National Academies Calls Out Harassment of Women in Medicine National Academies Calls Out Harassment of Women in Medicine
A highly anticipated report from the National Academies calls out pervasive harassment of women and calls for action from institutions in medicine, science, and engineering.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

If the Aim Is to Lower Drug Prices, Who Is in the Crosshairs? If the Aim Is to Lower Drug Prices, Who Is in the Crosshairs?
Many entities'opaque practices have led to criticism that businesses -- from manufacturers to insurers to pharmacy benefit managers -- are pocketing savings that should be accruing to patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Endometriosis Surgery Appears to Improve Women's Sexual Quality Of Life Laparoscopic Endometriosis Surgery Appears to Improve Women's Sexual Quality Of Life
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Panitumumab Tied to Better Chemo Response in Inflammatory Breast Cancer Panitumumab Tied to Better Chemo Response in Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Vigorous Exercise May Not Keep Dementia From Worsening Vigorous Exercise May Not Keep Dementia From Worsening
People with dementia who exercise regularly are just as likely to experience cognitive decline as those who don't work out, a UK study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Malpractice Caps Influence CAD Testing and Interventions Malpractice Caps Influence CAD Testing and Interventions
Physicians who face lower malpractice caps are willing to tolerate more clinical uncertainty with respect to coronary artery disease (CAD) testing and treatment, researchers have found.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Workplace Noise in Daytime Linked to Sleep Problems at Night Workplace Noise in Daytime Linked to Sleep Problems at Night
Being exposed to a noisy workplace all day may cause stress that carries over into the evening and reduces sleep quality, suggests a small study from Taiwan.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Doctors Have Cost Concerns About Genetic Tests for Disease Risk Doctors Have Cost Concerns About Genetic Tests for Disease Risk
While many primary care providers believe genetic tests to assess risk for common chronic diseases might prove useful in treating patients, a recent study also suggests they're worried that steep out-of-pocket costs may limit who can be tested.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Stigma May Keep Women From Using HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Stigma May Keep Women From Using HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
Fear of others thinking they're promiscuous, or that they're already infected with HIV, is a barrier to many women who might benefit from pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Urinary Biomarkers Identify Peri-Implant Osteolysis Before X-rays Urinary Biomarkers Identify Peri-Implant Osteolysis Before X-rays
A panel of urinary biomarkers can accurately identify patients at risk for peri-implant osteolysis before it becomes evident on x-rays, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Theranos Founder Holmes, President Balwani Indicted Theranos Founder Holmes, President Balwani Indicted
Theranos Inc founder Elizabeth Holmes and the blood testing company ’ s former president, Ramesh'Sunny'Balwani, have been indicted by a federal grand jury in California on charges of wire fraud, the US Justice Department said on Friday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Experts Question Wisdom That More Food Means Less Hunger Experts Question Wisdom That More Food Means Less Hunger
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Michigan Adopts Strictest Lead Water Rules in the United States Michigan Adopts Strictest Lead Water Rules in the United States
Michigan on Thursday adopted the strictest U.S. rules to guard against lead in drinking water, a move sparked by the Flint water crisis that exposed thousands of city residents to the toxic chemical, officials said.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Gay Men Create T-Shirt With Their Blood to Protest U.S. Donation Ban Gay Men Create T-Shirt With Their Blood to Protest U.S. Donation Ban
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Hong Kong Market Could Open Cash Flood Gates for U.S. Biotechs Hong Kong Market Could Open Cash Flood Gates for U.S. Biotechs
When U.S. biotech startup Sorrento Therapeutics named ex-Lehman Brothers executive Jiong Shao as its new finance chief about two months ago, it was widely seen as a move driven by his background in raising capital for Alibaba and Tencent.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Investigational Oral Medication Promising for Endometriosis Pain Investigational Oral Medication Promising for Endometriosis Pain
Investigational oral agent, elagolix, shows promise for the treatment of endometriosis-related pain with good efficacy and safety data now out to 12 months in 2 extension studies; drug is awaiting approval.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

