A monoclonal antibody received emergency use authorization, but experts described implementation challenges with this therapeutic class. New research found potential benefit from a psychiatric drug in COVID-19 outpatients and associations of COVID-19 with psychiatric disorders.
The recommendations from the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America update a 2013 guideline on this topic and reflect the changing primary care needs of people with HIV who have longer lifespans due to improved treatment.
A 58-year-old man is evaluated for a 3-year history of left knee stiffness, which was intermittent but has become more persistent in the past 4 months. He reports no daily pain but has knee stiffness for 10 minutes in the morning and when he sits for an extended period of time. Following a physical exam and radiograph, what is the most appropriate management?
A retrospective study found the association between low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels and cardiovascular events to increase with age, while a meta-analysis highlighted the benefits of statins and other lipid-lowering therapies in older patients.
Former use and current use of e-cigarettes were associated with an increased risk for major respiratory conditions, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and emphysema, compared with no prior use, a recent study found.
The program will support projects designed to promote trust and create a more equitable health system by incorporating diversity, equity, and inclusion into the fabric of internal medicine education and training.