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Zika Does Not Appear to Last in Semen As Long As Thought

August 18, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. More research is needed to better inform public health recommendations Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Graft Survival Similar for Kidneys From Octogenarians

August 15, 2017 Recipients of biopsy-guided kidneys from >80-year-old donors had significantly shorter waiting times

Guidance Provided for Preventing Practice Billing Errors

August 07, 2017 Practices should have a compliance plan and policy and someone responsible for enforcing it

Osteoporosis Meds Up BMD in Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer

August 07, 2017 Review shows improved bone mineral density in men receiving androgen deprivation therapy

Revenue Exceeds Expenditures for Many ABMS Member Boards

August 02, 2017 Change in net balance of American Board of Medical Specialties member boards grew from 2003 to 2013

Interval Training Cuts CVD Risk in Testicular Cancer Survivors

July 28, 2017 High-intensity aerobic interval training improves cardiorespiratory fitness compared with usual care

2016 Saw Increase in Number of Physicians Since 2010 Census

July 27, 2017 Increase in actively licensed U.S. physician-to-population ratio from 2010 to 2016

CVD Risk Factors May Be Altered in Transgender Adults

July 27, 2017 Cross-sex hormone therapy linked to potential worsening of CVD risk factors in transgender adults

Penile Microbiome May Be Risk Factor for HIV in Men

July 26, 2017 Modifying the penile microbiome could potentially reduce HIV acquisition in both men and women

Infection Is Most Common Complication of Prostate Biopsy

July 26, 2017 Fluoroquinolone-resistant E. coli plays prominent role in infection; rates range from 0.1 to 7.0 percent

Greater Engagement for Patients Who Read Visit Notes

July 25, 2017 Patients value confirming and remembering next steps, quicker access and results, sharing information

Vascular Targeted Photodynamic Tx Aids Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

July 25, 2017 Achieves an 82 percent rate of absent clinically significant cancer in treated lobes

Provider-, Site-Level Factors Linked to Testosterone Receipt

July 24, 2017 Increased odds of prescribing testosterone for less experienced providers, endocrinologists, urologists

‘Expansion Pathology’ Method Could Mean Earlier Intervention

July 21, 2017 Clinically optimized expansion pathology supports nanoscale imaging of human tissue samples

Educational Intervention Doesn’t Up Hand, Stethoscope Hygiene

July 21, 2017 No significant increase in hand hygiene; stethoscope hygiene remained at zero after intervention

NCI-Designated Care Often Excluded in Narrow Health Plans

July 20, 2017 Oncologists affiliated with NCI-Designated or NCCN Cancer Centers more likely excluded in narrow plans