Patients with migraine may exhibit higher prevalence of restless leg syndrome, fibromyalgia, and depressive symptoms compared with individuals not experiencing migraines.
Baseline depressive symptoms were associated with pain and disability in adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
Somatic symptom burden may affect health-related quality of life in patients with chronic low back pain.
Knee pain and functional impairments in elderly individuals are associated with the development of depressive symptoms.
"The main changes needed in medical education are primarily structural with pass/fail grading and reduction in class time and amount of information being taught."
"Ultimately, the goal is to turn our clinics into research laboratories where every single patient is characterized," noted Dr Mackey.
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