Probiotics are becoming more prevalent in both consumer and health care settings, but the excitement is tempered by problems, including how to define what is and what isn't one.
1 Jan 2018
Physicians in Haiti face a new set of challenges as they stem the spread of infectious diseases and restore medical care to a country that had little before a devastating earthquake struck.
1 May 2010
ACP's advocacy on legislative and regulatory issues extends beyond partisan political debates and is meant to help physicians in their pursuit of clinical care.
1 Jun 2017
The HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) released updated guidelines last week on management of HIV in primary care.
19 Nov 2013
Most people with compromised immune systems should receive the flu shot and other vaccinations, noted a new guideline released by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA).
10 Dec 2013
Health care leaders have spent endless hours trying to break a habit that's been surprisingly intractable: prescribing antibiotics when they're not warranted.
1 Sep 2012
Low-strength evidence shows fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) effectively treats recurrent Clostridium difficile infections (CDIs), with few short-term adverse events, a review found.
12 May 2015
There is almost nothing that physicians and the larger health care system can do for patients that isn't affected by what comes down from Washington. ACP must become involved in the political process.
1 Apr 2017
The approval of multiple drugs in 2013 and 2014 that are able to cure hepatitis C without the use of interferon has dramatically changed the screening, treatment, and epidemiologic paradigms of the virus. Soon, internists will be involved in this rapidly changing area of health care.
1 Jan 2015
The election of Officers and Regents has been completed. Terms become effective at the conclusion of the Annual Business Meeting and Town Hall at Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 in Philadelphia.
1 Mar 2019