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Artificial intelligence interpretations of pain drawings may predict response to headache surgery

An automated pattern recognition tool – developed using artificial intelligence (AI) technology – can detect whether surgery will be effective in reducing pain due to nerve compression headaches, reports a study in the February issue of Plastic...
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Social support can increase syphilis testing in Black sexual minority men

Black sexual minority men who give and receive support within their social networks are more likely to be tested for syphilis. Therefore, nurses should prepare patients to inform and encourage their social networks to seek testing for syphilis, HIV,...
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QMHC themed issue focuses on diagnosis of COVID-19 in the community


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Most veterans and non-veterans with signs of PTSD receive no treatment

Despite widespread efforts by the Veterans Affairs administration, PTSD treatment utilization among military veterans and nonveterans remains low, reports a study published in the February issue of Medical Care, an official publication of the...
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Surgery for spinal stenosis linked to lower mortality and costs, compared to nonoperative treatment

For patients with spinal stenosis, operative treatment is associated with a lower risk of death and lower costs over two years, compared with nonoperative treatment, suggests a study in the February issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The...
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TFL has similar clinical effectiveness to modern high-power pulse modulated Ho:YAG laser for kidney stone treatment

The recently introduced thulium fiber laser (TFL) does not improve the clinical outcomes of laser treatment for urinary stones compared to the standard for laser stone therapy, reports a randomized trial in The Journal of Urology®, an Official...
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New hormonal agent may slow progression of early-stage prostate cancer during active surveillance

For men with early-stage prostate cancer being managed by active surveillance, adding the hormonal agent apalutamide may lower the rate of positive biopsies during follow-up, suggests a preliminary clinical trial in The Journal of Urology®, an...
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Speech analysis can help measure diagnosis, severity, and onset of mental illness

Objective measurement of psychiatric disorders has long proved challenging. Yet, there is ample evidence that analysis of speech patterns can accurately diagnose depression and psychosis, measure their severity, and predict their onset, according to...
6-Jan-2023 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Pelvic floor experts issue new recommendations for magnetic resonance defecography

Magnetic resonance defecography (MRD) has emerged as a powerful, noninvasive imaging technique to evaluate the many possible causes of problems in passing bowel movements. A new set of consensus recommendations for performing and interpreting the...
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