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Four Studies on Stroke Treatment and Prevention Four Studies on Stroke Treatment and Prevention
Dr Diener discusses recent stroke studies that highlight prevention efforts and where we are falling short.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

American Pain Society (APS) 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting American Pain Society (APS) 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from APS 2017Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

DOAC Dos and Don'ts DOAC Dos and Don'ts
Cardiology and hematology experts from Mayo Clinic review how and when DOACs should be deployed in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation or at risk for VTE. They also address approved and pipeline reversal agents.Mayo Clinic (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Hypoglycemia: How Low Is Too Low? Hypoglycemia: How Low Is Too Low?
When is'low'too low? This and other topics in hypoglycemia are discussed, including current ADA definitions, symptom variability, and hypoglycemia awareness and unawareness.Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Expert Interview Source Type: news

Are We Helping Kids in'Kinship Care'? Are We Helping Kids in'Kinship Care'?
First things first: Ask the identity of the person bringing a child in for care. It might not be the biological parent.CHOP Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

7 Strategies to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs 7 Strategies to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs
Two recent studies have raised potential concerns about the safety of newly approved drugs. What is the FDA's safety monitoring process, and are changes needed? Medscape spoke with FDA to find out.Medscape Pharmacists (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Article Source Type: news

Perioperative Aspirin for Venous Thromboembolism Prevention Perioperative Aspirin for Venous Thromboembolism Prevention
This study investigated whether perioperative aspirin is effective in the prevention of post-surgical venous thromboembolism, including deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Patellar Tendinopathy: Diagnosis and Treatment Patellar Tendinopathy: Diagnosis and Treatment
Learn more about the differential diagnoses for patellar tendinopathy and the surgical and non-surgical treatment options.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Prevalence of Mindfulness Practices in the US Workforce Prevalence of Mindfulness Practices in the US Workforce
Are US workers utilizing mindfulness-based practices such as meditation, yoga, tai chi, and qigong? How might engagement in these beneficial practices be encouraged?Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Treat the Patient, Not the Angiogram Treat the Patient, Not the Angiogram
Should patients with refractory angina and coronary chronic total occlusion be offered the option of revascularization?Circulation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Progress Toward Measles Elimination -- Africa, 2013-2016 Progress Toward Measles Elimination -- Africa, 2013-2016
Are we on track to meet the World Health Organization goal of measles elimination in the African region by 2020?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Acute Noncardiovascular Illness in the Cardiac ICU Acute Noncardiovascular Illness in the Cardiac ICU
Which noncardiovascular illnesses are most prevalent in the cardiac ICU, and how do they contribute to morbidity and mortality?Journal of the American College of Cardiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Levamisole-Induced Necrosis Syndrome Levamisole-Induced Necrosis Syndrome
Learn more about the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of levamisole-induced necrosis syndrome.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Journal Article Source Type: news

Evidence-Based Recommendations for Spine Surgery Evidence-Based Recommendations for Spine Surgery
This article offers a brief summary of some of the latest research.Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Champagne Groove Lipectomy in Abdominoplasty Champagne Groove Lipectomy in Abdominoplasty
How does the champagne groove lipectomy compare with standard abdominoplasty techniques in terms of costs and complications?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Infection in Organ Transplantation Infection in Organ Transplantation
Find out what there is to know regarding the prevention, diagnosis, and management of organ transplant infectious disease.American Journal of Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

Lung Function and COPD With Peripheral Blood DNA Methylation Lung Function and COPD With Peripheral Blood DNA Methylation
A new review examines the question of whether lung function or COPD are associated with DNA methylation patterns in peripheral blood.BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Outbreaks of Disease Linked to Food Imported Into the US Outbreaks of Disease Linked to Food Imported Into the US
An increasing percentage of food consumed in the US is imported, and the incidence of foodborne disease outbreaks is on the rise.Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

A Testing Model to Promote HIV Self-Testing Among MSM A Testing Model to Promote HIV Self-Testing Among MSM
An online model to promote self-testing may help improve HIV awareness and linkage to care among MSM.HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Room for Improvement: Communicating News in Advanced Cancer Room for Improvement: Communicating News in Advanced Cancer
When communicating news about scans to patients with advanced cancer, clinicians often go straight from results to treatment, skipping significance to the patient.Medscape Nurses (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Viewpoint Source Type: news

American Psychiatric Association (APA) 2017 Annual Meeting American Psychiatric Association (APA) 2017 Annual Meeting
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from APA 2017Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

You'll Need a CPET if You're Serious About Dyspnea You'll Need a CPET if You're Serious About Dyspnea
Be a real pulmonologist and embrace the test, Dr Holley urges.Medscape Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Viewpoint Source Type: news

Is There a Role for Weight Loss in Obese Patients With Asthma? Is There a Role for Weight Loss in Obese Patients With Asthma?
Extra pounds spell trouble for asthma patients. Dr Gross reviews the literature on next steps.Medscape Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Viewpoint Source Type: news

What Bronchodilator Options Do We Have for COPD? What Bronchodilator Options Do We Have for COPD?
Are fixed combinations better than monotherapy? How should you add a corticosteroid to the regimen? Dr Gross discusses a new meta-analysis designed to clarify these issues.Medscape Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Viewpoint Source Type: news

Does Teletherapy Work for Pain? Does Teletherapy Work for Pain?
Dr Peter Yellowlees reviews a study comparing a telehealth versus face-to-face intervention for chronic pain treatment.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

