Should Focal Therapy Be Used in Localized Prostate Cancer? Should Focal Therapy Be Used in Localized Prostate Cancer?
Should high-intensity focused ultrasound be used in men with localized prostate cancer? Dr Gerald Chodak discusses recent data on this topic.Medscape Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Commentary Source Type: news

Study: Surgeons Report Optimal Residual Disease Incorrectly in 40% of Cases Study: Surgeons Report Optimal Residual Disease Incorrectly in 40% of Cases
Dr Maurie Markman discusses a'concerning'trial demonstrating a significant difference between surgical and radiographic assessments of residual disease in patients with advanced ovarian cancer.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Are Docs Giving Patients the Wrong Idea About Brain Death? Are Docs Giving Patients the Wrong Idea About Brain Death?
Many patients'family members don't feel that brain death is true death, and some recent cases in which'brain-dead'patients recovered add to the conundrum.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

Neuroinflammation in Chronic and Widespread Pain Neuroinflammation in Chronic and Widespread Pain
This article examines the contribution of neuroinflammation to the pathophysiology of chronic and widespread pain. Might neuroinflammation be a target for novel therapeutic approaches?Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Consumer Baby Monitors Unreliable, Study Finds Consumer Baby Monitors Unreliable, Study Finds
One consumer baby monitor inconsistently detected low oxygen levels when they occurred in hospitalized children; the other monitor missed every episode of hypoxemia detected by FDA-approved monitors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

The Case Against Sugar The Case Against Sugar
Vested interests in the sugar industry are wreaking havoc on public health by influencing both science and public opinion.Medscape Public Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Viewpoint Source Type: news

Esc 2018 esc 2018
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ESC 2018.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Successful and Unsuccessful Point-of-Care Testing in the ER Successful and Unsuccessful Point-of-Care Testing in the ER
This report of one institution's experience suggests that the answer is not black-and-white.American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Impact of Electronic Reminder Systems on HCV Screening Impact of Electronic Reminder Systems on HCV Screening
While CDC recommends universal screening for HCV in the"baby-boom" cohort, uptake remains low. Can an electronic reminder system increase HCV screening in this population?Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Waitlisting After the New KAS Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Waitlisting After the New KAS
A new study examines the waitlisting rate among minority patients both before and after the new national kidney allocation system. How was it impacted?American Journal of Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

First-Line ART With EFV or RPV Plus TDF/FTC First-Line ART With EFV or RPV Plus TDF/FTC
How do these first-line combination antiretroviral therapy regimens compare in terms of tolerance and durability?HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Could Social Bots Pose a Threat to Public Health? Could Social Bots Pose a Threat to Public Health?
Social bots have received much attention lately for their use in automating and influencing political campaigns--should we be concerned about their potential influence in the health domain?American Journal of Public Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Treatment of Chronic Pain With Buprenorphine Formulations Treatment of Chronic Pain With Buprenorphine Formulations
Is buprenorphine an effective alternative to conventional pharmacological management of chronic pain? Which is the most effective delivery method?Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Arrhythmias and Cognitive Function Arrhythmias and Cognitive Function
What impact do arrhythmias have on cognitive impairment and decline? This brief highlights the major conclusions of a recent expert consensus statement.European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Tong-Xie-Yao-Fang vs Placebo for Diarrhea-Predominant IBS Tong-Xie-Yao-Fang vs Placebo for Diarrhea-Predominant IBS
Might the Chinese herbal formula Tong-Xie-Yao-Fang be effective in controlling symptoms of IBS-D?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Impact of Antihypertensive Treatment in the Oldest-Old Impact of Antihypertensive Treatment in the Oldest-Old
Controversy remains regarding the appropriateness of lowering systolic blood pressure in persons over 80. Does hypertensive therapy put them at higher risk of mortality and cognitive decline?Age and Ageing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Mandrola's ESC 2018 Preview Mandrola's ESC 2018 Preview
From aspirin to VTE, John Mandrola reflects on the potpourri of relevant data for the practicing clinician at this year's European Society of Cardiology Congress.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Expert Column Source Type: news

