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Critiques and explanations of new cholesterol guidelines published

Four new articles in Annals of Internal Medicine address the practice implications and controversy surrounding recent cholesterol treatment guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.
28 Jan 2014

Methadone challenging option for treatment of chronic pain

Involved in one-third of all deaths from prescription drug overdoses, methadone requires expert management to prescribe safely. Learn that latest guideline recommendations and when it's best used.
1 Sep 2014

New guidelines on HIV prevention, treatment released

The International AIDS Society-USA released clinical guidelines on preventing and treating HIV, noting that the 2 approaches should complement each other on reducing the spread of the disease.
29 Jul 2014

Lifetime risks of hypertension quantified by large U.K. database

Blood pressure affects cardiovascular risk differently across different diseases and age ranges, according to a large, new study.
10 Jun 2014

Practice Tips: Is ‘secure’ texting an oxymoron or a possibility?

Electronic health communication in health care must be secure. Text messaging is not, but it's how many patients want to talk with their doctors. Consider the ramifications of a message that gets misplaced, and then consider other ways of communicating.
1 Oct 2014

Guidelines updated for patient selection for cardiac computed tomography

MKSAP Quiz: confusion, fever, and flank pain
26 Oct 2010

Internists becoming the ‘gatekeepers' for genetic testing

Genetic tests have made tremendous advances, and primary care physicians are going to be the ones who determine whether they're used, and how frequently. Here are a few pointers from Internal Medicine 2012 on what criteria to use.
1 Jun 2012

Baby boomers' health isn't what they expect

The normal aspects of aging will place extraordinary demands on the health care system as the baby boomers enter their retirement years. Sheer numbers, coupled with high expectations of this population, pose a problem for primary care.
1 Jul 2012

Herpes zoster may be an independent risk factor for vascular disease

Herpes zoster was an independent risk factor for vascular disease, particularly in subjects affected before age 40, a study found.
14 Jan 2014

Internal Medicine mixes new offerings with old favorites

Clinical news inspired new offerings at this year's annual meeting, but so did current event, with sessions planned on President Barack Obama's first 100 days and the influence of Islam on modern medicine.
1 Mar 2009

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