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Pinpointing primary hyperparathyroidism

With targeted testing, especially in those who present with kidney stones and bone density issues, internists can help patients with this disorder get appropriate care.
1 Apr 2022

Off-label dosing of non-vitamin K anticoagulants associated with worse outcomes

Overdosing with non-vitamin K anticoagulants was associated with increased all-cause mortality compared with recommended doses, while underdosing was associated with increased risk of cardiovascular hospitalization.
20 Dec 2016

The ‘truth’ about vitamin D

A round-up of this issue's articles on vitamin D, irritable bowel syndrome and the consequences of an uncertain diagnosis.
1 Nov 2009

MKSAP Quiz: Multiple segmental pulmonary emboli

A 65-year-old man is diagnosed with multiple segmental pulmonary emboli in the right lung. He has no other medical problems, and he takes no medications. He is alert and engaged in shared decision making. After a physical exam and discussion with the patient, what is the appropriate treatment recommendation?
31 May 2022

Vitamin D didn't increase BMD in healthy, nonelderly adults

Vitamin D supplementation doesn't improve bone mineral density (BMD) in healthy adults, a new systematic review and meta-analysis concluded.
22 Oct 2013

When to test, isolate, prescribe for outpatient COVID-19

Panelists at ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine's eighth virtual forum on COVID-19 discussed the latest recommendations and treatment options.
1 Mar 2022

CDC updates guidance on COVID-19, studies show vitamins don't improve outcomes

The CDC offered new guidance on immunocompromised patients and pulse oximetry's accuracy, and recent trials showed that vitamin D, zinc, and ascorbic acid didn't help COVID-19 patients but prophylactic anticoagulation did.
23 Feb 2021

NOACs linked to lower rates of diabetes complications than warfarin in patients with afib and diabetes

A retrospective study from Taiwan found that patients who received non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) developed fewer macrovascular and microvascular complications, had fewer glycemic emergencies, and were less likely to die than those who received warfarin.
15 Feb 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Difficulty swallowing for 6 months

A 54-year-old man is evaluated for difficulty swallowing of 6 months' duration. He initially had occasional choking with liquids, which has progressed to dysphagia with both liquids and solids. Following a physical exam, lab tests, and MRI of the brain, what is the most likely diagnosis?
15 Mar 2022

Vitamin E acetate linked to vaping-associated lung injury

The total number of reported vaping-associated lung injury cases mounted to 2,172, the CDC found vitamin E acetate in biologic samples for the first time, and authors of an observational study of vaping-related illness emphasized that patients may present with flu-like and abdominal symptoms.
19 Nov 2019

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