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Jan 19, 2018 This Week in Cardiology Jan 19, 2018 This Week in Cardiology
MRI in patients with cardiac devices, bariatric surgery, statins, the LifeVest wearable defibrillator, and spontaneous coronary dissection are the topics discussed in this week's podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Three Must-Read EM Articles From 2017 Three Must-Read EM Articles From 2017
Dr Amal Mattu discusses his picks for the most important emergency medicine literature of the past year. What are your picks?Medscape Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Viewpoint Source Type: news

Reduce Stress by Reframing Reduce Stress by Reframing
Dr Jay Winner describes'reframing,'a technique in which thinking about a stressful situation a little differently can reduce stress.American Academy of Family Physicians (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

What's the Best'Breathing Retraining' for Uncontrolled Asthma? What's the Best'Breathing Retraining' for Uncontrolled Asthma?
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy comments on a trial that compares two methods of'retraining'asthma patients in breathing techniques.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Prenatal Caffeine and ADHD: Is There a Link? Prenatal Caffeine and ADHD: Is There a Link?
Does the level of prenatal caffeine intake correlate with an ADHD profile in offspring?Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Viewpoint Source Type: news

Government Ban on Seven Words Creates Anger Among Physicians Government Ban on Seven Words Creates Anger Among Physicians
Last year, the Washington Post reported that the CDC was banned from using seven scientific words. What do physicians think of the ban?Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Antibiotics, Antidepressants Predominate New FDA Watch List Antibiotics, Antidepressants Predominate New FDA Watch List
Presence on list does not mean a drug has been linked to a risk, only that new safety information is available or potential risk has been identified and further review will be or has been completed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Secondary Prevention of Osteoporotic Hip Fractures Secondary Prevention of Osteoporotic Hip Fractures
How do internal medicine hospitalists perceive their role in the secondary prevention of in-hospital osteoporotic hip fractures, and what barriers do they face in initiating preventive measures?Southern Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Sedentary Behaviors and Adiposity in Young People Sedentary Behaviors and Adiposity in Young People
This paper looks at the complex association between sedentary behaviors and pediatric obesity.Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Elite Distance Runners: A 45-Year Follow-up Elite Distance Runners: A 45-Year Follow-up
A new study examines the changes in cardiorespiratory fitness and running economy among elite male distance runners as they age.Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Creating R & D Awareness Among Dental Care Professionals Creating R & D Awareness Among Dental Care Professionals
This study evaluated the influence of a strategic communication plan on R&D awareness.BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Immune-Related Adverse Events of Checkpoint Inhibitors Immune-Related Adverse Events of Checkpoint Inhibitors
Monoclonal antibodies targeting CTLA-4 and PD-1 have immune-related adverse events that are quite different with regards to drug class and tumor type.Annals of Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Impact of HBV/HCV Coinfection on Cirrhosis Impact of HBV/HCV Coinfection on Cirrhosis
How does HBV and HCV coinfection impact liver fibrosis as compared with monoinfected patients? How should treatment be approached in this group?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

A 75-Year-Old Man Unable to Move His Right Arm and Leg A 75-Year-Old Man Unable to Move His Right Arm and Leg
A 75-year-old man presents with an inability to move his right upper and lower extremity after waking from a nap. Do you know how best to manage his condition?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Predicting Risk for Opioid Misuse in Chronic Pain Predicting Risk for Opioid Misuse in Chronic Pain
Might something as simple as a single question assessing pain catastrophizing be useful for predicting risk of opioid misuse in chronic pain sufferers?Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Beta-Blockers and Traumatic Brain Injury Beta-Blockers and Traumatic Brain Injury
Could beta-blockers play a role in the treatment of TBI patients?Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Can HRT Relieve Migraines in Symptomatic Women? Can HRT Relieve Migraines in Symptomatic Women?
New research explores the risk/benefit profile of reproductive hormone therapy in menopausal women with migraine.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

