Diabetes and high BMI were responsible for an estimated 800,000 new cases of cancer worldwide in 2012.
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Glucose lowering drugs provide additional cardiovascular benefit to patients with diabetes.
There is a new vaccine against shingles, and ACIP has recommended that it replace its predecessor.
A new program developed with the support of CDC aims to streamline vaccine-related functions in EHRs to make administration and reporting easier for clinicians.
While some third-world nations are making great strides, recent reports suggest massive funding efforts are yielding small results in other parts of the world.
Declining numbers of physicians are entering infectious disease care, but patients with HIV are living longer. A new report proposes a different kind of training track.
Despite skepticism from some physician groups, updated blood pressure guidelines are good for patients and physicians.
Timely treatment with direct-acting antivirals is highly cost-effective in virtually all patients infected with HCV.
An innovative telemedicine model could substantially reduce the burden of chronic hepatitis C infection.
In all aspects of healthcare, we must be able to listen to, and keep confidential, anything that a patient shares, in whatever form it comes. By the same token, we must be able to communicate frankly and openly with patients conveying the necessary message.