PHILADEPHIA—Tight glucose control appears beneficial in preventing kidney function decline in newly diagnosed type 1 diabetics, but not so helpful for diabetics who already have kidney failure, according to data presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology.
Prescription opioid-dependent patients are highly likely to relapse if tapered off buprenorphine-naloxone, even after 12 weeks of treatment and even when receiving additional counseling, researchers found.
A suicide assessment exam that quantifies suicidal ideation and suicidal behavior as distinct domains instead of a continuum of behavior is suitable for clinical use, a new study concluded.
Higher CHADS2 scores pointed to higher risk for adverse outcomes, including stroke, bleeding and death, in patients with atrial fibrillation receiving anticoagulation, according to a new study.
TNF-alpha antagonists may not increase risk for serious infections requiring hospitalization, study indicates
TNF-alpha antagonists may not increase risk for infection-related hospitalizations in patients with autoimmune diseases, according to a new study.
Physicians who want to continue prescribing rosiglitazone-containing medications (Avandia, Avandamet, and Avandaryl) must be enrolled in the Avandia-Rosiglitazone Medicines Access Program by this Thursday, Nov. 17, the FDA reminded last week.
ACP will feature a national poster competition for ACP medical student members and associates at Internal Medicine 2012, which will be held in New Orleans April 19-21.