Non-adherence to Thromboprophylaxis Guidelines in AF Non-adherence to Thromboprophylaxis Guidelines in AF
How prevalent is non-adherence to thromboprophylaxis guidelines in AF? This review details the global extent of this problem and explores factors which may influence guideline non-adherence.American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Outcomes for Living vs Deceased Donor Liver Transplantation Outcomes for Living vs Deceased Donor Liver Transplantation
The use of living donors in liver transplantation can help expand the organ donor pool, but how do the outcomes of this approach compare with that of deceased donor transplantation?American Journal of Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

Does Methotrexate Influence Covid-19 Infection? Does Methotrexate Influence Covid-19 Infection?
Might treatment with methotrexate help lower the risk for developing COVID-19? A new study examines the possible protective effects of this drug.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Headache Attributed to IIH and Persistent Post-IIH Headache Headache Attributed to IIH and Persistent Post-IIH Headache
Review what we know about headache as a sequela of idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Is it preventable, and what are current and potential therapeutic options?Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

The Struggle Towards a Universal Definition of Heart Failure The Struggle Towards a Universal Definition of Heart Failure
A universal definition of heart failure based on the determination of circulating natriuretic peptide levels remains controversial.European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Threshold for Complication Risk After Spinal Surgery Threshold for Complication Risk After Spinal Surgery
Learn more about a surgical invasiveness score that may help predict the risk for major complications after adult spinal deformity surgical procedures.Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

COVID-19 vs. Influenza in Children COVID-19 vs. Influenza in Children
How do the clinical features of COVID-19 differ from that of seasonal influenza?Pediatric Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Type D Personality and Clinical Activity in IBD Type D Personality and Clinical Activity in IBD
How prevalent is Type D personality--that is, persons with difficulty adapting to stress--among IBD patients, and how might this type of personality impact disease course and prognosis?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Anxiety-Related Adverse Events After Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Anxiety-Related Adverse Events After Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine
Syncope and other anxiety-related events occur more often after receipt of Janssen COVID-19 vaccination compared to the influenza vaccination, according to this CDC report.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Jul 23 2021 This Week in Cardiology Jul 23 2021 This Week in Cardiology
COVID-19 messaging, coffee, CTA and statins, and Watchman problems are the topics discussed by John Mandrola, MD, in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Pandemic Fatigue -- Yes, It Is Real! Pandemic Fatigue -- Yes, It Is Real!
Are you holding back a sea of emotions, stress, and anxiety? You are not alone. One nurse shares how her emotions came bubbling out unexpectedly and how to alleviate pandemic fatigue.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Blog Source Type: news

Effect of Inadequate Sleep on Frequent Mental Distress Effect of Inadequate Sleep on Frequent Mental Distress
Up to one-third of US adults report sleeping less than the recommended amount. Is there a bi-directional relationship between inadequate sleep and mental distress?Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

The Effects of CBD Oil on Measures of Muscle Damage in Men The Effects of CBD Oil on Measures of Muscle Damage in Men
Might supplementation with CBD oil aid in muscle recovery after exercise-induced muscle damage?Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Characteristics of IgG4-Related Disease Across Age Groups Characteristics of IgG4-Related Disease Across Age Groups
A better understanding of the clinical characteristics of IgG4- related disease in different age groups could help guide evaluation and treatment strategies.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Estrogen-Progestin Starting Age and BMD in Turner Syndrome Estrogen-Progestin Starting Age and BMD in Turner Syndrome
An earlier starting age of estrogen-progestin therapy may help attain better bone mineral density in young adults with Turner syndrome.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Diagnostic Accuracy of Virtual Cognitive Assessment and Testing Diagnostic Accuracy of Virtual Cognitive Assessment and Testing
This paper highlights the diagnostic uncertainty associated with virtual cognitive assessment and testing, which was widely implemented because of the COVID-19 pandemic.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Chronic Wound Closure With a Bioelectronic Medical Device Chronic Wound Closure With a Bioelectronic Medical Device
A new study explores the benefits of an ultrahigh frequency electrical stimulation device in the treatment of difficult-to-heal chronic wounds.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Safety Monitoring of the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Monitoring of the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine
This report summarizes the data reported to V-safe surveillance system and the Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System regarding the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

