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Dyspnea in mechanically ventilated patients: an ERS/ESICM statement

Dyspnea Review

Guidance from the European Respiratory Society and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine on dyspnea in critically ill, mechanically ventilated adults, covering key aspects such as prevalence, clinical significance, diagnosis, and management.

Bruns–Garland syndrome as the initial manifestation of type 2 diabetes

Open Access Type 2 Diabetes Case Study

Diabetic radiculoplexus neuropathy, or Bruns–Garland syndrome, is a rare form of microvascular complication that more commonly affects the lumbosacral plexus and, very rarely, the cervical plexus.

Does weather trigger migraine?

Open Access Migraine Review

Weather variables, such as barometric pressure, humidity, temperature, and wind, are widely regarded as migraine triggers by patients, but there's no clear causal relationship. Instead weather plus other factors appears to be a more significant trigger.

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Current Reviews

Antiviral alternatives against important members of the subfamily Parvovirinae: a review

Parvoviruses are responsible for multiple diseases, and there is a critical need for effective antiviral therapies. Specific antiviral treatments for parvovirus infections are currently lacking, and the available options are mostly supportive and …

Burning mouth in oncology care: a systematic review

Burning mouth, also referred to as oral dysesthesia, is an underreported condition among cancer patients that may represent an early symptom of cancer or an adverse effect of treatment. This review sought to characterize this symptom in oncology …

Efficacy of physical exercise intervention on children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia during treatment and rehabilitation: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a kind of malignant tumor disease with the main clinical characteristics of neutrophil, platelet reduction, and anemia [ 1 – 3 ], which can invade the bone marrow, blood, and other organs of the whole body [ 4 …

The effects of art-making intervention on mind–body and quality of life in adults with cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Review

Globally, cancer ranks as a leading cause of death and a significant obstacle to increasing life expectancy [ 1 ]. Around 70% of patients experience physical symptoms and almost 50% encounter psychological distress during their cancer journey [ 2 …

Case Studies

Bruns–Garland syndrome as the initial manifestation of type 2 diabetes

Open Access Type 2 Diabetes Case Study

Diabetic radiculoplexus neuropathy, or Bruns–Garland syndrome, is a rare form of microvascular complication that more commonly affects the lumbosacral plexus and, very rarely, the cervical plexus.

A rare, late side effect of radiotherapy

Open Access Breast Cancer Case Study

A woman developed sudden painless ecchymosis (bruising) of her breast, which was thought to be related to the radiotherapy she received for early-stage breast cancer a year and a half earlier.

Genetic causes of polyhydramnios

Open Access Polyhydramnions Case Study

Amniocentesis is not routine for isolated polyhydramnios in the absence of key structural defects. But these two cases show that polyhydramnios can be caused by rare genetic conditions that benefit from early diagnosis and intervention.

Webinar

2.0 NVMDL CME points

Severe pain is the most common symptom of chronic pancreatitis. In this live webinar, experts shared the latest insights in pain management for chronic pancreatitis patients. Experts from a range of disciplines discussed pertinent cases and provided practical suggestions for use within clinical practice

Supported by:
  • Viatris
Developed by: Springer Healthcare

News | Articles | Videos (Link opens in a new window)

Expert insights, latest news and cutting-edge data reported from The Liver Meeting, Boston covering PBC treatment to arm HCPs with the latest information to optimize patients’ outcomes.

Supported by:
  • Ipsen
Developed by: Springer Healthcare IME

eLearning | Infographic (Link opens in a new window)

An independent educational program featuring simulated patient consultations. Make knowledge-based decisions on diagnosis and management of CKD with and without co-morbidities, and learn from experts Kevin Fernando and David Wheeler.

Supported by:
  • AstraZeneca
Developed by: Springer Healthcare IME

Further Reading

Expression heterogeneity, tumor immune characteristics and the prognosis effects of OPRL1 in patients with tumors: a pan-cancer study combined with bioinformation analyses and in vitro validation

Open Access Opioids Original Research

Analgesia and pain management are essential components of cancer treatment, and there is growing evidence that pain can promote cancer progression and metastasis [ 1 ]. Opioids are commonly used for pain control due to their ability to modulate …

Coverage for evidence-based cancer survivorship care services

Open Access Hodgkin Lymphoma Research

In 2006, the Institute of Medicine published a report titled “From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor.” This report describes the importance of providing comprehensive, coordinated care for cancer survivors [ 1 ]. The report highlighted the …

Exploring predictors of dysphagia in survivors of head and neck cancer: A cross-sectional study

Open Access Dysphagia Research

Dysphagia, defined as limited swallowing function, affects more than half (54.9%) of survivors of head and neck cancer (sHNC) [ 1 ]. Beyond the physical limitations of swallowing, dysphagia poses a substantial risk of complications that can …

Targeting myeloperoxidase limits myeloid cell immunosuppression enhancing immune checkpoint therapy for pancreatic cancer

Open Access Pancreatic Cancer Research

Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma is a devastating disease characterized by an extreme resistance to current therapies, including immune checkpoint therapy. The limited success of immunotherapies can be attributed to a highly immunosuppressive …