Free birth control does not increase the likelihood of multiple sexual partners or promote risky behavior, according to a study published in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
By Rachel Lutz
Atypical development in younger siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder can be detected as early as 12 months old.
From 2012 to 2013, there was a 5.7 percent increase in the median total cash compensation for primary care physicians, with a smaller gap seen for medical and surgical specialists, according to the results of a recent survey from SullivanCotter.
The Relative Value Unit is a useful tool for managing practice finances, according to an article published Feb. 25 in Medical Economics.
By Rachel Lutz
About 1% of the Alzheimer’s disease population is infected by the genetic form of the illness, but biomarkers in the brain may be able to predict when patients’ symptoms begin.
About half a million deaths in the United States may be attributable to Alzheimer's disease, more than five times as many as previously reported and similar to the number of deaths from heart disease and cancer, according to a study published online March 5 in Neurology.
Two lots of Pfizer's Effexor XR (venlafaxine HCl) are being recalled because they may contain capsules of another drug, Tikosyn (dofetilide), used to treat heart rhythm disorders.
Medical schools are beginning to change their curriculum to address ways to eliminate health disparities, according to the American Medical Association.