Certain genetic variants may modify bladder cancer prognosis, according to a study published online March 26 in BJU International.
Individuals in the United States seem not to be sufficiently informed about the health insurance exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act, according to a study published online March 24 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The American Medical Association's (AMA) Accelerating Change in Education initiative is being introduced in 11 medical schools in an effort to shift the focus of education toward real-world practice and competency assessment, according to an AMA report.
Patients requesting specific medications are more likely to be prescribed those medications, according to research published in the April issue of Medical Care.
For most men with clinically localized prostate cancer who have not received treatment with curative intent, primary androgen-deprivation therapy does not reduce risk of mortality, according to research published online March 17 in in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Implementation of a rigorous process can improve transitions of care, according to an article published March 10 in Medical Economics.
Prostate-specific antigen screening has decreased since publication of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations against screening, according to a study published in The Journal of Urology.
Health plans that offer benefits for heterosexual couples must do the same for same-sex married couples, the Obama administration says.
Uterine fibroids often cause symptoms such as heavy vaginal bleeding, anemia, constipation, bloating, and hydronephrosis that lower quality of life and lead to missed workdays for women.
Drug costs are projected to rise 3 to 5 percent across all care settings in 2014, according to a study published in the March 15 issue of the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy.