ASN 2017: The Future of Personalized Nephrology
(MedPage Today) -- Tissue engineering, drug discovery challenges among highlight topics (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - October 30, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Anti-Inflammatory Drug May Offers Benefits in Progressive MS
(MedPage Today) -- Ibudilast seems to diminish brain volume loss (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - October 29, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Anti-Inflammatory Drug May Offer Benefit in Progressive MS
(MedPage Today) -- Ibudilast seems to diminish brain volume loss (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - October 29, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Oral Drug Beats Interferon in First Pediatric MS Trial
(MedPage Today) -- Fingolimod cut relapses, brain shrinkage but with more adverse events (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - October 29, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Strike Three for Laquinimod in Relapsing MS
(MedPage Today) -- Switching endpoints for third phase III trial didn't help (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - October 27, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Getting a Handle on Benign MS
(MedPage Today) -- Prevalence varies by definition; agreed that disease progression varies widely (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - October 27, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Revised McDonald Diagnostic Criteria Revealed
(MedPage Today) -- Recommends using OCBs, both symptomatic and asymptomatic lesions to diagnose MS (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - October 26, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Upper Extremity Composite Picks Up Early MS (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Outperformed individual tests that may be less sensitive (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - October 25, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

EMR Alerts Up HCV Screening in Baby Boomers
(MedPage Today) -- But testing for hepatitis C virus still falls short of USPSTF guidelines (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - October 22, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New Combo Pill Offers Hope for Vasomotor Symptoms
(MedPage Today) -- Significant improvements with various doses of estradiol-progesterone capsule (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - October 17, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Rho Kinase Drug Matches Timolol for IOP Control
(MedPage Today) -- Similar efficacy at 3 and 6 months (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - October 15, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Liquid Biopsy May Show Poor Prognosis in Early NSCLC (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- No patient with detectable ctDNA after treatment lived 2 years (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - September 27, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

' Immigrant Paradox' Seems to Apply to First-Gen Kids
(MedPage Today) -- Study shows more conventional stressors among U.S.-born parents and children (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - September 19, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

HF Monitor Trips on PA Injury in Postmarket Surveillance
(MedPage Today) -- Reintervention or device recalibration often needed after PA injury (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - September 18, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Rewards Program Keeps Pediatric Patients on Wellness Track
(MedPage Today) -- Point-based app boosted scheduled appointments, office visits (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - September 17, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AAP: Opening Speakers Get Political
(MedPage Today) -- Talks focus on protecting immigrants, stemming gun violence (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - September 17, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

ERS: Eosinophilia May Up Risk for COPD Readmission (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Also, IL-8 and MUC2 tied to exacerbations (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - September 13, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Breo Ellipta Addition Superior to Usual Asthma Care (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Year-long Salford Lung Study shows evidence that new agent controls disease (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - September 12, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Two Adjuvant Wins for Resected Melanoma (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Nivolumab, targeted combination slow recurrence in high-risk disease (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - September 12, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Wife's BMI Weighs on Husband's Diabetes Risk
(MedPage Today) -- But generalizability from U.K. couples in 1990s questionable (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - September 12, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Prolia Benefits Persist to a Decade in Postmenopausal Women
(MedPage Today) -- Further decreases in nonvertebral fractures with longer treatment (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - September 10, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Novel Agent Cuts Asthma Exacerbations
(MedPage Today) -- Targeting upstream cytokine effective in poorly controlled asthma (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - September 10, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

ESC: Triple Vascular Screening Reduces Deaths (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Tests for hypertension, AAA, and peripheral arterial disease cut premature death by 7% (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - August 31, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

ESC: A Second Opinion on NOACs in Stable CVD
(MedPage Today) -- Raymond Gibbons, MD, takes apart the COMPASS trial in favor of optimal medical therapy (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - August 28, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

ESC: Stop Warning About Danger of Super-Low LDL (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- New FOURIER analysis suggests targeting less than 20 mg/dL is safe (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - August 28, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

ACC Video Conference Reporter: ESC 2017
(MedPage Today) -- Watch all our exclusive comments from study authors and discussants at ESC 2017 (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - August 28, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

ESC: Scenes from a Mourning Las Ramblas
(MedPage Today) -- Slideshow documents outpouring of love, support for terror victims (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - August 26, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

We Have Ruined Late-Breaking Clinical Trials in Cardiology
(MedPage Today) -- In this Revolution and Revelation, Milton Packer explains why a cornerstone of annual meetings has gone from sizzler to snoozer (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - August 23, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

DRIL Predicts Future Visual Impairment in VO-ME Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Change in retinal layer disorganization corresponded to change in visual acuity (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - August 16, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Is Syringe Lubricant Causing Floaters After Eye Injection?
(MedPage Today) -- Complaints after bevacizumab injections may be due to syringe design (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - August 15, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Steroid Implants Slow Diabetic Retinopathy
(MedPage Today) -- Fluocinolone acetonide implants deliver continuous micro-dose (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - August 14, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

IDSA Video Conference Reporter: ASM Microbe 2017
(MedPage Today) -- Watch all our exclusive comments from study authors and discussants at ASM Microbe 2017 (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - August 6, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

10 Questions to Challenge Your Medical News Savvy
(MedPage Today) -- Weekly News Quiz: July 21-27 (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - July 29, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

IDSA Video Conference Reporter: IAS 2017
(MedPage Today) -- Watch all our exclusive comments from study authors and discussants at IAS 2017 (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - July 28, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Novel HIV Vaccine Candidate Safe, Immunogenic (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Next step is efficacy trial but more data needed (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - July 24, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Novel Drug Doesn't Help Cognition in Alzheimer's (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Questions about mechanism of action remain (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - July 19, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Targeting IL-23 a Hit in Psoriatic Arthritis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Multiple disease domains showed significant improvement (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - June 19, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AMA Pushes for One-Match-Fits-All Residencies
(MedPage Today) -- AMA to study law enforcement violence; oncologist wins race for AMA president-elect (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - June 14, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

EULAR 2017 Celebrates Group's 70th Anniversary
(MedPage Today) -- Among the highlights: comparative efficacy of TNF inhibitors in RA, treat-to-target in AxSpA (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - June 13, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

No Survival Benefit with Node Dissection in Ovarian Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Macroscopic complete resection drives outcomes (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - June 7, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

PY1 Residents On-Call Need at Least 4 Hours Shut Eye (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Suboptimal performance more likely in sleepy new docs (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - June 7, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sleep Deprived Workers Have Less Cognitive Flexibility
(MedPage Today) -- Response to unexpected events highly impaired, study finds (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - June 7, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Immunotherapy Shows Promise in Tough-to-Treat Mesothelioma
(MedPage Today) -- Outcomes improved with nivolumab alone or with impilimumab in pretreated patients (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - June 5, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Multiple Drug-Resistant Bacteria Up Risk of UTIs in Nursing Homes (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Different bacteria may interact to increase likelihood of disease (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - June 5, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Advanced Ca Patients Benefit from Online Symptom Reports
(MedPage Today) -- Patient-reported outcomes tied to increased survival (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - June 5, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Trastuzumab Copycat Has Similar Efficacy
(MedPage Today) -- Phase III trial compared substances in early-stage breast cancer (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - June 5, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

ASCO Video Conference Reporter 2017
(MedPage Today) -- Exclusive video from study authors and discussants at ASCO 2017 (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - June 5, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hookahs Offer Variety of Flavors – and Bacteria
(MedPage Today) -- Bacterial communities of hookah tobacco diverse across brands (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - June 4, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Valbenazine for Tardive Dyskinesia Tolerated Long-Term
(MedPage Today) -- Only 15% of patients discontinued tx over 1 year due to adverse events (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - May 29, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Can Some MS Patients Stop Disease-Modifying Drugs? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Evidence says " no, " but select patients may fit the bill for quitting (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - May 28, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news