Screening Recommendations for Osteoporosis

Over half of all postmenopausal women will develop a fracture related to osteoporosis during their lifetime, including 15% who will suffer hip fractures. Although fewer men than women develop osteoporosis, more than one-third of...

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Updated Guidelines for Managing Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common cardiac arrhythmia, affects 2.2 million Americans and is reaching epidemic proportions since its prevalence grows as the older population continues to increase. AF is a major risk factor...

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Tonsillectomy Guidelines for Children

Approximately 530,000 tonsillectomies are performed each year in the United States, making these surgeries the second most routinely performed operation on children. The two most com­mon indications for tonsillectomy are...

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First-Ever Guidelines Issued for IC/BPS

According to recent data, interstitial cystitis/ bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS) is more common than previously thought. The most up-to-date data suggest that 2.7% to 6.5% of adult women (about 3 to 8 million) in the United...

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