• By Medscape   -   Oct 16, 2019

    HAVE YOU BROUGHT PATIENTS WITH YOU TO A NEW PRACTICE?

    There can be conflict between employer and employee regarding how patients find out where their clinician has gone. Medscape Reader...

    Regard, Family Medicine, Primary Care, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 16, 2019

    FDA SLAMS TORRENT OVER LOSARTAN MANUFACTURING LAPSES

    The company was cited for quality-control violations and other issues regarding its manufacture of losartan potassium tablets at one...

    Regard, Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 16, 2019

    HELPING TEENS RECOVER FASTER POST CONCUSSION

    For the first time, a randomized trial has found that exercise-albeit carefully controlled exercise-can speed recovery from a concussion. Medscape...

    Pediatrics, Viewpoint
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 16, 2019

    IS MOM'S BARIATRIC SURGERY LINKED WITH BIRTH DEFECTS?

    Is there an association between bariatric surgery in a woman and the risk of her child having birth defects? Medscape

    Mom, Child, Internal Medicine, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 16, 2019

    ASPIRIN RECS GO TOPSY-TURVY IN NEW GUIDELINES: NOW WHAT?

    ACC/AHA primary prevention guideline authors Bill McEvoy and Mike Miedema discuss practical aspects of aspirin use after its recent...

    Cardiology, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 16, 2019

    RESTORING THE JOY OF MEDICINE ONE STRESSOR AT A TIME

    Caroline Gérin-Lajoie, vice president of physician health and wellness, a rare position in Canada, whose name, Lajoie, translates from...

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 16, 2019

    MEDICARE FOR ALL MAKES ROOM FOR ABORTION, OPIOIDS IN DEM DEBATE

    In the latest debate, the Democratic candidates disagreed on how best to cover more Americans with health insurance but agreed on the...

    Abortion, Family Medicine, Primary Care, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2019

    FDA OKS CETIRIZINE INJECTION FOR ACUTE URTICARIA

    Cetirizine hydrochloride intravenous injection is for treatment of acute urticaria in adults and children 6 months of age or older. FDA...

    Injections, Injection, Dermatology, News Alert
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2019

    TEENS WITH OBESITY 'DESERVE' TO BE OFFERED BARIATRIC SURGERY

    The evidence is clear. Bariatric surgery provides wide-ranging benefits to adolescents with obesity and type 2 diabetes, says Dr Louise...

    Obesity, Diabetes, Adolescence, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2019

    5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT ACUTE FLACCID MYELITIS

    Acute flaccid myelitis continues to be confusing and frightening. What is the current state of knowledge about this rare but increasing...

    Pediatrics, Article
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2019

    DOCS STILL OVERWHELMED BY REGULATORY BURDENS: SURVEY

    Medical practices say prior authorization and value-based initiatives create more burden than benefit for them and their patients,...

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2019

    DEATHS LINKED TO TRANSCATHETER VALVE CASES 'UNDERREPORTED'

    Many deaths associated with transcatheter valve repair cases are misclassified as injury or malfunction in the FDA's MAUDE database,...

    Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2019

    SPECTROSCOPIC BLOOD TEST ACCURATELY DETECTS BRAIN CANCER

    A blood test using attenuated total reflection -Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy can identify patients with brain cancer with...

    Cancer, Brain, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2019

    NIVOLUMAB IMPROVES SURVIVAL IN ADVANCED ESOPHAGEAL SQUAMOUS-CELL CARCINOMA

    Nivolumab boosts overall survival compared with chemotherapy in patients with advanced esophageal squamous-cell carcinoma that's refractory...

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

    SUICIDE ATTEMPTS RISING AMONG BLACK TEENS

    Suicide attempts are rising among black teens in the U.S. even as they fall among youth from other racial and ethnic groups, a study...

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

    VAPING ILLNESS, DEATHS LIKELY VERY RARE BEYOND U.S., EXPERTS SAY

    E-cigarette or vaping-linked lung injuries that have killed 29 and sickened more than 1,000 people in the United States are likely...

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

    NEW PNEUMONIA GUIDANCE: TESTING, TREATING, AND FOLLOW-UP

    Updated guidelines on community-acquired pneumonia focus on reducing inappropriate use of antibiotics and emphasize the need for more...

    Pulmonary Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2019

    INTRAOCULAR TRIFOCALS OUTDO EXTENDED DEPTH FOR NEAR VISION

    Trifocal lenses offer better near vision than extended depth of focus lenses, a head-to-head study shows. Medscape Medical News

    Ophthalmology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2019

    SIMPLE BLOOD TEST HIGHLY ACCURATE IN DETECTING ALZHEIMER'S BIOMARKER

    A high-precision assay can detect the key Alzheimer's disease biomarker by using a simple blood test, potentially eliminating the need...

    Alzheimer, Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2019

    OLD MEDS MAY OFFER NEW HOPE FOR RARE DEMYELINATING DISEASE

    New insight into the underlying mechanisms of a rare and fatal pediatric CNS disease suggests older FDA-approved medications may help...

    Neurology & Neurosurgery, News