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Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AAAP 2018Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Ending Resident Suicides Starts With More Humane Training Ending Resident Suicides Starts With More Humane Training
A retired physician and Army veteran says impatient and uncaring instructors are hurting the nation's crop of future docs.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

Improving Work Outcomes Among Cancer Survivors Improving Work Outcomes Among Cancer Survivors
Training programs are needed to help employers improve communication with cancer survivors and facilitate workplace accommodations.Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Utility of Genomic Profiling in Treating Advanced Sarcomas Utility of Genomic Profiling in Treating Advanced Sarcomas
Molecular profiling may be particularly useful in guiding therapy of sarcoma with an unclear diagnosis or rare subtype.JCO Precision Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

ICU Management of Trauma Patients ICU Management of Trauma Patients
The authors present the current state of knowledge regarding critically ill trauma patients -- from the initial assessment to managing specific injuries.Critical Care Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Suicide Rates by Major Occupational Group -- 2012 and 2015 Suicide Rates by Major Occupational Group -- 2012 and 2015
Suicide rates among the U.S. working age population have been increasing. Are workers in certain occupations at greater risk?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Telehealth in Plastic Surgery Telehealth in Plastic Surgery
Could telehealth play a role in consultations for plastic surgery?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Surgeon Experience and Medicare Expenditures for Colectomy Surgeon Experience and Medicare Expenditures for Colectomy
How do Medicare payments for laparoscopic and open colectomy compare? Might a surgeon's experience impact payment?Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency and Supplementation in Critical Illness Vitamin D Deficiency and Supplementation in Critical Illness
What do we currently know about vitamin D deficiency and supplementation in critically ill patients -- and what knowledge gaps remain?Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Serum Testosterone and NAFLD in Men and Women in the US Serum Testosterone and NAFLD in Men and Women in the US
This study examined the relationship between total serum testosterone levels and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Might low levels be a risk factor for NAFLD?Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Reconstruction of Giant Facial Congenital Melanocytic Nevi Reconstruction of Giant Facial Congenital Melanocytic Nevi
In this report, the surgical reconstruction of a facial giant congenital melanocytic nevus using partial-thickness scalp skin graft is described.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

RAI-Related Clonal Hematopoiesis in Thyroid Cancer RAI-Related Clonal Hematopoiesis in Thyroid Cancer
This study explores the prevalence of clonal hematopoiesis related to radioactive iodine exposure and how it impacts overall survival in patients with thyroid cancer.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Drug Safety and Immunogenicity of TNF Inhibitors Drug Safety and Immunogenicity of TNF Inhibitors
What have we learned about the safety and immunogenicity of tumor necrosis factor inhibitors?Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Houston Consensus Conference on H. pylori Infection Testing Houston Consensus Conference on H. pylori Infection Testing
This paper presents guidelines for implementing testing for H. pylori infection in U.S. health care systems, with a focus on identifying target populations for diagnosis and therapy.Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Insulin Resistance, Hyperandrogenism, Inflammation in PCOS Insulin Resistance, Hyperandrogenism, Inflammation in PCOS
What do we know about the inter-relationships of these components in the pathophysiology of PCOS?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Detection of Tickborne Relapsing Fever Spirochete Detection of Tickborne Relapsing Fever Spirochete
The emergence of tickborne relapsing fever caused by B. turicatae was identified by evaluating collected ticks in the area.Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Biological Therapy and Cancer Risk in Patients With Psoriasis Biological Therapy and Cancer Risk in Patients With Psoriasis
Does long-term exposure to systemic immunomodulatory therapies increase the risk of cancer in patients with psoriasis?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Dec 7 2018 This Week in Cardiology Dec 7 2018 This Week in Cardiology
Measures of hospital quality, statin under- or over-use, Botox for AF, smoking cessation and translating trial evidence to clinical practice are discussed in this week ’ s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Molecular Link Discovered Between Aging and ALS, Dementia Molecular Link Discovered Between Aging and ALS, Dementia
Dr Alan Jacobs on a recent study that opens up new targets for treating neurodegenerative diseases.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Skipping Treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy Carries Risks Skipping Treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy Carries Risks
Drs Jason Hsu and Anthony Obeid on how the 25% of patients lost to follow-up are vulnerable to vision loss and other adverse outcomes.Wills Eye Hospital (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Commentary Source Type: news

