Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO), an ACP-supported organization, announced the opening of a new internal medicine program in Bhutan at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) and the Royal Institute of Health Sciences (RIHS).
27 Jul 2010
Most patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) can safely engage in sexual activity, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association.
31 Jan 2012
Readers weigh in on the physician-patient relationship and difficulties of health insurance.
1 Sep 2017
Nerve blockade is the most effective option for managing pain after hip fracture, according to a review funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
17 May 2011
Elderly patients may have many concerns on their mind. Maintaining their independence and managing their finances are two. But when does worry become anxiety? And how can internists not only manage chronic diseases but also ensure that patients are able to care for themselves?.
1 Jan 2013
Transition-of-care interventions initiated in the hospital can help improve outcomes in adult patients with stroke and myocardial infarction (MI), according to a new study.
18 Sep 2012
Chronic respiratory disease is projected to be the third most common cause of death by 2020, but it currently underestimated. This year's American Thoracic Society meeting focuses on issues to bring them to the attention of the rest of the medical community.
1 Jul 2010
Several collaborating medical societies, including the American College of Physicians, released new guidelines this week on the diagnosis and management of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
2 Aug 2011
Internists can head up a care team that intervenes early and often in preventing the ulcerations, pressure points and neuropathies that can progress to infection and possibly amputation.
1 Oct 2013
Thirteen “spoke” hospitals across the U.S. without on-site stroke experts used telemedicine to increased their use of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) to treat acute ischemic stroke.
1 Jul 2014