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Newly Eligible for Expanded Medicaid Are Healthier
Persons newly eligible for expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are not sicker than pre-ACA enrollees, according to research published online March 26 in Health Affairs.
Hypogonadism Highly Prevalent among Men with Type 2 Diabetes
Study results show that more than one-third of men with diabetes have low serum testosterone levels, and that risk of low testosterone increases with age.
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Prescribing Testosterone Therapy May Increase Risk of Cardiovascular Complications
Despite the increasingly widespread use of testosterone therapies, there remains some speculation concerning their long-term effects on overall health.
Patients Select Fewer New Doctors at Bottom of Tiered Ranking
Patients are less likely to select a new physician ranked in the bottom of a tiered network, but often don't switch if their current physician is ranked at the bottom, according to research published online March 11 in Health Services Research.
American Medical Association Provides Resources to Aid Physicians
The American Medical Association has released resources to help doctors confront policy jumpers who may pose a financial risk to physicians during the Affordable Care Act's 90-day premium grace period, according to an article published March 25 in Medical Economics.
Modifiable Factors Predict Sexual Dysfunction in Aging Men
Incidence and remission of erectile dysfunction and low sexual desire in aging men are predicted by a range of modifiable risk factors, according to research published online Feb. 18 in The Journal of Sexual Medicine.
Emerging Drug Resistance May Increase Gonorrhea Incidence
Ciprofloxacin resistance may be tied to increased gonorrhea incidence, according to a report published in the April issue of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Emerging Infectious Diseases.
Half of Uninsured Don
About 50 percent of uninsured adults do not intend to sign up for coverage through the Affordable Care Act's health care exchanges, according to an article published March 26 in Medical Economics.
Tadalafil Not Helpful for Erectile Dysfunction in Prostate Cancer Post-Radiotherapy
Among men receiving radiotherapy for prostate cancer, daily use of tadalafil is not more effective than placebo in preventing erectile dysfunction, according to research published in the April 2 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Male Infertility Is Not Just a Question of Reproduction
Assisted reproductive technology (ART) has increased steadily since the mid-1970s. However, the number of male reproductive evaluative procedures has fallen, which suggests that many couples bypass the exam and go directly to ART.
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