NCI TrIals Have Helped Cancer Patients to Live Longer NCI TrIals Have Helped Cancer Patients to Live Longer
Patients with cancer have gained more than 14 million extra life-years through participating in clinical trials funded by the National Cancer Institute, according to a new analysis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Higher Type 1 Diabetes Glycemia Links to More Preeclampsia Higher Type 1 Diabetes Glycemia Links to More Preeclampsia
Women with type 1 diabetes and higher A1c levels around the time of conception had higher rates of preeclampsia during pregnancy.First Look (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Merck's COVID Pill Doesn't Cut Death Rates in Many Vaxxed Adults Merck's COVID Pill Doesn't Cut Death Rates in Many Vaxxed Adults
Merck ' s COVID antiviral molnupiravir speeds up recovery but does not reduce the hospitalization or death rate in higher-risk vaccinated adults, detailed data from a large study showed.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

In China, People Are Learning to Live With COVID In China, People Are Learning to Live With COVID
Though living with COVID-19 has been the norm for most countries around the world this year, it marks an abrupt change for China, which spent most of 2022 trying to keep the virus at bay.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

China's People Are Paying the Price for No'Zero COVID' Exit Plan China's People Are Paying the Price for No'Zero COVID' Exit Plan
China ' s abrupt abandonment of zero-COVID in the face of protests and a widening outbreak has left China scrambling to avert a collapse of its public health system.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

China's Health System Braces for Peak in COVID Infections China's Health System Braces for Peak in COVID Infections
China is expecting a peak in COVID-19 infections within a week, a health official said, with authorities predicting extra strain on the country ' s health system even as they downplay the disease ' s severity.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

LAMA/LABA Combos Tied to Varying Adverse Events in COPD LAMA/LABA Combos Tied to Varying Adverse Events in COPD
A national cohort study showed significant differences in AE and cardiovascular event risk among three treatments.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Children's Daily Screen Time Jumped 52% During Pandemic Children's Daily Screen Time Jumped 52% During Pandemic
Since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, persons aged 18 years and younger have increased their time on digital screens by more than 80 minutes per day.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

DOJ Win Draws Attention to Battles Over Nurse Staffing Firms DOJ Win Draws Attention to Battles Over Nurse Staffing Firms
An antitrust win involving a nurse staffing firm ' s bid to suppress wages signals the federal justice system ' s interest in addressing tactics used to suppress competition, perhaps leading to future crackdowns.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Hundreds of US Hospitals Sue Patients or Threaten Their Credit Hundreds of US Hospitals Sue Patients or Threaten Their Credit
An examination of billing policies and practices at more than 500 hospitals across the country shows widespread reliance on aggressive collection tactics.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Shanghai Hospital Warns of'Tragic Battle' as COVID Spreads Shanghai Hospital Warns of'Tragic Battle' as COVID Spreads
A Shanghai hospital has told its staff to prepare for a ' tragic battle ' with COVID-19 as it expects half of the city ' s 25 million people will get infected by the end of next week.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Fat-Free Mass Index Tied to Outcomes in Underweight COPD Patients Fat-Free Mass Index Tied to Outcomes in Underweight COPD Patients
Body composition showed different associations with exercise capacity, health-related quality of life, and systemic inflammation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

You May One Day Listen With Your Mouth You May One Day Listen With Your Mouth
You could one day wear hearing aids in your mouth thanks to dental implant technology.Quick Take (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dental & Oral Health News Source Type: news

Oral Minoxidil Improves Anticancer Treatment –Induced Alopecia Oral Minoxidil Improves Anticancer Treatment –Induced Alopecia
A combination of low-dose oral and topical minoxidil was more effective than topical minoxidil used alone and could be a promising treatment for this population, the investigators conclude.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Pediatricians Offer Guidance on Child Exploitation, Trafficking Pediatricians Offer Guidance on Child Exploitation, Trafficking
AAP guidance emphasizes clinician training in identifying sex trafficking.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news