Top 5 Diabetes Highlights From 2019 Top 5 Diabetes Highlights From 2019
For the first time in several years, a cardiovascular outcomes trial may not be the most exciting diabetes news of the year. Here are 2019's highlights from Dr Harpreet Bajaj.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Expert Column Source Type: news

Off Gurneys, Into Beds -- How Can We Speed Up Admissions? Off Gurneys, Into Beds -- How Can We Speed Up Admissions?
Dr Alok Patel discusses options for improving emergency department admission flow.Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Procedural Anxiety, Pain Catastrophizing, and Pain During EGD Procedural Anxiety, Pain Catastrophizing, and Pain During EGD
How does pain catastrophizing and procedural anxiety impact the experience of pain in patients undergoing endoscopic procedures?Southern Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Mental Distress and Depression Among Adults with Arthritis Mental Distress and Depression Among Adults with Arthritis
This study found that frequent mental distress and history of depression are common features among adults with arthritis in all states, but with considerable variability across states.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Bridging the Data-Free Zone: Treating Cancer in Older Adults Bridging the Data-Free Zone: Treating Cancer in Older Adults
How do you make effective treatment decisions for real-world geriatric cancer patients who don't fit the typical clinical trial mold?Journal of Clinical Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Switching to Degludec Reduces Hypoglycemia Rates Switching to Degludec Reduces Hypoglycemia Rates
Insulin-treated diabetes patients who switched to degludec realized lower rates of hypoglycemia and improved glycemic control.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Drop-Free Approaches for Cataract Surgery Drop-Free Approaches for Cataract Surgery
When it comes to the administration of prophylaxis for cataract surgery, might intraoperative injections offer a viable alternative to topical postoperative eyedrops?Current Opinion in Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Journal Article Source Type: news

PCPs' Perceived Barriers to Optimal Dementia Care PCPs' Perceived Barriers to Optimal Dementia Care
Primary care physicians have a key role in providing care for people with dementia, but this study indicates that they perceive a range of barriers to optimal dementia diagnosis and management.The Gerontologist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

National Trends in Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Surgery National Trends in Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Surgery
How have operation and revision rates for lumbar spinal stenosis procedures changed in recent years? A new study examines the national trends.Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Your Burnout Isn't Your Fault, but You Should'Own' It Your Burnout Isn't Your Fault, but You Should'Own' It
Being told to avoid or fix burnout can feel like being blamed for a problem you didn't cause. Don't let this frustration prevent you from taking meaningful steps to protect yourself.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

Treatment of Lateral Condyle Fractures in Children Treatment of Lateral Condyle Fractures in Children
This review examines current surgical and non-surgical interventions for this common fracture in the pediatric population.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Tick-Borne Encephalitis Virus, United Kingdom Tick-Borne Encephalitis Virus, United Kingdom
What have we learned about the spread of tick-borne encephalitis virus in the United Kingdom, and what are the public health implications?Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Autologous Cell Harvesting and Processing Devices for Burns Autologous Cell Harvesting and Processing Devices for Burns
What benefits do autologous cell harvesting and processing devices offer in the treatment of burn injuries in children?Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Educational Preparation and Nurse Turnover Intention Educational Preparation and Nurse Turnover Intention
The turnover of nurses may compromise the safety of hospitalized patients. Might enhancing the educational preparation of bedside nurses offer a solution?OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Fungal Alterations in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Fungal Alterations in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
This review explores the role of gut fungi in patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Might modulation of the fungal microbiota present a therapeutic opportunity for IBD?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Cardiology's Hottest Trial of 2019 and Healthcare 2020 Cardiology's Hottest Trial of 2019 and Healthcare 2020
Bob Harrington and Mike Gibson continue their review of 2019 with the'hottest trial of the year'and what to expect in healthcare in 2020.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Should Doctors' Rights Come Before Patients' Rights? Should Doctors' Rights Come Before Patients' Rights?
Is it okay for a physician to refuse to provide certain kinds of care because of personal moral or religious beliefs? Art Caplan debates the issue with Drs Sandeep Jauhar and Cheyn Onarecker.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

