Little evidence supports nutritional supplements for protection against cardiovascular disease, death
A large review found some evidence of benefit from reduced salt intake and polyunsaturated fatty acid consumption, but most of the studied vitamins, supplements, and dietary strategies did not have evidence support.
A three-arm trial of incentives for fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) and colorectal cancer screening (CRC) tested mail-only, mail and monetary, and mail and lottery interventions.
A 52-year-old man is evaluated for dysphagia of 3 months' duration. He reports regurgitating undigested food soon after eating solid food, occasional coughing and choking after swallowing, and chronic halitosis. Following a physical examination, what is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next?
A retrospective cohort study in Taiwan found that antidepressant use was associated with a significantly reduced risk for death, and after adjustment, total mortality decreased as total cumulative antidepressant dose increased.
The Curbsiders, a podcast hosted by internists focusing on internal medicine-related topics, offers CME credit and MOC points to ACP members.
The deadline for submitting new resolutions to be heard at the spring 2020 Board of Governors meeting is Oct. 10, 2019.