A 16-Year-Old Girl With Melanocytic Nevi A 16-Year-Old Girl With Melanocytic Nevi
Can you answer a question about a genetic abnormality?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

CGM in Hospitals as Standard of Care: What Have We Learned? CGM in Hospitals as Standard of Care: What Have We Learned?
Isn't glucose yet another vital sign? Dr Athena Philis-Tsimikas argues that CGM as standard of care in the hospital allows for better management of patients with diabetes.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Pneumococcal Disease Outbreak at a State Prison Pneumococcal Disease Outbreak at a State Prison
What factors contributed to this pneumococcal disease outbreak and what strategies may help prevent future outbreaks?Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

BRAF Mutation in Preoperative Thyroid FNA Specimens BRAF Mutation in Preoperative Thyroid FNA Specimens
Is preoperative BRAF testing useful in guiding the extent of lymph node dissection in papillary thyroid carcinoma?American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Can We Agree on a Universal Definition of Heart Failure? Can We Agree on a Universal Definition of Heart Failure?
Ileana Pi ña speaks with Professor Andrew Coats about the universal definition of heart failure and upcoming guidelines from the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

When Hospitals Hurt You, Not Help You When Hospitals Hurt You, Not Help You
A psychiatrist's rant about abuse and substandard care at a local psychiatric hospital and the lack of funding, corrective policy, and advocacy from within.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Blog Source Type: news

ASCO 2021: Best Lung Cancer IO Data ASCO 2021: Best Lung Cancer IO Data
Pooled analysis supports chemo + immunotherapy for patients with PD-L1 1%-49%; immunosuppressants for adverse effects of immunotherapy; and AI predicts outcomes better than pathologic exam.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

The Theory of Effort Minimization in Physical Activity The Theory of Effort Minimization in Physical Activity
Learn about the theory of effort minimization in physical activity and how it could explain unintentional resistance to exercise.Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Ginger As Antiemetic in Children With Acute Gastroenteritis Ginger As Antiemetic in Children With Acute Gastroenteritis
Is oral administration of ginger effective in reducing vomiting in children with acute gastroenteritis?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Estimation of PSA Screening Test in the U.S. by Age Group Estimation of PSA Screening Test in the U.S. by Age Group
The USPSTF has recommended against PSA screening in men of any age, but especially in those 70 and over, for whom the harms outweigh the benefits. Are these recommendations being followed?Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Effectiveness of mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines Among Older Adults Effectiveness of mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines Among Older Adults
This real-world evaluation demonstrated that vaccination with the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines provided protection against COVID-19-associated hospitalization among adults 65 and older.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Efficacy and Safety of ESWT Compared With Sildenafil for ED Efficacy and Safety of ESWT Compared With Sildenafil for ED
Is low-intensity ESWT a safe and effective alternative to on-demand sildenafil for the treatment of erectile dysfunction?Translational Andrology and Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

New FDA Guidance on T2D Trial Design Provides Flexibility New FDA Guidance on T2D Trial Design Provides Flexibility
The FDA released new draft guidance for the evaluation of type 2 diabetes drugs. Dr John Buse discusses the impact this could have on clinical trials and the medications we might see from the changes.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Interaction Between Metabolic Syndrome and Alcohol Consumption Interaction Between Metabolic Syndrome and Alcohol Consumption
Does metabolic syndrome contribute to the risk of liver fibrosis in persons who consume alcohol?Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Meal Timing of Macronutrient Subtypes Consumption With CVD Meal Timing of Macronutrient Subtypes Consumption With CVD
A new study explores the potential impact of meal timing and the types of macronutrients consumed on the risk for cardiovascular disease.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

