• By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2018

    AI IMPROVES COLONOSCOPY DIAGNOSTICS IN PROSPECTIVE TRIAL

    Artificial intelligence performs extremely well in the diagnosis of diminutive nonneoplastic polyps in the distal colon, allowing endoscopists...

    Gastroenterology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2018

    CLEVELAND CLINIC REMAINS TOP CARDIOLOGY/HEART SURGERY HOSPITAL

    Rounding out the top five cardiology hospitals are Mayo Clinic, Rochester; Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles; New...

    Hospital, Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2018

    A VACCINE SUCCESS STORY, FOR SOME

    The rotavirus vaccine has saved the lives of many children but has the potential to save many more. Medscape

    Vaccination, Medscape Today, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2018

    DIABETES RESOURCE FOR 'OVERWHELMING' NUMBERS OF DEVICES, APPS

    The Diabetes Advanced Network Access website aims to save time for busy diabetes educators by providing a one-stop information source...

    Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2018

    MAYO, CLEVELAND CLINIC AGAIN LEAD US NEWS TOP HOSPITALS LIST

    MD Anderson Cancer Center holds the number one spot in cancer, the Cleveland Clinic is number one in cardiology and heart surgery,...

    Hospital, Cancer, Hospital Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2018

    DESPITE TROUBLES, MD ANDERSON IS TOP-RANKED CANCER HOSPITAL

    Once again, the University of Texas' specialty cancer hospital is ranked number one by US News and World Report, even as the institution...

    Hospital, Cancer, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2018

    POLICY CHANGES THAT ARE AFFECTING YOUR POCKETBOOK

    CMS has changed how physicians will be reimbursed for their services in 2018. Test your knowledge on how they will affect you. Medscape...

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, Case Challenge
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2018

    WHEN IS ACTIVE SURVEILLANCE FOR PROSTATE CANCER SAFE?

    The ASCO Post convened an expert panel to answer questions about active surveillance of prostate cancer. Unfortunately, more questions...

    Urology, Prostate, Cancer, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2018

    SULFONYLUREAS: JUST STOP

    Sulfonylureas are commonly prescribed despite their known risks. Medscape Internal Medicine

    Internal Medicine, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2018

    GUIDELINE: SCREEN ALL WOMEN YEARLY FOR URINARY INCONTINENCE

    A new guideline from the Women's Preventive Services Initiative recommends yearly screening for urinary incontinence for women of all...

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 13, 2018

    SAFE SLEEP FOR INFANTS: THE ART OF CONVINCING PARENTS

    We've made progress, but we have room for improvement in convincing parents and other caregivers to adopt and follow safe sleep recommendations. CDC...

    Sleep, Pediatrics, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 13, 2018

    ADHD DRUGS: CALLS TO POISON CONTROL

    Nontherapeutic exposures to ADHD drugs range from inadvertent dosing to attempted suicide. Medscape Pediatrics

    Drugs, Pediatrics, Viewpoint
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 13, 2018

    REMOVING ROADBLOCKS TO DIETARY CHANGE FOR CVD PREVENTION

    A new health promotion series in JACC launches with a review on the science behind nutrition and diet and will offer clear guidance...

    Nutrition, Diet, Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 13, 2018

    EU SAYS SECOND CHINA COMPANY MADE TAINTED HEART DRUG

    The European Medicines Agency said on Friday that a second Chinese contract manufacturer, Zhejiang Tianyu, had produced a common blood...

    Drugs, Cancer, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 13, 2018

    COMPLICATION RISK FROM RA ABLATION SAID TO DESERVE SCRUTINY

    Surprisingly high complication risks from ablation for atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter, especially for isolated right atrial...

    Registry, Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 13, 2018

    MANAGER SUPPORT OF EMPLOYEES WITH DEPRESSION MAY REDUCE ABSENTEEISM

    In a working environment where managers feel comfortable offering help and support rather than avoiding employees with depression,...

    Depression, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 13, 2018

    OSTEOPOROSIS DRUGS TIED TO LOWER FRACTURE RISK AND HEALTH COSTS

    Older women with osteoporosis who consistently take a bisphosphonate may have a lower risk of fractures and lower total health costs...

    Osteoporosis, Drugs, Diabetes & Endocrinology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 13, 2018

    GLASSES MAY BOOST PRODUCTIVITY FOR RURAL WORKERS

    Providing reading glasses may be an inexpensive way to improve productivity, as well as earnings and quality of life, among workers...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 13, 2018

    MORE EVIDENCE EXERCISE IMPROVES MENTAL HEALTH

    Previous research has tied exercise to improved mental health, but findings have been inconsistent. This study, which included over...

    Psychiatry, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 13, 2018

    WEAK HANDGRIP STRENGTH LINKED TO HEALTH RISKS IN TEENS

    Adolescents with muscle weakness as measured by grip strength were more likely to maintain or develop cardiovascular and metabolic...

    Adolescence, Pediatrics, News