Log in to search using one of your social media accounts:

 

Experts Describe How Technology Can Help, Hurt Healthcare Experts Describe How Technology Can Help, Hurt Healthcare
Along with discussing the potential for telemedicine and AI, the Medicine 3.0 physician panel and audience agreed that though EHRs have improved billing and organization of information, they are driving physicians farther from their patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Treating OSA in Kids: Is There a Best Surgical Option? Treating OSA in Kids: Is There a Best Surgical Option?
A head-to-head comparison of these two surgical approaches provides some answers.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Viewpoint Source Type: news

Epilepsy: Osmosis Study Video Epilepsy: Osmosis Study Video
This video covers different types of seizures, including partial seizures and its subtypes, as well as generalized seizures and its subtypes. It also covers diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy.Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

Conspiracy Nation: How Unfounded Beliefs Hurt Patients Conspiracy Nation: How Unfounded Beliefs Hurt Patients
When medical conspiracies go mainstream, the results can be devastating. Can healthcare workers fight back against unscientific ideas?Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Article Source Type: news

Tips on Finding a Reputable Plastic Surgeon for Patient Referral Tips on Finding a Reputable Plastic Surgeon for Patient Referral
Drs Granick and Lee share their personal views on becoming plastic surgeons and offer resources on where to find reputable ones for patient referrals.Medscape Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Article Source Type: news

Specify Vitamin D3 for Low Vitamin D Specify Vitamin D3 for Low Vitamin D
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights one of the week's important news stories for primary care.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Asthma During Pregnancy: Exacerbations, Management, Outcomes Asthma During Pregnancy: Exacerbations, Management, Outcomes
Find out the best ways to manage pregnant women with asthma -- to optimize outcomes for both mother and baby.Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Childhood Intelligence in Relation to Major Causes of Death Childhood Intelligence in Relation to Major Causes of Death
This study examined the association between intelligence as measured in childhood and causes of death in adulthood.The BMJ (formerly known as the British Medical Journal) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Statins and Response to Vitamin D Treatment in Older Adults Statins and Response to Vitamin D Treatment in Older Adults
Does statin use alter response to vitamin D treatment in older adults?Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

The 2016-17 Flu Season and Composition of the 2017-18 Vaccine The 2016-17 Flu Season and Composition of the 2017-18 Vaccine
This report summarizes the latest data on influenza activity in the United States during October 2, 2016-May 20, 2017. What can we expect for the 2017-2018 flu season?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Should We Reconsider the Role of Age in Prevention of CVD? Should We Reconsider the Role of Age in Prevention of CVD?
The author examines how age has factored into risk-based prevention strategy for cardiovascular disease--specifically the initiation of statin therapy. Do we need to change our approach?European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Changing Landscape of Public Health Nursing 1950-2015 The Changing Landscape of Public Health Nursing 1950-2015
How has the public health nursing specialty evolved since 1950?OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Interventions to Prevent Depression in Primary Care Interventions to Prevent Depression in Primary Care
Are psychological and educational interventions effective in preventing depression when implemented in the primary care setting?Annals of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Life After the FDA: Mining Data and Reducing Disparities Life After the FDA: Mining Data and Reducing Disparities
Dr Califf talks about his new role at Verily and how data mining and data sharing could reduce disparities in care and improve patient outcomes.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Negative Pressure Dressing and Wound Infections After Surgery Negative Pressure Dressing and Wound Infections After Surgery
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study examining whether a specific type of dressing reduces the frequency of wound infections after abdominal surgery, published in Annals of Surgery.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

Monoclonal Antibodies to Prevent Sexual Transmission of HIV Monoclonal Antibodies to Prevent Sexual Transmission of HIV
Human monoclonal antibodies are being investigated as an exciting new option for the prevention of HIV transmission, but further research is needed.AIDS (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

' This Is My Reality'' This Is My Reality '
What's it like to live with a chronic disease, day in and day out?Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

What's It Like to Be an RN First Assistant in Surgery? What's It Like to Be an RN First Assistant in Surgery?
Have you ever thought about becoming a RNFA in the operating room? Find out what it's like from someone who made the change.Medscape Nurses (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Article Source Type: news

Is This Function Within My Scope of Nursing Practice? Is This Function Within My Scope of Nursing Practice?
An RN wonders whether her employer's protocols are sufficient to cover such tasks as giving vaccines or advice.Medscape Nurses (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Ask the Expert Source Type: news

Urologist Loses Lawsuit for Removing Wrong Testicle Urologist Loses Lawsuit for Removing Wrong Testicle
Jury rejects doctor's anatomically questionable defense; no malpractice crisis in one southern state; in another state, those who've been harmed by medical error may find it difficult to get justice.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Sleep Disturbance and Sexual Function in Postmenopausal Women Sleep Disturbance and Sexual Function in Postmenopausal Women
The results of this study underscore the importance of high-quality and sufficient sleep to sexual function and satisfaction in postmenopausal women.Menopause (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

