The American Gastroenterological Association offered strategies for clinical practice, future research, and policy agenda for the treatment of patients with NAFLD and NASH.
Dermatoses of the skin, and their relevance to the early detection of many systemic forms of cancer, are reviewed.
The American Heart Association released a scientific statement reviewing weight loss strategies for the prevention and treatment of hypertension.
Contracting with outside firms to handle medical billing can be a smart financial move for some medical practices.
One key factor that has developed increasing research interest is the role of a patient’s BMI, specifically those with obesity (BMI > 30 kg/m2), in the development of IBD.
Compared with nonpharmacologic approaches, research consistently supports the benefits of medication for opioid use disorder, including fewer deaths, higher rates of sustained recovery, and greater cost-effectiveness.
The pandemic has accelerated the number of clinicians retiring from practice.
A 14-year-old adolescent with epilepsy presents with increasing episodes of nosebleeds, increased rate of speech, leg pain with little exercise, and irritable mood. Learn how delayed diagnosis of Graves disease affected her treatment.
To discuss the potential factors driving the increasing alcohol use among women as well as potential solutions, we interviewed David Streem, MD, and Leena P. Mittal, MD, FACLP.
GAPNA discusses how advanced practice practitioners are well-positioned to encourage healthy lifestyles among older adults, to include activities that help attain/maintain lean muscle mass, regardless of BMI, to reduce chronic pain and frailty.
An overview of the role of statins in reducing in-hospital deaths due to COVID-19, using findings from the American Heart Association’s COVID-19 Cardiovascular Disease Registry.
Once thought to be rare, the prevalence of primary aldosteronism is estimated to be 5% to 17%, although the condition remains underdiagnosed.
Clinicians summarized the current research and clarified widespread misinformation on celiac disease.
The language in a patient’s medical record can convey information not only about the patient’s condition but about the attitude of the clinician writing the report.
Reviewing a patient’s potential risk for osteoporosis should be a routine part of each visit for patients with IBD.
Many organizations adopt overly conservative policies that restrict otherwise completely legal uses of health care data.
A significant number of cases of post-COVID-19 myocarditis have been reported.
Expert discusses common medical record documentation mistakes, including failing to update prepopulated or copied notes from a previous visit.
Physicians have been under greater stress as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but they can take steps to lower the risk of burnout.
The test can accurately detect cancer and predict where it is located, according to researchers.