tips You Should Know About In 2020, an estimated 30,870 individuals were diagnosed with mesothelioma worldwide. In the United States, it affects around 3,000 individuals every

Dry Eye Disease and Dehydration

Dry Eye Disease and Dehydration Overview Can greater habitual water intake lower the risk of dry eye disease (DED)?  Dry eye disease is a complex disease of the tear film and ocular surface. It causes discomfort, visual disturbance, and the risk of damage to the ocular surface. DED is a condition when a

macular edema therapy using dexamethasone nanoparticle suspension

macular edema therapy using dexamethasone nanoparticle suspension PURPOSE To determine the effectiveness and safety of a new topical nanoparticle dexamethasone ophthalmic suspension OCS-01 (Oculis SA, Lausanne, Switzerland) in the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME). STUDY BACKGROUND Diabetic macular edema (DME) is the main cause of visual impairment in patients with diabetic retinopathy (DR).

9 Healthy And Satisfying Meals

Patient Education This article is tailored for patients. Refer your patients to this article for them to learn more about their condition. 9 Healthy And Satisfying Meals Keeping a balanced diet does not equate to creating unsavory meals you and your family cannot enjoy. In fact, you can definitely get your fill

Satiation And Satiety: An Overview And Clinical Calculator

Satiation And Satiety: An Overview And Clinical Calculator Satiation and satiety are often confused and used interchangeably, though both are physiologically and behaviorally different sensations. Satiation describes the series of processes that cause one to stop eating. Governed by hormones and gastric stretch receptors, satiation occurs during an eating episode and

Cholesterol Screening To Aid In Glaucoma Detection

Cholesterol Screening To Aid In Glaucoma Detection Overview Although intraocular pressure is the primary risk factor for glaucoma, additional risk factors should also be considered. This systematic review and meta-analysis summarize the evidence of the association between cholesterol parameters (total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels) and glaucoma and

Hearing Screening After Chemotherapy: A Study On Childhood Cancer Survivors

Hearing Screening After Chemotherapy: A Study On Childhood Cancer Survivors The Study Background The survival rates of children with cancer have increased steadily since the mid-1970s, from 58% to 85% in developed countries.  However, these improvements are tainted by immediate and late effects of treatment. Geenen et al. and Oeffinger et al.

Influenza surveillance: A Review of Data Sources