- Statins Linked to Improved Lung Cancer Survival. Sustained statin use was associated with modestly better survival in lung cancer, an observational study in Great Britain showed.
- MRI-Detected Bone Marrow Changes Linked to Low Back Pain. Vertebral subchondral bone marrow changes visible on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), known as modic changes, of the M1 type are positively correlated with low back symptoms.
- Slow Medicine: MOC in the Middle. The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) has received a fair amount of criticism from U.S. internists and subspecialists because of its imposition of antiquated and irrelevant requirements for Maintenance of Certification (MOC).
- Life After SGR: Medical Home Concept Looms Larger. “If you are not in a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) now, you should be thinking about one.”
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