A review of study results from the past 2 years.
A centennial year update on immunization, epidemiology, transmission, and treatment of influenza.
Latest research in 4 areas of men’s health commonly addressed in primary care.
Screening for prostate cancer reduces mortality rates and metastatic disease, and the paradigm continues to evolve.
Under the new definition (≥ 130/80 mm Hg), 46% of US adults have hypertension.
It outperforms other risk-stratification tools. Drawbacks include the possibility of unnecessary testing and incidental findings.
Current evidence suggests little reason to prescribe calcium, and vitamin D should be for patients with low levels.
Coronary calcium scoring is safe and accurate, but who should be tested?
The Clinical Picture
Causes include nutritional deficiencies, local and systemic factors, and drug treatment.