Pediatrics

AAP updates guidelines for bronchiolitis in infants

(HealthDay)—A new clinical practice guideline that offers physicians guidance for the diagnosis and management of infants with bronchiolitis was published online Oct. 27 in Pediatrics.

Health

Workplace wellness programs can cut chronic illness costs

Workplace wellness programs can lower health care costs in workers with chronic diseases, but components of the programs that encourage workers to adopt healthier lifestyles may not reduce health costs or lead to lower net ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Study finds a chemical signature for 'fast' form of Parkinson's

(Medical Xpress)—The physical decline experienced by Parkinson's disease patients eventually leads to disability and a lower quality of life. Depending on the individual, the disorder can progress rapidly or slowly.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Drugs fail to meet hormone targets in control of rare growth disorder

Over a quarter of UK patients treated for growth hormone-producing tumours do not achieve 'safe' growth hormone (GH) levels, according to a 30 year UK multi-centre study of clinical management of the rare disease acromegaly. ...

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