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The patient-clinician relationship has a small but significant effect on health care outcomes, according to a study published online April 9 in PLOS ONE.
The key issues for future physicians are discussed in an article published by the American Medical Association.
By Jackie Syrop
FDG PET may be more accurate than active fMRI scans for showing brain activity consistent with even minimal consciousness, according to a new study.
Uninsured patients have an increased risk of nonelective thoracic aortic operations, and have increased risks of major morbidity or mortality, according to a study published online April 8 in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.
Physicians who use Windows XP in their practices may be affected by Microsoft's recent discontinuation of support for the program, according to an article published April 8 in Medical Economics.
Most internists believe that firearm-related violence is a public health issue and favor policy initiatives aimed at reducing it, according to research published online April 10 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
By Mushabbar A. Syed, MD, FACC
Exploring the benefits of routine use of noninvasive cardiac testing for patients with suspected coronary ischemia.
By Desiree Cox, MBBS, PhD
Preliminary results from the M12-999 study show that treatment with ABT-450/ritonavir/ombitasvir plus dasabuvir and ribavirin is well tolerated and associated with high rates of sustained virologic response in adult liver transplant recipients with recurrent HCV genotype 1 infection.
By HCPLive staff
Grastek is the first sublingual allergy immunotherapy product to be approved for use in children as young as age 5.
By W. Todd Penberthy, PhD
Although they offer an alternative to warfarin for preventing stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation, effective use of the new anticoagulants requires careful patient selection.
Physician's Money Digest
Reverse mortgages have been advertised more and more during the recent run-up in home prices, but not every senior is a good candidate for one.
For most Americans, summer is vacation time; however, little else can ruin a trip like getting sick. Often, this is as small as a runny nose and a cough, but sometimes the illnesses travelers pick up can be far more serious.
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