A new HPV screening test that uses cervical cells collected for a Pap test has been approved by the FDA.
Differin Gell 0.1% (adapalene) is the first retinoid approved for over-the-counter treatment of acne by the FDA.
For patients hospitalized with COPD, mortality and length of stay have decreased while financial burden has increased.
The COPD Assessment Test (CAT) can be used to distinguish between newly diagnosed patients, those with more exacerbations, and by gender.
A meta-analysis of the 9 classes of glucose-lowering drugs supports the ADA's recommendation of metformin monotherapy as preferred initial treatment.
Patients who are socioeconomically disadvantaged are more likely to continue smoking after a COPD diagnosis.
Older adults with depression are less likely to adhere to COPD maintenance medications regimens.
A program in California where hospitals are penalized for preventable medical errors has failed to reduce the number of errors.
High levels of nicotine were detected in 16.5% of study participants.
New guidelines for the treatment and management of aspergillosis have been published by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.