A 67-Year-Old Woman With Diplopia After Sinus Surgery A 67-Year-Old Woman With Diplopia After Sinus Surgery
When symptoms persist 2 months after surgery, this patient pays you a visit. What is your diagnosis?Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Case Challenge Source Type: news

Life and Times of Leading Cardiologists: Gilles Montalescot Life and Times of Leading Cardiologists: Gilles Montalescot
Magnus Ohman speaks with Gilles Montalescot, whose illustrious career in cardiology and research in thrombosis led him from Paris to Beacon Hill and back.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Should a Terminal Patient Receive Cataract Surgery? Should a Terminal Patient Receive Cataract Surgery?
Should a terminally ill cancer patient who asks for cataract surgery to improve his quality of life be granted his wish?Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

With So Many Options, Best CLL Treatment May Be a Clinical Trial With So Many Options, Best CLL Treatment May Be a Clinical Trial
Combination regimens in CLL are already impressive, but new combinations currently being evaluated have strong potential to be even better.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Article Source Type: news

CVS-Aetna Deal Turns Up the Heat on Physicians CVS-Aetna Deal Turns Up the Heat on Physicians
The proposed merger of CVS and Aetna exemplifies the devolution of medicine to a business rather than a caring profession, warns Dr Melissa Walton-Shirley.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Expert Column Source Type: news

Outcomes Get Worse for Pregnant Women With Diabetes in Scotland Outcomes Get Worse for Pregnant Women With Diabetes in Scotland
Perinatal outcomes for mothers with diabetes in Scotland have not improved over time and, if anything, are worse today than they were 15 years ago.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

How Did We End Up With so Many Medical Journals? How Did We End Up With so Many Medical Journals?
Dr DeMaria discusses his tenure at JACC, the proliferation of cardiology journals, and his current projects.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Guidelines for the Management of Pemphigus Vulgaris 2017 Guidelines for the Management of Pemphigus Vulgaris 2017
The British Association of Dermatologists presents updated, evidence-based guidelines for the management of pemphigus vulgaris, with recommendations for practical use in the clinic.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Proteomic Profiling of Breast Cancer Metabolism Proteomic Profiling of Breast Cancer Metabolism
What is the relationship between metabolism-associated proteins and survival in patients with breast cancer?Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Cardiac Manifestations of Sarcoidosis Cardiac Manifestations of Sarcoidosis
Review the diagnosis and management of cardiac sarcoidosis, which effects up to five percent of patients with sarcoidosis, and may even be the first manifestation of sarcoidosis in any organ.European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Perioperative Outcomes of Robotic vs Open Hysterectomy Perioperative Outcomes of Robotic vs Open Hysterectomy
Do patients undergoing robotic-assisted hysterectomy have increased pulmonary complications compared to those undergoing total abdominal hysterectomy?Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Should Statins Be Recommended for All Men With PCa? Should Statins Be Recommended for All Men With PCa?
Evidence is mounting that statins may reduce mortality in men with prostate cancer, and some think it's time for a postdiagnosis trial.Journal of Clinical Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Switch From Ritonavir to Cobicistat in HIV With Dyslipidemia Switch From Ritonavir to Cobicistat in HIV With Dyslipidemia
A new study examines the impact of switching from ritonavir to cobicistat on lipid parameters among virologically suppressed HIV-infected patients with dyslipidemia.HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Trends in Patient-Perceived Shared Decision Making Trends in Patient-Perceived Shared Decision Making
How has shared medical decision making between patient and clinician changed over time, and how has sociodemographics influenced these trends?Annals of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

