Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome Ups Risk in DKA Hospitalization Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome Ups Risk in DKA Hospitalization
Among US patients hospitalized for diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), those with obesity hypoventilation syndrome had a higher risk of in-hospital mortality and other adverse outcomes.First Look (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

More Than a Month After Launch, iPLEDGE Glitches Persist More Than a Month After Launch, iPLEDGE Glitches Persist
The latest improvement attempt is a tool created by the Isotretinoin Products Manufacturers Group (IPMG), the manufacturers responsible for the FDA-mandated REMS program.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Two Abstracts About Unapproved Heart Technology Retracted Two Abstracts About Unapproved Heart Technology Retracted
Both studies involve a technology called pulse field ablation. Medtronic developed one version of the technology, and Farapulse, which is now owned by Boston Scientific, developed another.Retraction Watch (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Nation's Largest Abortion Protest Could Be Last Under Roe Nation's Largest Abortion Protest Could Be Last Under Roe
The pandemic has not dampened the optimism of a resurgent anti-abortion movement that sees a new Texas law banning most abortions as a sign of things to come.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Two Patients With Macular Degeneration Get Artificial Retinas Two Patients With Macular Degeneration Get Artificial Retinas
Two patients in Lyon have been among the first people to receive an artificial retina implant as part of a multicenter clinical trial testing the safety and efficacy of the PRIMA implant system.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

One Third of Connective Tissue Diseases Trials Go Unpublished One Third of Connective Tissue Diseases Trials Go Unpublished
Smaller studies were more likely than larger studies to be discontinued or unpublished.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

DOACs Should Be Standard of Care in Cancer-Associated Thrombosis DOACs Should Be Standard of Care in Cancer-Associated Thrombosis
Direct oral anticoagulants are more effective than dalteparin in reducing the risk of thrombosis recurrence without significantly increasing the risk of major bleeding.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Simple Disinfectant Made From Sawdust Destroys Deadly Microbes Simple Disinfectant Made From Sawdust Destroys Deadly Microbes
Some of the world ' s deadliest microbes are proving no match to a new sustainable disinfectant made from sawdust and water, according to researchers.Quick Take (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

When States Ban Books About Sex, What Should Physicians Do? When States Ban Books About Sex, What Should Physicians Do?
In Oklahoma, a proposed bill would give parents sweeping power to demand schools remove books related to sex or sexuality from their libraries.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Advancing Testing Reforms for Med Students With Disabilities Advancing Testing Reforms for Med Students With Disabilities
Medical students with disabilities and their advocates across the country have recently stepped up their campaign for improved testing accommodations to ease the path to becoming a doctor.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Nevada Enlisting Nursing Students for Hospital Staff Crisis Nevada Enlisting Nursing Students for Hospital Staff Crisis
Last week, patient care was dependent on"overtime, team nursing and other mitigation steps" that were"not sustainable."Associated Press (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Illinois, Chicago Omicron Cases Have Peaked, Officials Say Illinois, Chicago Omicron Cases Have Peaked, Officials Say
' The threat is in no way over, but the news is good in terms of the direction that it ’s turning, ' said Dr Allison Arwady, Chicago ' s Public Health Commissioner.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Adjuvant Chemo Should Be Used in Gynecologic Carcinosarcoma Adjuvant Chemo Should Be Used in Gynecologic Carcinosarcoma
Patients with gynecologic carcinosarcoma benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy following surgery, even if they have early-stage disease, indicates a"very important '" analysis of registry data.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

No Need to Repeat Celiac Screening for 5 Years After Negative Serology No Need to Repeat Celiac Screening for 5 Years After Negative Serology
If children test negative for celiac disease on antibody screening, the risk of receiving a clinical diagnosis within five years is ' very low, ' researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Survey Shows More Women Drinking During Pregnancy Survey Shows More Women Drinking During Pregnancy
The CDC found that 1 in 7 pregnant women in the United States reported having at least one alcoholic drink in the previous month, up from 1 in 9 in 2017.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news