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Structured exercise program did not slow cognitive impairment in people with mild or moderate dementia

Scores on the Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale-cognitive subscale (ADAS-cog) at 12 months showed greater cognitive decline in the exercise group.

Ibuprofen inferior to antibiotic for uncomplicated UTIs

By day four, more than one-third of patients receiving ibuprofen reported they felt cured compared to nearly three-quarters in the pivmecillinam group, and secondary endpoints also generally favored pivmecillinam.

MKSAP Quiz: 1-year history of tremor

A 56-year-old woman is evaluated for a 1-year history of tremor. The tremor is more prominent on the right side. She also reports increasing problems with balance and numerous falls, especially when arising from a chair or turning. The patient does not have any significant cognitive symptoms. Following a physical exam and cranial nerve examination, what is the most likely diagnosis?

Physicians report moral distress over ‘emergency-only’ hemodialysis for undocumented immigrants

Clinicians reported emotional and physical exhaustion, as well as being troubled by witnessing unnecessary suffering and high mortality.

ACP offers webinar on advocating for patients with work disability

Topics will include workers' compensation, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and social security systems.

ACP partners with The Curbsiders podcast to offer CME-accredited series

The first ACP-Curbsiders podcast focuses on ACP's recent guidance statement on HbA1c targets for people with type 2 diabetes.

And the winner is …

ACP Internist Weekly has tallied the voting from its latest cartoon contest, where readers are invited to match wits against their peers to provide the most original and amusing caption.