Integrated Management of Mineral Metabolism in ESRD Integrated Management of Mineral Metabolism in ESRD
Find out about the latest evidence-based integrated treatment approaches for the management of mineral metabolism in ESRD.Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Maternal or Neonatal Vitamin D Status and Childhood T1D Maternal or Neonatal Vitamin D Status and Childhood T1D
Is there an association between maternal vitamin D status and the risk of childhood type 1 diabetes? Do maternal vitamin D supplements taken during pregnancy influence childhood T1D risk?American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Hepatotoxicity of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors Hepatotoxicity of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors
Immune checkpoint inhibitors have proven utility as a new class of anticancer drugs, but carry with them the risk of hepatotoxic and other immune-related adverse events.Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Clinical Ultrasound for Acute Appendicitis Clinical Ultrasound for Acute Appendicitis
Can emergency physicians safely and accurately diagnose acute appendicitis utilizing clinical ultrasound?Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

White Privilege in a White Coat: Racism Shaped My Education White Privilege in a White Coat: Racism Shaped My Education
In this essay, the author reflects on some of the ways racial privilege influenced his experience as a white physician in training.Annals of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

White Privilege in Health Care: Recognition and Action White Privilege in Health Care: Recognition and Action
In this editorial, the author argues that not only must we recognize implicit and unconscious racial bias and white privilege in health care, but we must also take responsibility to facilitate change.Annals of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Teaching About the Health Care Industry Through Gamification Teaching About the Health Care Industry Through Gamification
The authors present a novel way to educate students about the current state of the pharmaceutical industry and the business of health care by using a competitive gaming approach.American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

Intravaginal Testosterone for Vulvovaginal Atrophy Intravaginal Testosterone for Vulvovaginal Atrophy
Is there sufficient evidence to recommend the use of intravaginal testosterone as treatment for vulvovaginal atrophy? Is it safe for women with breast cancer taking an aromatase inhibitor?Menopause (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

The Non-neuronal and Nonmuscular Effects of Botulinum Toxin The Non-neuronal and Nonmuscular Effects of Botulinum Toxin
New research suggests that botulinum neurotoxins may have a much wider range of both dermatological and nondermatological applications than originally thought.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

New Horizons in Systemic Anti-cancer Therapy in Older People New Horizons in Systemic Anti-cancer Therapy in Older People
What are the specific challenges faced by older persons with regards to systemic anti-cancer therapy, and how can we improve cancer therapeutics for this population?Age and Ageing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Epidemiology of Atrial Fibrillation Epidemiology of Atrial Fibrillation
What do we currently know about AF epidemiology--and where are there still knowledge gaps? This brief article summarizes recent advances and future challenges in our understanding of AF.European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

In Memoriam: ARTHUR J. MOSS MD In Memoriam: ARTHUR J. MOSS MD
This tribute to the legacy of Dr. Arthur J. Moss, MD, highlights his pioneering work on sudden cardiac death and long-QT syndrome.Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

SOF/VEL and Resistance-associated Substitutions in HCV GT3 SOF/VEL and Resistance-associated Substitutions in HCV GT3
Does the presence of resistance-associated substitutions impact the efficacy of therapy with sofosbuvir/velpatasvir with or without ribavirin in patients with HCV genotype 3?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Colorectal Endometriosis: Medical or Surgical Therapy? Colorectal Endometriosis: Medical or Surgical Therapy?
When endometriosis infiltrates the bowel, does medical or surgical therapy result in better quality of life?Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Viewpoint Source Type: news

