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Salt substitution associated with lower mortality

A systematic review and meta-analysis found that salt substitutes may be associated with lower risk for all-cause and cardiovascular mortality but noted that most of the evidence is from older populations and those eating an Asian diet.

New research evaluates strategies for prostate cancer screening

Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening reduced mortality over the long term, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and targeted biopsies improved early detection, and a multistep screening protocol involving a PSA test, a 4-kallikrein panel, and an MRI showed promise.

MKSAP Quiz: 2-week history of daily palpitations

A 41-year-old man is evaluated for a 2-week history of daily palpitations that last minutes at a time and resolve spontaneously. The palpitations are not associated with any specific activity. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate initial test?

Lixisenatide linked with moderate symptom improvement in early Parkinson's

Patients with early Parkinson's disease in France who were treated with a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist had better outcomes on a motor disability scale at month 12 compared with those on placebo.

New audio versions available for ACP Online Learning Center content

Full-length and chapter-based audio options are available for modules on human trafficking and intimate partner violence.

Spotlight on internal medicine physician leaders

A new ACP feature spotlighting internal medicine physician leaders in a variety of roles and settings helps underscore internal medicine's value.

Vote for your favorite entry

I.M. Matters Weekly from ACP's cartoon caption contest continues. Readers can vote for their favorite caption to determine the winner.