Optometry

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Astaxanthin and the eye

Even while on vacation (visiting my son in Kauai), I try to get caught up on some educational reading. I just happened along an article on the Designs for Health blog about...

Cardiology

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Mobile technology for the savvy cardiologist

As mobile technology has evolved, so too has the field of cardiology. Now, there is an increasing number of portable tools that have the potential to...

Orthopedics

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Autologous chondrocyte implantation in the patella is only part of the story

Recently Gomoll and colleagues published an excellent study entitled “Autologous chondrocyte implantation in the...

Pediatrics

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Origin of the Eye of Horus

As the What’s Your Diagnosis? case for the August 2014 issue of Infectious Diseases in Children gave a brief review of eye infections in babies, I thought we would...

Infectious Disease

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Protect your patients traveling to polio-infected countries

In 1988, when the global polio eradication effort began, there were an estimated 350,000 paralytic cases, about 1,000 cases per day on ...

Endocrinology

Friday, July 25, 2014

Ethnicity and the lab

At the University of Toledo Medical Center, where I work, the laboratory reports estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) data separately for African Americans and non-African...

Hematology Oncology

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Bringing colorectal cancer into the spotlight

Still in the shadow of public and medical attention, yet quite infamous, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the...

Psychiatry

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

What happens to autistic children when they get older?

The increased prevalence of autism, now estimated between 1 and 88 children and 1 and 50 males will present a sizeable challenge to the...