For patients with hypertension, finding the right course of treatment can be critically important especially when other health factors are taken into consideration.
Among women with diabetes, long-term use of sulfonylureas is associated with a significantly higher risk of incident coronary heart disease, according to a study published online Aug. 22 in Diabetes Care.
Revised guidelines recommend athletes to drink when they are thirsty and to supplement post-training fluids with “recovery foods.”
For the second year running, physician turnover remains at the highest rate since 2005, according to a report published by the American Medical Group Association.
For physicians trying to balance various financial and time pressures, ethical dilemmas are common, according to an article published Aug. 7 in Medical Economics.
Although the burden of risk factors is lower, more deaths from major cardiovascular disease occur in low-income countries, according to research published in the Aug. 28 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
The increasing administrative requirements of a medical practice are requiring a team-based approach to care, and physicians must learn to manage the team, according to an article published Aug. 7 in Medical Economics.