• By Medscape   -   Apr 20, 2019

    THE WEEK THAT WASN'T: FRONTAL LOBE SPIKE, FAKE SMILING, DEVICE FOR DVT

    This week we review a spike through the frontal lobe, fake smiles, and new gadget for managing DVT. Medscape

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, Article
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 19, 2019

    GLOBAL BURDEN OF KIDNEY DISEASE HIGH, INEQUITIES IN CARE COMMON

    By 2030, 14.5 million people around the world will have end-stage kidney disease , yet only 5.4 million will be treated due to economic,...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 19, 2019

    MANY YOUNG CANCER PATIENTS REGRET INITIAL TREATMENT DECISIONS

    Most teens and young adults with cancer want a voice in how their tumors are treated, but almost one in four express regret about the...

    Tumors, Cancer, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 19, 2019

    RAPID INITIATION OF SINGLE-TABLET, QUADRUPLE ANTI-HIV THERAPY EFFECTIVE

    A high proportion of patients with newly diagnosed HIV-1 infection achieved an undetectable viral load through 48 weeks after starting...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 19, 2019

    REMINDER BELL IMPROVES INCENTIVE SPIROMETER USE AFTER CABG

    Following coronary artery bypass grafting surgery, compliance with incentive spirometer use was improved by the SpiroTimer, an add-on...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 19, 2019

    HHS AWARDS FUNDS TO 4 STATES TO CUT OPIOID OD DEATHS BY 40%

    The money will fund research to test whether hyper-local integrated programs can drastically reduce overdose deaths in those areas...

    Psychiatry, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 19, 2019

    DIABETES HAS LETHAL CONSEQUENCES IN ASIA

    Pooled analysis that included over 1 million adults showed substantially increased risk for all-cause and cause-specific death among...

    Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 19, 2019

    U.S. SENATE LEADER CALLS FOR RAISING MINIMUM AGE TO BUY TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO 21

    U.S. Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age for buying...

    Tobacco, Plan, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 19, 2019

    PULSE PRESSURE BETTER THAN SYSTOLIC BP FOR PREDICTING SEVERE DIABETIC RETINOPATHY

    Pulse pressure , the difference between systolic and diastolic blood pressure, is a better predictor of severe diabetic retinopathy...

    Diabetes, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 19, 2019

    WATCH THE BIRDIE: BADMINTON PLAYERS AT RISK FOR EYE INJURIES

    Badminton players may be at high risk for serious eye injuries, many of which can bring on permanent vision problems or blindness,...

    Hospital, Eye, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 19, 2019

    MANY OLDER U.S. GUN OWNERS DON'T STORE FIREARMS SAFELY

    Roughly one-third of older people in the U.S. may live in households with guns and a new study suggests that many of those firearms...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 19, 2019

    MODEL PREDICTS ECV SUCCESS IN BREECH PRESENTATION

    The decision tree model incorporates body mass index, parity, and the ultrasonographically measured fore-bag as the three predictors...

    Ob, Gyn & Women's Health, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 19, 2019

    BREXIT IMPERILS UK'S 'GREATEST GIFT TO ITS CITIZENS': HEALTHCARE

    David Kerr discusses the implications of Brexit on the National Health Service. Medscape Oncology

    Hematology-Oncology, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 19, 2019

    NEW YORK CITY DEFENDS MEASLES VACCINATION ORDER IN COURT

    New York City's Department of Health defended its mandatory measles vaccination order in a state court on Thursday after a group of...

    Vaccination, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 19, 2019

    IN CHILDHOOD EPILEPSY, SCALP SPIKE RIPPLES PREDICT SEIZURE RISK BETTER THAN SPIKES

    In children with epilepsy, recorded scalp spike ripples are better than spikes at predicting seizure risk, according to new findings. Reuters...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 19, 2019

    IBD PATIENTS WHO SWITCH FROM INFLIXIMAB TO BIOSIMILAR SEE MIXED RESULTS

    Patients with inflammatory bowel disease can safely switch from infliximab to the biosimilar CT-P13, though they may face a higher...

    Face, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 19, 2019

    PARENT-CHILD REMINISCING AFFECTS CHILDREN'S PAIN MEMORIES

    How parents and children reminisce about the child's recent surgery affects the child's pain memory, researchers from Canada report. Reuters...

    Child, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 19, 2019

    MODERATE INTAKE OF RED MEAT TIED TO HIGHER COLORECTAL CANCER RISK

    Consuming moderate amounts of red meat and processed meat is associated with an increased relative risk for colorectal cancer, but...

    Cancer, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 19, 2019

    CVD RISK SIMILAR IN MEN, WOMEN WITH DIABETES, BUT CARE DIFFERS

    Contrary to previous studies, researchers found the increase in cardiovascular risk is similar in men and women on developing type...

    Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 19, 2019

    TAILORED PROGRAM MIGHT HELP SOME WITH SEVERE MENTAL ILLNESS QUIT SMOKING

    A smoking-cessation program tailored to people with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder may help some quit, new findings show. Reuters...

    Medscape Today, News