Unexplained cough is any cough that persists for at least 2 months in a patient who has a normal X-ray, does not have a respiratory tract infection, and is not an active cigarette smoker.
Osteoporosis is a major health problem in our ageing population.
On the previous pages Dr Sambrook has presented a most lucid account of the physiology and pathology of bone metabolism and has discussed many aspects of the management of osteoporosis.
Modern Medicine concentrates on clinically orientated review articles, state of the art medicine and, very importantly, abstracts from the world literature.
Sinusitis is a common complaint in the community and is responsible for much absenteeism occurring in the workplace and at school.
To reduce the mortality from ovarian cancer, it is necessary to improve early detection; the main problem with existing methods is large numbers of false-positives and false-negatives.