Currently working as a hospital staff specialist sam has an ongoing interest in providing education to junior doctors and other health professionals as well as contributing to research sam is currently involved in a clinical trial of a new treatment of liver tumours and a study of new ultrasound techniques assessing liver fibrosis.

Arginine is an amino acid that helps the shingles virus replicate chocolate nuts and seeds canned tuna and gelatin all contain high levels of arginine.

Objective to determine the frequency of prescriptions for short term use of oral corticosteroids and adverse events sepsis venous thromboembolism fractures associated with their use design retrospective cohort study and self controlled case series setting nationwide dataset of private insurance claims participants adults aged 18 to 64 years who were.

Osteoporosis a chronic progressive disease of multifactorial etiology see etiology is the most common metabolic bone disease in the united states it has been most frequently recognized in elderly white women although it does occur in.

Lyme disease the most common vector borne illness in the united states is a multisystem illness usually caused by infection with the spirochete borrelia burgdorferi see the image below and the bodys immune response to the infection the disease is transmitted to humans via tick bites from infected ticks of the genus ixodes.

Classification of cryoglobulinemia is based on a system developed more than 40 years ago it has the advantage of correlating with pathogenicity and clinical manifestations which differ among types 3 in type i cryoglobulinemia the cryoglobulins are monoclonal immunoglobulins ig rsquo s usually of the igg or igm isotypes and rarely iga or free.