Preterm Birth May Up Risk for Later Mental Health Issues
Prescription rates for psychotropic drugs during adolescence, young adulthood higher with preterm birth versus birth at term (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Cancer, Heart Disease Have Common Risk Factors
Age, sex, smoking status, 10 - year atherosclerotic risk score, and natriuretic peptide concentrations tied to future cancer risk (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 9, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Doctor Killed in South Carolina Shooting Doctor Killed in South Carolina Shooting
Authorities are trying to figure out why former NFL player Phillip Adams shot and killed a prominent South Carolina doctor, three of his family members and a repairman before taking his own life.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Common COVID Vaccine Administration Errors to Watch For Common COVID Vaccine Administration Errors to Watch For
Build your knowledge and confidence in vaccinating against COVID-19 by knowing the most common error types.CDC Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Acquiring sepsis competencies through simulation-based learning bundle during intermediate care unit internship, Medicine
The objective of this study was to analyze whether a simulation-based learning bundle is useful for residents while acquiring competencies in the management of sepsis during their internship in an ImCU.A prospective study, set in a tertiary-care academic medical center was performed enrolling residents who performed their internship in an ImCU from 2014 to 2017. The pillars of the simulation-based learning bundle were sepsis scenario in the simulation center, instructional material, and sepsis lecture, and management of septic patients admitted in the ImCU. Each resident was evaluated in the beginning and at the end of the...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Comparison of the quick Sepsisrelated Organ Failure Assessment and adult sepsis pathway in predicting adverse outcomes among adult patients in general wards: a retrospective observational cohort study, Internal Medicine Journal
Background: Quick Sepsis ‐related Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) is recommended for use by the most recent international sepsis definition taskforce to identify suspected sepsis in patients outside the intensive care unit (ICU) at risk of adverse outcomes. Evidence of its comparative effectiveness with existing sepsis r ecognition tools is important to guide decisions about its widespread implementation. Aim: To compare the performance of qSOFA with the adult sepsis pathway (ASP), a current sepsis recognition tool widely used in NSW hospitals and systemic inflammatory response syndrome criteria in predicting advers e o...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID - 19 Cases Climb in the Midwest as British Variant Takes Hold in U.S.
Officials warn of fourth wave of COVID - 19 cases this spring due to emergence of more contagious variants. easing of social distancing (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 9, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Black Physicians to AMA:'Get to Work'Black Physicians to AMA:'Get to Work '
Black physicians demand that the American Medical Association take concrete steps to address racism across the organization and in healthcare.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

March 2020 to January 2021 Saw 23 Percent Jump in Mortality
Death rate was higher among non - Hispanic Blacks; 72.4 percent of excess deaths were attributed to COVID - 19 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Having Visual, Hearing Impairments Linked to Dementia in Elderly
Dual sensory impairment, but not single sensory impairment, associated with increased prevalence of dementia (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 8, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Internal Medicine, Neurology, Ophthalmology, ENT, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

When to Trust Those Home Blood Pressure Readings When to Trust Those Home Blood Pressure Readings
The Curbsiders share their favorite expert tips on the management of hypertension and when home and office BPs might differ.The Curbsiders (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Skin Reactions to COVID Vaccines Aren't Dangerous, Study Says Skin Reactions to COVID Vaccines Aren't Dangerous, Study Says
The two mRNA COVID vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna can cause some skin reactions, but new research doesn't show a cause for concern.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Telehealth Safe, Effective for Acutely Ill Psychiatric Patients Telehealth Safe, Effective for Acutely Ill Psychiatric Patients
Virtual and in-person partial hospitalization care are equally effective for acutely ill psychiatric patients, with higher adherence and completion rates and lower suicidal ideation in the virtual-care group.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Majority of E - Cigarette Users Want to Quit
Former cigarette smokers have the highest levels of intention to quit and interest in quitting vaping (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 7, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Strong Rebound in Mammography Volume Noted by July 2020
Rebound followed decrease in April 2020 versus prepandemic April 2019 level; rebound lower for Hispanic, Asian women (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

