• By Medscape   -   Jun 17, 2019

    NASAL SPRAY FLU VACCINE SAFE FOR CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA

    Children with asthma and recurrent wheezing can safely receive the nasal spray influenza vaccine, a large study found. Medscape Medical...

    Vaccination, Flu, Asthma, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 17, 2019

    CIRCADIAN RHYTHM DISTURBANCES MAY BE AN ALZHEIMER'S MARKER

    Circadian rhythm disturbances in older adults may be markers of Alzheimer disease and its progression, new research suggests. Medscape...

    Alzheimer, Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 17, 2019

    WOMEN AS LIKELY TO GET HIV ON DMPA AS OTHER CONTRACEPTIVES

    After 30 years, physicians can finally speak with confidence to women about long-acting contraception and HIV risk. Medscape Medical...

    Contraception, HIV, AIDS, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 17, 2019

    KIDS' BEHAVIOR TIED TO PRENATAL EXPOSURE TO EPILEPSY DRUGS

    While almost a third of children exposed prenatally to valproate have clinically relevant problem behaviors at age 6 or 7 years, exposure...

    Drugs, Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 17, 2019

    IMAGING CAN MISLEAD IN INFLAMMATORY ARTHRITIS

    Tests can help clinicians assess patients with suspected inflammatory arthritis, but 'it shouldn't drive' treatment, an expert reminds...

    Arthritis, Rheumatology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 17, 2019

    NOVEL DRUG COULD BE 'DISEASE MODIFYING' IN SICKLE CELL DISEASE

    An investigational agent, the first-in-class drug voxelotor, is seen as potentially ‘disease-modifying' as it targets mechanisms that...

    Drugs, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 17, 2019

    DARATUMUMAB BOOSTS OUTCOMES IN NEWLY DIAGNOSED MULTIPLE MYELOMA

    The monoclonal antibody shows evidence of improving outcomes and is being proposed as offering a 'new standard of care' for patients...

    Myeloma, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 17, 2019

    DIROXIMEL FUMARATE SHOWS LOW GI ADVERSE EVENTS IN MS

    The novel drug for relapsing multiple sclerosis is designed to reduce gastrointestinal events compared to dimethyl fumarate. Medscape...

    Drugs, Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 17, 2019

    CV BENEFIT OF NEWER TYPE 2 DIABETES DRUGS NOT SEEN IN BLACKS

    In cardiovascular outcomes trials for type 2 diabetes drugs, data weren't significant for benefit among the small number of black and...

    Drugs, Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 17, 2019

    CAUSAL EFFECT OF LP ON CVD NOT MODIFIED BY LDL

    Lipoprotein is a common and strong risk factor for CVD, and the relationship isn't modified by LDL levels, gender, or antiplatelet...

    Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 17, 2019

    TELEHEALTH ABORTION PROVES SAFE IN US TEST, RESEARCHERS SAY

    A TelAbortion approach can safely help women obtain medical abortions in states where the procedure is legal but have few clinics that...

    Abortion, Ob, Gyn & Women's Health, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 17, 2019

    RECOMMENDATIONS TO REFORM USMLE NOW AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT

    Preliminary recommendations on the "complex" issues related to USMLE score reporting are now available online for comment through July...

    Med Students, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 15, 2019

    FATHER'S SMOKING DURING PREGNANCY TIED TO ASTHMA IN KIDS

    Children who are exposed to tobacco smoke from their fathers while they're in the womb may be more likely than those who are not to...

    Tobacco, Pregnancy, Asthma, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 15, 2019

    COMMUNICATION INTERVENTIONS MAY ALTER PATIENTS' DNR DECISIONS

    Communication interventions such as pamphlets, discussions, videos about cardiopulmonary resuscitation , handouts about advanced directives...

    Regard, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 15, 2019

    BURNOUT NATION: HOW COMPANIES ARE DE-STRESSING WORKFORCES

    Reuters Health Information

    Stress, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 15, 2019

    EBOLA NOT KNOWN TO BE SPREADING IN UGANDA - WHO

    There has been no known person-to-person spread of Ebola in Uganda despite the deaths of two people there who arrived with the disease...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 15, 2019

    MANY EPINEPHRINE SELF-INJECTORS STILL POTENT LONG AFTER EXPIRATION DATE

    EpiPens and other autoinjectors filled with epinephrine to treat severe allergic reactions may still be potent enough to work many...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 15, 2019

    OROFACIAL CLEFTS LINKED TO WORSE NEURODEVELOPMENTAL, ACADEMIC OUTCOMES

    Children with orofacial clefts have worse neurodevelopmental and academic outcomes than their peers, from infancy through adolescence,...

    Adolescence, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 14, 2019

    NOVEL ASSAY IDENTIFIES PATIENTS AT HIGH RISK FOR KIDNEY INJURY

    A urinary biomarker identifies patients at high risk for acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery, but that risk can be reversed with...

    Nephrology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 14, 2019

    MICHIGAN DOC ACCUSED OF USING DIRTY DEVICES; HIV, HEPATITIS RISK

    The Michigan Licensing Department filed a formal complaint against Dr Roger Beyer for allegedly telling staff to re-use anorectal manometers...

    Hepatitis, Infectious Diseases, News