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MKSAP Quiz: 6-month history of dysphagia

This sensation has slowly worsened over time. He also describes intermittent midsternal discomfort that is nonexertional and is usually precipitated by swallowing food. ... The resulting functional obstruction of the distal esophagus leads to dysphagia,
March 2014


Most of the interventions studied in the trials were intensive combined counseling on healthful diet and physical activity involving multiple contacts over extended time periods (average, 5 to 16 contacts over ... diet and physical activity consistently
August 2014

Fleshing out the debate over meat from cloned animals

The general population is on edge after reading about contaminated spinach, adulterated pet foods and bovine growth hormone lawsuits. ... Further, that alteration would have to affect the food value of the animal, and not the animal itself.
March 2008

Test yourself

Cyclospora protozoan infections are typically acquired after consumption of fecal-contaminated food or water, particularly in countries where the parasite is endemic, such as Peru, Guatemala, Haiti, and Nepal.
February 2020

Crossed Words: Glued to the answer

Acetone, one of three ketones elevated by a ketogenic diet, is directly responsible for the diet's anticonvulsant effects. ... Chronic administration may enhance its action, but further research is needed to confirm that the ketogenic diet generates
January 2014


They looked at behavior changes which could potentially reduce these risks, such as smoking cessation (6 studies; n=2,663), diet (7 studies; n=1,784), and physical activity (6 studies; ... 1.35, P=0.67), diet (standardized mean difference, 0.12; 95% CI, 0
March 2016

Get rid of GERD without unneeded costs, tests

Oftentimes, when I ask them, ‘Did the food you eliminated help your symptoms?’ they say no,” said Dr. ... Sometimes patients need to keep a food diary to really figure out the foods that bother them,” he said.
June 2014

Type 1 diabetes

Physicians should identify the cause of elevated ketone concentrations, such as illness, diet changes, recent prolonged exercise, or skipping insulin. ... Prolonged endurance activities such as marathons or diets very low in carbohydrates can elevate
January 2017

Searching for signs of eating disorders

As the United States wages its war on obesity, roughly half of all adult Americans are on a diet on any given day. ... Dr. Kaplan agreed. “I ask patients to tell me about their diet and exercise in a broader sense.
February 2013

Test yourself

The main symptom of achalasia is dysphagia to both solids and liquids along with regurgitation of undigested food and saliva.
April 2020

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