BPH drug may lower prostate cancer incidence, effect on mortality unknown
6 Apr 2010
Refusal can be frustrating for physicians, who likely see their medical advice as contributing toward healing and improving quality of life. But patients reserve the right to make informed decisions about their care, even if these decisions run counter to what's been recommended.
1 Feb 2014
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released its final recommendations on prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening today, recommending against using the test for prostate cancer screening in men of all ages in the general population.
22 May 2012
An internist is surprised by a patient's previous blood work, which shows a dramatic rise in PSA levels. There is no evidence in the medical record that the patient was informed of, or that the internist acted upon, the prior abnormal PSA result. However, the internist is certain she never saw it. What should she do next?.
1 Apr 2009
This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
1 Nov 2017
Bisphosphonate prescriptions remain low for men on androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), even for those at high risk of subsequent fractures, a study found.
9 Dec 2014
Medicare now reimburses for annual physical exams, so prepare your office, your patients and yourself for the best way to accommodate this into your practice.
1 Jun 2011
Not too late to earn Medicare bonus payment
29 Jun 2010
MKSAP Quiz: managing risk factors
9 Nov 2010
Adrenopause, somatopause, andropause... manopause? They all give internists pause when considering men's health as they reach middle age. As men try to maintain optimum health, doctors need to define what exactly that is.
1 Apr 2014