MIS After SARS-CoV-2 Infection and COVID-19 Vaccination MIS After SARS-CoV-2 Infection and COVID-19 Vaccination
What have we learned about the development of multisystem inflammatory syndrome among patients who had the SARS-CoV-2 infection or received the vaccine?Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Establishing a Peer Support Program for COVID-19 Survivors Establishing a Peer Support Program for COVID-19 Survivors
A peer support intervention may be an effective tool in addressing the unique issues faced by COVID-19 survivors.American Journal of Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Let's Stop Putting Gender on Birth Certificates Let's Stop Putting Gender on Birth Certificates
Professor Art Caplan discusses the possibility of removing sex as part of the information included in public birth certificates.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

' Enough English' to Be at Risk'Enough English' to Be at Risk
One way to bypass language barriers is to recognize the value added by hiring and training bilingual healthcare providers.Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Second- and Later-Line Treatment of Metastatic RCC Second- and Later-Line Treatment of Metastatic RCC
When first-line treatments for metastatic renal cell carcinoma fail, what are the next options?Current Opinion in Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

July 16 2021 This Week in Cardiology July 16 2021 This Week in Cardiology
COVID-19, Ivermectin, a dissolving pacer, clinician well-being, and finerenone are discussed this week.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Does Violating HIPAA on Social Media Warrant Getting Fired? Does Violating HIPAA on Social Media Warrant Getting Fired?
Dr Alok S. Patel discusses and provides examples of inadvertent, well-intentioned HIPAA violations on social media.Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

New Resident in July? How to Manage the Stress New Resident in July? How to Manage the Stress
It's July again -- stay out of the hospital. Emily Goncalves explains how this is a rough month to start residency and what you can do to make it better.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Blog Source Type: news

COVID-19 and Chronic Disease: The Impact Now and in the Future COVID-19 and Chronic Disease: The Impact Now and in the Future
This essay examines the impact of COVID-19 on people with or at risk for chronic disease, both in the short and long-term. What are the impending challenges for public health professionals?Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Exercise Reduces Medication for Metabolic Syndrome Exercise Reduces Medication for Metabolic Syndrome
Patients with metabolic syndrome who engage in exercise training may have less need for medications to manage the condition.Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Quantitative MRI Towards Clinical Application in MS Quantitative MRI Towards Clinical Application in MS
Learn how quantitative MRI addresses the shortcomings of conventional MRI in terms of stratification of patients with multiple sclerosis, assessment of disease progression, and treatment response.Brain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Statins Do More Than Lower Cholesterol-Depending on Diet? Statins Do More Than Lower Cholesterol-Depending on Diet?
A new study presents a novel perspective on the cholesterol-independent effects of statins, and suggests that these effects may vary depending on diet.Circulation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Indices of Glucose Homeostasis in Controlled Acromegaly Indices of Glucose Homeostasis in Controlled Acromegaly
Glucose and lipid profile improvements were associated with lower IGF-1 levels in patients with controlled acromegaly, regardless of treatment type.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Braden Scale for Outcome Prediction in Pressure Injuries The Braden Scale for Outcome Prediction in Pressure Injuries
Is the Braden scale an accurate predictive tool in older hospitalized patients with pressure injuries?Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Outcome of a COVID-19 Outbreak in a SNF With Black Residents Outcome of a COVID-19 Outbreak in a SNF With Black Residents
An analysis of the course of a COVID-19 outbreak in an urban skilled nursing facility highlights a proactive management strategy that can help improve outcomes for these patients.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Postvaccination SARS-CoV-2 Infections in SNFs Postvaccination SARS-CoV-2 Infections in SNFs
This report of breakthrough COVID-19 infections in vaccinated residents and staff of skilled nursing facilities revealed most were asymptomatic, and no secondary transmission occurred.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Is the COVID-19 Vaccine a Golden Ticket? Is the COVID-19 Vaccine a Golden Ticket?
COVID has shown us how important social interaction really is to our lives. Will vaccines be the golden ticket to better mental health?Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Blog Source Type: news