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Tips Offered for Improving Practice Productivity
Four steps can be utilized to improve practice productivity, according to an article published June 24 in Medical Economics
Wikipedia Drug Entries Not Up-to-Date
Patients frequently turn to digital media for drug information; however, many Wikipedia entries about medications aren't up-to-date and accurate, according to a perspective piece published in the June 26 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Unique Sexual Health Risks for Bisexual Men
Men who have sex with men and women (MSMW) have unique vulnerability to HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and other sexual health problems, according to a review published online June 22 in American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
CDC: Over half of Seniors Plagued by Incontinence
More than 50 percent of older Americans struggle with incontinence, a new government report released Wednesday shows. The National Center for Health Statistics report was published in the June edition of the CDC's Vital and Health Statistics.
Active Surveillance Underused for Low-risk Prostate Cancer
Although most prostate cancer specialists believe active surveillance to be effective and underused, fewer endorse active surveillance than other therapies for low-risk prostate cancer, according to a study published in the July issue of Medical Care.
Testosterone Levels Impact Restful Sleep for Obese, Overweight Men
A new factor in sleep and sleep apnea among obese and overweight men was introduced by researchers at a recent conference, pointing to the man’s testosterone levels as helping determine sleep quality.
FDA Approves Natesto, the First Nasal Gel Testosterone Replacement Therapy
This marks the first testosterone nasal gel for replacement therapy in adult males approved by the FDA for conditions associated with a deficiency or absence of endogenous testosterone.
Medicaid Backlog May Have Financial Ramifications
Docs might have to wait longer for Medicaid reimbursement, may incur costs for those denied cover
Complex Electronic Record Safety Issues Surface Long After Launch
Electronic health record-related safety concerns involving both unsafe technology and unsafe use of technology persist long after "go-live," according to a study published online June 20 in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
CMS Launches Initiative to Assist Newly Insured
National initiative will help people answer questions about health coverage; take advantage of services
The 35th Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress
The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists 41st Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer
American Society of Clinical Oncology 2009
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