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Follow-up Care Guidelines Issued for Prostate Cancer Survivors
New guidelines have been developed for clinical follow-up care for prostate cancer survivors. The guidelines were published online June 10 in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.
Many Sexually Transmitted Diseases May Go Undiagnosed
About 400,000 Americans may have the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia, but not know they have it, new research suggests. The study was scheduled for presentation Tuesday at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's STD Prevention Conference in Atlanta.
Millions Will Not Have to Pay ACA Tax Penalties
Although an estimated 30 million people will still be uninsured in 2016, only four million are expected to pay penalties, according to the latest report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.
Cellphone Exposure May Harm Male Fertility
Men who carry a cellphone in their pants pocket may harm their sperm and reduce their chances of having children, a new review warns.
Veterans Affected by Scandal May Seek Private Care
The recent scandal at the US Department of Veterans Affairs may lead to more veteran visits to private physicians and community health centers, according to an article published June 2 in Medical Economics.
Incentives May Lead to Greater Support for Practice Goals
Incentives may aid employees in meeting practice goals, according to an article published May 23 in Medical Economics.
The political alignment of physicians in the United States has shifted from predominantly Republican to predominantly Democrat, based in part on the larger number of women physicians and smaller percentage of physicians practicing solo or in small practices, according to research published online June 2 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Weighing the Risks and Benefits of Testosterone Treatment in Male Hypogonadism
Failing to produce physiologically appropriate concentrations of testosterone and/or normal amounts of sperm can affect men in profound ways, depending on the causes and scope of their condition.
A new government document finds that more than a quarter of the eight million people who signed up for coverage under the Obama Administration's new health care law have "inconsistencies" in the data they supplied.
Redo High Intensity Focused Ultrasound May Up Urinary Symptoms
For men with prostate cancer, retreatment with high intensity focused ultrasound is associated with an increase in urinary, but not sexual, side effects, according to a study published in the June issue of The Journal of Urology.
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