' Cultural Change' in DCIS'Cultural Change' in DCIS
Some think it's time to change how we talk about DCIS and to consider de-escalation of therapy. Drs Kathy Miller and Shelley Hwang discuss these hot topics and the COMET study at SABCS 2017.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium (GICS) 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium (GICS) 2018
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from GICS 2018.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Late Recurrence in ER- Positive Breast Cancer: Banking on Biomarkers Late Recurrence in ER- Positive Breast Cancer: Banking on Biomarkers
Evaluation of biomarkers after 5 years of standard therapy for hormone-positive breast cancer may help determine those at risk for recurrence and those who may need further endocrine therapy.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Treating Chronic Hepatitis C Infection in Primary Care Treating Chronic Hepatitis C Infection in Primary Care
New treatment guidelines aim to support primary care clinicians in the treatment of hepatitis C infection.Medscape HIV/AIDS (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news

Spotlight on Retinal Diseases Spotlight on Retinal Diseases
New anti-VEGF therapies for DME and AMD, as well as retinal detachment outcomes, were among the highlights presented at Retina Subspecialty Day during AAO 2017.Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Commentary Source Type: news

Burnout Might Really Be Depression; How Do Doctors Cope? Burnout Might Really Be Depression; How Do Doctors Cope?
Medscape asked physicians whether they experienced burnout, depression, or both. Some experts say that burnout is really a form of depression. Would that change the recommended treatment?Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Potential Error in sO2 Calculations Using a POC Assay Potential Error in sO2 Calculations Using a POC Assay
This study indicates that a point-of-care instrument commonly used to monitor oxygen saturation, and routinely used to make clinical decisions, may give unreliable results in certain situations.American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Normal LDL-Cholesterol Levels and Atherosclerosis Normal LDL-Cholesterol Levels and Atherosclerosis
Does LDL-cholesterol, even at levels currently considered normal, promote atherosclerosis in the absence of other cardiovascular risk factors?Journal of the American College of Cardiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

A Decade of War: Prospective Trajectories of PTSD Symptoms A Decade of War: Prospective Trajectories of PTSD Symptoms
This study examined the clinical course of PTSD in deployed service members with and without combat exposure, delineating four distinct trajectories of PTSD symptoms.American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Capnography Sensor Use During GI Endoscopic Procedures Capnography Sensor Use During GI Endoscopic Procedures
Does capnography monitoring reduce the risk of adverse events and mortality in patients undergoing gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures with sedation?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Asthma Illness Representations and Medication Adherence Asthma Illness Representations and Medication Adherence
What is the association between asthma controller medication adherence and parent and child illness representation?Journal of Pediatric Health Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Statins and Risk of ICH After Ischemic Stroke or TIA Statins and Risk of ICH After Ischemic Stroke or TIA
Does current statin use increase the risk of intracerebral hemorrhage among patients with a previous history of ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack?Stroke (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Primary Care Providers' Perspectives on Errors of Omission Primary Care Providers' Perspectives on Errors of Omission
How important are errors of omission to patient safety? What factors within practices can lead to these omissions, and how can they be prevented?Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Clinical Significance of CTC Subpopulations in Lung Cancer Clinical Significance of CTC Subpopulations in Lung Cancer
By identifying protein and genetic markers on CTCs, liquid biopsies may change the landscape of NSCLC management.Translational Lung Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Musing on Sexual Ethics Musing on Sexual Ethics
Dr George Lundberg urges discussion on modern sexual ethics.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Protect Patients From a Surge in STDs Protect Patients From a Surge in STDs
The latest surveillance report reveals that sexually transmitted infections are again on the rise.CDC Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news

Four Old Antimicrobials That Still Work Best Four Old Antimicrobials That Still Work Best
These four antimicrobials aren't the newest, but they have staying power.Medscape Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Article Source Type: news

Vitamins for Age-Related Macular Degeneration Vitamins for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
A look at the evidence supporting vitamin therapy for the most common cause of vision loss in US adults: age-related macular degeneration.Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Commentary Source Type: news

Pros and Cons of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for ARDS Pros and Cons of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for ARDS
Dr Holley reviews arguments made for and against extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) as first-line therapy for acute respiratory distress syndrome.Medscape Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Viewpoint Source Type: news