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Strategies to Prevent Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Strategies to Prevent Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Opioid-related neonatal abstinence syndrome is a growing public health issue. What strategies may help prevent the incidence of this condition?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure: An Update Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure: An Update
Learn about the etiology of acute-on-chronic liver failure and potential new treatments such as bioartificial liver support systems, G-CSF therapy, and stem-cell therapy, in this update.Gut (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Care Discussions Between Residents and Hospitalized Patients Care Discussions Between Residents and Hospitalized Patients
Understanding the factors that may impact effective goals of care discussions will help improve communication between residents and their patients.Postgraduate Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Journal Article Source Type: news

Stop Causing Harm With Inappropriate Imaging for Back Pain Stop Causing Harm With Inappropriate Imaging for Back Pain
Lumbar imaging is frequently used for low back pain patients -- but is it causing more harm than good? This editorial explores the issue.British Journal of Sports Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Reconstruction of a Necrotizing Fasciitis Defect Reconstruction of a Necrotizing Fasciitis Defect
The authors describe their experience using a polyurethane biodegradable dermal substitute for the reconstruction of necrotizing fasciitis and an anterior cervical defect.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Cannulation Method and ECPR in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Cannulation Method and ECPR in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Which cannulation method is best in cases of extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation: ultrasound- and fluoroscopy-guided or ultrasound alone?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Triglycerides, Atherosclerosis, and CV Outcome Studies Triglycerides, Atherosclerosis, and CV Outcome Studies
What does the evidence from CV outcome studies tell us about the role of triglycerides in the development of atherosclerosis?Endocrine Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

EFL and Pulmonary Complications After Abdominal Surgery EFL and Pulmonary Complications After Abdominal Surgery
Is intraoperative expiratory flow limitation a significant risk factor for postoperative pulmonary complications in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery?Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Do Physicians ' Beards Endanger Patients ' Health? Do Physicians ' Beards Endanger Patients ' Health?
A bioethicist notes that physicians ' choices on attire and personal appearance could have negative consequences for their patients.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

How Would You Replace the ACA? How Would You Replace the ACA?
President Trump ' s vow to repeal and replace the ACA has been a contentious issue. Now it ' s time for physicians to propose a plan that will improve America ' s healthcare and lower costs.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

New Prescribing Regulations Bring Challenges for Doctors New Prescribing Regulations Bring Challenges for Doctors
Prescribing controlled substances has become more regulated. But stymied patients may not always abide by the new laws, thereby putting practices in jeopardy. Should doctors dismiss these patients?Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

HER2 and Decision Making in Gastroesophageal Adenocarcinoma HER2 and Decision Making in Gastroesophageal Adenocarcinoma
This new guideline provides specific recommendations for assessment of HER2 status in patients with advanced gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma.American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Infraperitoneal Anastomosis Drainage After Rectal Excision Infraperitoneal Anastomosis Drainage After Rectal Excision
The use of pelvic drainage after rectal excision for rectal cancer remains controversial. Does the evidence support this practice?Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

View From Space: Priceless but Damaging View From Space: Priceless but Damaging
Dr Roger Steinert on the latest research into deep space ' s impact on astronauts ' eyes.Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Commentary Source Type: news

Targets for Treating Renal Aging Targets for Treating Renal Aging
Dr O ' Sullivan, the lead author of a study published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, discusses his findings and theories on the causes and consequences of renal aging.Medscape Nephrology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Expert Interview Source Type: news

Detecting Autism in the Very Young Detecting Autism in the Very Young
Juhi Pandey provides clinicians with tips on how to talk with parents who are concerned that their child might have autism.CHOP Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

No Consensus for Discontinuing Mainstay Alzheimer ' s Drugs No Consensus for Discontinuing Mainstay Alzheimer ' s Drugs
Guidelines for initiating treatment of Alzheimer ' s symptoms with cholinesterase inhibitors are well established, but consensus as to when, how, and whether to discontinue treatment is lacking.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Malpractice Payment Rates Down for All Specialties Malpractice Payment Rates Down for All Specialties
The overall rate of paid medical malpractice claims made on behalf of US physicians fell by more than half between 1992 and 2014, a new study has shown.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Assessing Stroke Risk in Adult Congenital Heart Disease Assessing Stroke Risk in Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Drs Lyle, Ammash, and McLeod discuss risk stratification for stroke in adults with complex congenital heart disease and how to choose between warfarin or the direct oral anticoagulants in the absence of data.Mayo Clinic (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Should I Tell Anyone About the Needlestick Injury I Had? Should I Tell Anyone About the Needlestick Injury I Had?
Does this medical student have an ethical obligation to report a needlestick injury? A medicolegal expert provides guidance.Student BMJ (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Journal Article Source Type: news

