• By Medscape   -   Dec 18, 2018

    AFTER 40 YEARS, 26% OF PEDIATRIC HL SURVIVORS HAVE A SOLID TUMOR

    After pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma, the subsequent risk for a solid tumor goes on and on - to 40 years and beyond. Medscape Medical News

    Tumors, Lymphoma, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 18, 2018

    MAJORITY OF HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS BACK SINGLE-PAYER SYSTEM

    Supporters cited better health outcomes and lower costs in countries with single-payer care. Medscape Medical News

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 18, 2018

    LATENT TB: UPDATED TREATMENT RECOMMENDATIONS

    CDC has updated guidance and resources for the treatment of latent TB infection-with important changes. CDC Expert Commentary

    Infectious Diseases, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 18, 2018

    ORTHOBIOLOGICS FOR KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS: FACT, FICTION, OR FANTASY?

    Dr Bert R. Mandelbaum on the evidence, and lack of evidence around orthobiologic treatments for osteoarthritis. Medscape Orthopedics

    Osteoarthritis, Knees, Fantasies, Orthopaedics, Expert Column
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 18, 2018

    FLU SHOTS CUT RISK OF PREMATURE DEATH WITH HEART FAILURE

    People with heart failure who get flu shots may be less likely to die prematurely than their counterparts who don't get vaccinated,...

    Vaccination, Flu, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 18, 2018

    NEW BREAST-IMAGING TECHNIQUE MAY REDUCE UNNECESSARY BIOPSIES

    A new breast-image analysis technique may help reduce unnecessary breast biopsies, costs and patient anxiety, a new study suggests. Reuters...

    Breasts, Breast, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 18, 2018

    PLAN AHEAD TO MITIGATE ADVERSE CONSEQUENCES OF OVERTURNING ROE V. WADE: REPORT

    Those who care about women's health should start planning ways to mitigate the adverse effects that could follow a reversal of Roe...

    Plan, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 18, 2018

    GOMCO OR MOGEN FOR NEWBORN CIRCUMCISION: IS ONE BETTER?

    Which device is associated with more post-op complications? Medscape Pediatrics

    Circumcision, Pediatrics, Viewpoint
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 17, 2018

    FEWER TRANSFUSIONS SAFE, BUT QUALITY OF LIFE MAY SUFFER

    When blood management programs limited transfusions, anemia often persisted after discharge, but rehospitalizations, further transfusions,...

    Internal Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 17, 2018

    DRAMATIC SURGE IN OPIOID USE AMONG CARDIAC SURGERY PATIENTS

    The number of patients with opioid use disorder prior to undergoing cardiac surgery increased nine-fold in 15 years, with high rates...

    Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 17, 2018

    SCREEN NEW MOMS FOR DEPRESSION AT WELL-CHILD VISITS, AAP SAYS

    Half of new mothers with peri- or postpartum depression go undiagnosed and untreated, often with harmful effects on their child, the...

    Mom, Depression, Child, Pediatrics, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 17, 2018

    ANOTHER STUDY RAISES CONCERNS OVER TENDRIL PACING LEADS

    Results from two single-center studies, as well as case reports, have raised concerns about St. Jude leads and sparked calls for better...

    Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 17, 2018

    BRENTUXIMAB VEDOTIN AND CHEMOTHERAPY EFFECTIVE IN PERIPHERAL T-CELL LYMPHOMA

    Brentuximab vedotin in combination with chemotherapy is significantly more effective than chemotherapy alone in patients with CD30-positive...

    Lymphoma, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 17, 2018

    READMISSIONS HIGH AFTER ENDOVASCULAR THERAPY FOR STROKE

    Patents undergoing endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke have a high rate of 30-day non-elective hospital readmission but...

    Stroke, Hospital, Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 17, 2018

    CANNABIDIOL CUTS SEIZURES IN RESISTANT PEDIATRIC EPILEPSY

    An FDA-approved, purified form of cannabidiol may lower seizure frequency and burden among children with drug-resistant epilepsy, a...

    Drugs, Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 17, 2018

    MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT NOW AVAILABLE AT WALMART

    The clinic offers a new model for care of mild mental health needs, with more serious cases referred to appropriate providers; more...

    Plan, Psychiatry, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 17, 2018

    LONG-TERM EFFICACY FOR EPIDIOLEX IN RESISTANT EPILEPSY

    Results of open-label extension trials show the recently approved drug Epidiolex, a purified form of CBD, is safe and effective beyond...

    Drugs, Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 17, 2018

    SMOKING LINKED TO HIGHER LEVELS OF PSYCHOSIS SYMPTOMS

    The high prevalence of smoking in patients with psychosis is widely thought to be because patients gain symptom relief from the habit,...

    Psychiatry, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 17, 2018

    GENETIC TESTING MISSES HALF OF WOMEN AT RISK FOR BREAST CANCER

    Nearly half of all breast cancer patients do not meet the criteria for genetic testing, even though they are almost as likely to have...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 17, 2018

    CELL PHONES COULD BE A SOURCE OF FLAME RETARDANT EXPOSURE

    There is a correlation between the levels of organophosphate esters found on cell phones and their metabolites in urine, say Canadian...

    Pediatrics, News