The FDA and CDC endorsed boosters of the Johnson & Johnson and Moderna vaccines. Recent research showed that COVID-19 vaccination was not associated with miscarriage, and a small financial incentive for receiving a COVID-19 vaccine or providing transportation to a vaccination site increased uptake.
In a randomized trial of 1,251 adults who smoked five or more cigarettes per day, neither varenicline plus a nicotine patch nor extended-duration treatment was superior to 12 weeks of varenicline monotherapy for abstinence.
A 56-year-old man is evaluated during a routine follow-up appointment. He has schizophrenia treated with olanzapine. Currently, the patient experiences no hallucinations or delusions. He is otherwise healthy. Following a physical exam, what should also be monitored in this patient?
The combination of drugs might be a viable treatment strategy for some patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, according to a small, randomized trial.
Internal medicine's most comprehensive educational event returns, in person, at Chicago's McCormick Convention Center, April 28 to 30. Virtual access will also be available.
The Board of Regents recently approved the 2021-2022 recipients of Mastership and National Awards.