Differing Preferences for DNRs Between Patients and Families Differing Preferences for DNRs Between Patients and Families
Are patients whose care preferences differ from that of their families less likely to have a DNR order placed?Journal of Oncology Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Diagnostic Criteria for Small Fiber Neuropathy Diagnostic Criteria for Small Fiber Neuropathy
This study aimed to provide conclusive evidence on the diagnostic criteria for small fiber neuropathy, to be used in clinical practice and trial design.Brain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

ESR and C-Reactive Protein in Acute Inflammation ESR and C-Reactive Protein in Acute Inflammation
This study examined the diagnostic sensitivity and specificity of erythrocyte sedimentation rate and C-reactive protein in the diagnosis of acute location-confined or systemic inflammation.American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Reversal of Vasodilatory Shock: Current Perspectives Reversal of Vasodilatory Shock: Current Perspectives
This paper examines the etiology of vasodilatory shock, reviewing vasopressor pharmacology and highlighting commonly used vasoconstrictors as well as emerging agents for treating this condition.Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Low-Value PPI Prescriptions Among Older Adults Low-Value PPI Prescriptions Among Older Adults
Older adults are particularly vulnerable to adverse events associated with PPIs. How prevalent is the prescribing of potentially low-value PPI prescriptions to adults 65 and older?Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Severe Thrombocytopenia in a Patient With Lung Adenocarcinoma Severe Thrombocytopenia in a Patient With Lung Adenocarcinoma
This case of severe grade V thrombocytopenia caused by nivolumab highlights the need for clinicians to be aware of this potential adverse effect of immune-checkpoint inhibitors.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Biologic Enhancement of Stress Fracture Healing in Athletes Biologic Enhancement of Stress Fracture Healing in Athletes
Learn more about the latest biologic healing enhancement options for stress fractures in athletes.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Nutritional Care for Patients With Ebola Virus Disease Nutritional Care for Patients With Ebola Virus Disease
What can clinicians do to improve nutritional care for these patients?Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Coblopasvir and Sofosbuvir in Patients With HCV Infection Coblopasvir and Sofosbuvir in Patients With HCV Infection
This study investigated the safety and efficacy of coblopasvir plus sofosbuvir in a broad range of HCV infections, including those with compensated cirrhosis.Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Basal Serum LH for the Diagnosis of the Onset of Puberty Basal Serum LH for the Diagnosis of the Onset of Puberty
What role could basal serum LH have in diagnosing central precocious puberty among girls with early breast onset?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Presentation of Primary Hyperparathyroidism in Older Adults Presentation of Primary Hyperparathyroidism in Older Adults
How does the clinical presentation of primary hyperparathyroidism differ between younger and older adults, and what are the implications for management?Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

SGA vs ETT During Interventional Pulmonary Procedures SGA vs ETT During Interventional Pulmonary Procedures
What is the optimal airway management for patients undergoing interventional pulmonary procedures under general anesthesia?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Hypertension and Diabetes in Women of Reproductive Age Hypertension and Diabetes in Women of Reproductive Age
This study estimated the prevalence of hypertension and diabetes in non-pregnant women of reproductive age in the U.S. What proportion are unaware of their condition?Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Vitamin D Status and Clinical Outcomes in Adults With IBD Vitamin D Status and Clinical Outcomes in Adults With IBD
Vitamin D deficiency is highly prevalent among patients with inflammatory bowel disease. How does low vitamin D status impact disease activity, inflammation, relapse and quality of life?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Arousal Syndrome No Cause for Shame, Doctors Say Arousal Syndrome No Cause for Shame, Doctors Say
PGAD, in which a person feels repeatedly sexually aroused without provocation, has been considered an extremely rare and embarrassing condition, one that has been the punchline of jokes even by doctors.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology News Alert Source Type: news

