Experts Point to Better Ways to Handle Hospital Conflicts Experts Point to Better Ways to Handle Hospital Conflicts
Physicians offer tips on making these conflicts less tense and more in tune with patient care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Hospital Medicine Leaders Offer Tips for Gender Equity Hospital Medicine Leaders Offer Tips for Gender Equity
Even in the face of obvious disparities, women can take their own steps to boost their careers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Study: Little Impact of Private Equity on Dermatology Practices Study: Little Impact of Private Equity on Dermatology Practices
The results provide mixed support for both proponents and opponents of private equity acquisitions, according to the authors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Review Finds Diverse Outcomes in Clinical Trials of Rosacea Review Finds Diverse Outcomes in Clinical Trials of Rosacea
Patient-reported outcomes were measured in less than 40% of the rosacea studies in the review.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

EU, Japan Throw Support Behind Olympics, With Aid of Vaccines From Europe EU, Japan Throw Support Behind Olympics, With Aid of Vaccines From Europe
The EU and Japan on Thursday backed Tokyo's hosting of the Olympic Games this year, with EU-produced vaccines helping Japan in its battle against a fourth wave of infections.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

More and More Doctors Abandoning Private Practice More and More Doctors Abandoning Private Practice
The latest biennial analysis of doctors'practices by the American Medical Association showed an acceleration of a trend away from private practice, defined as a practice wholly owned by physicians.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Woman Sues Fertility Doctor, Alleges'Medical Rape'Woman Sues Fertility Doctor, Alleges'Medical Rape '
Bianca Voss, 75, says she discovered this when her daughter Roberta, 36, took a 23andMe DNA test to find out more about her family history.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Colonoscopies Restricted by Pandemic: Worse CRC Outcomes to Come? Colonoscopies Restricted by Pandemic: Worse CRC Outcomes to Come?
Changes in colonoscopy screening caused by the COVID-19 pandemic may have increased the risks of delayed colorectal cancer diagnosis and could lead to worse outcomes, based on recent data.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

New Agent Approved for PSMA PET Scanning in Prostate Cancer New Agent Approved for PSMA PET Scanning in Prostate Cancer
The injectable radioactive diagnostic agent, piflufolastatF18 (PYLARIFY), is the first to be commercially available for use in positron-emission tomography (PET) imaging for men with prostate cancer.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

TVT Registry: Favorable TAVR Outcomes in Low-risk Bicuspid Patients TVT Registry: Favorable TAVR Outcomes in Low-risk Bicuspid Patients
Results were on par with matched patients with tricuspid aortic stenosis, but experts caution that the heart team is essential for patient selection.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

& quot;Overbasalization & quot; Common in Type 2 Diabetes Management & quot;Overbasalization & quot; Common in Type 2 Diabetes Management
Such"overbasalization," defined as an A1c of greater than 8% despite use of more than 0.5 units/kg/d of basal insulin, was identified in about 40% of patients seen in a Florida primary care clinic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Some Hospitals Offering Nurses Unprecedented Hiring Bonuses Some Hospitals Offering Nurses Unprecedented Hiring Bonuses
The need for hospital bedside nurses with experience'is the worst we've ever seen it,'said Matt Caseman, CEO of the Georgia Nurses Association.Georgia Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Hospitalists Play Key Role in Advance Care Planning Hospitalists Play Key Role in Advance Care Planning
Advantages to inpatient ACP discussions include proximity to patients and hospitalists'prognostic insights.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Surprise: AGEs Intake Inversely Tied to Liver Cancer Risk Surprise: AGEs Intake Inversely Tied to Liver Cancer Risk
Food groups most often contributing to AGEs intake were cereals and cereal products, meat and meat products, cakes and biscuits, dairy, fish, and nonalcoholic beverages.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

' Sit Less, Move More' May Be Key to Keeping Weight Off'Sit Less, Move More' May Be Key to Keeping Weight Off
This study does not imply that simply standing more rather than sitting will contribute to weight-loss maintenance, but [it] may suggest that less sitting that results in more movement is what is key. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

