Researchers used Medicare data to examine eight-year follow-up of two screening strategies: continuing annual mammography after a certain age or ceasing to screen.
25 Feb 2020
Increasing awareness of the harmful effects of under- and overnutrition can in turn increase nutritional assessments in primary care.
1 Apr 2015
The challenge in diabetes treatment used to be getting patients' blood glucose low enough. But recent evidence has shown that, at least for elderly diabetics, hypoglycemia may be as much or more of a problem as hyperglycemia.
1 Oct 2014
The American Geriatrics Society has released an updated draft of its Beers criteria for potential inappropriate medication use in older adults and is calling for public comment.
22 Nov 2011
Two candidates are seeking election as Chair-elect Designee of the Board of Governors, with voting and results announced in late October.
1 Sep 2020
The American Geriatrics Society offers several updated resources for clinicians caring for elderly patients.
2 Oct 2012
Hip fractures among nursing home residents are associated with high mortality rates, functional decline
The frequently poor outcomes of nursing home residents who have a hip fracture were quantified by a new study.
1 Jul 2014
Behavioral therapy reduces incontinence after radical prostatectomy
25 Jan 2011
This year's Internal Medicine Meeting, held in Philadelphia for the first time since 2009, marks ACP's 100th annual educational gathering.
1 Mar 2019
A mentoring program pairs Alzheimer's patients with medical students to heighten students' awareness of the skills and strengths of Alzheimer's patients and familiarize them with related care and communication issues.
1 May 2014