Praying With Patients: Clinicians Debate Praying With Patients: Clinicians Debate
Is it a good idea to pray with patients? Physicians, nurses, and other professionals provide a range of opinions.Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Go Ahead. Sleep in on Saturday--It Could Extend Your Life Go Ahead. Sleep in on Saturday--It Could Extend Your Life
For young and middle-aged adults, catching up on sleep on the weekend could be a healthy habit.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Malpractice Case: Physicians Should Be Able to Say'I'm Sorry'Malpractice Case: Physicians Should Be Able to Say'I'm Sorry '
Sometimes saying'I'm sorry'to a patient or their family can help prevent a malpractice lawsuit. This case explains why an act of contrition has tremendous value.Cooperative of American Physicians (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Congestive Heart Failure After Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Congestive Heart Failure After Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
How would you manage CHF in this patient now 14 months after AF ablation? Take this quiz created by physicians from ACC.ACC.org (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Major Dyslipidemia Guidelines and Their Discrepancies Major Dyslipidemia Guidelines and Their Discrepancies
Many differences exist between the five major dyslipidemia guidelines. What does this mean for clinicians? Experts from ACC weigh in.ACC.org (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Article Source Type: news

Tobacco Product Use Among Youths With and Without Asthma Tobacco Product Use Among Youths With and Without Asthma
The concerning results of this study indicate that Florida middle and high school students with asthma reported higher current use of tobacco products than did students without asthma.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Worldwide Audit of Blood Transfusion Practice in the ICU Worldwide Audit of Blood Transfusion Practice in the ICU
How do transfusion practices vary among geographic regions -- and how might these differences impact patient outcomes?Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and AF Risk After Cardiac Surgery Obstructive Sleep Apnea and AF Risk After Cardiac Surgery
Are cardiac surgical patients who are at high risk for obstructive sleep apnea at increased risk for postoperative atrial fibrillation?Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Carbapenem-Nonsusceptible Acinetobacter baumannii Carbapenem-Nonsusceptible Acinetobacter baumannii
This report provides insight into the incidence of infections with carbapenem-nonsusceptible A. baumannii bacterium.Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Measuring, Managing Blood Pressure in a Primary Care Setting Measuring, Managing Blood Pressure in a Primary Care Setting
Can automated office blood pressure measurement detect white-coat BP elevation, reduce unnecessary antihypertensive therapy, and improve hypertension control in a primary care clinic?Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Aripiprazole-induced Sleep-related Eating Disorder Aripiprazole-induced Sleep-related Eating Disorder
This case of sleep-related eating disorder in a patient taking aripiprazole for depression suggests that this disorder should be considered as a potential side effect of this drug.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Impact of Menopause on Functional Status in Women With RA Impact of Menopause on Functional Status in Women With RA
Menopause may be associated with accelerated functional decline among women with rheumatoid arthritis, a new study suggests.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Effectiveness and Safety of Tofacitinib in RA Effectiveness and Safety of Tofacitinib in RA
What benefits might tofacitinib offer rheumatoid arthritis patients? How does it compare to other treatment options?Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

New Treatment Guidelines and a New Biomarker in MS New Treatment Guidelines and a New Biomarker in MS
Dr Stephen Krieger reports on the new MS treatment guideline recommendations and the latest data on a promising biomarker for MS.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Nailing Nail Pathology: Primary Care Case Challenge Nailing Nail Pathology: Primary Care Case Challenge
Can you'nail'the diagnosis of these nail disorders?Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Clinical Case Source Type: news

Congress to Help Medicare Patients Obtain Diabetes Supplies Congress to Help Medicare Patients Obtain Diabetes Supplies
A cost-cutting strategy adopted several years ago, called the competitive bidding program, caused access issues for many patients with diabetes; Congress is now trying to remedy the problem.Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Expert Column Source Type: news

Mediterranean Diet Study'Seriously Flawed': Ioannidis Mediterranean Diet Study'Seriously Flawed': Ioannidis
' I don't trust it,'John Ioannidis tells Eric Topol in a frank discussion of the landmark trial that was retracted and republished the same day in the NEJM.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Article Source Type: news

Hospitalist? What's That? Hospitalist? What's That?
How can hospitalists differentiate themselves from other general medicine providers? Is the Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine certification the solution?Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Off-Label Antipsychotics Cause Adverse Metabolic Effects in Kids Off-Label Antipsychotics Cause Adverse Metabolic Effects in Kids
Off-label antipsychotic use in children and adolescents with behavioral disorders triggers rapid and significant metabolic effects including weight gain and decreased insulin sensitivity, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

