Treating Sexual and Gender Minority Patients With Cancer Treating Sexual and Gender Minority Patients With Cancer
Sexual and gender minority individuals may face significant health disparities when accessing cancer care. What can oncologists do to improve their experience?Journal of Oncology Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Confidence in Genomic Testing and Implications for Test Use Confidence in Genomic Testing and Implications for Test Use
How do oncologists feel about genomic testing and how likely are they to incorporate it into practice?JCO Precision Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

An MBDA Score Can Predict Sustained Remission in RA An MBDA Score Can Predict Sustained Remission in RA
Is a multi-biomarker disease activity test a reliable assessment of remission in rheumatoid arthritis?Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Cost-Utility of rhBMP-2 in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery Cost-Utility of rhBMP-2 in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery
RhBMP-2 is commonly used to reduce the risk of pseudarthrosis among adults undergoing spinal surgery. Are the potential benefits worth the costs?Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

CDC Director Outlines Next Steps in the War on COVID-19 CDC Director Outlines Next Steps in the War on COVID-19
WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with CDC Director Robert Redfield about what we might expect from COVID for the rest of the year as the creation of an effective vaccine is underway.WebMD (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Expert Interview Source Type: news

Measuring Severity of Intraoperative Events Using Video Data Measuring Severity of Intraoperative Events Using Video Data
A newly developed instrument may be a useful tool for measuring the severity of intraoperative events in laparoscopic surgery.Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Regular Use of PPI and Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Women Regular Use of PPI and Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Women
Might alteration of the gut microbiome by regular use of protein pump inhibitors increase the risk of rheumatoid arthritis in women?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction in the COVID-19 Era Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction in the COVID-19 Era
Many elective surgeries are being delayed in the setting of COVID-19. Is postmastectomy breast reconstruction a procedure that can be safely postponed?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Implementing Office-Based Opioid Treatment in Primary Care Implementing Office-Based Opioid Treatment in Primary Care
This report details the experience across one U.S. state.Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Weight-Bearing CT Scans in Foot and Ankle Surgery Weight-Bearing CT Scans in Foot and Ankle Surgery
Weight-bearing CT scans can provide new insight into foot and ankle disorders and valuable information for surgical planning.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Triplex Real-Time RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2 Triplex Real-Time RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2
Could this newly developed triplex assay aid in the detection of SARS-CoV-2? How does its performance compare with that of singleplex assays?Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Association Between Immigration Status and Acute Stroke Care Association Between Immigration Status and Acute Stroke Care
This study compared stroke characteristics and poststroke care and disability between these groups.Stroke (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

First Reported Cases of SARS-CoV-2 in Companion Animals First Reported Cases of SARS-CoV-2 in Companion Animals
This report documents two cases of probable human-to-companion animal transmission of SARS-CoV-2.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

CDC Anticipates 2020 Outbreak of Acute Flaccid Myelitis CDC Anticipates 2020 Outbreak of Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Clinicians should be prepared to quickly recognize AFM symptoms and to immediately hospitalize patients, the CDC says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Migraine Care in the Era of COVID-19 Migraine Care in the Era of COVID-19
This article outlines helpful strategies for providing remote care to migraine patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, while also urging health insurers to remove barriers to migraine care.Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Vitamin D Supplementation and the Incidence of Diabetes Vitamin D Supplementation and the Incidence of Diabetes
Might vitamin D supplementation reduce the risk for developing type 2 diabetes?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Effectiveness of 1, 2, and 3 Doses of HPV Vaccine Effectiveness of 1, 2, and 3 Doses of HPV Vaccine
This study evaluated the real-world vaccine effectiveness of 1, 2, or 3 doses of HPV vaccine against the development of high-grade cervical lesions.American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Head Impact Exposure After a Reduction in Football Practices Head Impact Exposure After a Reduction in Football Practices
Reducing the number of preseason football practices may help decrease the number of head impacts among these athletes.Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Association Between PCOS and the Vaginal Microbiome Association Between PCOS and the Vaginal Microbiome
A new study examines the potential associations between the vaginal microbiome and PCOS. Could there be implications for PCOS screening?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Cladribine With Concurrent or Delayed Rituximab in HCL Cladribine With Concurrent or Delayed Rituximab in HCL
Could the addition of rituximab to cladribine treatment help clear minimal residual disease in patients with hairy cell leukemia?Journal of Clinical Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Risk Factors for Pressure Injury in Adult ICU Patients Risk Factors for Pressure Injury in Adult ICU Patients
A new study provides insight into the factors that may contribute to the development of pressure injuries among critically ill patients.American Journal of Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Unravelling Gender Differences in Aortic Dissection Unravelling Gender Differences in Aortic Dissection
A new study corroborates prior findings that aortic dissection occurs more often in men than women, but in women, diagnosis may be delayed or missed. How can outcomes in women be improved?European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Evolving Family Medicine Team The Evolving Family Medicine Team
This policy brief reports on the growth of team-based care in family physician practices during the period 2014-2018.Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Contouring Plates in Fracture Surgery Contouring Plates in Fracture Surgery
When it comes to implant contouring in fracture fixation surgery, what do surgeons need to know?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Clinical Evaluation of Diagnostic Assays for SARS-CoV-2 Clinical Evaluation of Diagnostic Assays for SARS-CoV-2
This study evaluated the clinical performance of three currently available molecular assays for SARS-CoV-2 using nasopharyngeal swabs from symptomatic patients.American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Perceived Role of Community Pharmacists in Suicidal Assessment Perceived Role of Community Pharmacists in Suicidal Assessment
How do pharmacy students perceive their role in the assessment of patients for suicidal ideation?American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

Management of Nonarthritic Meniscal Tears Management of Nonarthritic Meniscal Tears
What factors may influence a patient's decision to undergo conservative versus surgical management for nonarthritic meniscal tears?Current Orthopaedic Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

