The central nervous system regulates a person's weight, with many variables in play, and both internal and external factors can increase or decrease calorie intake and expenditure.
1 Jun 2021
Medicare has new HCPCS codes for seasonal flu vaccinesACP reminds physicians and public: Get your flu shot
14 Dec 2010
A 75-year-old man is evaluated for choking that started 3 months ago and has progressively worsened. Parkinson disease was diagnosed 3 months ago. His only medication is carbidopa-levodopa. After physical examination, what is the most likely diagnosis?
7 Dec 2021
Eating a healthy diet may help improve vasomotor symptoms in postmenopausal women, according to a new study.
17 Jul 2012
Nutrition and weight loss have become crucial issues to internists. Learn how one specialist manages her patients.
1 Jun 2017
A study of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data from 2011 to 2018 found that 46.7% of respondents ages 60 years and older used aspirin for primary or secondary cardiovascular disease prevention and suggested potential overuse in certain groups.
29 Jun 2021
A 50-year-old man is evaluated for newly developed ascites. He has cirrhosis due to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate additional treatment?
31 Aug 2021
A 60-year-old woman comes to the office to discuss the best strategy to prevent cognitive impairment. After a physical exam and cognitive screening testing, what is the most effective preventive measure?
16 Nov 2021
A systematic review found that HbA1c levels were improved significantly by food supplementation with referral and diabetes support, financial incentives with education and skills training, housing relocation with counseling support, and the integration of nonmedical interventions into medical care.
5 Jul 2022
The first step to treating patients with postacute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 (PASC) is simple, one expert said: Believe them.
1 Jun 2022