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Lenabasum Showing Promise in Systemic Scleroderma Lenabasum Showing Promise in Systemic Scleroderma
The oral, synthetic, nonimmunosuppressive small molecule improves outcome scores for patients with few treatment options, new research shows.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Greater Focus on Sex, Gender Differences in Alzheimer ' s Needed Greater Focus on Sex, Gender Differences in Alzheimer ' s Needed
An expert panel calls for greater attention to sex and gender differences in Alzheimer ' s disease research.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Reduce Pain From AIs at BMI of 30 or More Omega-3 Fatty Acids Reduce Pain From AIs at BMI of 30 or More
Omega-3 fatty acids significantly reduced pain among very overweight women who take aromatase inhibitors (AIs) for breast cancer.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Abnormal Thyroid Hormones Up Risk of Gestational Diabetes Abnormal Thyroid Hormones Up Risk of Gestational Diabetes
' Our study found that women with thyroid abnormalities in the first half of pregnancy are at an increased risk for gestational diabetes, ' strengthening the argument for thyroid testing in early pregnancy.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

AMA: Ban Assault Weapons and Don ' t Arm Teachers AMA: Ban Assault Weapons and Don ' t Arm Teachers
A slate of policies that advocate for sweeping gun-control measures was adopted by delegates at the American Medical Association (AMA) 2018 Annual Meeting.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Transplant in Myeloma Ups Survival, but Is Underutilized Transplant in Myeloma Ups Survival, but Is Underutilized
Stem cell transplant improves survival in patients with multiple myeloma, but why is it still underutilized?Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Technology Themes Will Be Center Stage at ADA in Orlando Technology Themes Will Be Center Stage at ADA in Orlando
Lots of new data on diabetes technology, including CGM, novel trial results in type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and a new women-centered initiative are among this year ' s highlights.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

' Promising Option ' for IOP Reduction ' Promising Option ' for IOP Reduction
A review of the study that led to the recent approval of latanoprostene bunod for open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension.Medscape Ophthalmology
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Opthalmology Tags: Ophthalmology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Testosterone May Be Key to CVD Risk in Women Testosterone May Be Key to CVD Risk in Women
A new analysis shows that higher testosterone levels and a higher ratio of testosterone to estradiol in postmenopausal women are associated with higher risk for cardiovascular disease.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

How a Major Computer Crash Showed the Vulnerabilities of EHRs How a Major Computer Crash Showed the Vulnerabilities of EHRs
California ' s Sutter Health lost communications for more than 24 hours and elective surgeries and some procedures were delayed. Experts say all systems have risk and backup plans are critical.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

AMA Backs Family Leave for LGBTQ Caregivers AMA Backs Family Leave for LGBTQ Caregivers
The American Medical Association will push for the Family and Medical Leave Act to include anyone whose relationship to a qualifying employee is like family.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Infusion Type Doesn ' t Affect Brain Outcomes in Pediatric DKA Infusion Type Doesn ' t Affect Brain Outcomes in Pediatric DKA
Neither fluid infusion rate nor sodium chloride concentration appeared to influence neurologic outcomes in children with diabetic ketoacidosis.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Risk for Clot Increases After Surgery With Transfusion Risk for Clot Increases After Surgery With Transfusion
Perioperative RBC transfusion may double the odds of blood clot up to 30 days after surgery; more studies are needed, but the results highlight the importance of rigorous management and prophylaxis.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Mistakes Causing Self-contamination Common in Hospitals Mistakes Causing Self-contamination Common in Hospitals
Errors leading to self-contamination are common in hospital settings, and failure to adhere to routine precautions is a potential source of infectious agent transmission, new data showed.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

