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Managing Fibromyalgia: A Guide For Physicians

Fibromyalgia, now recognized as a true health syndrome with origins in the central nervous system, has seen many recent evolutions regarding its diagnosis and management which should instil new...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Aging Overweight Males At Increased Risk For Gout, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Refuting a belief long held by many physicians, a Mayo Clinic study found that rheumatoid arthritis patients also can get gout.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Gout Guidelines Arm Patients And Physicians With Tools To Fight Painful Disease

Gout is one of the most common forms of inflammatory arthritis, affecting nearly 4% of adult Americans.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Over 300 physician groups call for centers for Medicare and Medicaid services (CMS) to strengthen Medicare Advantage

Organized by CAPG, the largest national association of capitated, accountable physician groups, over 300 medical groups and independent practice associations signed a letter to CMS calling for...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Physicians acknowledge ordering unnecessary tests often due to fear of unlikely diagnosis, malpractice

A survey of emergency physicians provides insight into reasons behind the estimated $210 billion spent annually on medically unnecessary tests and procedures.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Giving physicians immunity from malpractice claims does not reduce 'defensive medicine'

Changing laws to make it more difficult to sue physicians for medical malpractice may not reduce the amount of 'defensive medicine' practiced by physicians, according to a new RAND Corporation...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Measuring defensive medicine costs on 3 hospital services

About 28 percent of the orders for three services at three hospitals were judged to be at least partially defensive by the physicians who ordered them.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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ACP releases policy paper on medical liability crisis

The American College of Physicians (ACP) has released a policy paper on the medical liability crisis, which continues to have a...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Streamlined 'military' work flow means more patient appointments and fewer return visits

Both patients and physicians may benefit from a 'work flow' system developed at military medical facilities and tested at a Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center clinic, according to results of an...  
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over 4 years ago
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Health groups call for policies to address gun-related injuries and deaths

Alongside the American Bar Association, eight physicians organizations have written a paper calling policies to be adopted to help reduce rates of firearm-related injury and death.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Exercise largely absent from US medical school curriculum, study shows

Exercise may play a critical role in maintaining good health, but fewer than half of the physicians trained in the United States in 2013 received formal education or training on the subject...  
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over 4 years ago
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Survey finds doctors want to learn more about diet and cardiovascular disease prevention

Study from NYU Langone Medical Center shows that nutrition is rated as important as statins for preventing heart diseaseMost physicians are aware of the importance of...  
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over 4 years ago
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Study finds positive trends in medical genetics education

Today's physicians require an increasingly comprehensive understanding of the principles of genetics and genomics in order to make informed clinical decisions.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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California breast density law slow to have an impact

UC Davis research demonstrate need for more physician educationTen months after California legislators enacted a controversial law mandating that radiologists notify...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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New quality criteria to improve educational experience for trainee doctors

The Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians' Training Board (JRCPTB) has launched new quality criteria to enhance the educational experience of trainee doctors, drive up the quality of training...  
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over 4 years ago
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Internal Medicine Physicians say doctors and patients must hold Senate accountable for not passing SGR repeal

The American College of Physicians (ACP) has said that it is greatly disappointed that the Senate recessed early this morning without passing legislation to prevent a devastating 21 percent...  
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over 4 years ago
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Researchers gain new insights into hypothyroidism

Results suggest why standard treatments fail some patients and how to help themAn international research team led by physician-scientists at Rush University Medical...  
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over 4 years ago
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Lab tests and ultrasounds identify children who need surgical treatment for appendicitis

Data from two standard diagnostic tests commonly obtained in children evaluated for abdominal pain - when combined - can improve the ability of emergency department physicians and pediatric...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Brazilian study suggests adjustments on the treatment of cancer patients with pneumonia

Cancer patients are more vulnerable to severe pneumonia, but the standard broad-spectrum antibiotic treatment used by physicians worldwide may not be the better choice for this...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Less than two thirds of trusts have a plan in place for NHS staff health and wellbeing

A new report launched today from the Royal College of Physicians shows that staff health and wellbeing in the NHS is too often seen as an optional extra - as less than two thirds of trusts...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago