Complete Resection Possible in Recurrent, Low-Volume Ovarian Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Median overall survival of 6 years seen in select patients (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Can Cognitive Training Reduce Gait Freezing in PD?
(MedPage Today) -- Pilot study shows promise for'on'Parkinson's patients (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Senate Votes to Extend Community Care for Veterans
(MedPage Today) -- VA MISSION Act passes 92-5 (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Home Ventilation Saves $$$ Despite Initial Cost
(MedPage Today) -- COPD patients extend time away from doctors and hospital with add-on device (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Nurse-Led ICU Intervention Improves Family Communication
(MedPage Today) -- Surrogates'levels of anxiety/depression remained unchanged, however (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia Common in Inflammatory Arthritis
(MedPage Today) -- Comorbidity can influence disease assessment, treatment decisions (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Restless Sleep and Activity Intertwined in OA
(MedPage Today) -- Association partially mediated by lack of energy and depression (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Prostatitis Symptoms Fall with PDE5 Blocker
(MedPage Today) -- More relief with combo than with antibiotics alone (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Deadly Black Lung Disease Resurgent Among Coal Miners
(MedPage Today) -- More than 2,000 cases of progressive massive fibrosis in last 2 decades (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 22, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

COPD: Combo Tx Promising for Rapid Bronchodilation
(MedPage Today) -- Greater than 100 ml increase in peak FEV1 with RPL554 plus Spiriva (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 22, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

When Preventive Care Becomes Upselling
(MedPage Today) -- It's not fair to patients, says Hans Duvefelt, MD (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 22, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

In RA, Remission Beats Low Disease Activity (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Analysis of outcomes in two clinical trials with different targets (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 22, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Uninsured Rate Stays Flat at Nearly 30 Million
(MedPage Today) -- Figure is a decrease of 19 million from 2010 (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 22, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Multiple Lawsuits, Multiple Deaths, $900k from Medicare
(MedPage Today) --'More than 15, less than 30'malpractice suits, he said (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Mental Health in RA Affects Flare Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- During anti-TNF tapering, factors such as depression are influential (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 20, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Improving Healthcare Awareness
(MedPage Today) -- What role do nurses play? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 20, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Smoking and Parenting; Afib and Stroke: It's PodMed Double T! (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include the Ebola vaccine, stroke risk and resolved a-fib, an antibody for migraine prevention, and cannabis and tobacco smoking by parents (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Assay May Help Avoid Needless Prostate Biopsies
(MedPage Today) -- Distinguishes clinically significant from insignificant/benign disease (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

' Kind of Socialized Medicine': What We Heard This Week
(MedPage Today) -- Quotable quotes from MedPage Today's sources (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Celiac Testing Paradigm Underdetects Disease
(MedPage Today) -- Case-control study highlights need for more physician awareness and a new strategy for detection (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Afib Post-Stroke OAC Tied to Fewer Long-Term Events
(MedPage Today) -- No increased risk of bleeding complications in Danish registry (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Science, Religion, and Pop Culture -- A Surprisingly Healthy Mix
(MedPage Today) -- A conference at the Vatican brings together a diverse group (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Show Me Where to Sign
(MedPage Today) -- Precious gems are buried in a morass of paperwork (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

In Lupus, Time on Dialysis Matters
(MedPage Today) -- Survival in lupus nephritis worsens after 24 months of dialysis (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Patients Appreciate Our Honest Concern
(MedPage Today) -- And that takes time, says Robert Centor, MD (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

NIH Funding Needs to Keep Rising, Senators Say
(MedPage Today) -- But concerns raised about ethics issues (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA Tries Shaming Drugmakers that Block Generic Competition
(MedPage Today) -- Agency lists companies refusing to give samples to generic manufacturers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Genetic Predisposition to Obesity Related to Smoking Habits
(MedPage Today) -- Is there a genetic component to smoking? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Men Do Better than Women on Cancer Immunotherapies
(MedPage Today) -- Overall survival improvement twice as great, meta-analysis finds (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Team Up to Manage IBS: Gastro Endo News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, deciding who gets liver transplant takes emotional toll (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Senators Focus on Hospital Drug Discount Program
(MedPage Today) -- Safety-net hospitals say 340B program fills a crucial need (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Six Months ofTrastuzumab Equal to 12 in Breast Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Similar outcomes and less cardiotoxicity, but more research needed (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Better Diet Tied to Bigger Brains
(MedPage Today) -- Dutch study shows association between food and brain structure (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Fever Syndromes Show Dramatic Response to IL-1 Blocker (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Phase III trial confirms efficacy of canakinumab for three autoinflammatory diseases (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Disrupted Circadian Clock Tied to Mood Disorders
(MedPage Today) -- Increased risk for major depression, bipolar disorder (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Pregnant Women Need Inclusion in Research, Task Force Says
(MedPage Today) -- But implementation of their recommendations requires more work (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

CMS Firmly Opposed to Lifetime Limits on Medicaid
(MedPage Today) -- " We have made that pretty clear to states, " says Seema Verma (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Why This Doc Distrusts Political Labels
(MedPage Today) -- Suneel Dhand, MD, explains his middle-of-the-road politics (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Kidney Transplant Ups Survival in GPA (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) --'Dramatic'decreases in cardiovascular and all-cause death (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Pelzman's Picks: Dissecting the Rise in Healthcare Spending
(MedPage Today) -- Also, what we know about telehealth coverage (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Sarilumab Benefits in RA Persist for 2 Years
(MedPage Today) -- Patients initially given the higher dose had better x-ray outcomes (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Five Goals for Enhancing Rural Healthcare, CMS Proposes: HealthLeaders Media
(MedPage Today) -- Also, highlighting the legacy of Florence Nightingale (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Pearls from: Andrew Stewart, MD
(MedPage Today) -- Why are endocrinologists so scarce? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Get Docs Out of Drug-Buying Business, HHS Chief Urges
(MedPage Today) -- Azar details plan for competitive bidding program in Medicare Part B (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Hyoscyamine Subs for Pacemaker in Afib with Bradycardia
(MedPage Today) -- When administered four times a day, according to a case study (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Why Are Nursing Schools Rejecting Thousands of Applicants?
(MedPage Today) -- Even in the midst of a nationwide nurse shortage (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Dear Dr. Gottlieb: You're Wrong About Dairy Fat
(MedPage Today) -- An open letter to the FDA commissioner (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

D.C. Week: Trump Announces Plan to Tackle High Drug Costs
(MedPage Today) -- Also: Key White House official in charge of pandemic response leaves (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 12, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: Best New Medical Apps for Doctors and Nurses
(MedPage Today) -- This week's roundup of must-haves on Android and iOS (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 11, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Talking About Pot with Cancer Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Discrepancy between oncologists'actions, knowledge (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 11, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news