Antibiotics may be enough to spare the appendix for some kids, with similar outcomes to surgery a year later and fewer days of missed school and other activities.
Doctors caution that successful outcomes could depend on how early patients are referred to a specialist for advanced therapies.
Study in 38 Michigan hospitals shows need for faster in-hospital testing for coronavirus and other infections, which could reduce overuse of antibiotics.
Even before COVID-19 struck, general practitioners faced unsustainable demands; the pandemic offers a chance to change.
Experts describe a method that could be used to spot the complex brain disease.
From opioids and antipsychotics to antidepressants and anxiety medicines, study looks at prescriptions among community-dwelling older adults with dementia.