More Evidence for Carotenoid Antioxidants in Photoprotection More Evidence for Carotenoid Antioxidants in Photoprotection
Might lycopene and other carotenoids offer protection against photoageing and skin cancers caused by UV exposure?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Transfusions in High Cardiac Risk Patients Undergoing Surgery Transfusions in High Cardiac Risk Patients Undergoing Surgery
Is perioperative red blood cell transfusion harmful in anemic high cardiac risk patients undergoing major surgery?British Journal of Anaesthesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Tenofovir to Prevent Mother-to-child Transmission of HBV Tenofovir to Prevent Mother-to-child Transmission of HBV
Is tenofovir safe and tolerable for both the mother and fetus when administered to pregnant women with chronic HBV infection?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Gene Score for Recurrence Risk in ER-Positive Breast Cancer Gene Score for Recurrence Risk in ER-Positive Breast Cancer
Can this gene recurrence score help determine which patients with ER-positive breast cancer are good candidates for radiotherapy after adjuvant chemotherapy plus tamoxifen?Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Corneal Crosslinking: A Look at Data That Convinced the FDA Corneal Crosslinking: A Look at Data That Convinced the FDA
Although widely positive, this pivotal study has intriguing differences from the approved treatment. Dr Christopher Rapuano explains.Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Ketamine: Another Option for Managing Acute Pain? Ketamine: Another Option for Managing Acute Pain?
Dr Sumit Patel reviews a study that compared pain control in patients who received either placebo + opioids or ketamine + opioids.Medscape Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Viewpoint Source Type: news

Reducing CV Risk in Diabetes:'When' and'How' Matter Reducing CV Risk in Diabetes:'When' and'How' Matter
Reducing cardiovascular risk with glycemic control may depend on when and how it is achieved.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Confronting Insulin, Again Confronting Insulin, Again
The'star'of Medscape TV's pilot talks about what he learned from the experience.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Cardiovascular Imaging in the Assessment of CV Risk in RA Cardiovascular Imaging in the Assessment of CV Risk in RA
Find out which imaging techniques may play a role in the cardiovascular risk stratification of patients with rheumatoid arthritis.Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Achieving Perioperative Glycaemic Control Achieving Perioperative Glycaemic Control
Hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia in diabetic surgical patients can lead to increased risk of poor outcome and even death. How can optimal glycemic control be achieved during the perioperative period?BJA Education (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Neural Correlates of Passionate Engagement in Football Fans Neural Correlates of Passionate Engagement in Football Fans
This fMRI study investigated the neural basis of the'tribal love'clearly evident between passionate football fans and their beloved teams.Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

No Evidence for Stem Cell Therapy for Tendon Disorders No Evidence for Stem Cell Therapy for Tendon Disorders
The use of stem cell therapy for tendon disorders is not currently recommended due to the lack of available evidence to support it, according to a new review.British Journal of Sports Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Management of Tarsometatarsal Joint Injuries Management of Tarsometatarsal Joint Injuries
How are injuries to the TMT joint successfully managed?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Non-Topical Management of Recalcitrant Atopic Dermatitis Non-Topical Management of Recalcitrant Atopic Dermatitis
What are the best ways to manage atopic dermatitis in children -- when other treatment strategies fail?Archives of Disease in Childhood (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Kidney Disease and the Westernization of Food Kidney Disease and the Westernization of Food
Has the Western diet played a role in the incidence and progression of kidney diseases?American Journal of Kidney Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Supply and Demand for Diabetes Prevention Programs Supply and Demand for Diabetes Prevention Programs
This study assessed willingness to pay for such measures by potential program recipients.Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Imported Hot Peppers Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Imported Hot Peppers
This investigation highlights the importance of using epidemiologic data together with whole-genome sequencing to determine the source of foodborne outbreaks.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Biopsies to Identify Patients at Risk for Allograft Loss Biopsies to Identify Patients at Risk for Allograft Loss
Serial allograft biopsies may help determine which patients with de novo donor-specific antibodies are most likely to experience allograft loss.American Journal of Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

Complications and Failure to Rescue After Inpatient Surgery Complications and Failure to Rescue After Inpatient Surgery
How do multiple postoperative complications impact hospital surgical mortality rates?Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Intrathecal Morphine in Spine Surgery Intrathecal Morphine in Spine Surgery
Is intrathecal morphine an effective choice for pain control after spine surgery?Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

QoL in Patients With Suspected Angina Undergoing CTCA QoL in Patients With Suspected Angina Undergoing CTCA
This study suggests that by clarifying diagnosis and directing appropriate treatment, CT coronary angiography in patients with suspected angina directly impacts their symptoms and quality of life.Heart (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Managed Care Contracting Remains a Barrier for NPs Managed Care Contracting Remains a Barrier for NPs
The failure of some managed care organizations to contract with NPs may limit patient access to primary care services.Nursing Economics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Preventive Effect of Sustained Physical Activity on NAFLD Preventive Effect of Sustained Physical Activity on NAFLD
Can sustained physical activity reduce the risk of incident NAFLD in healthy adults?Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

DAAs for HCV in Patients With Severe Renal Impairment DAAs for HCV in Patients With Severe Renal Impairment
Can direct-acting antivirals be used safely for treating hepatitis C virus infection in patients with severe renal impairment?Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Effect of Diet Liberalization on Bowel Preparation Effect of Diet Liberalization on Bowel Preparation
Is a clear liquid diet really necessary for precolonoscopy bowel preparation, or will a low-residue diet suffice?Southern Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment
Pyoderma gangrenosum is an autoinflammatory neutrophilic dermatosis, challenging to both diagnose and treat. What's the status of emerging targeted therapies for this disfiguring disease?American Journal of Clinical Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Local Infiltration Analgesia for Inflammation Following THA Local Infiltration Analgesia for Inflammation Following THA
This study suggests that local infiltration analgesia during surgery may have a beneficial impact on postoperative inflammation in patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty.BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Anticoagulants for Pregnant Women With Mechanical Heart Valves Anticoagulants for Pregnant Women With Mechanical Heart Valves
While vitamin-K antagonists are usually used to treat patients with mechanical heart valves, they are teratogenic. Can they be used safely in pregnancy, and are there better alternatives?European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Role of the Female Urinary Microbiota in OAB Symptoms The Role of the Female Urinary Microbiota in OAB Symptoms
New research suggests a possible link between the microbiota of the female urinary tract and overactive bladder symptoms. What are the implications for urine culturing practices?Urologic Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news