Early diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis yields substantial benefits for patients and therapeutic trial enrollment. A new study identifies ways to empower PCPs to help speed diagnosis.Read More
Dietary Supplements Don’t Stack Up to Low-Dose Statin Therapy for LDL-C Reduction
Despite marketing claims, none of six dietary supplements commonly used for lipid lowering significantly reduced LDL cholesterol versus placebo adults with elevated atherosclerotic risk, a new study finds.
Research Highlights Link Between Food Insecurity, Neighborhood Disadvantage and Healthcare Utilization
A Cleveland Clinic nurse scientist examined the relationship between food insecurity, neighborhood disadvantage and healthcare utilization. Based on the findings, she offers advice on screening patients and connecting them with community resources.
What to Do About Monkeypox
A vaccination program targeted toward those at high risk is the best bet for stemming the monkeypox outbreak.
Monkeypox Vaccines: What You Need to Know
Distribution of vaccines to protect against the growing mpox outbreak is underway, but questions remain about supply, effectiveness and adverse events. Here’s the latest information, with expert commentary from Ted M. Ross, PhD, Cleveland Clinic’s Global Director of Vaccine Development.
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Retired Nurses Lend a Hand by Putting Their Expertise to “Work”
Retired nurses help relieve pandemic-related burdens by putting their clinical skills back to “work.”
Discontinuing Antidepressants: Pearls and Pitfalls
Discontinuing or changing antidepressants, especially when done quickly, can cause an array of adverse effects that may last from days to months. This review shares risk factors and advice for prevention and management.
Language Matters for Optimal Care
How care providers communicate with and about patients makes a difference to their health. Inclusive communications requires caregivers to be intentional and empathetic.
INOCA: A Common, Dangerous, Often Overlooked Cause of Chest Pain
When patients present with angina but have little or no evidence of plaque in their coronary arteries, suspect ischemia with non-obstructive coronary arteries.
Model Reliably Predicts Risk of Hospital Readmissions
A Cleveland Clinic-developed forecasting tool that uses data from patients’ electronic medical records accurately predicts the likelihood of hospital readmission, which could improve care and discharge planning.
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Principles of Management
Our experts have published a new review of this increasingly recognized condition that’s predominant among younger women. Cleveland Clinic’s stepwise management approach is featured.