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College men who play video games have unhealthier diets

June 1, 2020
College-aged men who played video games consumed less healthier foods than their nongaming peers, according to data presented at Nutrition 2020 Live…

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Few US adults participate in all recommended healthy behaviors

May 29, 2020
Less than 7% of U.S. adults engaged in all five healthy behaviors recommended by public health institutions, researchers reported. These behaviors…

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Some CV medications prescribed less often to women than men

May 20, 2020
Women with established CVD had lower rates of prescriptions for statins, aspirin and ACE inhibitors compared with men, according to a systematic…

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Q&A: Screening for intimate partner violence amid COVID-19

May 1, 2020
In light of social distancing and stay-at-home orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic, physicians should be aware of an increased risk for intimate…

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Pomalidomide helps clear lesions caused by HPV infection

March 11, 2020
Low-dose pomalidomide was well-tolerated and helped clear high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions caused by HPV in patients with and without HIV…

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‘Think big or go home’: Harvard wants to reshape primary care

March 3, 2020
Researchers at Harvard Medical School’s Center for Primary Care are tackling some of the biggest issues in the field — limited resources…

Stories for PCPs to consider during Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February 20, 2020
In the United States, the CDC estimates that nearly 26% of women and 15% of men report experiencing intimate partner violence before reaching the age…

Top stories in endocrinology: Phthalates impact testosterone levels, bigger arm muscles reduce osteoporosis risk

February 12, 2020
A cross-sectional analysis of more than 1,400 men suggested that phthalate metabolites from plastics and personal care products influenced…

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Q&A: Considering patient sex, gender differences to optimize care

February 11, 2020
Considering a patient’s sex and gender is essential during clinical decision-making, according to a review published in JAMA Internal

In the JournalsPerspective

Phthalates from plastics, personal care products influence testosterone levels among men

February 6, 2020
Urinary biomarkers that detect the presence of phthalates were associated with testosterone concentrations among a representative sample of U.S. men…

Guidelines

STD clinical service recommendations define which services PCPs should provide

February 6, 2020
The CDC’s Recommendations for Providing Quality Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinical Service report highlights the important role of all…

In the Journals

People with cluster headache take twice as many sick days

February 5, 2020
People with cluster headache take twice the number of sick days as those without the disorder, according to a study published in Neurology, the…

In the JournalsPerspective

Prostate cancer screening program based on patient risk yields greatest benefit

February 5, 2020
Screening men for prostate cancer based on their risk for the disease can potentially reduce overdiagnosis and improve a program’s…

In the Journals

Data do not support ’mommy drinking’ concerns

January 28, 2020
Although binge drinking has increased among mothers in the United States from 2006 to 2018, the increase was greater among women without children…

In the Journals

HbA1c testing in barbershops could help identify undiagnosed diabetes in black men

January 27, 2020
Community-based HbA1c testing in barbershops may help identify black men with undiagnosed diabetes, according to a research letter published in JAMA

In the Journals

Combining behavioral, drug therapy improves overactive bladder symptoms

January 13, 2020
A combination of behavioral and drug therapy was more effective in improving symptoms of overactive bladder in men than drug therapy alone but not…

In the Journals

Folic acid, zinc fail at improving male fertility

January 10, 2020
The use of folic acid and zinc supplementation by men did not significantly improve semen quality or couples’ live birth rates, according to a…

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ACP releases treatment guidelines for age-related low testosterone

January 7, 2020
The ACP released clinical guidance for testosterone treatment in men with age-related low testosterone, recommending treatment only for those…

Perspective

USPSTF: Counsel sexually active teens, adults at risk for STIs

December 17, 2019
Clinicians can help prevent sexually transmitted infections by providing behavioral counseling to all sexually active teenagers and adults who are at…

In the JournalsPerspective

Expanding HPV vaccination to age 45 years not as cost-effective as current strategy

December 10, 2019
Expanding the current HPV vaccination program in the United States to include men and women up to age 45 years may only produce small additional…