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Immunotherapy to Fight Cancer Begins to Work

Dr. Anthony Komaroff considers evidence on three different immunotherapeutic approaches are being tested in clinical trials.

Guideline Watch

Managing Dyslipidemia in Adults

This guideline differs from the 2013 ACC/AHA guideline in several important ways.

Screening for Thyroid Dysfunction

Again, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force concludes that evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms.

Insights on Residency Training

Do I Want My Daughter to Be a Doctor? Free

Dr. Raktim Ghosh (2015-16 Chief Resident at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, in Cleveland, Ohio) reflects on his life choices and considers what his advice will be to his young daughter.

Recent Audio Interviews

Medical Expulsive Therapy for Ureteral Stones: No Better Than Placebo

Listen to our interview with Timothy Averch, MD (Director of Endourology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), in which he discusses whether medical expulsive therapy should continue to be the standard of care.