NIH Outlines New Game Plan to Combat Opioid Crisis NIH Outlines New Game Plan to Combat Opioid Crisis
The HEAL initiative will focus on improving treatments for patients who misuse or are addicted to opioids and enhancing strategies for effective pain management.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Helping Cancer Patients to Understand New ' Right-to-Try ' Law Helping Cancer Patients to Understand New ' Right-to-Try ' Law
The new measure should have been called the ' right-to-ask ' law, as the decision about whether to provide experimental drugs still rests with pharma companies, says one expert.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Managing Cancer Pain in the Era of an Opioid Crisis Managing Cancer Pain in the Era of an Opioid Crisis
An expert panel discussed management and strategies for caring for patients and avoiding misuse of opioids, and also touched on growing concerns of limited access.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Dendritic Vaccine for Glioblastoma: Hope Hyped, Say Some Dendritic Vaccine for Glioblastoma: Hope Hyped, Say Some
Survival for patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma may be given a boost if initial results of dendritic vaccines using patients ' own cells hold up. But experts are skeptical.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Active Women in Their 70s Beat Genetic Propensity to Obesity Active Women in Their 70s Beat Genetic Propensity to Obesity
' Our findings point to the importance of promoting and maintaining healthy behaviors particularly in older adults to maximize quality of life, ' say the researchers.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Negative-Pressure Therapy No Better for Open Fractures Negative-Pressure Therapy No Better for Open Fractures
Negative-pressure therapy does not improve outcomes over standard dressings for open fractures of the lower limb, results of a randomized controlled trial showed.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Subjective Reports Positive for Cannabis in MS, but Caution Urged Subjective Reports Positive for Cannabis in MS, but Caution Urged
Patients with MS report benefits from medical cannabis in pain and spasticity, but concerns about cognitive effects remain.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Nutraceuticals May Treat Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia Nutraceuticals May Treat Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia
New randomized control trials show signs of the potential benefit of herbal and nutraceutical agents as adjunctive treatment for the negative symptoms of schizophrenia.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Dawn of a New Era for JEMS: It's About 'Time'
Today, our industry is heavily data and technology driven, with CAD systems and EPCRs almost universally used. Emergency care practices are more dynamic than ever, with critical advances in patient care occurring more frequently than a monthly print publication can possibly allow. Because technology and the Web have advanced to a point that it is both instantaneous and reliable, we feel that we can better serve the EMS community by focusing our efforts on delivering JEMS content via our website www.JEMS.com and other digital platforms to allow for a more timely – and frequent – publication. So we’ve decided to advanc...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - June 13, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

HHS ' Azar Touts Trump Plan to Cut Drug Prices to Senate Panel HHS ' Azar Touts Trump Plan to Cut Drug Prices to Senate Panel
HHS Secretary Alex Azar appeared Tuesday before a Senate panel to explain Trump ' s plans for lowering drug prices, saying the system needs to be redone and ' flip on its head. 'Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Guidelines for the cleaning and sterilization of intraocular surgical instruments
These Guidelines for the Cleaning and Sterilization of Intraocular Surgical Instruments were written by the Ophthalmic Instrument Cleaning and Sterilization (OICS) Task Force, comprised of representatives of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society. These consensus subspecialty guidelines include evidence-based recommendations regarding issues that may be unique to the cleaning and sterilization of intraocular instrumentation.
Source: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery - June 13, 2018 Category: Opthalmology Authors: David F. Chang, Nick Mamalis, Ophthalmic Instrument Cleaning and Sterilization Task Force Tags: Review/Update Source Type: research

Pulsara Expands to Provide A Comprehensive Communication Solution for Entire Regions
BOZEMAN, MT — June 4, 2018 — Recently, Pulsara announced the latest version of the Platform, which includes real-time consultation between specialists, transfer functionality, and streaming video. With these added features, Pulsara is continuing down the path of helping our partners improve patient outcomes and minimize medical errors due to miscommunication. “This iteration of Pulsara is a turning point for the company,” said James Woodson, Board Certified Emergency Physician and CEO of Pulsara. “Simplifying the jobs of clinicians and allowing for increased efficiency and optimized patient care has always been P...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - June 12, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Operations Industry News Source Type: news