NSAIDs Increase Cardiovascular Risk in Osteoarthritis NSAIDs Increase Cardiovascular Risk in Osteoarthritis
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs contribute to the elevated risk for cardiovascular disease in people with osteoarthritis, new research shows, but alternatives for pain management are limited.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Fourth EAN Meeting Tackles Theme of Neurogenetics Fourth EAN Meeting Tackles Theme of Neurogenetics
New insights into genetic influences on brain disorders are emerging every day, says the president of the European Academy of Neurology.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Diabetes Linked to Increased Risk for Parkinson's Diabetes Linked to Increased Risk for Parkinson's
The study may help improve understanding of mechanisms underlying Parkinson's disease and increase interest in the idea that diabetes drugs may slow the condition.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Ankylosing Spondylitis Patients at Risk for Self-Harm Ankylosing Spondylitis Patients at Risk for Self-Harm
People with this painful condition that affects the spine are at higher risk of harming themselves, a large study confirms; however, the mental health effects of the disease are often ignored.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

First-Ever Ketamine Guidelines for Pain Management Released First-Ever Ketamine Guidelines for Pain Management Released
Consensus guidelines provide a framework for use of IV ketamine for acute pain management.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

France Orders Tobacco Industry: Stub Out Cigarette Butt Pollution France Orders Tobacco Industry: Stub Out Cigarette Butt Pollution
France will force tobacco companies to help end the scourge of cigarette butts that litter streets and contaminate water, unless they take voluntary action in the next three months, a government minister said on Thursday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

First-Ever Ketamine Guidelines for Acute Pain Management Released First-Ever Ketamine Guidelines for Acute Pain Management Released
Consensus guidelines provide a framework for use of IV ketamine for acute pain management.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Kentucky Sues Walgreens, Says It Has Role in Opioid Epidemic Kentucky Sues Walgreens, Says It Has Role in Opioid Epidemic
Kentucky's attorney general on Thursday sued Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, accusing the company of playing a dual role in propagating an opioid epidemic in the state as both a pharmacy chain and wholesale drug distributor.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Shrinking MS Lesions a New Biomarker for Disease Progression? Shrinking MS Lesions a New Biomarker for Disease Progression?
Investigators propose a new biomarker for multiple sclerosis progression based on lesion volume atrophy over time.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

In Puerto Rico, a New Hurricane Season Threatens the Elderly In Puerto Rico, a New Hurricane Season Threatens the Elderly
At 84 years old and battling cancer, Israel Gonzalez Maldonado has lived without electricity for the nine months since Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated Puerto Rico.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

No Firm Answers on Prenatal Antidepressant Use and Autism Risk No Firm Answers on Prenatal Antidepressant Use and Autism Risk
Some studies report that antidepressants (ADs) are linked to autism, some show AD exposure has an insignificant risk, and some show that prenatal AD exposure is actually protective.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Medical Societies Go to Court to Protect Key ACA Provisions Medical Societies Go to Court to Protect Key ACA Provisions
The groups argue for maintaining legal protection for people with preexisting conditions. Separately, a GOP senator called the Justice Department's arguments for abandoning part of the ACA'far-fetched. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Medical Societies Ask Court to Protect Key ACA Provisions Medical Societies Ask Court to Protect Key ACA Provisions
The groups argue for maintaining legal protection for people with preexisting conditions. Separately, a GOP senator called the Justice Department's arguments for abandoning part of the ACA'far-fetched. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

FDA Clears First Generic Versions of Suboxone Sublingual Film FDA Clears First Generic Versions of Suboxone Sublingual Film
Generic buprenorphine and naloxone sublingual film may increase access to treatment for opioid dependence, the agency said.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Alert Source Type: news

Chemo Adverse Events More Frequent in Female Colon Cancer Patients Chemo Adverse Events More Frequent in Female Colon Cancer Patients
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

PREDIMED Trial of Mediterranean Diet Retracted and Republished PREDIMED Trial of Mediterranean Diet Retracted and Republished
The New England Journal of Medicine has retracted, and republished a new version of, the PREDIMED study of the Mediterranean diet following concerns about the validity of some of the data. The journal has also made minor corrections to five other studies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

U.S. Says China Will Ensure Diplomats' Safety After Illness Reports U.S. Says China Will Ensure Diplomats' Safety After Illness Reports
China will ensure U.S. diplomats based in the country are safe, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday, amid reports that some had suffered a mysterious malady resembling a brain injury that has already hit U.S. personnel in Cuba.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Anxiety Tied to Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women Anxiety Tied to Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women
Older women with high anxiety levels are more likely to also have poorer bone health, a small study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Experimental Blood Tests Indicate Week of Pregnancy and Preterm Birth Risk Experimental Blood Tests Indicate Week of Pregnancy and Preterm Birth Risk
Women could soon know how far along they are in pregnancy and their risk of premature delivery using simple blood tests, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

