The orally bioavailable tyrosine kinase inhibitor cabozantinib (XL184) has clinical activity in men with castration-resistant prostate cancer, according to a study published online Nov. 19 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Diagnosis and management of erectile dysfunction improves health outcomes for men with comorbid diseases, and vice versa, according to research published online Nov. 15 in The Journal of Sexual Medicine.
More than half of HIV infections in metropolitan statistical areas, smaller metropolitan areas, and nonmetropolitan areas in the United States and Puerto Rico can be attributed to male-to-male sexual contact, according to research published in the Nov. 30 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
After the insertion of an intrauterine device, the risk of pelvic inflammatory disease is low, regardless of whether or not women have been screened for gonorrhea and chlamydia, according to a study published in the December issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
For boys with isolated cryptorchidism, there is an almost three-fold increased relative risk of testicular malignancy, according to a meta-analysis published online Nov. 28 in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.
Implementation of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion will likely result in modest state costs by 2022, but will gain health care coverage for more than 20 million uninsured Americans, according to report published by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
The 2010 Medicare elimination of consultation payments (mainly billed by specialists) led to a net increase in spending on physician office visits, according to a study published online Nov. 26 in the Archives of Internal Medicine.
Compared with other health professionals, in the last 15 years there has been considerably less growth in the earnings of physicians in the United States, according to a research letter published in the Nov. 28 issue the Journal of the American Medical Association.
There are increasing numbers of newly marketed drugs that have the potential to interact with grapefruit, all of which are metabolized by the cytochrome P450 3A4 enzyme, according to a review published online Nov. 26 in CMAJ, the journal of the Canadian Medical Association.
The importance of emergency contraception for preventing unintended pregnancy among teenagers is emphasized in a policy statement issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics and published online Nov. 26 in Pediatrics.