The risk of myocardial infarction is increased following initiation of testosterone therapy in men, according to research published online Jan. 29 in PLOS ONE.
Online patient medical records are the top source of information for doctors, based on the mean annual exposure, according to the results of a survey conducted by Kantar Media.
California is one of 10 states that have done the most to roll out provisions of the Affordable Care Act, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report. These states, including CO, CT, HI, MD, MA, MN, NY, OR, and VT, have committed to implementing "the most significant aspects of health reform," the report states.
Since hypogonadism is associated with increasing age, and life expectancy for patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is expanding alongside improved access to combined antiretroviral therapy (ART), the authors of a recent review expect greater prevalence of low testosterone (low T) among HIV-infected men in the future.
Study results show testosterone undecanoate injection is safe and well-tolerated compared with a subcutaneously implanted extended-release formulation of testosterone replacement therapy.
Making patients aware of a surgical safety checklist before surgery significantly increases compliance with the checklist, according to a study presented at the American Society of Anesthesiologists PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2014, held from Jan. 24 to Jan. 26 in Dallas.
Health care personnel should consider their clinical attire, such as white lab coats, carefully with regards to risk of transmitting infection, according to guidelines published in the February issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reevaluating the safety profiles of approved testosterone products based on a pair of studies that revealed increased cardiovascular risks in men receiving treatment for low testosterone (low T).
Changes in mental and emotional well-being occur in prostate cancer patients on androgen deprivation therapy, according to research published in an upcoming issue of The Journal of Urology.
Many physicians in non-solo practice settings are paid using different methods, with just over half receiving all or most of their compensation from salary, according to a report from the American Medical Association.