One challenge of treating cancer is preventing, diagnosing, and treating heart failure in at-risk patients, and figuring out which patients would benefit from intervention.
And finally, for more clinical news, read our conference coverage on choosing the right anticoagulant in patients with stroke.
An ever-changing knowledge base without clear consensus makes diabetes management especially challenging.
A physician relates how online communication with patients has streamlined his health care delivery and even provided a trickle of revenue.
Dr. Jenkins, chief scientific officer of the Laura W. Bush Institute at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, was the keynote speaker at the conference, which was held in Philadelphia
At a typical medical conference, there's not a lot of talk about brands, business models and market penetration. ... The National Retail Clinic Summit is not a typical medical conference.
A neglected disease of poverty gets little attention, yet it's more common than better-known diseases and has serious consequences. Fortunately, once diagnosed, the treatment is simple and inexpensive.
In our conference coverage section in this issue, Stacey Butterfield provides updates from the American Academy of Family Physicians' annual meeting, held in Philadelphia this past October.
Clarifying its scope would help the profession move forward, according to speakers at a recent conference.
Because neurocognitive decline can have a variety of etiologies, a new definition by the DSM-5 defined mild cognitive impairment as a syndrome, and then drilled down to its etiology.