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Incidentally discovered adrenal tumors rarely grow or affect hormonal function, review finds

An accompanying editorial said that the results of this systematic review and meta-analysis should end controversy over whether small, benign tumors require follow-up imaging.

Lower SBP linked to worse outcomes in older HF patients with reduced ejection fraction and hypertension

Clinicians should focus on preventing heart failure (HF) in patients with hypertension and providing optimal therapy in those with symptomatic disease, rather than on a specific blood pressure target, an editorial said.

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up treatment of psoriasis

A 60-year-old woman is evaluated for follow-up treatment of long-standing psoriasis. Medical history is significant for hypertension and hypercholesterolemia. Family history includes multiple family members with psoriasis. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate treatment?

Osteoporosis associated with significant five-year risk of hip fracture in women 80 years and older

Women with osteoporosis had similar mortality risk, but much higher rates of hip fracture, compared to those without osteoporosis but with other risk factors for fracture.

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ACP partners with Core IM podcast to offer CME-accredited podcast series

The first in the series, “Coronary CTA: 5 Pearls,” will be available July 10 on the ACP podcast landing page.

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