SGLT2 Inhibitors: Is This the Start of a New Era? SGLT2 Inhibitors: Is This the Start of a New Era?
Gregory Nichols discusses exciting new clinical trial results demonstrating the benefits of SGLT2 inhibitors, as presented at the AHA 2018 Scientific Sessions.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Article Source Type: news

Exclusive Residency Insights From the Head of the NRMP Exclusive Residency Insights From the Head of the NRMP
We spoke with Mona M. Signer, president and CEO of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), about advice for students on the path to residency and some concerning issues involving The Match.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

Open-Label Placebos: Why Are They Effective? Open-Label Placebos: Why Are They Effective?
We don't know why they work for some patients, or whether their effects can be sustained.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Expert Column Source Type: news

Mixed Feelings About Naloxone: Saves Lives, but at What Cost? Mixed Feelings About Naloxone: Saves Lives, but at What Cost?
Dr Hilton gives his perspective on treating opioid overdoses with naloxone.Medscape Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Article Source Type: news

Surgery or Endocrine Therapy for Breast CA in Older Women? Surgery or Endocrine Therapy for Breast CA in Older Women?
Dr Lowenfels challenges the findings of a recent study that suggests surgery as the better option in treating older women with early-stage breast cancer.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

Time Out of Mind: How Disrupted Sleep Hurts Brain Health Time Out of Mind: How Disrupted Sleep Hurts Brain Health
Circadian rhythm researchers are uncovering crucial links between our internal clock and neurodegenerative and psychological disorders.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Article Source Type: news

Trending Clinical Topics for December 2018 Trending Clinical Topics for December 2018
Each week, we choose a search term that surged in popularity, speculate as to why it was popular, and present an infographic with useful clinical information about a related condition. Find out what trended during the first week of December.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Impact of a HCV Clinical Care Coordination Program on Cure Impact of a HCV Clinical Care Coordination Program on Cure
Did participation in a 3 year HCV care coordination program in a major metropolitan center increase treatment access and cure relative to those who weren't enrolled?Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

E-Cigarettes, Pharmaceutical Aids, and Smoking Cessation E-Cigarettes, Pharmaceutical Aids, and Smoking Cessation
How effective are electronic nicotine delivery systems and pharmaceutical cessation aids in reducing cigarette consumption and helping smokers to quit?American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

RSV Infection in Infancy and Risk of Childhood Asthma RSV Infection in Infancy and Risk of Childhood Asthma
Does respiratory syncytial virus infection in early infancy lead to an increased risk of asthma and respiratory allergies in later childhood?Southern Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

SAPB for Minimal Invasive Heart Surgery SAPB for Minimal Invasive Heart Surgery
Can serratus anterior plane block reduce morphine consumption and improve management of post-operative pain when compared with continuous wound infiltration following minimal invasive heart surgery?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Arthritis Among Adults With Prediabetes Arthritis Among Adults With Prediabetes
Arthritis is a barrier to physical activity among adults with chronic conditions. How can we address arthritis-specific barriers to physical activity among prediabetic adults?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

NPs and Physicians on Increasing RNs in Primary Care NPs and Physicians on Increasing RNs in Primary Care
How do physicians and nurse practitioners feel about integrating more RNs into primary care teams?Nursing Economics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Analyze This Image: Remote History of Mitral Valve Replacement Analyze This Image: Remote History of Mitral Valve Replacement
Mechanical valves can pose problems on imaging, but Ronald Wharton, MD, shows you how to see through the shadows.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Clinical Case Source Type: news

