• By Medscape   -   Dec 13, 2019

    MAJOR POLITICAL EVENTS DEPRESS YOUNG DOCTORS' MOODS

    Major U.S. political events, such as the 2016 presidential election and inauguration, were linked with declines in the moods of first-year...

    Depression, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 13, 2019

    U.S. POISED TO GIVE FEDERAL WORKERS 12 WEEKS OF PAID PARENTAL LEAVE

    More than 2 million federal workers will get paid parental leave for the first time, for 12 weeks, following a birth or adoption, under...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 13, 2019

    HOME HAS BECOME THE MOST COMMON PLACE OF DEATH IN THE U.S

    For the first time in a least a half century, home has surpassed the hospital as the leading place to die in the United States. Reuters...

    Hospital, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 13, 2019

    TEN-YEAR RESULTS SUPPORT PARTIAL BREAST IRRADIATION

    A current phase 3 trial showed that partial breast irradiation - as opposed to irradiating the whole breast - could be a viable alternative...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 13, 2019

    SENATE CONFIRMS STEPHEN HAHN AS NEW FDA CHIEF

    Dr. Stephen Hahn was on Thursday confirmed as the new head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, taking charge at a regulatory...

    Tobacco, Food, Drugs, Cancer, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 12, 2019

    SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION COMMON AFTER INGUINAL HERNIA REPAIR IN MEN

    Reuters Health Information

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 12, 2019

    U.S. DIAPER BANKS SERVE A FRACTION OF FAMILIES IN NEED

    Many families living in poverty might benefit from diaper banks but don't receive this support, a U.S. study suggests. Reuters Health...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 12, 2019

    NEW ZEALAND BURN SURGEONS TAKEN TO LIMITS OF EXPERTISE - SPECIALIST

    Surgical teams treating dozens of casualties suffering horrific burns after a deadly volcano eruption in New Zealand will be tested...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 12, 2019

    CLINICIANS CAN BE THAT 'ONE CARING ADULT' WHO CHANGES A LIFE

    Parents, teachers, and coaches are often thought of as the people who make a difference in the lives of young people, but even a single...

    Child, Pediatrics, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 12, 2019

    ABORTION REVERSAL STUDY STOPPED EARLY FOR SEVERE BLEEDING

    Several state laws mandate that healthcare providers tell women a medical abortion can be "reversed" using a procedure that is unproven...

    Abortion, Ob, Gyn & Women's Health, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 12, 2019

    MINDFULNESS FOR HYPERTENSION WORTH CONTEMPLATING

    Mindfulness training can significantly reduce blood pressure and stress levels in hypertensive patients, early research shows. Medscape...

    Stress, Hypertension, Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 12, 2019

    FAILED ATEMPT: T-DM1 NO SAFER IN EARLY HER2+ BREAST CANCER

    Trastuzumab emtansine showed no disease-free survival or safety advantage over paclitaxel + trastuzumab in the adjuvant setting for...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 12, 2019

    FDA OKAYS FIRST NEWBORN SCREENING TEST FOR DUCHENNE MD

    The FDA has approved the marketing of the GSP Neonatal Creatine Kinase-MM kit to aid in the screening of newborns for Duchenne muscular...

    AIDS, Neurology & Neurosurgery, News Alert
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 12, 2019

    DUKE DOCTORS SUCCESSFULLY TRANSPLANT 'RESUSCITATED' HEART

    A new technology that allows the heart to be taken from donors after circulatory death may increase the heart donor pool by as much...

    Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 12, 2019

    FDA WARNS VIVITROL MANUFACTURER OVER BAD AD

    The FDA takes issue with a print advertisement for Vivitrol that fails to adequately communicate important health warnings and precautions...

    Psychiatry, News Alert
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 12, 2019

    LEADERSHIP GAFFES AND HOW THEIR WORST DAY AT WORK CAN HELP

    Specialists reveal their embarrassing missteps and professional failures in an effort to bolster colleagues and share key takeaways. Medscape...

    Radiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 12, 2019

    AMBIENT AIR POLLUTION LINKED TO MORTALITY AFTER HEART TRANSPLANT

    New data suggest a relationship between air pollution and all-cause mortality among heart transplant patients living in ZIP code areas...

    Pollution, Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 12, 2019

    HOTLINE LAUNCHES TO HELP POLISH WOMEN TRAVEL ABROAD FOR ABORTION

    Reuters Health Information

    Abortion, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 12, 2019

    'MAJOR FINDING' IN TRIPLE-NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER

    Triple-negative breast cancer is difficult to treat. A new study indicates that a common chemotherapy drug improves overall survival...

    Drugs, Cancer, Breast, Breasts, Tumors, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 12, 2019

    BIOTECH DEVELOPS PRESCRIPTION SOFTWARE FOR MENTAL HEALTH

    Evidence-based digital therapeutic products are beginning to bridge gaps in mental health care access. Medscape Medical News

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, News