A CME Journal For Family Physicians

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Parkinson: MCI Test May Hint at Prognosis

Three testing patterns observed among patients with Parkinson disease-associated mild cognitive impairment (PD-MCI) who complete the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) may have future implication... View More

ACIP Recommends New HBV Vaccine

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended the Heplisav-B (HepB-CpG) vaccine for the prevention of hepatitis B v... View More

Triple Therapy for COPD Exacerbations Bests Dual Therapy

Triple therapy—comprised of fluticasone furoate, umeclidinium, and vilanterol—may be more effective than dual therapy in reducing moderate to severe exacerbations among patients with ch... View More

ACOG Issues Recommendations for “Fourth Trimester” of Pregnancy

An updated committee opinion geared towards reinforcing the importance of the “fourth trimester” of pregnancy has been issued by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists&... View More

Ambulatory vs Clinic BP: Which Best Predicts Mortality Risk?

Ambulatory blood pressure (BP) measurements are a stronger predictor of all-cause and cardiovascular (CV) mortality than clinic BP measurements, according to new findings. Researchers arrived at th... View More

Which Type 2 Diabetes Treatments Best Reduce Mortality?

The use of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors or glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) agonists is tied to lower rates of mortality compared with dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors... View More

Initial BP Measurements are Often Misleading

In primary care, initial blood pressure (BP) measurements can often be misleading and reflect a BP that is higher than it really is, according to new study findings. With this in mind, the authors ... View More

Could Pasta AID Weight Loss Efforts?

In the context of low-glycemic index (GI) dietary patterns, pasta consumption is not associated with weight gain and may actually have beneficial effects on body weight and body mass index (BMI), a... View More

New Human Organ Discovered

Researchers may  have discovered a new, previously unrecognized “organ” that could be associated with the functions of other organs, tissues, and the mechanisms of cancer and other... View More

Shorter Treatment for TB

One month of once-daily isoniazid/rifapentine is noninferior to 9 months of isoniazid (9H) alone for the treatment of tuberculosis (TB) in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), accordin... View More
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