The Week That Wasn't: Popcorn-Linked Infection, Minimum Wage, Altruistic Pain Relief The Week That Wasn't: Popcorn-Linked Infection, Minimum Wage, Altruistic Pain Relief
Three medical stories that we didn't cover, explained.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Ces 2020 ces 2020
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from CES 2020Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Asthma/Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Overlap Asthma/Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Overlap
What is asthma/COPD overlap and how should it be treated? A new review discusses the identification and management of this condition.Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology Journal Article Source Type: news

Review of DOACs and Guide for Effective Drug Utilization Review of DOACs and Guide for Effective Drug Utilization
This article reviews the pharmacology, indications, and contraindications of currently available direct oral anticoagulants, with a focus on selecting the appropriate DOACs in clinical practice.American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Avoiding Drug-Induced Hypoglycemia in the Older Adult Avoiding Drug-Induced Hypoglycemia in the Older Adult
Many medications have the potential to induce hypoglycemia, especially in the older patient. Review the signs and symptoms of drug-induced hypoglycemia as well as the common culprits in this article.U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

Cardiorespiratory Fitness Influences Metabolic Inflexibility Cardiorespiratory Fitness Influences Metabolic Inflexibility
How does metabolic flexibility during exercise differ between obese and normal weight individuals?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

First Reported Case of Shewanella haliotis in the Americas First Reported Case of Shewanella haliotis in the Americas
Was raw fish consumption the origin of this patient's infection with the emerging human pathogen Shewanella haliotis?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Efficacy and Safety of Apremilast for Behcet's Syndrome Efficacy and Safety of Apremilast for Behcet's Syndrome
Apremilast may be a safe and effective option for treating refractory oral ulcers in patients with Behcet's disease.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Immunotherapy for CRC: Current and Novel Approaches Immunotherapy for CRC: Current and Novel Approaches
Review the latest on targeted mAbs, checkpoint inhibitors, adoptive T-cell therapies, and vaccine therapies for colorectal cancer.Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Patient-reported Outcome Measure Evaluating Acne Treatment Patient-reported Outcome Measure Evaluating Acne Treatment
The authors developed an instrument to provide the dermatology community with a patient-reported measure for acne that can be applied in clinical trials, research, and patient care.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Epidemiology and Treatment Modalities for BPH Epidemiology and Treatment Modalities for BPH
A new review provides insight into the epidemiology of benign prostatic hyperplasia and explores the currently available treatment options for this condition.Translational Andrology and Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

Costs Associated With Surgery in the Medicare Population Costs Associated With Surgery in the Medicare Population
An analysis of the costs associated with surgical care delivery among Medicare beneficiaries highlights potential opportunities to reduce spending.Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Ultrasonographic Features of Lower-Limb Joints in Gout Ultrasonographic Features of Lower-Limb Joints in Gout
Find out which ultrasound features might be helpful for the diagnosis of gout, particularly in the lower extremity joints.Journal of Clinical Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Cervical Spine Fractures: Who Really Needs CT Angiography? Cervical Spine Fractures: Who Really Needs CT Angiography?
A novel two-step algorithm may help identify which patients presenting with cervical spine fractures require CT angiography.Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Dense Breasts: Who Needs More Imaging? Dense Breasts: Who Needs More Imaging?
Most states now require informing women that mammograms may not pick up cancers in dense breasts. How does this change breast cancer screening?Georgetown University Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

A Few Minutes on the Potential Harm of Predictive Models A Few Minutes on the Potential Harm of Predictive Models
Models designed to predict response to therapy may not actually be doing that at all, says Dr Perry Wilson.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Are Dementia Drugs Serving This Patient Well? Are Dementia Drugs Serving This Patient Well?
An elderly man with Alzheimer'disease is taking three drugs. Which of these, if any, are good targets for deprescribing?Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Breakthroughs in Metastatic Breast Cancer From SABCS 2019 Breakthroughs in Metastatic Breast Cancer From SABCS 2019
In metastatic breast cancer, top news at SABCS 2019 focused on two highly active drugs in HER2+ disease, an oral paclitaxel in TNBC, and evidence for a new standard front-line therapy in HR+ disease.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: None ReCAP Source Type: news