Men with localized, low-risk prostate cancer should be closely monitored until disease progression warrants treatment, concluded an independent panel of the National Institutes of Health.
Latent tuberculosis infection can be effectively treated with just a few months of therapy, according to a new study and updated recommendations from the CDC. However, commonly used tests for the disease have a high rate of false positives, according to another study published last week.
This week's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 38-year-old woman who presents with a 10-month history of increasingly frequent headache.
Statins may be more cost-effective than stress testing to determine primary CHD prevention in some patients
Treating all intermediate-risk patients with high-potency generic statins to prevent coronary heart disease may be more cost-effective than basing treatment on noninvasive stress testing, a new study indicates.
Bisphosphonate use was associated with an almost twofold increase in implant survival time in patients undergoing lower limb arthroplasty, researchers found.
Rates and causes of hospital readmissions, and the infrequency of follow-up care, were quantified in a new research brief from the National Institute for Health Care Reform.