SARS-CoV-2 RNA Detected in Blood Donations SARS-CoV-2 RNA Detected in Blood Donations
The identification of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in the plasma of blood donors highlights the potential need for routine screening.Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Knowledge of Safe Household Cleaning for COVID-19 Prevention Knowledge of Safe Household Cleaning for COVID-19 Prevention
This survey identified important knowledge gaps in the safe use of cleaners and disinfectants used for COVID-19 prevention.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Assessing the Wellbeing of Individuals With Autism Assessing the Wellbeing of Individuals With Autism
Find out how these tools can be used to assess the mental health and well-being of children with autism and identify those in need of intervention.Pediatric Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Combined Pulmonary Fibrosis and Emphysema Combined Pulmonary Fibrosis and Emphysema
What do we currently know about combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema? Learn more about the features of this condition and explore treatment options.Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Returning to the'New Normal': Backlog of Elective Surgeries Returning to the'New Normal': Backlog of Elective Surgeries
The COVID elective surgery ban affected many orthopedic surgeons and hospitals. Dr Bryan T. Kelly describes his experience in resuming elective procedures.Hospital for Special Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Expert Interview Source Type: news

NAFLD: It's More Than Just the Fat NAFLD: It's More Than Just the Fat
As a'big club'that everyone could belong to, it's past time to understand NAFLD better.The Curbsiders (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

Disposable Closed Incision NPWT After Wound Reconstruction Disposable Closed Incision NPWT After Wound Reconstruction
The use of closed incision NPWT in an outpatient setting may help decrease the risk of complications after wound reconstruction surgeries.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Significance of Body Temperature in Elderly Sepsis Patients Significance of Body Temperature in Elderly Sepsis Patients
What can body temperature tell us about the outcomes of elderly patients with sepsis?Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Intermittent Pneumatic Compression for Venous Ulcers Intermittent Pneumatic Compression for Venous Ulcers
A new study finds that treatment with intermittent pneumatic compression may accelerate the healing of difficult-to-heal venous leg ulcers.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Comparison of Ceftriaxone and Ampicillin/Sulbactam for CAP Comparison of Ceftriaxone and Ampicillin/Sulbactam for CAP
How do these antibiotics for treating non-aspiration community-acquired pneumonia compare? Is one more effective than the other?BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Acute on Chronic Liver Failure From Novel SARS-CoV-2 Acute on Chronic Liver Failure From Novel SARS-CoV-2
The authors report on a case of acute on chronic liver failure caused by SARS-CoV-2 infection in a patient with decompensated alcoholic cirrhosis.Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Emergency Department Visits Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Emergency Department Visits
Emergency department visits were down over 40% during the early COVID-19 pandemic, suggesting that the public is delaying emergency care for fear of transmission in the ED.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Response of Brain Mets From PIK3CA-Mutant BC to Alpelisib Response of Brain Mets From PIK3CA-Mutant BC to Alpelisib
Is the newly approved PI3K-inhibitor alpelisib a safe and effective option for breast cancer patients with brain metastases? A case series provides insight into the treatment response.JCO Precision Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Development of a Multivariable Improvement Measure for Gout Development of a Multivariable Improvement Measure for Gout
A novel, evidence-based tool could have an important new role in assessing the impact of therapy in gout patients.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Expanding Pharmacists' Role in Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes Expanding Pharmacists' Role in Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes
This report details the implementation of a program which strategically leveraged partnerships with pharmacy stakeholders to expand national type 2 diabetes prevention efforts.Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

A 95-year-old Patient With Unexpected COVID-19 A 95-year-old Patient With Unexpected COVID-19
This case report of an initially misdiagnosed patient highlights the potential pitfalls in diagnosing COVID-19 pneumonia in very old patients with comorbidities.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Lovastatin Therapy in the Treatment of Mildly Active RA Lovastatin Therapy in the Treatment of Mildly Active RA
The lipid-lowering effects of lovastatin are well known, but might its anti-inflammatory properties also benefit patients with rheumatoid arthritis?Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Can Cholesterol Drugs and Antihistamines Fight COVID-19? Can Cholesterol Drugs and Antihistamines Fight COVID-19?
WebMD chief medical officer   John   Whyte   talks with biomedical engineer Dr Yaakov (Koby) Nahmias about how SARS-CoV-2 attacks the lungs and what drugs may help combat COVID-19.WebMD (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Expert Interview Source Type: news

We're Missing Kids With ASD: Strategies to Improve Screening We're Missing Kids With ASD: Strategies to Improve Screening
A recent study found that tools used to screen for ASD provided less than optimal results. Kate Wallis, MD, discusses strategies to improve identification.CHOP Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Expert Interview Source Type: news

Med Students and Doctors Shouldn't Sell Advice Med Students and Doctors Shouldn't Sell Advice
Increased competition among medical school applicants has led to a boom in premed advising companies. Here's why med students and faculty shouldn't sell advice through these services.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

COVID-19 Impacts on Transplant Center Practices and Policies COVID-19 Impacts on Transplant Center Practices and Policies
A survey of U.S. transplant centers provides insight into the impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has had on transplant activity, practices, and policies.American Journal of Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

Evidence for Limited Early Spread of COVID-19 Within the US Evidence for Limited Early Spread of COVID-19 Within the US
New evidence shows that the first U.S. cases of nontravel-related COVID-19 were confirmed in late February, suggesting that community transmission was occurring much earlier than previously believed.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Expression of Blood Cells Associated CD Markers and CVD Expression of Blood Cells Associated CD Markers and CVD
Do abnormalities in the expression of the cluster of differentiation markers of blood cells have a prognostic value for cardiovascular diseases?Laboratory Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news