General Medicine

General Medicine



Flibanserin Approved for Low Sexual Desire in Premenopausal Women

Efficacy is modest, and adverse effects are concerning.

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

More Work Hours, More Strokes? Free

Dr. Andrew Ip discusses the reasons that residents must learn to balance work and family life -- and uses an innovative program at Stanford to illustrate his point.

Recent Audio Interviews

What Treatments Are Effective for Chronic Sinusitis?

Listen to our interview with Luke Rudmik, MD (University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada), in which he discusses diagnosis of chronic sinusitis and treatment options for adults patients.