European Congress of Endocrinology (ECE) 2017 European Congress of Endocrinology (ECE) 2017
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ECE 2017Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Talking With Patients About NGS Testing: Marketing vs RealityTalking With Patients About NGS Testing: Marketing vs Reality Talking With Patients About NGS Testing: Marketing vs RealityTalking With Patients About NGS Testing: Marketing vs Reality
Experts on genomic testing in cancer discuss the marketing of NGS tests, and how they talk to their patients in light of the promise of ‘ precision medicine. ’Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Talking With Patients About NGS Testing: Marketing vs Reality Talking With Patients About NGS Testing: Marketing vs Reality
Experts on genomic testing in cancer discuss the marketing of NGS tests, and how they talk to their patients in light of the promise of ‘ precision medicine. ’Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

' Healthcare Delayed Is Healthcare Denied'' Healthcare Delayed Is Healthcare Denied '
Drs Bhargava and Stein discuss their concerns for pediatric care during this tumultuous time and offer advice for clinicians who want to do more.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

Is Response to Allergy Immunotherapy Predictable? Is Response to Allergy Immunotherapy Predictable?
Can response to allergy immunotherapy be predicted? Dr Stadtmauer reviews new research and provides useful tips.Medscape Allergy & Immunology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Correct Diagnosis: The Cornerstone of Antibiotic Stewardship Correct Diagnosis: The Cornerstone of Antibiotic Stewardship
Antibiotics -- give the right drug, the right dose, and the right duration. But, most important, first make the correct diagnosis.Medscape Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Article Source Type: news

Can You Trust Home Blood Pressure Monitoring? Can You Trust Home Blood Pressure Monitoring?
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights one of the week's most important news stories for primary care.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Plants That Can Poison, Harm, or Kill Plants That Can Poison, Harm, or Kill
So many toxic plants, so many poisonings waiting to happen! Are you aware of the danger posed by these flowers and leaves?Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Postmarket Drug Safety: The View From the FDA Postmarket Drug Safety: The View From the FDA
Two recent studies have raised potential concerns about the safety of newly approved drugs. What is the FDA's safety monitoring process, and are changes needed? Medscape spoke with FDA to find out.FDA Expert Commentaries and Interviews (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Expert Interview Source Type: news

Nonobese Fatty Liver Disease Nonobese Fatty Liver Disease
What is the clinical significance of nonobese NAFLD as a liver disease, and how can we identify at-risk patients?Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Alopecia Areata: Current Practices vs. New Directions Alopecia Areata: Current Practices vs. New Directions
Many treatments for alopecia areata are available, but none have been validated or are FDA approved. This paper reviews therapies currently under investigation and novel modalities which show promise.American Journal of Clinical Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Hypoglycemia in a Second-trimester Pregnant Woman Hypoglycemia in a Second-trimester Pregnant Woman
What was the unusual cause of this pregnant woman's hypoglycemia, and how was it diagnosed?Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Mortality Risk During and After Opioid Substitution Treatment Mortality Risk During and After Opioid Substitution Treatment
How does substitution treatment with methadone or buprenorphine impact mortality in persons with opioid dependence? Does risk differ by type of drug?The BMJ (formerly known as the British Medical Journal) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Sedation After Cardiac Surgery: Is One Drug Preferable? Sedation After Cardiac Surgery: Is One Drug Preferable?
This review compares the use of propofol and dexmedetomidine as adjuncts to fast track the recovery of patients undergoing cardiac surgery. What are their respective advantages and disadvantages?Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

MACRA: What Geriatrics Healthcare Professionals Need to Know MACRA: What Geriatrics Healthcare Professionals Need to Know
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act will have profound implications for geriatricians, as Medicare is the primary insurance of their patients. How might it impact your practice?Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Temporal Relationship Between Dysthymia and TMD Temporal Relationship Between Dysthymia and TMD
Studies have demonstrated that depression is associated with temporomandibular disorders; but does depression occur prior to the onset of TMD or as a consequence?BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Challenges in Ultrasound-guided Regional Anaesthesia Challenges in Ultrasound-guided Regional Anaesthesia
This article reviews the many challenges to acquiring optimal ultrasound images necessary for successful nerve block. How can problems be avoided, and what new technologies might offer help?BJA Education (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

A 45-Year-Old Woman With Heart Palpitations A 45-Year-Old Woman With Heart Palpitations
A 45-year-old woman presents with recurrent headaches, heart palpitations, and weakness. Can you identify the cause?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Autoimmune Adverse Effects With Checkpoint Blockade Therapy Autoimmune Adverse Effects With Checkpoint Blockade Therapy
Reports of rare but serious immune-related adverse effects associated with checkpoint inhibitors are emerging. Examples include myocarditis, cholangitis, and vasculitic neuropathy.Annals of Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Drug Interactions Between Hormonal Contraceptives and ART Drug Interactions Between Hormonal Contraceptives and ART
Could antiretroviral drugs for the treatment or prevention of HIV adversely impact the contraceptive efficacy of hormonal birth control methods?AIDS (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Pregabalin Is Effective in Reducing Fibromyalgia Pain Pregabalin Is Effective in Reducing Fibromyalgia Pain
While the referenced study concluded that pregabalin is effective for fibromyalgia pain, this reviewer found defects in its assumptions and methodology, limiting its clinical relevancy.Evidence-Based Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

An Overview of the Management of Concussion An Overview of the Management of Concussion
This article summarizes both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic approaches to treatment of concussion, as well as outlining diagnosis and preventive strategies.U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

The Effects of Coenzyme Q10 Supplementation in PCOS The Effects of Coenzyme Q10 Supplementation in PCOS
A new study examines the beneficial effects of coenzyme Q10 supplementation on the metabolic profiles of patients with PCOS.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2017 Annual Meeting American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2017 Annual Meeting
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ASCO 2017.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) 2017 Annual Meeting Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) 2017 Annual Meeting
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from CMSC 2017.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news