The Week That Wasn't: Scented Sleep, Beyond BPA, Insomnia-Diet Link The Week That Wasn't: Scented Sleep, Beyond BPA, Insomnia-Diet Link
Three medical stories that we didn't cover, explained.Medscape (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 21, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

ARCADIA: Predicting Risk of Atrial Cardiopathy Poststroke ARCADIA: Predicting Risk of Atrial Cardiopathy Poststroke
Preliminary findings from the ongoing ARCADIA study identify several risk factors associated with atrial cardiopathy in recent stroke patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 20, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Pathology Reports Often Puzzle Patients Pathology Reports Often Puzzle Patients
Even the most educated, take-charge individuals may have a hard time deciphering the test results they can access after a doctor visit, two new studies suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 19, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Few Perinatally Exposed Infants Receive Recommended Hep C Testing Few Perinatally Exposed Infants Receive Recommended Hep C Testing
Fewer than a quarter of infants exposed perinatally to hepatitis C virus (HCV) undergo testing for the virus, according to a database study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Hypertonic Saline Promising in Diuretic-Resistant Heart Failure Hypertonic Saline Promising in Diuretic-Resistant Heart Failure
Hypertonic saline (HS) appears to be safe and well tolerated as an adjuvant to loop diuretics in refractory acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF), according to a retrospective study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 16, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Views on What Spurt in China's Cases Suggests About Coronavirus Views on What Spurt in China's Cases Suggests About Coronavirus
A new diagnostic method has led the Chinese province at the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak to report a record rise in deaths and thousands more cases on Thursday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 14, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Coronavirus Outbreak May Be Over in China by April: Expert Coronavirus Outbreak May Be Over in China by April: Expert
The coronavirus outbreak is hitting a peak in China this month and may be over by April, the government's senior medical adviser said on Tuesday, in the latest assessment of an epidemic that has rattled the world.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Hope for Diabetes: Boosting Human Beta Cells With Drug Combo Hope for Diabetes: Boosting Human Beta Cells With Drug Combo
"Human beta cell proliferation was once unthinkable, but now it is absolutely possible," says the senior author of a new study in cell cultures and in mice."The field is moving rapidly."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Key Features of the 2018 Guidelines on Cholesterol Management Key Features of the 2018 Guidelines on Cholesterol Management
This article summarizes the main clinical recommendations as presented in the 2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol, a collaborative effort of key cardiology societies.American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

A Case of Chronic Thrombocytopenia in a 17-Year-Old Female A Case of Chronic Thrombocytopenia in a 17-Year-Old Female
A case of gray platelet syndrome, a rare type of thrombocytopenia, is discussed. How is this disorder diagnosed and treated?Laboratory Medicine (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Coronavirus Case Found at British Doctors' Practice - BBC Coronavirus Case Found at British Doctors' Practice - BBC
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Countries Rush to Build Diagnostic Capacity as Coronavirus Spreads Countries Rush to Build Diagnostic Capacity as Coronavirus Spreads
A week ago, only two laboratories in Africa could diagnose the novel coronavirus that originated in China and is rapidly spreading around the world. As of Sunday, the World Health Organization (WHO) expected every nation in Africa to be able to diagnose the disease.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Advance Team of WHO Experts Arrives in China to Probe Coronavirus Advance Team of WHO Experts Arrives in China to Probe Coronavirus
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Here Is What WHO Experts Are Watching on the Coronavirus' Spread Here Is What WHO Experts Are Watching on the Coronavirus' Spread
The World Health Organization (WHO) is tracking the epidemic of the new coronavirus in China and how it is spread abroad, as its advance team of international experts travel there to help investigate the outbreak.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Many Patients With NAFLD Should Be Screened for Liver Cancer, Experts Say Many Patients With NAFLD Should Be Screened for Liver Cancer, Experts Say
Screening and surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is important in many patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to an expert panel of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA).Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Non-Vaccine Oncogenic HPV Genotypes Persist in HPV-Vaccinated Women With HIV Non-Vaccine Oncogenic HPV Genotypes Persist in HPV-Vaccinated Women With HIV
Women living with HIV who received quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination still face the risk of infection with non-vaccine oncogenic HPV genotypes, researchers from Canada report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 8, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

U.S. Government Experts, Industry Spar Over Asbestos Testing in Talc U.S. Government Experts, Industry Spar Over Asbestos Testing in Talc
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 6, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

