Improving disease risk prediction and tailoring preventive interventions to patient risk factors is one of the primary goals of precision medicine. Family health history is the traditional approach to quickly gather genetic and environmental data relevant to the patient.
Aim: To investigate the current state of TPMT testing at a single-academic medical center. Methods: Single-center, retrospective chart review for patients newly prescribed a thiopurine.
Changes in platelet physiology are associated with simultaneous changes in microRNA concentrations, suggesting a role for microRNA in platelet regulation.
INTRODUCTION: Smokeless tobacco (ST) use significantly affects morbidity and mortality and remains disproportionally prevalent in rural and medically underserved communities. Few programs exist for rural smokeless tobacco users.
OBJECTIVE: In stated-preference research, the conventional approach to describing study attributes is through text, often with easy-to-understand graphics. More recently, researchers have begun to present attribute descriptions and content in videos.
BACKGROUND:The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology (TBSRTC) comprises 6 categories used for the diagnosis of thyroid fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB). Each category has an associated risk of malignancy, which is important in the management of a thyroid nodule.
Several new systemic therapy options have become available for patients with metastatic breast cancer, which have led to improvements in survival.
OBJECTIVE: Carbon monoxide (CO) may counteract obesity and metabolic dysfunction in rodents consuming high-fat diets, but the skeletal effects are not understood.
Development and evaluation of supportive caregiver interventions has become a national priority. This study's aim was to evaluate how caregivers participating in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Caregiver Support Program (CSP) use and value supportive services.