The Death of Yarushka Rivera: Prior Authorization Run Amok The Death of Yarushka Rivera: Prior Authorization Run Amok
A teen suffered tragic consequences from a failed prior authorization; Melissa Walton-Shirley says lawsuits miss the mark.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Expert Column Source Type: news

Outcomes in Renal Allografts With Deceased Donors Outcomes in Renal Allografts With Deceased Donors
What does this study tell us about the effects of HLA matching on the outcomes of deceased-donor kidney allografts?American Journal of Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

Contemporary Evaluation of Breast Lymph Nodes in Pathology Contemporary Evaluation of Breast Lymph Nodes in Pathology
This review highlights evidence from recent practice-changing clinical trials on new approaches to sentinel lymph node biopsy and axillary lymph node dissection in breast cancer patients.American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Parapagus Dicephalus Dibrachius Dipus Conjoined Twin Case Parapagus Dicephalus Dibrachius Dipus Conjoined Twin Case
This case of conjoined twins serves as a primer on the different classifications and types of conjunction and the use of three-dimensional sonography to diagnose and characterize them.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Design Rationale for Total Ankle Arthroplasty Systems Design Rationale for Total Ankle Arthroplasty Systems
Find out what there is to know about the design rationale for the total ankle arthroplasty systems currently used in the United States.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Sonographic Features of Papillary Thyroid Carcinomas Sonographic Features of Papillary Thyroid Carcinomas
What can ultrasound findings tell us about the features of papillary thyroid carcinomas? How they might differ according to subtype?Endocrine Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Neuroimaging in Hepatitis C Chronic Infection Neuroimaging in Hepatitis C Chronic Infection
By way of neuroimaging studies, this review aimed to characterize the structural and functional impact of hepatitis C infection on the brain and central nervous system.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Thinking of Running for Political Office? Thinking of Running for Political Office?
Know what a political campaign involves and ask yourself,'Am I ready for this? 'Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Article Source Type: news

Practice-Changing Highlights From DDW 2018 Practice-Changing Highlights From DDW 2018
Dr David Johnson reviews key presentations from Digestive Disease Week that will affect the practice of gastroenterology in both the short and long term.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Commentary Source Type: news

Managing Childhood Asthma: The Approach That Works Managing Childhood Asthma: The Approach That Works
Progress in childhood asthma management has been made, but more work must be done to fully control this chronic condition.CDC Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

Pain Relief After Hernia Surgery: Injection Versus Neurectomy Pain Relief After Hernia Surgery: Injection Versus Neurectomy
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study comparing injection therapy versus neurectomy for postherniorraphy inguinal neuralgia.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

Low Back Pain: Should We Recommend Chiropractic Care? Low Back Pain: Should We Recommend Chiropractic Care?
A study looked at adding spinal manipulation and other chiropractic care to the overall management of low back pain.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Impact of the Tips From Former Smokers Campaign Impact of the Tips From Former Smokers Campaign
Has the CDC campaign Tips From Former Smokers been successful in motivating smokers to quit?Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Fitness, Exercise, and Coronary Calcification Fitness, Exercise, and Coronary Calcification
Two new studies strongly confirm that physical activity reduces cardiovascular disease risk--and that CAC is a powerful predictor both of cardiovascular events and total mortality.Circulation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Telerheumatology: The VA Experience Telerheumatology: The VA Experience
This study assessed the diagnostic accuracy of telerheumatology as compared with face-to-face visits in a VA rheumatology clinic. Was the telerheumatology process well received by patients?Southern Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Pheochromocytoma/Paraganglioma and Cancer Metabolism Pheochromocytoma/Paraganglioma and Cancer Metabolism
A better understanding of the metabolic pathophysiology in pheochromocytomas/paragangliomas may lead to more targeted treatment for these tumors.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Troponin-I Levels and Outcome in Patients With High CVD Risk Troponin-I Levels and Outcome in Patients With High CVD Risk
Might troponin-I elevation serve as a prognostic marker for hospital mortality in critically ill patients with a high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news