New research supports replacing the traditional way of reimbursing doctors for care -- paying for each service provided - with an alternative system that gives a set amount of money to health care organizations for patient care.
New guidelines from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association reinforce the idea that a healthy lifestyle is key to the primary prevention of stroke. .
New research suggests that the public believes dermatologists spend more time performing cosmetic procedures than they actually do.
The American Medical Association (AMA) Code of Ethics and other articles provide guidance for physicians in relation to public health emergencies, according to a report from the AMA.
For patients undergoing total joint replacement, oral bisphosphonate use is associated with a reduction in the risk of revision surgery.
For patients undergoing coronary angiography, pretreatment with high-dose statins may reduce the risk of contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CIAKI).
Blood levels of the adrenal sex hormone dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and its sulfate (DHEA-S) may predict an increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in elderly men.
Among individuals without diabetes, a higher level of hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) is associated with advanced coronary artery calcification (CAC) progression.
AstraZeneca announced that the FDA has approved Xigduo XR (dapagliflozin and metformin HCl extended-release) for adjunct treatment to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus when treatment with both dapagliflozin and metformin is appropriate.
Americans' opinions about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are sharply divided along political lines, according to research.