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Attack in Manchester: Emergency Services Response Attack in Manchester: Emergency Services Response
Emergency services were quickly deployed in accordance with national recommendations put in place in the United Kingdom in the 2000s.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Top Melanoma Studies to Be Presented at ASCO Top Melanoma Studies to Be Presented at ASCO
Dr Jeffrey Weber previews five melanoma treatment studies that he considers the ones to watch; one, he predicts, will be practice-changing.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Will Adjuvant Oxaliplatin Data Change Practice in CRC? Will Adjuvant Oxaliplatin Data Change Practice in CRC?
Dr John Marshall previews the GI cancer studies being presented at ASCO with his picks for the ones to watch, and predicts that a plenary presentation may be practice-changing.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

A Surge of New Drug Data in Multiple Sclerosis A Surge of New Drug Data in Multiple Sclerosis
Medscape sits down with two neurologists to discuss advances in multiple sclerosis as presented at this year's American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Expert Interview Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer Preview: ASCO Data Likely to Change Practice Prostate Cancer Preview: ASCO Data Likely to Change Practice
Recent ASCO annual meetings have featured practice-changing data in prostate cancer. Dr David Graham predicts that the ASCO 2017 annual meeting will be no different.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

American Diabetes Association (ADA) 77th Scientific Sessions American Diabetes Association (ADA) 77th Scientific Sessions
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ADA 2017.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Opioid Prescribing: Are New Laws Helping? Opioid Prescribing: Are New Laws Helping?
Dr William Basco comments on a study that evaluated whether state-level policies and laws on opioid prescribing have had any impact.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Viewpoint Source Type: news

Tea Consumption and Risk of Ischemic Heart Disease Tea Consumption and Risk of Ischemic Heart Disease
This large prospective study aimed to clarify the role of tea in the prevention of ischemic heart disease, as prior studies have shown conflicting results.Heart (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Two'P' Words Top List of Hot Topics in Breast Cancer Two'P' Words Top List of Hot Topics in Breast Cancer
Dr Kathy Miller points to PARP inhibitors and pertuzumab as highpoints of the breast cancer program at the upcoming ASCO meeting, including the plenary presentation of the OlympiAD trial.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Advances in Gynecologic Cancer: ASCO 2017 Advances in Gynecologic Cancer: ASCO 2017
Dr Markman previews the latest research on gynecologic cancer to be presented at the upcoming ASCO meeting.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

When It Comes to PPIs, Why All the'Mayhem'? When It Comes to PPIs, Why All the'Mayhem'?
With this review of the new literature, Dr David Johnson wants to put the risks associated with proton pump inhibitors into perspective and quiet the noise.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Commentary Source Type: news

A How-To Guide for Deprescribing PPIs A How-To Guide for Deprescribing PPIs
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 - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Derailing the'Inevitable' Onset of Diabetes Derailing the'Inevitable' Onset of Diabetes
The risk of developing diabetes may be determined decades in advance, inviting opportunities to intervene and prevent the disease.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Expert Column Source Type: news

Meeting the Growing Demand for Arthritis Care Meeting the Growing Demand for Arthritis Care
With 24 million Americans already experiencing physical limitations from arthritis, this is a chronic problem in need of both prevention and prompt management.CDC Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Commentary Source Type: news

The Gender Gap in Cardiology Is Embarrassing The Gender Gap in Cardiology Is Embarrassing
A tweet about the dearth of women in interventional cardiology and electrophysiology fellowships prompted Dr Mandrola to ask his female cardiology colleagues what shaped their subspecialty choices.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Expert Column Source Type: news