NIDCR's Spring 2021 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Spring 2021 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities & Related Notices NIH/HHS News Subscribe to NICDR News Science Advances   Grantee News   NIDCR News NIDCR & NIH Stand Against Structural Racism NIDCR Director Rena D’Souza, DDS, MS, PhD, said in a statement that there is no place for structural racism in biomedical research, echoing remarks from NIH Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, in his announcement of a new NIH ...
Source: NIDCR Science News - April 7, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Doctor Survived Cambodia's Killing Fields, but Not COVID Doctor Survived Cambodia's Killing Fields, but Not COVID
With little English or education when she arrived, Lim put herself through college and medical school. As an internal medicine doctor, she treated farmworkers and other Cambodian refugees.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - April 7, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Ageist Attacks Against President Biden Reinforce Outdated Stereotypes —and Hurt Younger People, Too
When President Joe Biden tripped on the stairs up to Air Force One on March 19, the incident immediately touched off a flurry of mockery. Fox News host Sean Hannity declared the President to be “frail.” “He didn’t know where the hell he was,” former President Donald Trump said in an interview with Lara Trump. Saturday Night Live, no stranger to easy jokes about aging Presidents, poked fun both at the fall and at a March 25 press conference when a reporter asked Biden if he planned to run for a second term—a question, quipped SNL’s Michael Che, which was “probably the nicest w...
Source: TIME: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Geriatric Syndromes and Atrial Fibrillation Geriatric Syndromes and Atrial Fibrillation
How prevalent are falls and other geriatric syndromes in older patients with AF? Is there an association of geriatric syndromes with anticoagulant use in this population?Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Prevalence of Psychiatric Disorders High After Juvenile Detention
At 15 years after detention, 52.3 and 30.9 percent of men and women had one or more psychiatric disorders (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 6, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

No Increase Seen in Outpatient VTE for SARS - CoV - 2 - Positive Patients
Patients with positive SARS - CoV - 2 test had higher 30 - day incidence of hospital - associated, but not outpatient, VTE (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 6, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Post-COVID Wave Ahead of Death, Disability From Chronic Disease Post-COVID Wave Ahead of Death, Disability From Chronic Disease
The'impending tsunami'of chronic conditions, with cardiometabolic diseases at the crest, demands swift, comprehensive action, one expert says; another sees COVID disruptions as opportunity for change.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Acupuncture Effective for Chronic Muscular Pain in Cancer Survivors
However, more adverse events seen with auricular acupuncture versus electroacupuncture (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 6, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Internal Medicine, Oncology, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Dementia Not an Independent Driver of COVID-19 Death Dementia Not an Independent Driver of COVID-19 Death
Despite concerns early in the pandemic that dementia may increase the risk for death in this patient population, new research shows it is not an independent risk factor for increased mortality.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Refugee Docs Forced to Start Over to Practice in US Refugee Docs Forced to Start Over to Practice in US
Gynecologist Faariah Bashir may be part of the solution to the shortage in the healthcare workforce. If she's allowed to be.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Centers Urge Annual Scans, Counter to U.S. Guidelines
A panel recommends biennial screenings, starting at 50, but a new study took issue with the way hundreds of centers are telling women 40 and up to come in yearly. Some experts contend that frequent mammograms can “do more harm than good.” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: Mammography Breast Cancer Women and Girls Tests (Medical) Preventive Medicine Research JAMA Internal Medicine (Journal) United States Preventive Services Task Force your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Benefits and Risks of Menopausal HT Among Women 50-59 Benefits and Risks of Menopausal HT Among Women 50-59
This report analyzes additional years of follow-up from the Women's Health Initiative hormone therapy trials, with a focus on participants 50-59 years of age. Does the new data change recommendations?American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Black women are dying of COVID-19 at rates higher than men in other racial/ethnic groups
(Harvard University) A new paper in the Journal of General Internal Medicine published by the GenderSci Lab at Harvard University shows that Black women are dying at significantly higher rates than white men, and that disparities in mortality rates among women of all races are greater than those between white women and white men. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Risk of Quitting Up for Medical Center Employees, Faculty During Pandemic
Lack of child care tied to consideration of leaving the workforce, lessening hours (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Routine HPV Vaccination for Older Adults May Not Be Cost - Effective
Two microsimulation models used to examine cost - effectiveness of HPV vaccination for U.S. women and men aged 30 to 45 years (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 5, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Substance Use Disorder Costs Topped $13 Billion for Hospitals in 2017
Costs of treatment and prevention could potentially be offset by cutting direct medical costs, authors say (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Medicare Spending on Physician Services Down $9.4B During First Half of 2020
Declines seen regardless of service type, setting, or specialty, and state or region (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Psychiatry, Pul Source Type: news

