• By MedPageToday   -   May 26, 2020

    HYPERTENSION CLOSELY TIED TO ALDOSTERONE LEVELS

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    Hypertension
  • By MedPageToday   -   May 26, 2020

    ONCMADNESS: SURVIORSHIP 16

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  • By MedPageToday   -   May 26, 2020

    ABOUT THAT BIG HCQ STUDY

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  • By MedPageToday   -   May 26, 2020

    IS ALZHEIMER'S GENE TIED TO HIGHER COVID RISK?

    ]]> - Britons who had two copies of the APOE4 allele - the most prevalent genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease - were at markedly...

    Alzheimer
  • By MedPageToday   -   May 26, 2020

    LITTLE RICHARD DIES OF BONE CANCER

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    Cancer
  • By MedPageToday   -   May 26, 2020

    GAMMA IRRADIATION FOR N95 REUSE: NOT THAT GREAT

    ]]> - N95 respirators that underwent gamma irradiation to sterilize them were still able to pass the fit test, but their filtration...

  • By MedPageToday   -   May 26, 2020

    ASYMPTOMATIC INTRACRANIAL STENOSIS: NO CAUSE FOR ALARM

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    Stroke
  • By MedPageToday   -   May 26, 2020

    BULLYING PRECEDED MANY LGBTQ YOUTH SUICIDES

    Bullying was common among LGBTQ youth who died by suicide between 2003 and 2017, especially among younger children, researchers reported. Among...

  • By MedPageToday   -   May 26, 2020

    NEW CLUE TO ANTI-PD-L1 ACTIVITY IN BREAST CANCER?

    A novel biomarker identified a large subgroup of metastatic breast cancer patients who benefited from an immune checkpoint inhibitor,...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By MedPageToday   -   May 26, 2020

    MIS-C IN YOUNG ADULTS; ACE2 INSIGHTS; GENERIC VASCEPA

    ]]> - The Kawasaki disease-like multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children tied to COVID-19 is also being seen in young adults,...

  • By MedPageToday   -   May 26, 2020

    DID BREAST CANCER RADIATION CAUSE THIS WEIRD LUNG PROBLEM?

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    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By MedPageToday   -   May 26, 2020

    PET IMAGING WITH NOVEL TAU TRACER PROMISING IN ALZHEIMER'S DIAGNOSIS

    Study Authors: Adam S. Fleisher, Michael J. Pontecorvo, et al.; William J. Jagust Target Audience and Goal Statement: Neurologists,...

    Alzheimer
  • By MedPageToday   -   May 26, 2020

    DRUG-COATED BALLOONS STILL MAKE SENSE TO TREAT SOME BLOCKED STENTS

    ]]> - Stent type should be taken into account when considering the mode of reintervention for coronary in-stent restenosis , pooled...

    Drugs
  • By MedPageToday   -   May 26, 2020

    SINGLE NEGATIVE COLONOSCOPY TIED TO LOWER LONG-TERM CRC RISK

    ]]> - A single negative screening colonoscopy was linked with reduced colorectal cancer incidence and mortality for up to 17.4 years,...

    Cancer
  • By MedPageToday   -   May 26, 2020

    COVID-19 UPDATE: WHO HALTS HCQ TRIAL; FACE SHIELDS NEXT? BEWARE THE CANNIBAL RATS

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    Face, Arm
  • By MedPageToday   -   May 24, 2020

    FIXING ACUTE CARE; LLAMA ANTIBODIES TO THE RESCUE?

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  • By MedPageToday   -   May 24, 2020

    IS TELEHEALTH HERE TO STAY?

    ]]> - The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly accelerated the adoption of telehealth, with emergency physicians delivering care whenever...

  • By MedPageToday   -   May 24, 2020

    SHOULD NPS OPEN THEIR OWN PRACTICE?

    ]]> - In many states, nurse practitioners can open their own practices. But just because you can doesn't mean you should. Here's how...

  • By MedPageToday   -   May 23, 2020

    CAN REGULAR PEOPLE PUT ON N95S CORRECTLY?

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  • By MedPageToday   -   May 23, 2020

    EFFECT OF STAY-AT-HOME ORDERS; PRONING COVID PATIENTS: IT'S TTHEALTHWATCH!

    ]]> - TTHealthWatch is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine,...