• By MedPageToday   -   Aug 17, 2019

    MEDICARE $$ FOR MITRACLIP IN FUNCTIONAL MR MAY BE ON THE WAY

    CMS is opening analysis into reimbursing newly-approved indication

  • By MedPageToday   -   Aug 17, 2019

    TARGETING BRAF/MEK IN MELANOMA RAISES CV RISKS

    CV harms emerge with dual BRAF/MEK inhibition not seen with BRAF monotherapy

  • By MedPageToday   -   Aug 17, 2019

    PRE-OP TX IN PANCREATIC CA CUTS RISK OF SERIOUS COMPLICATION

    Lower incidence of pancreatic fistula than with upfront surgery in retrospective study

  • By MedPageToday   -   Aug 17, 2019

    OBESITY-ASSOCIATED CANCERS ON THE RISE IN YOUNGER PATIENTS

    Screening should begin earlier in high-risk individuals, researchers suggest

    Obesity, Cancer
  • By MedPageToday   -   Aug 17, 2019

    ER STAFF NEEDS A SAFE PLACE TO WORK

    It's the least they deserve

  • By MedPageToday   -   Aug 17, 2019

    LEUKEMIA IN PCI; NANOTUBE CONDUCTION BYPASS; TAVR FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

    Interventional cardiology news to note

    Leukemia
  • By MedPageToday   -   Aug 17, 2019

    FDA APPROVES FIRST-IN-CLASS NARCOLEPSY MEDICATION

    Thumbs-up for drug to treat excessive daytime sleepiness

    Drugs
  • By MedPageToday   -   Aug 17, 2019

    PRIOR AUTHORIZATION FIXES STILL A MEDICARE PRIORITY, SAYS CMS CHIEF

    Process needs to be less burdensome, Verma says

  • By MedPageToday   -   Aug 17, 2019

    NO LYMPHEDEMA IMPROVEMENT WITH HOME INTERVENTIONS

    Weight loss, exercise, or both added nothing to standard care, study showed

  • By MedPageToday   -   Aug 17, 2019

    FDA UNVEILS GRAPHIC WARNINGS FOR CIGARETTE PACKS

    If finalized, the new warnings would mark first change to cigarette labeling in over 3 decades

  • By MedPageToday   -   Aug 16, 2019

    NEW DRUG APPROVED FOR DRUG-RESISTANT PULMONARY TB

    Tablets to be used in combination regimen for limited population

    Drugs
  • By MedPageToday   -   Aug 16, 2019

    NOVEL MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY SLASHES CHOLESTEROL IN HOFH

    IV drug shines in familial hypercholesterolemia atop other lipid agents

    Drugs, Cholesterol
  • By MedPageToday   -   Aug 16, 2019

    CARDIAC REHAB MIGHT BENEFIT STROKE SURVIVORS, TOO

    Mixed aerobics and walking was most beneficial

    Stroke
  • By MedPageToday   -   Aug 16, 2019

    NEWARK 'WON'T BE THE LAST' CITY TO DEAL WITH LEAD IN WATER

    Diane Calello, MD, says getting lead out of drinking water is a "national priority"

  • By MedPageToday   -   Aug 16, 2019

    SOCIAL MEDIA AND TEEN ANGST: IT'S COMPLICATED

    Different factors mediate associations in girls versus boys

  • By MedPageToday   -   Aug 16, 2019

    NEWER PROSTATE CANCER AGENTS NOT FREE OF HEART RISK

    Patients with three or more cardiac conditions were at highest risk of early death

    Prostate, Cancer
  • By MedPageToday   -   Aug 15, 2019

    QUESTIONS WE DARED TO ASK PSYCHIATRISTS

    ...which they dared to answer

  • By MedPageToday   -   Aug 15, 2019

    I AM A KETO-FRIENDLY CARDIOLOGIST AND I LOVE KEYTO

    The Skeptical Cardiologist comes out of the keto "closet"

  • By MedPageToday   -   Aug 15, 2019

    STUDY: SCALE BACK SURVEILLANCE FOR HPV OROPHARYNGEAL CANCERS

    Retrospective data show no survival advantage with adherence to NCCN guidelines

    Cancer
  • By MedPageToday   -   Aug 15, 2019

    STUDIES TACKLE BLOOD PRESSURE, COGNITION RELATIONSHIP

    SPRINT MIND looks at white matter lesions; ARIC assesses dementia risk