K2/Spice Contamination: What MDs Need to Know K2/Spice Contamination: What MDs Need to Know
As more patients overdose on synthetic cannabinoids laced with contaminants, toxicologists review what is critical in treatment and what hospitals need to do to be prepared.Medscape Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

A Tradeoff Between Hypertension and Cognition? A Tradeoff Between Hypertension and Cognition?
Two new trials look at whether treating hypertension can ward off cognitive decline.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Brooke-Spiegler Syndrome Brooke-Spiegler Syndrome
Learn more about Brooke-Spiegler syndrome and find out how this condition is best diagnosed and treated.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Updates in the Treatment of Active and Latent Tuberculosis Updates in the Treatment of Active and Latent Tuberculosis
Get up-to-date on the latest advances in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Characteristics of Tianeptine Exposures Reported to the NPDS Characteristics of Tianeptine Exposures Reported to the NPDS
Although the atypical tricyclic antidepressant tianeptine isn't approved by the USFDA, this report indicates that calls to poison control centers related to its use and abuse are on the increase.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

The Role of Menopause vs Chronologic Aging in Women's Health The Role of Menopause vs Chronologic Aging in Women's Health
This essay summarizes current evidence on the relative contributions of chronologic and reproductive aging to women's cardiovascular, cardiometabolic, and cognitive health.Menopause (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Rates of Malalignment in Degenerative Spinal Fusions Rates of Malalignment in Degenerative Spinal Fusions
Using radiographic measurements, the authors assesses spinopelvic alignment both before and after degenerative lumbar spinal fusion.Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Adrenal Emergencies in Patients With Adrenal Insufficiency Adrenal Emergencies in Patients With Adrenal Insufficiency
A new study evaluates the management of emergency situations in patients with chronic adrenal insufficiency.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Physician's Role When a Patient Discloses IPV Perpetration Physician's Role When a Patient Discloses IPV Perpetration
What action should a physician take if a patient discloses perpetrating intimate partner violence?Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

The Harvard Zoo Experiment: Animals Educating Future Doctors The Harvard Zoo Experiment: Animals Educating Future Doctors
Students at Harvard Medical School have been doing rotations at the Franklin Park Zoo. What they learn goes far beyond comparative medicine and arguably changes their overall perceptions about health.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

Must NP Preceptors Duplicate a Student's Documentation? Must NP Preceptors Duplicate a Student's Documentation?
CMS doesn't require physician teachers to do so, but does this rule apply to advanced practice nurse and physician assistant preceptors?Medscape Nurses (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Ask the Expert Source Type: news

The Real Story of PTSD The Real Story of PTSD
Dr Robert Berezin's own experience with a near accident offers a glimpse into the psychopathology of post-traumatic stress disorder.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Expert Column Source Type: news

Revisiting the Effect of Lithium in Our Drinking Water Revisiting the Effect of Lithium in Our Drinking Water
Dr Nassir Ghaemi on the many flaws of a recent report showing that tap water with high lithium content had no protective effect.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Expert Column Source Type: news

Aug 17, 2018 This Week in Cardiology Aug 17, 2018 This Week in Cardiology
Screening athletes, AF ablation complications, physician gender and MI mortality, the rise of chronic kidney disease, and the rosuvastatin lawsuit are discussed in this week's podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Lectins: Are These Food-Based Proteins Friend or Foe? Lectins: Are These Food-Based Proteins Friend or Foe?
With limited data or logic to back them up, lectins are now under scrutiny.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Article Source Type: news

A 35-Year-Old Man in a Crash: USMLE Question A 35-Year-Old Man in a Crash: USMLE Question
A 35-year-old man dies after a severe bicycle accident. Are you able to determine the most likely cause of death?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Millennial Physicians: Debunking the Stereotype Millennial Physicians: Debunking the Stereotype
Lazy and unfocused or tech-savvy and ambitious? Dr Patel explores and challenges some of the stereotypes associated with millennial physicians.Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

