A retrospective study found that gout patients who experienced an acute myocardial infarction or stroke had significantly higher odds of a recent gout flare in the preceding four months than those who did not.
A new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) reported research on social isolation published through July 2021 to examine the relationship between social isolation and cardiovascular and brain health.
A 57-year-old woman is evaluated for a 4-month history of progressive exertional dyspnea and occasional chest pain and palpitations. She has limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis with Raynaud phenomenon and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Following a physical exam and lab tests, what is the most appropriate diagnostic test?
Temporary licensure of out-of-state practitioners, along with telehealth waivers, may be a valuable, short-term solution to mitigating health care workforce shortages during public health emergencies, researchers said.
A recent analysis looked at 232 randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials of drug monotherapy for major depressive disorder submitted by drug developers to the FDA between 1979 and 2016.
Courses on foundational point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) skills for internists, ultrasound-guided procedures, and advanced skills for outpatient practice will be held in November in Rosemont, Ill.