Gluten Consumption in Non-Celiac Adults and Risk of CHD Gluten Consumption in Non-Celiac Adults and Risk of CHD
This study looked at the possible risks and benefits of a gluten-free diet as it relates to coronary heart disease.The BMJ (formerly known as the British Medical Journal) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Addressing a Yellow Fever Vaccine Shortage -- US, 2016-2017 Addressing a Yellow Fever Vaccine Shortage -- US, 2016-2017
Due to manufacturing problems, the only supply of U.S.-licensed yellow fever vaccine is due to run out by mid-2017. What protocols are in place to ensure continued coverage?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Delayed Appearance of Anti-HBc in an Immunocompromised Patient Delayed Appearance of Anti-HBc in an Immunocompromised Patient
This case of a patient with positive hepatitis B surface antigen in the absence of hepatitis B core antibody demonstrates the complexity of interpretation of hepatitis B serological markers.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Informing Clinical Practice Regarding Self-injury in Youth Informing Clinical Practice Regarding Self-injury in Youth
A better understanding of the most common reasons young people engage in nonsuicidal self-injury will help clinicians better assess the risk for this behavior.Journal of Pediatric Health Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Perioperative Anesthesia Care and Tumor Progression Perioperative Anesthesia Care and Tumor Progression
Might the perioperative anesthesia care of patients with cancer impact the immune system, and how might that affect tumor growth and long-term oncological outcomes?Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Aging, the Medical Subspecialties, and Career Development Aging, the Medical Subspecialties, and Career Development
This report summarizes recent collaborative work with several subspecialty associations.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

TSH Receptor Antibody and Treatment Choice in Graves Disease TSH Receptor Antibody and Treatment Choice in Graves Disease
Find out how TSH receptor antibody levels may help drive the choice of treatment for Graves'disease.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Assessment of Periodontitis Using Subgingival Pathogen Levels Assessment of Periodontitis Using Subgingival Pathogen Levels
Can characterization of the bacterial content of subgingival plaque recovered from the deepest pockets be used to assess disease progression in chronic periodontitis patients?BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Autonomic Nervous System in Anaesthesia and Critical Care Autonomic Nervous System in Anaesthesia and Critical Care
This brief primer reviews the structure and function of the autonomic nervous system and how it relates to both anesthesia management and critical care.BJA Education (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

What Caused the Death of a 72-Year-Old Woman? What Caused the Death of a 72-Year-Old Woman?
A 72-year-old woman dies after presenting due to hemodynamic instability. What was the most likely cause of death?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

An Intervention to Improve Cancer Nurses' Pain Screening An Intervention to Improve Cancer Nurses' Pain Screening
An online, complex, educational intervention may positively impact cancer nurses'pain screening and assessment capabilities.Pain Management Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Big Data in Biomedicine 2017 Conference Big Data in Biomedicine 2017 Conference
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from Big Data 2017.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Changing the Face of Cardiovascular Medicine Changing the Face of Cardiovascular Medicine
Dr Harrington leads a roundtable discussion on how to attract women and minorities to the practice of cardiology so the physician makeup can better reflect the patient makeup.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Community Violence and Physical Health Outcomes in Youth Community Violence and Physical Health Outcomes in Youth
How does exposure to community violence, either experienced directly or as a witness, influence physical health outcomes in children and adolescents?Journal of Pediatric Psychology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Complications of RAS Distant From the Surgical Site Complications of RAS Distant From the Surgical Site
Does robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery increase the risk of complications? This review examines possible adverse events, with a focus on abdominal and pelvic procedures.British Journal of Anaesthesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Hidden Epidemic of Firearm Injury The Hidden Epidemic of Firearm Injury
This study compared the temporal trends of national fatal and nonfatal firearm injury rates during 2001-2013, with sobering conclusions.American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Delays From First Medical Contact to Antibiotic in Sepsis Delays From First Medical Contact to Antibiotic in Sepsis
Might delays in antibiotic administration contribute to a greater risk of in-hospital mortality among sepsis patients?Critical Care Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Potential High-Risk Areas for Zika Virus Transmission: U.S. Potential High-Risk Areas for Zika Virus Transmission: U.S.
In which areas of the contiguous United States are mosquito-borne and sexually transmitted Zika virus infections most likely to occur?American Journal of Public Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