U.S. Judge Orders EPA to Limit Pollution into New York, Connecticut U.S. Judge Orders EPA to Limit Pollution into New York, Connecticut
A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to take steps to curb ozone pollution that blows into New York and Connecticut from five other states.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

UK to Relax Immigration Rules for Non-EU Doctors and Nurses UK to Relax Immigration Rules for Non-EU Doctors and Nurses
The British government will loosen immigration rules to allow more doctors and nurses from outside the European Union to come and work for Britain's National Health Service (NHS), a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Business of Medicine News Source Type: news

Study Confirms Higher Risk of Dengue in Kids Who Got Sanofi Vaccine Study Confirms Higher Risk of Dengue in Kids Who Got Sanofi Vaccine
An analysis of data on Sanofi's dengue vaccine, which has been given to more than 800,000 school children in the Philippines, confirms it increases the risk of hospitalization and severe dengue in those who had never previously been infected with the mosquito-borne virus.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

FDA Finds Deficiencies in Mylan's Generic Advair FDA Finds Deficiencies in Mylan's Generic Advair
Mylan NV said on Wednesday that U.S. health regulators were unable to approve its generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's blockbuster inhaled lung drug Advair for the second time, as they found"minor deficiencies" in the treatment.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Race May Be Factor in Completion of Neoadjuvant Breast CA Chemo Race May Be Factor in Completion of Neoadjuvant Breast CA Chemo
White women with breast cancer are more likely to complete their neoadjuvant chemotherapy regimen than women of color, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Lilly's Lupus Treatment Succeeds in Mid-Stage Trial Lilly's Lupus Treatment Succeeds in Mid-Stage Trial
Eli Lilly& Co said its drug to treat autoimmune disease lupus met the main goal of a mid-stage trial, positioning the drugmaker to begin a bigger study later this year.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Repeat Antenatal Betamethasone May Not Have Adverse Cardiometabolic Effects Repeat Antenatal Betamethasone May Not Have Adverse Cardiometabolic Effects
Repeat antenatal betamethasone doses for preterm birth do not appear to have adverse effects on cardiometabolic outcomes in childhood, according to results from the ACTORDS trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

GSK's Two-Drug HIV Treatment Meets Main Goal in Late Stage Studies GSK's Two-Drug HIV Treatment Meets Main Goal in Late Stage Studies
GlaxoSmithKline's two-drug treatment for HIV met its main goal in late stage studies, scoring key points in its rivalry with Gilead in the medical field.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

EU Backs Plan to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance EU Backs Plan to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance
EU member states backed a plan on Wednesday to combat antimicrobial resistance, an increasing global health issue, that would reduce the use of antibiotics in the food chain and limit certain drugs to humans.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Trastuzumab Biosimilar on Par With Reference Product in Early Breast Cancer Trastuzumab Biosimilar on Par With Reference Product in Early Breast Cancer
Safety, efficacy and clinical outcomes were similar for Amgen's trastuzumab biosimilar ABP 980 and the trastuzumab reference product in women with HER2-positive early breast cancer in the LILAC study, researchers reported June 4 at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Lenabasum Showing Promise in Systemic Scleroderma Lenabasum Showing Promise in Systemic Scleroderma
The oral, synthetic, nonimmunosuppressive small molecule improves outcome scores for patients with few treatment options, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Greater Focus on Sex, Gender Differences in Alzheimer's Needed Greater Focus on Sex, Gender Differences in Alzheimer's Needed
An expert panel calls for greater attention to sex and gender differences in Alzheimer's disease research.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Reduce Pain From AIs at BMI of 30 or More Omega-3 Fatty Acids Reduce Pain From AIs at BMI of 30 or More
Omega-3 fatty acids significantly reduced pain among very overweight women who take aromatase inhibitors (AIs) for breast cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Abnormal Thyroid Hormones Up Risk of Gestational Diabetes Abnormal Thyroid Hormones Up Risk of Gestational Diabetes
' Our study found that women with thyroid abnormalities in the first half of pregnancy are at an increased risk for gestational diabetes,'strengthening the argument for thyroid testing in early pregnancy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

AMA: Ban Assault Weapons and Don't Arm Teachers AMA: Ban Assault Weapons and Don't Arm Teachers
A slate of policies that advocate for sweeping gun-control measures was adopted by delegates at the American Medical Association (AMA) 2018 Annual Meeting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news