Feature, Online ExclusiveIn most healthy adults, WNV infection is asymptomatic or causes a mild flu-like syndrome, characterized by vague constitutional symptoms and fever.
Feature, Online Exclusive ContentThis review of surrogate decision making emphasizes that healthcare decisions are fraught with significant variability and uncertainty.
Patient Education, DepartmentChronic Obstructive Pulmonay Disease (COPD) is a long-term lung illness that generally shows as trouble iwth breathing and worsens over time.
Meeting Report, DepartmentAn international task group has been formed with members representing the major respiratory societies and health organizations.
AGS Spotlight, DepartmentClinicians who suspect delirium should, after performing a cognitive assessment and determining a patient’s CAM rating, search for underlying contributors.
Physician's Perspective, DepartmentWhile hypercalcemia is not an infrequent finding in the older person, few physicians expect to see low calcium values.
Feature, Special Section on Men's HealthAging affects the sexuality of men in various manners. A man’s sexual response begins to slow down after age 30.
Feature, Special Section on Men's HealthProstate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in men and the second leading cause of cancer death in men.
Feature, Special Section on Men's HealthBecause the prostate gland in males begins to enlarge around the age of 30, benign prostatic hyperplasia can develop and make managing the gland difficult.
Case Report, FeatureTakotsubo cardiomyopathy (stress cardiomyopathy) is a clinical entity that often presents with chest pain and dyspnea, similar to acute coronary syndrome.
Case Report, FeatureThe vast majority of smokers who attempt to quit each year do so without the benefit of either behavioral or pharmacologic treatments.
FeatureProton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have become one of the most commonly prescribed classes of medications in the world.
Top StoryElderly people are at higher risk for hypoglycemia due to age-associated decreases in hepatic oxidative enzyme activity and concomitant decline.
Letters to the EditorThe results of the ACCORD trial have generated confusion and debate about the optimal targets for blood pressure and lipid levels in patients with type 2 diabetes.