First Female Psychiatrist Named President-Elect of the AMA First Female Psychiatrist Named President-Elect of the AMA
The new president-elect of the American Medical Association will be the fourth psychiatrist, the first female psychiatrist, and the first African American woman to hold the position.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Uveal Melanoma: Better Survival With Liver-Directed Therapy Uveal Melanoma: Better Survival With Liver-Directed Therapy
Treatment for liver metastases in uveal cancer has changed over 50 years. At ASCO, one study charted the survival benefits seen with newer localized therapies; the other showed benefits of radioembolization.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Rx With Depression as Potential Adverse Effect Widely Used Rx With Depression as Potential Adverse Effect Widely Used
New data suggest prescribing doctors should warn patients of this potential adverse effect and possibly assess users for mood disturbances.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

ECG Screen Still Bad Idea in Low-Risk Asymptomatic Adults: USPSTF ECG Screen Still Bad Idea in Low-Risk Asymptomatic Adults: USPSTF
The evidence is less clear for higher-risk adults, the task force said. Their statement jibes with society guidelines and its own 2012 recommendations. Three editorials basically agree, adding insights.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Size Might Matter for CRT to Work in Narrow-QRS Heart Failure Size Might Matter for CRT to Work in Narrow-QRS Heart Failure
Should cardiac resynchronization therapy indications consider ventricular size with narrower QRS intervals? It ' s ' pretty bold ' to suggest the guidelines might need revising, said an observer.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Aerobic Fitness Training: No Benefit in Early Subacute Stroke Aerobic Fitness Training: No Benefit in Early Subacute Stroke
Treadmill training did not lead to improved activities of daily living or walking speed and was associated with some safety concerns in the PHYS-STROKE study.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Is Your Workplace Making You Fat?
ATLANTA, GA (CBS Local) – The dilemma is all too familiar: it’s Monday morning, you walk into your office and see that someone has left a big box of donuts in the break room. Then, your co-worker tells you there will be cake later for yet another birthday celebration. The Details: A new study finds that U.S. employees add 1,300 calories at work each week Pizza, sandwiches, and soda were the most common food choices at work Health officials say bringing your lunch is the best way to watch your weight  One thing’s for sure. You’re not alone. A new federal government survey found that about one-q...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Local TV Obesity talkers Weight Gain Source Type: news

Drug Shortages an ' Urgent Public Health Crisis ' Drug Shortages an ' Urgent Public Health Crisis '
Physicians adopt a report calling for federal pressure on drug makers to have contingency plans to avert shortages and to be transparent about production locations.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Brain Anomalies in Sleep Behavior Disorder Linked to MCI Brain Anomalies in Sleep Behavior Disorder Linked to MCI
Abnormalities in cortical and subcortical gray matter may affect cognitive status in patients with idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

New Drug for Narcolepsy, Sleep Apnea on the Horizon New Drug for Narcolepsy, Sleep Apnea on the Horizon
Solriamfetol showed durable effects in reducing excessive sleepiness in patients with narcolepsy or obstructive sleep apnea in a long-term study.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Puerto Rico ’s Water System Is Slowly Returning To Normal. But Many Are Being Left Behind
(UTUADO, Puerto Rico) — Carmen Rodríguez Santiago counts herself lucky to have any water service at home. But eight months after Hurricane Maria, the 52-year-old security guard said the faucets in her cream-and-pink-colored house still run dry every two to three days, and the water, when it returns, is flecked with sediment. Puerto Rican officials claim that water service on the U.S. island has been restored to more than 96% of customers as of June 6, but the report of progress masks underlying problems. Outside of cities, service has been slower to be reconnect. Flow is often intermittent and the water qualit...
Source: TIME: Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carmen Heredia Rodriguez / Kaiser Health News Tags: Uncategorized healthytime public health Source Type: news