WHO Eliminates One of Three Diagnostic Criteria for Serrated-Polyposis Syndrome WHO Eliminates One of Three Diagnostic Criteria for Serrated-Polyposis Syndrome
In its update of criteria for diagnosing serrated-polyposis syndrome (SPS), the World Health Organization (WHO) has slightly altered two criteria and eliminated another altogether.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 6, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Genomic Profiling for Patients With Metastatic Colon Cancer Genomic Profiling for Patients With Metastatic Colon Cancer
Genomic testing can identify biomarkers that may help guide treatment decisions in metastatic colon cancer, but are patients receiving these tests according to recommended guidelines?JCO Precision Oncology (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 6, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Don't Discard Donor Kidneys Based on Initial Biopsies Don't Discard Donor Kidneys Based on Initial Biopsies
Viable donor kidneys are often discarded out of questionable concerns about their quality for waiting recipients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 5, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Are You Ready to Handle a Coronavirus Case? Are You Ready to Handle a Coronavirus Case?
Healthcare workers throughout the world face a challenge to recognize and respond to potential cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that emerged from Wuhan, China.Medscape Reader Polls (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 5, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Healthcare Company Novacyt Launches New Coronavirus Test Healthcare Company Novacyt Launches New Coronavirus Test
Healthcare company Novacyt said on Friday it had launched a new molecular test for the coronavirus currently afflicting China and other parts of the world.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 4, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Gene Expression Mirrors Features of Neurodegeneration Gene Expression Mirrors Features of Neurodegeneration
Gene-expression patterns in blood and brain parallel neuropathology and clinical deterioration, researchers in Canada report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 1, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

New ADA Standards: Promoting Health New ADA Standards: Promoting Health
From alternative insulins to diabetes technology, Dr Anne Peters highlights some changes to the 2020 ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 31, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

CT Screening Cuts 10-Year Lung Cancer Mortality by 24% in Men, 33% in Women CT Screening Cuts 10-Year Lung Cancer Mortality by 24% in Men, 33% in Women
A large study of smokers and ex-smokers in the Netherlands and Belgium is confirming that widespread screening using low-dose CT scans can dramatically lower the lung cancer death rate.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 31, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Soccer Headers Might Be More Risky for APOE4 Genotype Carriers Soccer Headers Might Be More Risky for APOE4 Genotype Carriers
Soccer players with apolipoprotein E4 genotype may want to limit how many headers they do, as new research suggests an increased risk for memory problems with high levels of soccer heading in carriers of this common genetic risk factor for neurodegeneration.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 29, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

China Testing HIV Drug as Treatment for New Coronavirus, AbbVie Says China Testing HIV Drug as Treatment for New Coronavirus, AbbVie Says
China is testing an HIV drug as a treatment for symptoms of the new coronavirus that is rapidly spreading, said drugmaker AbbVie Inc on Sunday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 29, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Clinical Markers of Vitiligo Tied to Disease Progression Clinical Markers of Vitiligo Tied to Disease Progression
The presence of at least one established clinical marker of vitiligo is associated with disease progression at follow-up, researchers from China report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 28, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Biopsy of Pulmonary Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma Biopsy of Pulmonary Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma
Via a semiquantitative approach, the authors present biopsy criteria for differentiating pulmonary large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma from non-small cell lung carcinoma.American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 28, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Hyaluronic Acid and Platelet-Rich Plasma for Scleroderma Hyaluronic Acid and Platelet-Rich Plasma for Scleroderma
Scleroderma patients treated with filler injections of hyaluronic acid and platelet-rich plasma realized improvements in skin atrophy and quality of life.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 28, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Turkey to Start Screening Passengers on Flights From China -Anadolu Turkey to Start Screening Passengers on Flights From China -Anadolu
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 27, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Single PSA Test May Reveal Long-Term Prostate-Cancer Risk Single PSA Test May Reveal Long-Term Prostate-Cancer Risk
Baseline prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels in midlife are associated with the subsequent risk of clinically significant prostate cancer, according to a secondary analysis of a large clinical trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 27, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Anterior-Dominant Prostate Cancer Harder to Detect Than Other Locations Anterior-Dominant Prostate Cancer Harder to Detect Than Other Locations
Anterior-dominant prostate cancer is harder to detect and presents with higher prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels than prostate cancer in other locations, according to a database study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 23, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Patient Risk Factors Should Determine Antimicrobial Choice for Community-Acquired Infection Patient Risk Factors Should Determine Antimicrobial Choice for Community-Acquired Infection
A new report may help identify hospitalized patients with community-acquired infection (CAI) in whom treatment guidelines do not apply.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 22, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Serum S100A8/A9 as a Potentially Sensitive Biomarker for IBD Serum S100A8/A9 as a Potentially Sensitive Biomarker for IBD
Are serum S100A8/A9 measurements a sensitive marker for inflammatory bowel disease? How does it compare with other inflammatory biomarkers?Laboratory Medicine (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 22, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Deep-Sea Microbe Sheds Light on Primordial Evolutionary Milestone Deep-Sea Microbe Sheds Light on Primordial Evolutionary Milestone
A microorganism scooped up in deep-sea mud off Japan's coast has helped scientists unlock the mystery of one of the watershed evolutionary events for life on Earth: the transition from the simple cells that first colonized the planet to complex cellular life - fungi, plants and animals including people.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 17, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Comparative Harms of Prostate Cancer Treatment Estimated in New Analysis Comparative Harms of Prostate Cancer Treatment Estimated in New Analysis
A new analysis provides estimates of bowel, bladder, and sexual function through five years following contemporary treatments for localized prostate cancer, which may help men clarify expectations and make more informed treatment choices, the research team says.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 16, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Small Response Gain With Double-Dose Flu Shot in Pregnant Women With HIV Small Response Gain With Double-Dose Flu Shot in Pregnant Women With HIV
Doubling the dose of influenza vaccine for pregnant women with HIV moderately improves immunogenicity compared to a single flu shot, but response remains well below that of pregnant women without HIV, a clinical trial shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 16, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

