Modern Medicine Feature Articles

Before removing lesion, investigate LMA recent study found that cosmetic treatments performed on presumed benign pigmented lesions later found to be lentigo maligna (LM) is not an uncommon occurrence, underscoring the need for individuals performing cosmetic procedures to be more vigilant in thoroughly investigating suspicious lesions.
Managing mycosis fungoidesAlthough there is no cure for this rare type of lymphoma, several different therapies are currently being used that can lead to long-term disease remission, significantly increasing the quality of life of patients.
CMS grants reimbursement cods to RCMThe Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has granted reimbursement codes to reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM), a noninvasive tool for identifying benign lesions, which can spare patients from needing biopsies, as well as detect malignant lesions.
Path to cure port-wine stains
Path to cure port-wine stains80% of port-wine stains improve with laser treatment, but less than 20% clear completely. In this article, with Dr. Iris Kedar Rubin, reviews effective treatment strategies.
Multisensory art the focus of exhibition at London's Science MuseumA three-day exhibition that shows how people with visual impairments can appreciate a wide range of art forms was unveiled at the Science Museum on 8th August 2017.
Dealing with unhappy patients at your practice
Dealing with unhappy patients at your practiceTami L. Hagemeyer, ABOC, FNAO, discusses dealing with unhappy patients, how to diffuse the situation, and maintaining patient loyalty.
Younger age at menopause linked with increased likelihood of T2DWomen who experienced premature or early menopause were more than twice as likely to have type 2 diabetes, a new study finds.
Adult diabetic medication adherence tied directly to financial issuesMore than twice as many adults aged 45 to 65 with diabetes reported skipping doses of medication to save money, according to new data.
Incontinence after RP or RT: Consider preventive measures firstIn this interview, SUNA President Gwendolyn Hooper, PhD, APRN, discusses practical tips for prevention and management of incontinence in men treated for localized prostate cancer.
Fighting Back: Top tips for physicians to take on value-based careCome out swinging for patients.