Oral Fluconazole for Thrush in Pregnancy Doesn ' t Up Stillbirth Oral Fluconazole for Thrush in Pregnancy Doesn ' t Up Stillbirth
Oral fluconazole at any dose was not associated with an increased risk of stillbirth or neonatal death but more research is needed to guide clinical decision-making.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Value of Left Radial Access PCI Shines in National Registry Value of Left Radial Access PCI Shines in National Registry
The UK-based results show similar complication rates with left and right radial access but also hint at fewer in-hospital strokes with a left radial approach.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

4 Tenn. Paramedics Possibly Poisoned by Carbon Monoxide
MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — Four paramedics working at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival have been hospitalized for possible carbon monoxide poisoning. Coffee County Sheriff's Office spokesman Lucky Knott tells news outlets it appears the exhaust of a generator used to power the recreational vehicle they were staying in was blocked. One of the paramedics woke up Monday and was able to get help. Three were airlifted to hospitals, while the fourth was taken to an area hospital. Their names and conditions haven't been released. Knott says the paramedics are not employed by Coffee County's emergency medical services. The s...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - June 12, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: News Operations Source Type: news

Lower Survival With Checkpoint Inhibitors in Bladder Cancer Lower Survival With Checkpoint Inhibitors in Bladder Cancer
Agencies in both the United States and Europe have warned about a decreased survival in patients treated with checkpoint inhibitors compared with those receiving chemotherapy.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Honey Limits Caustic Effect of Ingested Button Batteries Honey Limits Caustic Effect of Ingested Button Batteries
Honey or the ulcer medication Carafate given at regular intervals protects against esophageal injuries from button battery ingestion before battery removal, an animal study has shown.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

U.S. Babies, Toddlers Eat Way Too Much Added Sugar, Study Finds
BOSTON, MA (CBS Local) – It’s well-known that Americans consume too much sugar. In fact, that affinity for the sweet stuff starts as early as infancy. Some babies are consuming added sugar that exceeds maximum levels recommended for adults, according to a new report from U.S. researchers. The Details: A new study says U.S. children are consuming too much added sugar Researchers say 85 percent of infants are eating more sugar than recommended Added sugar has been linked to obesity, heart disease, and high blood pressure Eating foods with added sugar can influence a child’s food choices later in life. An...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Local TV Sugar talkers Source Type: news

$200K Saved With First-Line Docetaxel for Prostate Cancer $200K Saved With First-Line Docetaxel for Prostate Cancer
For the first time, there is a cost-effectiveness study on two systemic drugs used in the treatment of newly diagnosed metastatic prostate cancer.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Seattle Times denies defamation allegations in former Swedish neurosurgeon's lawsuit
Seattle Times attorney Jessica Goldman asked the court to dismiss parts of Delashaw's defamation suit and throw out other allegations by the former Swedish Neurosurgeon.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 11, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Casey Coombs Source Type: news

Low-Dose Antipsychotic Effective in Late-Onset Psychosis Low-Dose Antipsychotic Effective in Late-Onset Psychosis
This study suggests a role for antipsychotics in reducing psychosis symptoms in this condition.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Higher Risk for Repeat Hemorrhagic Stroke in Minorities Higher Risk for Repeat Hemorrhagic Stroke in Minorities
This study shows that they also have a higher risk for stroke recurrence, independent of hypertension.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

MOC Tied With Better Physician Performance Scores in ABIM Study MOC Tied With Better Physician Performance Scores in ABIM Study
ABIM researchers find physicians who maintained certification had better HEDIS scores for 5 of 6 measures studied. Critics say the study design has key flaws and the results are underwhelming.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Adequate Vitamin D Levels Prior to Conception Improve Birth Odds Adequate Vitamin D Levels Prior to Conception Improve Birth Odds
Women with a history of miscarriage are more likely to become pregnant and give birth to a healthy infant when preconception levels of vitamin D are sufficient.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Future CVD Events Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Future CVD Events
New data from the MESA cohort show an association between erectile dysfunction and future cardiovascular events.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news