HRT for 10 years appears to cut risk of heart failure and heart attack without increasing cancer, deep venous thrombosis or stroke
Women who take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for 10 years after menopause may have a significantly reduced risk of mortality, heart failure and heart attack without any increased risk of cancer, deep venous thrombosis or stroke, a study found.
Rapid diagnostic tests and point-of-care tests for hepatitis C virus (HCV) are accurate enough to be used for first-line screening, according to a new study.
Anticholinergic therapy and onabotulinumtoxinA appear equally effective for urgency urinary incontinence
Oral anticholinergic therapy and injection onabotulinumtoxinA appear to be equally effective for treating urgency urinary incontinence, according to a new trial.
A Wells score of 4 or lower and a negative qualitative D-dimer test result can safely and efficiently exclude pulmonary embolism in primary care, a study found.
The CDC is offering updated guidance on the current national meningitis outbreak.
Yul Ejnes, MD, MACP, continues his column at KevinMD.com, sharing his strategies for improving adult immunization rates.
Several resources are available to help physicians and health care professionals ensure that patients receive the correct immunizations in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule.
ACP, the Bipartisan Policy Center, and Doctors Helping Doctors Transform Health Care developed a survey and analyzed 527 responses for the new report “Clinician Perspectives on Electronic Health Information Sharing for Transitions of Care.”
In recognition of National Primary Care Week 2012, Dr. Steven Weinberger, CEO and EVP of ACP, participated in the Voices for Primary Care photo sharing campaign.
Eric A. Coleman, MD, MPH, FACP, has been named a MacArthur Fellow for 2012.