ACLU Lawsuit Challenges Arkansas Trans Youth Treatment Ban ACLU Lawsuit Challenges Arkansas Trans Youth Treatment Ban
It prohibits doctors from providing gender confirming hormone treatment, puberty blockers or surgery to anyone under 18 years old, or from referring them to other providers for the treatment.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Heads Up! The Cardiovascular Secrets of Giraffes Heads Up! The Cardiovascular Secrets of Giraffes
Because of their height, giraffes require scarily high blood pressures — yet they escape the massive health problems that plague people with hypertension. Can clinicians learn from these animals?Knowable Magazine (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Doctor/Spy: How MDs Get Involved in Espionage Doctor/Spy: How MDs Get Involved in Espionage
Some physicians use their clinical knowledge to help the CIA with its mission. Here's how.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Business of Medicine News Source Type: news

USPSTF to Clinicians: Advise Patients on Gestational Weight Gain USPSTF to Clinicians: Advise Patients on Gestational Weight Gain
The US Preventive Services Task Force now recommends clinicians counsel their pregnant patients in primary care settings to use interventions to limit excess gestational weight gain.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Single SubQ Shot Offers Fast, Potent Platelet Inhibition in STEMI Single SubQ Shot Offers Fast, Potent Platelet Inhibition in STEMI
The effect was seen within 15 minutes of receiving RUC-4, an investigational glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor, with no thrombocytopenia, in a phase 2a study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

LEEP or Cone Biopsy for Excision of Cervical Dysplasia? LEEP or Cone Biopsy for Excision of Cervical Dysplasia?
Both techniques are associated with good disease control, but clinical judgment is needed when selecting which one to use, says Emma C. Rossi, MD.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

APA Moves to Stop Insurer Overturning Mental Health Claims Ruling APA Moves to Stop Insurer Overturning Mental Health Claims Ruling
The APA and other medical groups agree that the insurer improperly denied thousands of mental health and substance use claims.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Brooks-LaSure Confirmed as First Black Administrator of CMS Brooks-LaSure Confirmed as First Black Administrator of CMS
Chiquita Brooks-LaSure will be the first Black administrator of CMS, the nation's biggest purchaser of healthcare. She will play a key role in deciding how Medicare and Medicaid pay for services such as telehealth.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Patients With Moderate COPD Also Benefit From Triple Therapy Patients With Moderate COPD Also Benefit From Triple Therapy
Both triple combinations were significantly superior to the dual therapies for controlling exacerbations, Klaus F. Rabe, MD, PhD and colleagues found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Care of Post-Acute COVID-19 Patients Requires Collaboration Care of Post-Acute COVID-19 Patients Requires Collaboration
Expert addresses pathophysiology, epidemiology, and management of patients with post-acute COVID-19 syndrome.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Children's Book Could Help Catch Color Vision Deficiency Children's Book Could Help Catch Color Vision Deficiency
Creators of a new children's book aim to help identify children with color vision deficiency.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

