All articles by Tori Rodriguez, MA, LPC, AHC
The Tuskegee syphilis study, conducted over 40 years on Black men who were unaware of their illness, is an essential bioethics lesson, says pulmonologist Dr Martin J. Tobin.
Geriatric specialists discuss the long-term physical, mental, and social effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on people living with dementia and their caregivers.
However, research shows moderate alcohol use could offer some protective benefits. Clinicians Esen K. Akpek, MD, of Wilmer Eye, Victoria L. Tseng, MD, of UCLA, and Avnish Deobhakta, MD, of New York Ear and Eye, serve up some advice.
Barney Stern, MD, and Andrew Russman, DO, share how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed neurology practice, including patient access to care, staffing shortages, and increased burnout.
Lauren R. Natbony, MD, takes us on a deep dive into the association between nutrition and dietary patterns in migraine, including proposed mechanisms, and the remaining needs in patient education and research.
Even though it is often thought of as a skin condition, many forms of epidermolysis bullosa are truly multisystem disorders, which makes coordinating the care complex.
Is it an ophthalmologist’s job to advise patients with diabetes on lifestyle choices, such as diet? Ophthalmologists Kristen Nwanyanwu, MD, Aleksandra Rachitskaya, MD, and Abdhish Bhavsar, MD, say it is, and suggest that saving vision may require putting patients in touch with a nutritionist.
The link between head injury and dementia risk is not straightforward, but a neurologist and neuropsychologist discuss potential mechanisms and prevention efforts that can help increase awareness and minimize cognitive problems.