Vasectomy is associated with an increased incidence of prostate cancer overall during extended follow-up, with an elevated risk seen for high-grade and lethal cancer, according to a study published online July 7 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
In a recent survey, physicians identified peer-reviewed journal articles, continuing medical education, evidence-based guidelines, and national experts as the most useful sources of information to stay current on therapeutic advances.
Practitioners are continuing to invest in electronic health records (EHRs), specifically to improve access for patients, according to an article published June 13 in Medical Economics.
Researchers in Australia have released the results of a study showing that dropping testosterone levels in older men could potentially put them at risk when taking care of themselves in their later years.
The accountable care organization (ACO) model requires an overhaul for health care delivery, according to an article published June 24 in Medical Economics.
Depressed men with a diagnosis of intermediate- or high-risk prostate cancer have worse overall outcomes, according to a study published online July 7 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Researchers analyzed records from more than 25,000 Medicare beneficiaries and found no evidence that testosterone replacement therapy increases the risk of heart attack among older men.
Graduates with dual training in medicine and business increasingly pursue leadership roles and report greater career acceleration, according to a study published online June 20 in Academic Medicine.
Use of marketing by health care providers must be in accordance with federal and state regulations relating to patient privacy, according to an article published June 24 in Medical Economics.
Among women undergoing assisted reproduction for the first time, the age of the sperm donor does not appear to significantly affect the live birth rate, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, held from June 29 to July 2 in Munich.