Sales Reps May Be Wearing Out Welcome in Operating Room Sales Reps May Be Wearing Out Welcome in Operating Room
Medical device company representatives have been observing surgeries years, but for a variety of reasons — mainly their potential influence on surgical costs — that may be changing.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Treating the Individual, Not the'Average' Patient Treating the Individual, Not the'Average' Patient
Using SPRINT trial data, researchers calculated a score to allow clinicians to measure how close their patient matches the study participants. John Mandrola, MD, sees a means to individualize therapy.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Expert Column Source Type: news

ECG Challenge: Tired and Out of Control ECG Challenge: Tired and Out of Control
An older woman presents with hypertension and lightheadedness. What does her ECG show?Medscape Cardiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Clinical Case Source Type: news

How to Know When It's Autoimmune Epilepsy How to Know When It's Autoimmune Epilepsy
A conversation between Drs Andrew Wilner and Batool Kirmani on the red flags your patient may have this difficult-to-diagnosis condition.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Expert Interview Source Type: news

Food and Fertility: What to Consume When Trying to Conceive Food and Fertility: What to Consume When Trying to Conceive
Although we have only observational evidence, certain nutrients seem to enhance--and others to harm--efforts to conceive.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Viewpoint Source Type: news

Don't Stay Silent on Firearm Violence Don't Stay Silent on Firearm Violence
Clinicians have a responsibility to reduce gun injuries and death in their communities.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Applying Recent A1C Recommendations in Clinical Practice Applying Recent A1C Recommendations in Clinical Practice
Three clinical guidelines were published in 2018 that address the use of A1C in the diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus--but they don't all agree. Explore the controversy in this paper.U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

Cost-Effectiveness of PrEP for HIV Prevention for Conception Cost-Effectiveness of PrEP for HIV Prevention for Conception
A new study examines the economic value of preexposure prophylaxis to help prevent the perinatal transmission of HIV. How does it compare with other conception strategies?AIDS (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

FP Workforce: Progress in Racial and Ethnic Diversity FP Workforce: Progress in Racial and Ethnic Diversity
This brief highlights continuing disparities in demographic composition of the FP workforce in the US, suggesting that efforts to increase diversity have been effective for some groups, but not all.Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

JAK Inhibition by Baricitinib in Diabetic Kidney Disease JAK Inhibition by Baricitinib in Diabetic Kidney Disease
How does treatment with baricitinib impact albuminuria and diabetic kidney disease progression in patients with type 2 diabetes?Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Opioid Epidemic and Patient Satisfaction The Opioid Epidemic and Patient Satisfaction
In what ways did the DEA's rescheduling of hydrocodone impact prescribing practices among orthopedic surgeons?Current Orthopaedic Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Cumulative Antidepressant Use and Risk of Dementia Cumulative Antidepressant Use and Risk of Dementia
What are the long-term effects of antidepressant treatment on risk of dementia and late-onset Alzheimer disease? Does the risk from those with anticholinergic properties differ from those without?Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Investigation: Lives Lost Amid ER Violations Investigation: Lives Lost Amid ER Violations
The federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act has been in effect for more than 30 years, yet hospitals violate it hundreds of times a year, sometimes with devastating results for ER patients.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Will AI Replace Clinicians? Will AI Replace Clinicians?
Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other innovative technologies are already transforming medicine.Medscape Reader Polls (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Gene-Edited Babies: Breakthrough or'Morally Irresponsible'? Gene-Edited Babies: Breakthrough or'Morally Irresponsible'?
Ethicist Art Caplan finds the report of human embryonic genetic editing'hugely immoral'and offensive to basic principles of human experimentation.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

Finding Your Second Career: Stories From Oncologists Finding Your Second Career: Stories From Oncologists
Most physicians wrongly think that there are few opportunities for second careers, but in reality there are many -- and oncologists are in high demand.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Article Source Type: news