5 Things to Know About Chronotherapy 5 Things to Know About Chronotherapy
With the 2017 Nobel Prize in Medicine being awarded to research on circadian rhythms, the time has come to take a look at synchronizing chemotherapy with the body's natural clock. Here are five things you should know about chronotherapy.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Article Source Type: news

My Patient May Have a Mitochondrial Disease: What Should I Do? My Patient May Have a Mitochondrial Disease: What Should I Do?
All patients with a suspected mitochondrial disease should be seen by a mitochondrial medicine expert. But what can the primary care clinician do while waiting for that to happen?CHOP Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

Biologic Agents Are Changing the Landscape of Severe Asthma Biologic Agents Are Changing the Landscape of Severe Asthma
A fourth biologic for severe eosinophilic asthma may soon be available. Who is a candidate for this therapy and what effects can you expect?Medscape Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Viewpoint Source Type: news

Stocking EpiPens at Restaurants Might Reduce Fatal Allergic Reactions Stocking EpiPens at Restaurants Might Reduce Fatal Allergic Reactions
If restaurants and other food establishments stocked epinephrine autoinjectors, the number of fatal allergic reactions, known as anaphylaxis, could decrease, a small study in Canada suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

T-Cell Immune Responses Drive Neurodegeneration in Glaucoma T-Cell Immune Responses Drive Neurodegeneration in Glaucoma
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Women With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Less Likely to Receive Effective Contraceptives Women With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Less Likely to Receive Effective Contraceptives
Women with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are less likely to receive effective reversible contraception, a large study shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Familial Hypercholesterolemia Linked to Increased PAD Risk Familial Hypercholesterolemia Linked to Increased PAD Risk
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Cannabis Use and Prevalence of Alcoholic Liver Disease Cannabis Use and Prevalence of Alcoholic Liver Disease
Might cannabis use have a positive influence on incidence of liver disease in individuals who abuse alcohol?Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Assessment of CAD in Sports-Related Sudden Cardiac Arrest Assessment of CAD in Sports-Related Sudden Cardiac Arrest
This brief report presents a comprehensive description of coronary artery disease in sports-related sudden cardiac arrests, with a comparison with matched non-sports-related sudden cardiac arrests.Circulation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Benznidazole Availability for Treatment of Chagas Disease Benznidazole Availability for Treatment of Chagas Disease
With FDA approval of benznidazole for treatment of Chagas disease, the drug is no longer available in the US through the CDC-sponsored IND program. How can it be obtained?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Demystifying AI: An Imaging Tool Ready to Explode Demystifying AI: An Imaging Tool Ready to Explode
How is artificial intelligence being integrated into radiological systems? This brief report highlights some of the exciting developments taking shape in this field.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Sex-Based Differences in Common Sports Injuries Sex-Based Differences in Common Sports Injuries
In what ways do the presentations and treatment outcomes differ between males and females who have sustained sports injuries?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Risk Factors for CVD Among Thyroid Cancer Survivors Risk Factors for CVD Among Thyroid Cancer Survivors
Which factors may play a prognostic role in the risk for cardiovascular disease among survivors of thyroid cancer?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Cost-effectiveness of Population-Based Mutation Testing Cost-effectiveness of Population-Based Mutation Testing
Is population-based testing for breast and ovarian cancer gene mutations more cost-effective than family history-based BRCA testing?Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Improving Safety After Abdominoplasty Improving Safety After Abdominoplasty
A better understanding of the factors implicated in the risk for postoperative complications will help improve outcomes after abdominoplasty.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Results of the ASCO Practice Census Survey, 2018 Results of the ASCO Practice Census Survey, 2018
What is the current landscape of hematology and medical oncology practice in the United States? Find out from the sixth annual ASCO Oncology Practice Census survey.Journal of Oncology Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news