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Association between antidepressants and hip fracture in elderly patients may not be causal

Antidepressant users had more than twice as many hip fractures as nonusers, but this was true both in the year before and the year after starting antidepressant therapy, and the association was strongest immediately before antidepressant initiation.

Canagliflozin may not increase fracture risk in patients at low risk for fractures

Although canagliflozin has been linked to decreased bone mineral density, patients with type 2 diabetes who initiated the drug had similar risk of a first fracture as those who started a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist.

MKSAP Quiz: 2 weeks of painful lumps on legs

A 23-year-old woman is evaluated for 2 weeks of painful lumps on her legs. The lumps persist for several days and make it difficult for her to go to work as a waitress. She is a college student in Ohio where she has lived her whole life. Following a physical exam, negative pregnancy test, and other lab studies, what test should be done next?

Concomitant influenza infection associated with worse in-hospital outcomes in heart failure patients

Rates of in-hospital mortality, acute respiratory failure with and without mechanical ventilation, and acute kidney injury with and without dialysis were significantly higher in patients admitted with heart failure and influenza infection compared to admissions for heart failure alone.

ACP provides resources to improve adult immunization rates

ACP's new adult immunization resource hub includes the latest vaccine recommendations, a practice assessment survey, patient education resources, and more.

Governor-elect Designees election results announced

The Executive Committee of the Board of Governors is pleased to announce the Governor-elect Designees representing the Class of 2024.

Vote for your favorite entry

ACP Internist Weekly's cartoon caption contest continues. Readers can vote for their favorite caption to determine the winner.