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Physical therapy may reduce fall risk in patients who report dizziness

A study of 805,454 U.S. adults suggested that physical therapy after presentation for dizziness was associated with a reduction in fall risk over the next year.
19 Sep 2023

Sorting out vertigo

A shift in diagnostic approach for vertigo involves asking about the timing and triggers for episodes rather than a description of symptoms.
1 Jan 2024

New UTI treatment, AI sepsis risk calculator approved

This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
1 Jun 2024

MKSAP Quiz: 3-year history of pain in muscles, joints

A 47-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-year history of pain in all of her muscles and joints. She is a commercial truck driver. Her sleep is poor, and she awakens unrefreshed. She completes a fibromyalgia diagnostic questionnaire and meets the criteria for fibromyalgia. She has anxiety and depression. Following a physical exam and lab results, what is the most appropriate treatment?
2 Apr 2024

Continue BP control, maintain benefits

Helping patients maintain normal blood pressure over the long haul pays off in cardiovascular and other health benefits, yet studies show that U.S. adults continue to backslide.
1 May 2024

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for anorexia, dizziness, weakness

A 45-year-old man is evaluated for anorexia, dizziness, and weakness. He was discharged from the hospital 5 days ago after transsphenoidal pituitary surgery for a pituitary macroadenoma abutting the optic chiasm. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next?
14 Jan 2020

Low-dose naltrexone not superior to placebo for fibromyalgia pain relief

While the drug showed a significant difference in improving memory problems in women with fibromyalgia, researchers warned that this might be a false positive and more research is needed.
12 Dec 2023

New findings on antiviral flu treatment

A recent study raises doubts about whether oseltamivir should be promoted as a way to prevent hospitalization in low-risk patients.
1 Nov 2023

Web-based rehabilitation may improve dizziness symptoms

Patients in the intervention group accessed an automated, six-session intervention to be completed over six weeks that taught specific exercises, such as nodding and shaking the head, as well as cognitive behavioral management strategies.
16 May 2017

Differentiating ‘dizziness' and vertigo

Because patients use these two terms to describe a broad range of sensations, the symptom can pose a diagnostic challenge.
1 Jan 2017

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