LGBTQ Groups Denounce Florida Plan to Limit Transgender Care LGBTQ Groups Denounce Florida Plan to Limit Transgender Care
The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration filed the new rule this month, and it is set to take effect Aug. 21, according to online records.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 16, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

T Cells: A'Hidden Corner' to be Explored for Treating HF T Cells: A'Hidden Corner' to be Explored for Treating HF
A new study elucidates the inhibitory role of adult T cells on heart regeneration. What therapeutic implications might this hold for heart failure treatment?European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 16, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Adolescent Class II and III Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Adolescent Class II and III Obesity and Bariatric Surgery
In what ways do bariatric surgery utilization rates and outcomes differ between adolescents with class II and III obesity?Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 10, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Implant Salvage in Severe Post-Fracture Fixation SSI Implant Salvage in Severe Post-Fracture Fixation SSI
Could this strategy help salvage the orthopedic implant among patients who developed surgical site infection after fracture fixation?Wounds (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 10, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Infographic: Physician Suicide Infographic: Physician Suicide
One in 10 physicians have had thoughts about or attempted suicide, according to our survey. To whom could you confide such thoughts?Medscape (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 3, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Psychiatry Article Source Type: news

' Living With COVID': Where the Pandemic Could Go Next'Living With COVID': Where the Pandemic Could Go Next
As the third winter of the coronavirus pandemic looms in the northern hemisphere, scientists are warning weary governments and populations alike to brace for more waves of COVID-19.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 3, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Do You Consider Medications to Treat Obesity? Do You Consider Medications to Treat Obesity?
It ' s no longer acceptable to tell patients with obesity to"just try harder." Instead, Dr Robert F. Kushner counsels, it ' s time to consider medication for weight management.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 2, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

No Mortality Difference for ICU Loop Diuretics in Meta-Analysis No Mortality Difference for ICU Loop Diuretics in Meta-Analysis
Researchers found low certainty of evidence for diuretics on all-cause mortality and on serious adverse events; they say that clinicians should assess carefully when deciding for whom to use them.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 1, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

FDA Panel Urges Cautions With Skin-Cancer-Detecting Tools FDA Panel Urges Cautions With Skin-Cancer-Detecting Tools
A federal advisory panel offered a bevy of suggestions about how the FDA might proceed with potential future clearances for the broad use of tools intended to analyze skin lesions for cancer risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 29, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Hidden in Plain Sight: If AI Can Detect Race, What About Bias? Hidden in Plain Sight: If AI Can Detect Race, What About Bias?
An AI model accurately predicts a person ' s race from a chest radiograph with stunning accuracy. Here ' s why it matters, and how it poses research questions about bias in medicine.Medscape (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 27, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Internal Medicine Expert Interview Source Type: news

First Woman Director of the US National Cancer Institute First Woman Director of the US National Cancer Institute
Cancer organizations are applauding the choice of Monica Bertagnolli, MD, as the new director of the US National Cancer Institute, the first woman to hold this role.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 25, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Cape Town Hospital Uses Robot at Forefront of Surgery in Africa Cape Town Hospital Uses Robot at Forefront of Surgery in Africa
A surgical team led by Dr Tim Forgan uses the da Vinci Xi robot to assist in removing a cancerous rectal tumour from a female patient at Tygerberg public hospital in Cape Town, South Africa.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 22, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Pig Heart Transplants and the Ethical Challenges That Lie Ahead Pig Heart Transplants and the Ethical Challenges That Lie Ahead
Being maintained in a brain-dead state artificially is part of xenotransplantation research, but experts debate the question: For how long and with what safeguards in place?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 20, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Medical Necessity vs Therapeutic Fashion Medical Necessity vs Therapeutic Fashion
How will the sharp eye of history view the procedures and tests we routinely do? Could better critical appraisal sort the medically necessary from those that will eventually fall out of fashion?theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 18, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Cardiology Expert Column Source Type: news

Link Between Pediatric Hepatitis and Adenovirus 41 Still Unclear Link Between Pediatric Hepatitis and Adenovirus 41 Still Unclear
90% of children in two new studies tested positive for the virus, but there was no evidence of viral infection in liver biopsies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 13, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news