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Remission of Cushing’s disease associated with higher risk of developing autoimmune disease

A study of more than 250 persons undergoing surgical therapy for Cushing’s disease (CD) or nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas (NFPAs) found that patients who achieved remission of CD were more likely than those with surgically treated NFPAs to...
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Persons diagnosed with PCOS face 8-fold increase in suicide risk

A study of more than 18,000 women found that patients diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) were 8 times more likely to attempt suicide compared with control group.
30-Jan-2024 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Adults in serious psychological distress faced decreased access to outpatient mental health care during COVID-19 pandemic

A national survey found that the rate of serious psychological distress among adults increased between 2018 and 2021, but their access to outpatient mental health care decreased during the same period.
30-Jan-2024 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Use of decision support tools reduces low-value care from clinicians seeing older patients

A study of 371 primary care physicians and older patients at 60 clinics found that the use of point-of-care clinical decision support tools and education reduced instances of low-value care for patients aged 65 years and older. The study is...
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Recommending universal breast cancer screening at 40 risks confusion and harms women and USPSTF

A draft of an updated United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) breast cancer screening guideline recommends screening for all women at average risk starting at age 40.
30-Jan-2024 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Review reveals potential uses and pitfalls for generative AI in the medical setting

A narrative review from authors at Stanford University provides important insights for clinicians considering using large language models (LLMs) like ChatGPT in their routine practice, including suggestions for usage and potential pitfalls with...
23-Jan-2024 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Empathetic care from practitioners associated with better patient satisfaction

A review of 14 studies found that empathetic care is associated with improved patient satisfaction, a metric linked to important implications for patient outcomes.
23-Jan-2024 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Nearly two-thirds of low-risk pulmonary embolism patients are hospitalized after ED visit

An analysis of more than 1.6 million emergency department (ED) visits for acute pulmonary embolism (PE) found that nearly two-thirds of ED visits still resulted in hospitalization for low-risk patients.
23-Jan-2024 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Commentary: Newest vaccination recommendations provide more protection against RSV

5-Sep-2023 2:00 PM EDT

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Does this patient need an antibiotic? Imaging? Physicians discuss diagnosis and treatment strategy for patient with diverticulitis

In a new Annals ‘Beyond the Guidelines’ feature, two gastroenterologists with expertise in acute diverticulitis debate CT scanning for diagnosis, antibiotics for treatment, colonoscopy to screen for underlying malignancy, and elective surgery to...
6-Jun-2023 2:00 PM EDT

Physician “gun lover” offers suggestions for safer Second Amendment

Michael Rose, MD, MPH, is a proud gun owner, hunter, and native North Dakotan who practices medicine in the heart of Baltimore. Dr. Rose understands how his personal and professional lives may seem at odds with one another. But in a new personal...
23-Aug-2022 2:05 PM EDT

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