Recent research indicates that disparities related to physician race or ethnicity, sex, or disability status may play a role in physician burnout.
Emerging evidence suggests that the extrapulmonary effects of pulmonary arterial hypertension may manifest in the form of vascular dysfunction in systemic circulation, metabolic/endocrine dysfunction, and skeletal and respiratory muscle dysfunction.
Transgender youth on gender-affirming hormone therapy have differences in their percent fat and lean mass compared with cisgender youth.
There is growing evidence that the addition of triglyceride-lowering medication and lifestyle changes may be valuable in diabetes management.
PDE5 inhibitor use was associated with a 35% decreased risk for CRC in male patients with a history of a benign colorectal neoplasm, and the decrease was associated with increasing cumulative dose of PDE5 inhibitors.
Physician practices need to weigh the pros and cons of remaining independent or joining an integrated health care delivery system.
The benefits of early diagnosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD) are significant, as patients in whom CKD is diagnosed in the early stages have the chance to make lifestyle changes, learn how to manage their disease, and extend their lives while avoiding or postponing the need for dialysis or transplant.
According to AMA Council on Medical Education, there were 50,993 practicing physicians aged 65 years or above in 1975; in 2013, the number had increased to 241,642 physicians.
The American College of Cardiology has developed a new expert consensus decision pathway for risk assessment, management, and clinical trajectories of patients hospitalized with heart failure.
The updated guidelines focus on chronic coronary syndrome as opposed to stable CAD to emphasize that CAD is categorized as either acute coronary syndrome or chronic coronary syndrome.