• By Medscape   -   Feb 19, 2020

    EXCESSIVE MASCULINITY LINKED TO HIGH SUICIDE RISK

    Excessive masculinity is linked to a significantly increased risk for death by suicide in men, a finding that underscores the central...

    Psychiatry, News
  • By Medscape   -   Feb 19, 2020

    SEDATION IN THE ICU DEBATED

    Time on a ventilator and ICU stays are shorter when mechanically ventilated patients are not sedated, but mortality rates are no different...

    Critical Care, News
  • By Medscape   -   Feb 19, 2020

    OSTEOPOROSIS, FRACTURE RISK HIGHER IN PATIENTS WITH IBD

    Medscape Medical News

    Osteoporosis, Gastroenterology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Feb 19, 2020

    INFLUENZA ACTIVITY IN US REMAINS HIGH, AND STILL RISING

    Influenza activity is still high and rose again during the week ending February 8, according to the US Centers for Disease Control...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Feb 19, 2020

    DECLINING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY MAY HERALD HF HOSPITALIZATION, DEATH

    It can be difficult to predict impending HF hospitalization or death, but analyzing device-measured physical activity may provide some...

    Hospital, Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Feb 19, 2020

    RETHINKING MILK: SCIENCE TAKES ON THE DAIRY DILEMMA

    Authors of a new review in NEJM say eating too much dairy may cause harm to our bodies and the planet. One of the authors called calcium...

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, News
  • By Medscape   -   Feb 19, 2020

    POLL: AMERICANS UNAWARE STIS ARE COMMON AND INCREASING

    Despite evidence showing that some STIs are occurring at an all-time high, a new Kaiser Family Foundation poll shows American adults...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Feb 19, 2020

    FIRST BABY FROM IMMATURE EGGS REMOVED FROM PATIENT WITH CANCER

    A patient with breast cancer at risk of infertility from adjuvant chemotherapy has given birth 5 years after having immature oocytes...

    Infertility, Baby, Cancer, Breast, Breasts, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Feb 19, 2020

    WHY UK PHYSICIANS ARE NOW GETTING SUED MORE

    The UK is seeing a surge in medical malpractice lawsuits, with payouts similar to those in the US. Here's why. Medscape Medical News

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, News
  • By Medscape   -   Feb 19, 2020

    UNPRECEDENTED RESPONSE RATE IN ADVANCED BLADDER CANCER

    The combination of enfortumab vedotin plus pembrolizumab as a first-line treatment for advanced urothelial cancer was called 'very...

    Cancer, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Feb 19, 2020

    HYDRATION UNNECESSARY TO PREVENT CONTRAST-ENHANCED NEPHROPATHY

    Study findings suggest no renal benefit of pre-CT hydration in patients with stage 3 chronic kidney disease. Medscape Medical News

    Nephrology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Feb 19, 2020

    SCCM 2020

    Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from SCCM 2020 Medscape Critical Care

    Conference Coverage
  • By Medscape   -   Feb 19, 2020

    WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT USMLE STEP 1 BECOMING PASS/FAIL?

    The United States Medical Licensing Examination program has announced that the Step 1 exam will change from a scored system to pass/fail....

    Med Students, News
  • By Medscape   -   Feb 19, 2020

    HAVE THE PUBLIC HEALTH RESTRICTIONS GONE TOO FAR FOR COVID-19?

    The total travel ban on foreign nationals is unlawful and ineffective, according to the authors of a viewpoint article on the public...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Feb 19, 2020

    FEDERAL APPEALS COURT RULES AGAINST MEDICAID WORK REQUIREMENTS

    The first appellate ruling throws a chill on the Trump administration's efforts to have states take adults off Medicaid if they don't...

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, News
  • By Medscape   -   Feb 19, 2020

    YOUNG CANCER SURVIVORS FACE SEVERE HEALTH PROBLEMS, HIGHER MORTALITY

    People who survive cancer during childhood and early adulthood are more likely to experience severe, life-threatening health problems...

    Face, Cancer, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Feb 19, 2020

    'CANCER DOES NOT WAIT': CHILDREN'S MEDICINE SHORTAGE STOKES ANGER IN MEXICO

    Hermes Soto, who turned 5 on Monday, will not be celebrating his birthday with friends. Instead, he is bracing for his 15th chemotherapy...

    Cancer, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Feb 18, 2020

    RISE IN CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS PROMPTS JAPAN TO LIMIT PUBLIC CROWDS

    Japan canceled the emperor's birthday celebrations next week as it moved on Monday to limit crowds to contain the spread of the coronavirus,...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Feb 18, 2020

    DOCTORS LOOK TO EXISTING DRUGS IN CORONAVIRUS FIGHT

    COVID-19, the infection caused by the newly identified coronavirus, is currently a disease with no pharmaceutical weapons against it....

    Vaccination, Drugs, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Feb 18, 2020

    AMERICANS RETURN TO U.S. AFTER TWO WEEKS ON CORONAVIRUS-AFFECTED CRUISE

    Reuters Health Information

    Medscape Today, News