New technology and biomarkers have contributed to the detection of Alzheimer's disease, but clinicians are skeptical about the value of a diagnosis without the ability to treat the condition.
1 Nov 2019
An accompanying editorial noted that while some tools are available to identify, diagnose, and treat cognitive dysfunction from Alzheimer's dementia, they are blunt and lack clinical utility.
28 Apr 2020
As the need for remote health care expands, medical educators and residents continue to refine the best ways to teach and learn telemedicine.
1 Sep 2022
The latest issue of ACP Internist is online and coming to your mailbox. Top stories include portable ultrasound, medical nonadherence, and cognitive strategies for being a better doctor.
6 May 2014
Recent growth in use of patient portals has been spurred by increases in virtual visits due to COVID-19. But are the systems designed for patients and doctors, or for smoother administrative and billing functions?
1 Nov 2020
The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) released a new guideline last week on the diagnosis and management of asymptomatic neoplastic pancreatic cysts.
31 Mar 2015
An epiphany led a medical student to consider whether drones could deliver naloxone to the scene of an overdose so a bystander could deliver the drug, even before emergency crews arrive.
1 Sep 2020
Self-monitoring of blood glucose could become more of a targeted therapy than a blanket approach, with individual factors determining its value, experts say.
1 Oct 2017
Key questions exist to adopting consumer-grade medical devices, such as how to analyze vast quantities of data in a meaningful way.
1 Sep 2018
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.
1 Jul 2019