• By MedPageToday   -   Dec 7, 2019

    CTLA-4 INHIBITOR SHOWS PROMISE IN PRETREATED UROTHELIAL CANCER

    ]]> - In some patients with metastatic urothelial carcinoma for whom standard-of-care platinum-based chemotherapy had failed, single-agent...

    Cancer
  • By MedPageToday   -   Dec 7, 2019

    YEAR IN REVIEW: COLORECTAL CANCER

    ]]> - MSI-H/dMMR Cancers A third of patients with advanced, progressive colorectal cancer associated with high microsatellite instability...

    Cancer
  • By MedPageToday   -   Dec 7, 2019

    ANTI-AMYLOID FAILS TO DELIVER FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE: WHAT'S NEXT?

    Study Authors: Alette M. Wessels, Pierre N. Tariot, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Neurologists, psychologists, radiologists,...

    Alzheimer
  • By MedPageToday   -   Dec 7, 2019

    RARE DIP IN HEALTHCARE'S SHARE OF GDP IN 2018

    ]]> - WASHINGTON - Overall U.S. healthcare spending increased by 4.6% in 2018 - higher than the 4.2% growth in 2017, but still representing...

    Drop
  • By MedPageToday   -   Dec 7, 2019

    ROBOT VS DERMS FOR SKIN CANCER DX: IT'S A TOSS-UP

    ]]> - A newly developed convolutional neural network was able to diagnose skin cancer as accurately as dermatologists, without manual...

    Skin, Cancer
  • By MedPageToday   -   Dec 7, 2019

    BETA BLOCKERS NO HELP IN ADVANCED PROSTATE CANCER

    ]]> - WASHINGTON - A retrospective analysis of close to 40,000 men with high-risk prostate cancer treated at Veterans Affairs health...

    Prostate, Cancer
  • By MedPageToday   -   Dec 7, 2019

    CHRONIC OPIOID THERAPY CAN INCREASE RISK OF SLEEP DISORDERS

    Study Authors: Ilene M. Rosen, R. Nisha Aurora, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Pulmonary specialists, sleep specialists,...

    Sleep
  • By MedPageToday   -   Dec 7, 2019

    TRANSCATHETER 'CINCH' FOR HF; LM TRIFURCATION; MITRACLIP COMPETITOR

    ]]> - High flow-volume intermittent hemodiafiltration around contrast administration was associated with less acute kidney injury than...

  • By MedPageToday   -   Dec 7, 2019

    LESS INVASIVE APPROACH AS GOOD AS SURGERY FOR ACHALASIA

    ]]> - In idiopathic achalasia patients a less invasive procedure proved equal to a surgical approach in controlling symptoms at 2 years...

  • By MedPageToday   -   Dec 7, 2019

    PRIMARY CARE SHOULD BE ONE OF THE HIGHEST-PAID SPECIALTIES

    ]]> - Working in both inpatient and outpatient settings, I have to frequently recommend that my patients follow up as soon as possible...

  • By MedPageToday   -   Dec 6, 2019

    MORE EVIDENCE THAT ASPIRIN CAN STAVE OFF DEATH

    ]]> - Taking aspirin as infrequently as 1 to 3 times a month reduced the risk of all-cause and cancer-related mortality in older adults...

    Prostate, Cancer
  • By MedPageToday   -   Dec 6, 2019

    DIGGING DEEPER INTO SURVIVAL DISPARITIES IN PANCREATIC CANCER

    ]]> - Black patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma appeared to have significantly worse survival outcomes compared with white...

    Cancer
  • By MedPageToday   -   Dec 6, 2019

    WHAT'S HAPPENED IN THE 50 YEARS SINCE THE WHITE HOUSE FOOD AND NUTRITION CONFERENCE?

    ]]> - Fifty years ago this week , President Nixon called to order the first and only White House Conference on Food, Nutrition, and...

    Nutrition, Food
  • By MedPageToday   -   Dec 6, 2019

    NO PROTECTION AGAINST RELAPSE WITH CBT ADDED TO MAINTENANCE ANTIDEPRESSANTS

    ]]> - Patients with chronic or recurrent major depressive disorder who achieved recovery had a higher chance of sustaining recovery...

    Depression
  • By MedPageToday   -   Dec 6, 2019

    SMARTPHONE ADDICTS; INSTA EATING DISORDERS; AGITATION TX

    ]]> - Nearly 25% of children and young individuals met the criteria for "problematic smartphone usage," according to a study. Autism...

    Depression
  • By MedPageToday   -   Dec 6, 2019

    BRAIN VOLUME, COGNITION WORSE AFTER ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION

    ]]> - Fourteen months on an Antarctic research expedition - with almost complete darkness during winter, temperatures as low as -58...

    Brain
  • By MedPageToday   -   Dec 6, 2019

    OVER HALF OF U.S. ADULTS NIX FLU SHOT THIS YEAR

    ]]> - With another flu season underway in the U.S., a new survey found that over half of adults have yet to get a flu shot, and more...

    Flu
  • By MedPageToday   -   Dec 6, 2019

    HOUSE PANEL SEEKS ANSWERS ON FLU VACCINE

    ]]> - WASHINGTON - Members of the House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee mostly praised the work of government influenza experts...

    Vaccination, Flu
  • By MedPageToday   -   Dec 6, 2019

    MOM'S DIABETES TIED TO HEART DISEASE IN KIDS YEARS LATER

    ]]> - Children whose mothers had diabetes - including but not limited to gestational diabetes - showed increased risk of heart disease,...

    Mom, Diabetes
  • By MedPageToday   -   Dec 6, 2019

    NCCN UPDATE CLARIFIES GENETIC TESTING CRITERIA

    ]]> - Evidence-based criteria that focus on the strength of data drives updated recommendations for genetic testing in breast, ovarian,...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts