• By Medscape   -   Aug 25, 2019

    MIGRANTS TRAVELING THROUGH MEXICO TO THE U.S. FACE HIGH VIOLENCE RISK

    Nearly one third of migrants traveling through Mexico to the U.S. experience physical, psychological and/or sexual violence during...

    Face, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 25, 2019

    BISMUTH CURBS ANTIBIOTIC USE FOR DIARRHEA IN PAKISTAN

    Encouraging bismuth subsalicylate use as a first-line treatment for acute diarrhea and promoting its use for self-management can reduce...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 25, 2019

    HOSPITALS TREAT PATIENTS WITHOUT ADMITTING THEM, TO AVOID PENALTIES

    Hospitals appear to be treating Medicare patients in emergency departments and observation areas to avoid readmissions and the financial...

    Hospital, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 24, 2019

    U.S. MEDICARE READIES NEW PLAN-SHOPPING WEBSITE, BUT TIMING PROMPTS CONCERNS

    Medicare experts often advise enrollees to re-shop their plan coverage during the annual fall open enrollment period. This is the time...

    Plan, Drugs, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 24, 2019

    INDIA PROPOSES BAN ON E-CIGARETTES, WITH JAIL TERMS FOR OFFENDERS - GOVT DOCUMENTS

    India's health ministry has proposed a ban on the production and import of electronic cigarettes, documents seen by Reuters showed,...

    Plan, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 24, 2019

    FEWER HEALTH CARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS WITH ALL PRIVATE ROOMS

    The move from an older, tertiary-care hospital with ward-type rooms to a completely new facility with all private rooms was associated...

    Hospital, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 24, 2019

    GERD A RISK FACTOR FOR TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DISORDERS

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease is associated with a nearly three-fold increased risk of temporomandibular disorders , according to...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 24, 2019

    USE OF PROPHYLACTIC CRANIAL IRRADIATION FOR EXTENSIVE-STAGE SMALL-CELL LUNG CANCER MAY BE DROPPING

    Prophylactic cranial irradiation for patients with extensive-stage small-cell lung cancer appears to have become less common in the...

    Drop, Cancer, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 24, 2019

    ASPIRIN, MORTALITY LINK IN BREAST CANCER MAY DEPEND ON METHYLATION OF BREAST-CANCER GENES

    Prior to diagnosis, breast cancer-related genes appear to interact with aspirin in certain women and could influence survival, an observational...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 24, 2019

    GSK'S LONG ACTING HIV INJECTION GETS BOOST FROM STUDY

    GlaxoSmithKline's experimental HIV injection is as effective when given every other month as monthly, according to a study, a convenience...

    Injections, Injection, Drugs, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 24, 2019

    U.S. IMPOSES SANCTIONS ON THREE CHINESE ACCUSED OF FENTANYL TRAFFICKING

    The U.S. Treasury on Wednesday imposed sanctions on three Chinese men accused of illegally trafficking fentanyl, acting three weeks...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 24, 2019

    TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO APPEAL RULING BLOCKING PRICE DISCLOSURE FOR DRUG ADS

    The Trump administration is appealing a court ruling that struck down its plan to compel pharmaceutical companies to disclose wholesale...

    Plan, Drugs, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 24, 2019

    FEWER U.S. TEENS PARTICIPATING IN SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAMS

    Fewer U.S. adolescents are participating in programs designed to prevent substance abuse, a study suggests. Reuters Health Information

    Adolescence, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 24, 2019

    THE LOW-FODMAP DIET FOR IBS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

    Many clinicians are unaware of the potential benefits of this dietary intervention for patients with IBS, but using it early in the...

    Diet, Gastroenterology, Article
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 24, 2019

    THE WEEK THAT WASN'T: KIMCHI, LIGHT THERAPY, FDA BLEACH WARNING

    Three medical stories that we didn't cover, explained. Medscape

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, Article
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 23, 2019

    PSYCHIATRIC ILLNESS TIED TO MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH ESRD

    Hospitalizations with psychiatric illnesses are common in children and adults with end-stage renal disease and are linked to greater...

    Hospital, Nephrology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 23, 2019

    RATING THE RATERS: HOSPITAL RATING SYSTEMS GET LOW GRADES

    Most hospital quality rating systems receive 'Cs' and 'Ds,' except for US News & World Reports' ratings, which achieved a 'B' grade...

    Hospital, Hospital Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 23, 2019

    DR DONALD LINDBERG, PIONEER IN MEDICAL INFORMATICS, DIES AT 85

    The trailblazer in the application of computer technology to biomedical research and health information, and former director of the...

    Business of Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 23, 2019

    PAS FIGHT FOR RIGHT TO FOLLOW PATIENTS INTO HOSPICE

    Thousands of physician assistants in oncology, primary care, and geriatrics would like to follow their patients into hospice without...

    Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 23, 2019

    'ALARMING' FIRST VAPING DEATH REPORTED IN US

    An Illinois resident who had recently vaped and was hospitalized with severe respiratory illness has died. News Alerts

    Hospital, Pulmonary Medicine, News Alert