A Home-Based Exercise App for Frail Older Adults A Home-Based Exercise App for Frail Older Adults
This study evaluated the feasibility of a tablet- and sensor-based exercise program designed to stimulate physical activity among frail older adults. How was this novel technology received?Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

The Therapeutic Landscape of Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis The Therapeutic Landscape of Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis
What drugs are available for the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis? This review summarizes those currently in use as well as novel pharmacological options in ongoing trials.Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Updated Guideline on Management of Common Bile Duct Stones Updated Guideline on Management of Common Bile Duct Stones
This article presents the most up-to-date recommendations.Gut (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Lessening Morbidity Associated With Fetal Alcohol Disorders Lessening Morbidity Associated With Fetal Alcohol Disorders
Explore strategies that may help prevent prenatal alcohol exposure and reduce morbidity associated with fetal alcohol syndrome disorders.Archives of Disease in Childhood (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

CT-P13, a Biosimilar of Anti-TNF-a for IBD CT-P13, a Biosimilar of Anti-TNF-a for IBD
Can CT-P13, a biosimilar of infliximab, be used safely in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases--and with comparable efficacy?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Mammographic Density and Breast Cancer Risk Mammographic Density and Breast Cancer Risk
Do risk factors for breast cancer independently influence mammographic density?Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Caring for Vulnerable Immigrant Populations Caring for Vulnerable Immigrant Populations
What can nurses do to help foster a positive healthcare environment for immigrant patients?OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Nurses Get Political to Address Unsafe Staffing Nurses Get Political to Address Unsafe Staffing
Out of their comfort zone and into the political arena, nurses from across the United States rallied in Washington to raise awareness about unsafe nurse staffing.Medscape Nurses (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Commentary Source Type: news

The Missing Link in Healthcare Policy: Constructive Conversation The Missing Link in Healthcare Policy: Constructive Conversation
Whether the Affordable Care Act or the American Healthcare Act prevails, Dr Walton-Shirley dreams of a productive conversation among a committee of legislators and healthcare professional who make healthcare policy.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Expert Column Source Type: news

Preoperative Administration of ACE Inhibitors or ARBs Preoperative Administration of ACE Inhibitors or ARBs
This commentary explores the considerable controversy regarding the safety of administering ACE inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers prior to non-cardiac surgery.Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: How Is It Classified? Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: How Is It Classified?
A unified classification system for lumbar spinal stenosis is needed to help guide appropriate treatment for the condition.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Racial Disparities in Age-Specific Mortality Among Blacks Racial Disparities in Age-Specific Mortality Among Blacks
Disparities in life expectancy and the leading causes of death for blacks compared with whites in the United States remain substantial. Do these disparities vary across the life span?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

International Criteria for ECG Interpretation in Athletes International Criteria for ECG Interpretation in Athletes
An international group of experts provides recommendations for ECG interpretation in athletes.British Journal of Sports Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Drug Infusion Systems: Technologies, Performance, Pitfalls Drug Infusion Systems: Technologies, Performance, Pitfalls
This article explores the complexities of current drug infusion technologies and the potential for adverse events that can arise from infusion therapy.Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Switch of NIV to CPAP in Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome Switch of NIV to CPAP in Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
What benefits could switching from non-invasive ventilation to CPAP treatment offer patients with obesity hypoventilation syndrome?BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Protective Effect of Sevoflurane vs Propofol in HVR Surgery Protective Effect of Sevoflurane vs Propofol in HVR Surgery
This study compared the cardioprotective effect of anesthesia with intravenous propofol versus inhaled sevoflurane in patients undergoing mitral, aortic or tricuspid valve replacement surgery.BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Erectile Dysfunction, Masculinity, and Psychosocial Outcomes Erectile Dysfunction, Masculinity, and Psychosocial Outcomes
A new review provides insight into the physical and psychosocial impacts of prostate cancer treatment.Translational Andrology and Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news