Selenium supplements are beneficial to people with low levels of the mineral, but those with levels over 122 µg/L do not obtain improvement in mortality or other outcomes from supplementation, according to a new review of available studies on selenium.
6 Mar 2012
A1c predicts cardiovascular disease, death in nondiabeticsGuidelines suggest more informed consent for prostate cancer screening
9 Mar 2010
Updating patients' family history of cancer during adulthood may lead to changes in recommended cancer screenings, according to a new study.
19 Jul 2011
Prevention is an important tool, but it must be placed in the context of evidence and value. The cost of ignoring that is false reassurance and the politicization of medical care.
1 Mar 2010
CMS delays enforcement deadline for new enrollment system
13 Jul 2010
Prescription acetaminophen gets new limit, warnings
25 Jan 2011
Highly sensitive troponin T assay predicts cardiac risk in healthy patients
14 Dec 2010
Hospice care use rising, but timing still needs improvementCancer screens for cancer patients reveal ‘auto-pilot’ culture
19 Oct 2010
Diabetes and cancer links evaluatedMedicare cuts raised chemotherapy treatments, changed drug choices
22 Jun 2010