DNA Risk Markers Not Very Good for Predicting Disease DNA Risk Markers Not Very Good for Predicting Disease
Many people worry about inheriting health problems from their parents, but a new approach to analyzing genetic contributions to disease risk suggests that for most diseases, commercial DNA tests are not the best way to assess the odds.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 9, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Analysis of Commercial DNA Tests Finds Inconsistent Coverage Analysis of Commercial DNA Tests Finds Inconsistent Coverage
Once strictly the domain of research labs, tests that sequence large swaths of the human genome called the exome have become increasingly popular among medical specialists as a way to understand the genetic causes of rare disease.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 9, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Rotavirus May Be Overdiagnosed Due to Vaccine Virus Shedding Rotavirus May Be Overdiagnosed Due to Vaccine Virus Shedding
Nearly half of infants with rotavirus in their stool test positive due to vaccine virus shedding, new findings show.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 2, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Rapid Diagnostic Tests Sensitive, Specific for Chagas Disease Rapid Diagnostic Tests Sensitive, Specific for Chagas Disease
Rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) can be used to diagnose chronic Chagas disease with high sensitivity and specificity, a new field implementation study shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - December 27, 2019 Category: Pathology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

U.S. Government Says Verdict in Bayer's Roundup Case Should Be Reversed U.S. Government Says Verdict in Bayer's Roundup Case Should Be Reversed
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Justice Department said a federal appeals court should reverse a lower court verdict finding Bayer AG liable in the case of a California man who blamed its Roundup weed killer for his cancer.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - December 25, 2019 Category: Pathology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Ram Dass, Psychedelic Drug Pioneer, Dies at Home Aged 88 Ram Dass, Psychedelic Drug Pioneer, Dies at Home Aged 88
Ram Dass, who in the 1960s joined Timothy Leary in promoting psychedelic drugs as the path to inner enlightenment before undergoing a spiritual rebirth he spelled out in the influential book"Be Here Now," died at home on Sunday. He was 88 years old.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - December 24, 2019 Category: Pathology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Occupational Radiation Exposure Tied to Higher Cataract Risk Occupational Radiation Exposure Tied to Higher Cataract Risk
Higher cumulative occupational exposure to low-dose radiation is associated with excess additive risk (EAR) of developing cataract, according to a new study in a large prospective cohort of U.S. radiation technologists.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - December 24, 2019 Category: Pathology Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Genetic Counseling, Testing Not Common in People at Risk for Lynch Syndrome Genetic Counseling, Testing Not Common in People at Risk for Lynch Syndrome
Only a minority of people with risk factors for Lynch syndrome undergo genetic counseling and testing, although the rate has increased over time, according to new findings.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - December 19, 2019 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Alnylam Gene-Silencing Therapy to Treat Kidney Disorder Succeeds in Late-Stage Study Alnylam Gene-Silencing Therapy to Treat Kidney Disorder Succeeds in Late-Stage Study
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc's gene-silencing therapy for a rare kidney disorder met the main goal of a late-stage study on Tuesday, bringing the company a step closer to marketing the first approved treatment for the condition.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - December 19, 2019 Category: Pathology Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

CVS to Increase Genetic Testing for Some Aetna Cancer Patients CVS to Increase Genetic Testing for Some Aetna Cancer Patients
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - December 15, 2019 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Thrombolysis Effective for Treating Occluded Central Venous Catheters in Kids Thrombolysis Effective for Treating Occluded Central Venous Catheters in Kids
Thrombolysis, particularly with alteplase, appears to be effective and likely safe for treating occluded central venous catheters in children with cancer, according to a meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - December 10, 2019 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Long-duration Vancomycin Linked to Lower Rates of C. Diff Recurrence in IBD Long-duration Vancomycin Linked to Lower Rates of C. Diff Recurrence in IBD
In patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a long course of oral vancomycin is associated with lower odds of Clostridioides difficile infection recurrence than a short course, a retrospective chart review reveals.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - December 7, 2019 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news