Confidentiality Issues and Use of STD Services Confidentiality Issues and Use of STD Services
A new report provides insight into the confidentiality-related issues that may impact young people ' s choice to utilize STD services.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Volunteer Services Can Improve Palliative Care Programs Volunteer Services Can Improve Palliative Care Programs
Learn about the important role of palliative care volunteers and how they can help in meeting the needs of patients and families.Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Industry-Related Payments to Oncologists in 2014 Industry-Related Payments to Oncologists in 2014
Research finds that financial relationships between oncologists and biomedical industries are common. Should we worry about conflict of interest?Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Advocating for Childcare Employee Tdap Vaccination Advocating for Childcare Employee Tdap Vaccination
Vaccines play a vital role in combatting the spread of pertussis. Should Tdap vaccine boosters be required for childcare providers?Journal of Pediatric Health Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Media Messages and Perception of Ebola Virus Infection Risk Media Messages and Perception of Ebola Virus Infection Risk
What role does the news media play in public concern regarding the spread of Ebola?Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Partial Gland Ablation in the Management of Prostate Cancer Partial Gland Ablation in the Management of Prostate Cancer
A new review examines the role and efficacy of partial gland ablation in the management of prostate cancer.Current Opinion in Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Nursing Education Interventions for Managing Acute Pain Nursing Education Interventions for Managing Acute Pain
How do nurse education interventions for acute pain management in the hospital impact clinical outcomes?Pain Management Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Triple Prophylaxis for the Prevention of SSI in TJA Triple Prophylaxis for the Prevention of SSI in TJA
A triple prophylaxis protocol may help reduce the incidence of surgical site infections after total knee and hip arthroplasties.Current Orthopaedic Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Evidence Lacking for Volume-Controlled Ventilation Evidence Lacking for Volume-Controlled Ventilation
Dr Holley reviews a new study that investigated volume-controlled ventilation in animal models and one patient case.Medscape Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Viewpoint Source Type: news

Gaslighting the Medical Literature Gaslighting the Medical Literature
How predatory publishing can make you doubt the facts (and your sanity), and a potentially revolutionary solution.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Morning Report: Fish Oil and Heart Disease--Science Advisory Morning Report: Fish Oil and Heart Disease--Science Advisory
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 - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Why I Became a Surgeon Why I Became a Surgeon
Dr Lowenfels shares his personal experiences on what led him to choose general surgery as a profession.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Article Source Type: news

Adiposity and Cancer at Major Anatomical Sites Adiposity and Cancer at Major Anatomical Sites
This umbrella review systematically appraises evidence regarding the association between several adiposity indices and risk of developing or dying from cancer.The BMJ (formerly known as the British Medical Journal) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Clinical Trials of Biosimilars Should Become More Similar Clinical Trials of Biosimilars Should Become More Similar
Clinical trials of biosimilars to treat inflammatory diseases may not be so similar. Why aren ' t trial designs more standardized?Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Ingestion of Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers by Children Ingestion of Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers by Children
Both accidental and intentional ingestion of hand sanitizers by children has become a serious public health problem. Are non-alcohol-based sanitizers safer than those that are alcohol based?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Maximizing Safety During Soft-Tissue Filler Injections Maximizing Safety During Soft-Tissue Filler Injections
A better understanding of facial anatomy will help maximize the safety of facial filler injections and minimize the risk of complications.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Editor-in-Chief ' s Top Picks From 2016 Editor-in-Chief ' s Top Picks From 2016
Review short summaries of the most highly accessed papers of 2016, on topics which include hypertension, metabolic disorders, rhythm disorders, valvular heart disease, and more.Journal of the American College of Cardiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Salivary Cortisol and Cortisone in Adrenal Insufficiency Salivary Cortisol and Cortisone in Adrenal Insufficiency
Find out more about the diagnostic roles of salivary cortisol and cortisone levels in adrenal insufficiency.Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

ED Cardiopulmonary Evaluation of Low-Risk Chest Pain ED Cardiopulmonary Evaluation of Low-Risk Chest Pain
How often is chest pain attributed to stress or anxiety as opposed to an actual diagnosed cardiopulmonary emergency?The Journal of Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Impaired Vascular Function and Exercise Intolerance in CKD Impaired Vascular Function and Exercise Intolerance in CKD
Gain a better understanding of how vascular dysfunction may impact exercise intolerance in patients with chronic kidney disease.Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Oral Anticoagulants in Older Adults With AF After Stroke Oral Anticoagulants in Older Adults With AF After Stroke
Despite the high risk of recurrent stroke, a large percentage of older patients with atrial fibrillation are not prescribed an oral anticoagulant after initial ischemic stroke. Why not?Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Paravertebral Block in Pediatric Abdominal Surgery Paravertebral Block in Pediatric Abdominal Surgery
Is paravertebral block a safe and effective alternative to epidural analgesia in pediatric abdominal surgery?British Journal of Anaesthesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Anesthetic, Critical Care Implications in Stroke Management Anesthetic, Critical Care Implications in Stroke Management
This review explores the anesthetic and critical care considerations of interventions for acute stroke management, including thrombolysis, carotid revascularization, and decompressive hemicraniectomy.BJA Education (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Bedside US vs X-Ray for Forearm Fractures in Children Bedside US vs X-Ray for Forearm Fractures in Children
Which is the better option in the assessment of pediatric forearm injuries for possible fracture?The Journal of Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

New Therapies Approved for Multiple Myeloma New Therapies Approved for Multiple Myeloma
While multiple myeloma has no cure, it is highly treatable. Review current therapeutic options in this article, including four recently approved novel agents for relapsed disease.U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

A 24-Year-Old Woman Concerned About a Genetic Condition A 24-Year-Old Woman Concerned About a Genetic Condition
A 24-year-old pregnant woman is concerned about a genetic condition affecting her offspring. Do you know the chance of her child being affected?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Severe Rhabdomyolysis After Long-term Simvastatin Therapy Severe Rhabdomyolysis After Long-term Simvastatin Therapy
This case demonstrates that side effects of statins may occur even after a long, uneventful period of therapy, and highlights the need to be alert to potential drug-drug interactions.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

ENDO 2017: The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting ENDO 2017: The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ENDO 2017.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) 22nd Annual Conference National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) 22nd Annual Conference
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from NCCN 2017.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

What Is the Best Treatment for High-Grade Prostate Cancer? What Is the Best Treatment for High-Grade Prostate Cancer?
Dr Chodak explores several unanswered questions posed by a multicenter analysis comparing treatments in more than 1000 advanced prostate cancer patients.Medscape Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Commentary Source Type: news