PASCAL Mitral Valve Repair Shines at 2 Years in CLASP PASCAL Mitral Valve Repair Shines at 2 Years in CLASP
Follow-up is still ongoing but existing data show sustained favorable outcomes for the system -- already approved in Europe and the subject of an ongoing pivotal US trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Healthy Lifestyle Tied to Reduced Dementia Despite Family History Healthy Lifestyle Tied to Reduced Dementia Despite Family History
Adopting a variety of health behaviors was associated with a lower risk of developing dementia, even among those with a higher dementia risk due to family history, a new study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Quick and Easy Parenting Assessment Could Prevent Adverse Events Quick and Easy Parenting Assessment Could Prevent Adverse Events
A screening tool may facilitate conversations about discipline and potentially mitigate adverse childhood experiences, researchers suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Final SPRINT Data Confirm Lower BP Is Better Final SPRINT Data Confirm Lower BP Is Better
Final data from a randomized trial confirm a more intensive approach targeting systolic blood pressure below 120 mm Hg significantly lowers rates of major cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Stark Racial Disparities Persist in Vaccinations Stark Racial Disparities Persist in Vaccinations
Black Americans'vaccination rates still trail all other groups, while Hispanics show improvement. Native Americans show the strongest rates nationally.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Sustained Long-Term Benefit of Gene Therapy for SMA Sustained Long-Term Benefit of Gene Therapy for SMA
A single infusion of onasemnogene abeparvovec (Zolgensma) provides sustained benefits for up to 6 years in children with SMA, with no new safety signals.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Yankees, Olympics, & COVID: Can Sports Win the Day? Yankees, Olympics, & COVID: Can Sports Win the Day?
Fueling the fear over the Olympics is the recent disclosure that nine vaccinated New York Yankees team members and staff tested positive in what are being called"breakthrough" cases.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Colorado Bill Aims to Protect Pregnant Women's Rights Colorado Bill Aims to Protect Pregnant Women's Rights
' Evidence has shown that we can't depend on jails and prisons to provide even the most basic, common sense and humane care to women who are giving birth in custody,'said Colorado attorney Mari Newman.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Racism Derails Black Men's Health, Even as Education Levels Rise Racism Derails Black Men's Health, Even as Education Levels Rise
Researchers who study health among various racial and ethnic groups say the findings suggest that the power of discrimination to harm Black men's health may be more resistant than previously understood.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Nivolumab After Surgery for Esophageal or GEJ Cancer FDA OKs Nivolumab After Surgery for Esophageal or GEJ Cancer
The adjuvant use of nivolumab has been described as practice-changing in patients with resected esophageal or gastroesophageal junction cancer who have received chemoradiotherapy before surgery.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Tennessee Transgender Bill Signed Into Law Tennessee Transgender Bill Signed Into Law
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee this week signed a bill that prevents schools from allowing transgender teens to use the bathroom that fits with their gender identity.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Down Syndrome Abortion Bans Gain Traction After Court Ruling Down Syndrome Abortion Bans Gain Traction After Court Ruling
Governors in Arizona and South Dakota recently signed such bills into law, and similar measures are pending in North Carolina and Texas.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Texas Governor Signs Law Banning Abortions as Early as 6 Weeks Texas Governor Signs Law Banning Abortions as Early as 6 Weeks
The law puts Texas in line with more than a dozen other states that ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, possibly as early as six weeks.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Medicare for 60-Year-Olds Not Guaranteed to Be a Better Deal Medicare for 60-Year-Olds Not Guaranteed to Be a Better Deal
"Simply expanding Medicare eligibility does not guarantee premium affordability," concluded the study by Avalere Health for the Associated Press.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Photobiomodulation Reduced Radiodermatitis in Patients With Cancer Photobiomodulation Reduced Radiodermatitis in Patients With Cancer
Based on the wound-healing and anti-inflammatory properties of PBMT, several studies have investigated its use for the prevention and management of acute radiodermatitis since the 1990s.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

IBD Rates Rising Among Medicare Patients IBD Rates Rising Among Medicare Patients
The prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease increased significantly among Americans aged 67 years and older from 2001 to 2018, based on data from more than 25 million Medicare beneficiaries.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Orthopedists' Earnings Changed Little in 2020 Orthopedists' Earnings Changed Little in 2020
The specialists remained among the top earners among 29 specialties, but more than half experienced declines amid pandemic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Hallucinations in the General Population Tied to Psychiatric Disorders Hallucinations in the General Population Tied to Psychiatric Disorders
Hallucinations in the general population are significantly linked to lifetime mental disorders and suicide attempts, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Lawsuit: Family Claims Surgical Error Killed Patient Lawsuit: Family Claims Surgical Error Killed Patient
Postsurgical complaints were not addressed, plaintiffs say; the promises (and pitfalls) of AI-assisted medicine; doctor with troubled history loses licenseMedscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Semaglutide New Drug Combo Well-Tolerated, Leads to Weight Loss Semaglutide New Drug Combo Well-Tolerated, Leads to Weight Loss
A combination of cagrilintide with semaglutide in people with a BMI over 27 was well-tolerated, had a good safety profile, and led to more weight loss than semaglutide alone.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Nurse Who Treated UK PM Johnson for COVID Slams Government as She Quits Job:  Paper Nurse Who Treated UK PM Johnson for COVID Slams Government as She Quits Job:  Paper
A nurse who looked after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he battled COVID-19 is leaving her job, with a newspaper saying she had become fed up with his government's treatment of healthcare workers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Underlying Heart Rhythm, Not ICD Shocks, Drives Mortality Underlying Heart Rhythm, Not ICD Shocks, Drives Mortality
Survival after implantable cardioverter-defibrillator shocks depends more on the nature of the underlying arrhythmic substrate than on any adverse effect of the ICD therapy, a new study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Primary Ovarian Insufficiency Requires Long-term Management Primary Ovarian Insufficiency Requires Long-term Management
Women with primary ovarian insufficiency may experience some intermittent ovarian function, experts report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Geriatrician Learns the Emotional and Physical Toll of Caregiving Geriatrician Learns the Emotional and Physical Toll of Caregiving
Rebecca Elon, MD, was thrust into a new role, primary caregiver for her severely ill husband and her elderly mother.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news