Weight-Loss Apps Ride Wegovy Wave; Stillbirths Sidelined; Private Equity Erodes Care
(MedPage Today) -- Welcome to the latest edition of Investigative Roundup, highlighting some of the best investigative reporting on healthcare each week. Weight-Loss Apps Ride Wegovy Wave A handful of online weight-loss startups are riding the... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 16, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Why Do 'Well-Rounded' Newly Minted Physicians Lack Life Skills?
(MedPage Today) -- Ah, medical school. A destination dreamt of by pre-meds everywhere. Students spend years crafting a well-rounded repertoire for a chance to get in: master the basic sciences here; volunteer at a clinic there; perform at the Met... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 16, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

AMA Discusses Emergency Cardiac Care, Abortion as Delegates Wrap Up Interim Meeting
(MedPage Today) -- Emergency cardiac care (ECC), abortion, and treatment of transgender athletes were among the topics discussed as the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates finished up its interim meeting on Tuesday. Delegates... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 16, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Is Diabetes Bad for the Environment?
(MedPage Today) -- "The superior doctor prevents sickness. The mediocre doctor attends to impending sickness. The inferior doctor treats actual sickness." – Chinese Proverb The management of diabetes today requires an understanding of the... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 16, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Confronting Inhumanity Through Medicine
(MedPage Today) -- "The Doctor's Art" is a weekly podcast that explores what makes medicine meaningful, featuring profiles and stories from clinicians, patients, educators, leaders, and others working in healthcare. Listen and subscribe on Apple... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 15, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NP Must Pay $20K for Implying She Was a Doctor
(MedPage Today) -- A California nurse practitioner who implied that she was a medical doctor must refrain from doing so going forward and pay nearly $20,000 in civil penalties, according to a settlement announced by the District Attorney's office... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 15, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Fewer Hospital Trips With Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Gastric Bypass in Teens
(MedPage Today) -- In the years after bariatric surgery for severe obesity, teens who had opted for sleeve gastrectomy had fewer brushes with the emergency department (ED), according to an analysis of Medicaid claims data. Over a median follow... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 15, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

After Rejection, Tenapanor for Kidney Disease Faces FDA's Outside Experts
(MedPage Today) -- Does tenapanor hydrochloride (Ibsrela) produce a clinically meaningful effect on serum phosphorus for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) on dialysis? That question will be front and center for independent advisors to... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 15, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

A PSA From an Exhausted Emergency Physician
(MedPage Today) -- I am writing this to ask for help. No, I'm pleading for help. This is a patently self-serving public service announcement (PSA), aimed at any physician or person sending someone to an emergency department. Because emergency departments... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 15, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA OKs First Antibody-Drug Conjugate for Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- The FDA granted accelerated approval for the antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) mirvetuximab soravtansine (Elahere) for folate receptor α (FRα)-positive platinum-resistant ovarian cancer. The action makes mirvetuximab the... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 15, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

BN.1 Variant Rising; CA Sees First RSV Child Death; Sperm Counts Down Worldwide
(MedPage Today) -- Note that some links may require subscriptions. The CDC is tracking the rise of the Omicron subvariant BN.1, which was linked to an estimated 4.3% of cases nationwide last week. Amid an outbreak of respiratory illnesses in... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 15, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Should the U.S. Ditch Daylight Saving Time? Some AMA Delegates Say Yes
(MedPage Today) -- Most physicians supported scrapping Daylight Saving Time and making Standard Time permanent year-round during a discussion on Sunday at the American Medical Association's Interim Meeting of the House of Delegates. Across most... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 14, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Results Mixed for Docs Running for Congress
(MedPage Today) -- The results for health professionals running for Congress in last week's midterm elections -- with a few exceptions -- were similar to those for other similar candidates: incumbents did very well, while challengers had a... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 14, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NASA Offers the Healthcare Industry a Lesson in Prevention
(MedPage Today) -- In September, NASA crashed a DART spacecraft into an asteroid to alter its course. This was a test for our planetary defense strategy, to determine if this same technique could be used in the future to avoid a catastrophic hit... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 14, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Expanding Vaccination Pay, 'Public Option' Fuel Debate Among AMA Delegates
(MedPage Today) -- Should physicians be compensated for administering vaccines to Medicare recipients? Should the government offer a public option for health insurance? These were among the more lively debates Sunday during the American Medical... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 14, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news