Is media coverage of mammography biased toward optimism?
New research published in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that medi...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Breast screening rates rebound after COVID, but deficit remains FDA issues mammography alert for Tenn. facility Risk analysis could help triage women for mammography Study claims breast centers flout mammography screening guidelines Breast cancer data may fuel debate on screening women over 75 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 5, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Big Effort Aims to Elect Candidates With Science Backgrounds Big Effort Aims to Elect Candidates With Science Backgrounds
An advocacy group plans to spend millions next year to elect more doctors, scientists and other professionals to office.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

It May Take Decades Before Trainees Look Like the US Population It May Take Decades Before Trainees Look Like the US Population
An analysis found that little progress has been made in 10 years. Estimates show the percentage of Black residents won't represent the population for 77 years; for Hispanics, it ranges from 35 to 93 years.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

COVID-19 news from Annals of Internal Medicine
(American College of Physicians) Researchers from Rochester Regional Health used graded doses to successfully administer a second dose of the Moderna vaccine to two patients who had an immediate hypersensitivity reaction with the first dose. Their case report is published today in Annals of Internal Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 5, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Faster - Spreading COVID - 19 Variant Expanding in United States
New study finds B.1.1.7 variant is 40 to 50 percent more transmissible than versions of the virus that were previously dominant (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 3, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Benzodiazepines Up Risk for Nonfatal Drug - Related Poisoning in OUD
Risk partially mitigated by buprenorphine treatment (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 2, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Mobile Robotic System Perceived as Acceptable for Health Tasks
Survey suggests robotic system perceived as useful; patients report satisfaction with triage interview using mobile robotic system (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 2, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Roberto Burioni on Conquering COVID and Charming the Skeptics Roberto Burioni on Conquering COVID and Charming the Skeptics
Virologist-author Roberto Burioni talks about the relevance of variants, why vaccines are our ticket out of this nightmare, and how best to deal with science and vaccine skeptics.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Expert Interview Source Type: news

Nonfatal Opioid Overdose Rises in Teen Girls Nonfatal Opioid Overdose Rises in Teen Girls
"However, few studies have examined whether such sex-based differences in opioid overdose risk extend to the population of adolescents and young adults."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - April 2, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Biden Administration Launches Vaccination Ad Campaign Biden Administration Launches Vaccination Ad Campaign
The Biden Administration kicked off an advertising and public education campaign Thursday to encourage more Americans to get vaccinated against the coronavirus.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - April 2, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

AI System Beats Endoscopists for Detecting Neoplasia in Barrett's AI System Beats Endoscopists for Detecting Neoplasia in Barrett's
The deep-learning system is designed to reduce the rate of failed detection of high-grade dysplasia and early adenocarcinoma in patients undergoing surveillance by gastrointestinal endoscopists.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - April 2, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Clinical Preventive Service Use Varies Across the United States
Insurance status is dominant factor linked to service use; use of nine of 10 services lower for uninsured (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 2, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Endocrine Society, March 20 - 23
ENDO 2021 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 1, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Conference, Source Type: news

Frequency of Acute Ischemic Stroke Low in COVID - 19 Patients
Occurrence of acute ischemic stroke in COVID - 19 is associated with increased risk for requiring long - term care (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 1, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Pulmonology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Defending My Right to Mask Defending My Right to Mask
In looking at common masking practices in Asia, Dr George Lundberg found a model for how to care for our fellow citizens here in the United States.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Indiana's Medicaid Expansion -- Designed by Pence and Verma -- Panned in Federal Report Indiana's Medicaid Expansion -- Designed by Pence and Verma -- Panned in Federal Report
Indiana's program seeks to give expansion enrollees'skin in the game,'requiring that they pay small monthly premiums and manage health savings accounts.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

An International Trip: Global Experts Weigh In on Psychedelics An International Trip: Global Experts Weigh In on Psychedelics
From LSD to psilocybin, experts believe psychedelics have the potential to revolutionize psychiatric treatment. An international panel weighs in on the past, present and future of these promising agents.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - March 31, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Progesterone Effective in Speeding Recovery From TBI? Progesterone Effective in Speeding Recovery From TBI?
Elevated progesterone during the menstrual cycle, or via contraceptives, may offer some protection against mild traumatic brain injury, early research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - March 31, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news