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Studies analyze causes of hyperuricemia, kidney effects of gout treatment with allopurinol

Genetics contribute more than diet to hyperuricemia in healthy people, and 300 mg of allopurinol per day was associated with lower risk of chronic kidney disease in people with gout, recent research found.

Beta-blockers appear safe during the first trimester of pregnancy, study finds

The drugs were not associated with a significant risk for birth defects in a cohort study of Nordic and American populations.

MKSAP Quiz: 2-month history of headaches, nausea, visual disturbance, difficulty speaking

A 79-year-old man is evaluated for a 2-month history of progressively worsening headaches, nausea, visual disturbance, and difficulty speaking. Following a physical exam and MRI of the brain, what is the most appropriate next step in management?

New Bedside Rounds podcast examines “The White Plague”

Learn how physicians and reformers developed ways to fight tuberculosis.

Submissions wanted for ACP Innovation Challenge 2019: Fostering Partnerships between Physicians and Patients

The event showcases the best and brightest ideas from practicing physicians, fellows, residents, and medical students that have the potential to transform the practice of internal medicine on a national level.

Working to ‘unplug,’ and a call for civility

Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP, continues his monthly column on KevinMD with posts about protecting personal time and promoting civility in the workplace.

Put words in our mouth

ACP Internist Weekly wants readers to create captions for our new cartoon and help choose the winner. Pen the winning caption and win a $50 gift certificate good toward any ACP product, program, or service.