• By Medscape   -   Jun 23, 2018

    AGE AT MENOPAUSE AND COGNITION: TIMING MATTERS

    Dr JoAnn Manson reviews a study about the neurologic sequelae of early menopause, with implications for clinicians who provide women's...

    Neurology, Menopause, Ob, Gyn & Women's Health, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 22, 2018

    BMD NOT A RELIABLE PREDICTOR OF VERTEBRAL FRAGILITY FRACTURE IN OLDER WOMEN

    Reuters Health Information

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 22, 2018

    DULAGLUTIDE PRESERVES RENAL FUNCTION IN DIABETIC KIDNEY DISEASE

    Once-weekly dulaglutide is effective for glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes and moderate to severe kidney disease, while...

    Diabetes, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 22, 2018

    PORTABLE MUSIC PLAYERS TIED TO HEARING LOSS IN KIDS

    Children who listen to music through headphones may be at greater risk of noise-related hearing loss, a Dutch study suggests. Reuters...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 22, 2018

    IMMIGRATION DETAINEES INFLUX SQUEEZES HEALTHCARE AT CALIFORNIA PRISON -WORKERS

    An influx of hundreds of immigration detainees at a U.S. prison in California is straining its medical staff and raising concerns about...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 22, 2018

    HEAD OF NEW U.S. CORPORATE HEALTH PLAN CITES SURGERY AS BIGGEST COST

    Dr. Atul Gawande, a surgeon who was named this week to head the company being formed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase...

    Plan, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 22, 2018

    FIRST FEMALE DEAN 'A SEA OF CHANGE' AT USC'S SCANDAL-PLAGUED MEDICAL SCHOOL

    Laura Mosqueda, a geriatrician, wants to train new doctors to better care for elderly people as the country's population ages. She...

    Face, Drugs, Ob, Gyn & Women's Health, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 22, 2018

    FDA OKAYS NEW INSULIN DELIVERY SYSTEM THAT CUTS LOW GLUCOSE

    Tandem's t:slim X2 Insulin Pump with Basal-IQ technology is the second integrated insulin delivery device with a 'predictive low glucose...

    Diabetes & Endocrinology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 22, 2018

    FDA OKS TWO DEVICES FOR ENDOVASCULAR AV FISTULA CREATION

    The Ellipsys Vascular Access System and the everlinQ endoAVF System create arteriovenous fistulas percutaneously in patients with chronic...

    Nephrology, News Alert
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 22, 2018

    FDA, DRUGMAKERS CONTINUE WORK TO END CRITICAL DRUG SHORTAGES

    Separately, medical groups are calling for altering financial incentives to help prevent drug shortages, among other strategies. Medscape...

    Drugs, Internal Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 22, 2018

    CMS SEEKS FEEDBACK ON PHYSICIAN SELF-REFERRAL LAW

    CMS asks for suggestions on potential changes to the Stark Law, which has been cited as an impediment to coordinating healthcare services. Medscape...

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 22, 2018

    PRIORITIZING PATIENTS OVER PAPERWORK

    A worthy goal, but is it really achievable? CMS thinks so. Medscape Nurses

    Nursing, Expert Column
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 22, 2018

    FDA APPROVES ARTIFICIAL PANCREAS FOR CHILDREN WITH TYPE 1 DIABETES

    The US FDA approval of a hybrid closed-looped system for glucose measurement and insulin delivery in adults 14 years and older last...

    Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, News Alert
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 22, 2018

    HEATWAVE THREATS RARELY AN URBAN PRIORITY, EVEN AS RISKS RISE

    Reuters Health Information

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 22, 2018

    CANAKINUMAB HALVES GOUT IN PATIENTS WITH ATHEROSCLEROSIS

    However, the interleukin-1 inhibitor has no effect on serum urate, which is a risk marker for both gout and cardiovascular disease,...

    Rheumatology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 22, 2018

    MORE KRATOM PRODUCTS RECALLED OWING TO SALMONELLA RISK

    News Alerts

    Psychiatry, News Alert
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 22, 2018

    TAS-102 COULD TACKLE UNMET NEED IN ADVANCED GASTRIC CANCER

    Patients with advanced/metastatic gastric cancer could experience a significant increase in overall survival with combination TAS-102...

    Cancer, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 22, 2018

    NEW AMA POLICY CALLS FOR PHYSICIAN TRAINING ON SUICIDE

    The American Medical Association encourages physician training on suicide risk assessment and prevention and how to counsel patients...

    Psychiatry, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 22, 2018

    HERPESVIRUS MAY DRIVE DEVELOPMENT, PROGRESSION OF ALZHEIMER'S

    In potentially game-changing research, a novel study of postmortem brain samples suggests human herpesvirus may be implicated in the...

    Brain, Alzheimer, Psychiatry, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 22, 2018

    BELIEFS, TRUST IN DOCTOR AFFECT STATIN USE DISPARITIES BY RACE

    Statin-eligible African Americans were less likely than whites to see statins as effective and safe. Fewer expressed trust in their...

    Cardiology, News