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Bag-Mask Ventilation Helps Prevent Hypoxemia Bag-Mask Ventilation Helps Prevent Hypoxemia
' For every nine critically ill adults undergoing tracheal intubation, providing bag-mask ventilation between induction and laryngoscopy would prevent severe hypoxemia in one patient, ' researchers say.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

More States Say Doctors Must Offer Naloxone Along With Opioids More States Say Doctors Must Offer Naloxone Along With Opioids
California, Ohio, Virginia and Arizona are among the states requiring physicians to offer patients naloxone when they give them prescriptions for the powerful painkillers.Kaiser Health News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Superior Survival With TEVAR vs Open Aortic Aneurysm Repair Superior Survival With TEVAR vs Open Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Endovascular repair is increasingly used instead of open surgery for descending thoracic aortic aneurysms. Now, a new study suggests that TEVAR should be the standard of care.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Trump Plan to Beat HIV Hits Rough Road in Rural America Trump Plan to Beat HIV Hits Rough Road in Rural America
Health officials and doctors treating patients with HIV welcome the funding push, but warn that the strategies that work in progressive cities don ' t necessarily translate to rural areas.Kaiser Health News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

For 2020 Dem Hopefuls, ' Medicare-for-All ' Is a Defining Issue For 2020 Dem Hopefuls, ' Medicare-for-All ' Is a Defining Issue
A plan where any American has the option to get healthcare through Medicare is ambitious; critics of Medicare-for-all say eliminating private insurance could gut a major sector of the health economy.Kaiser Health News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Psychosis May Accelerate Brain Aging Psychosis May Accelerate Brain Aging
Accelerated aging of cognitive networks after psychosis onset may offer the potential for early intervention in patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Cord Blood Instead of Bone Marrow for HSCT for Blood Cancers Cord Blood Instead of Bone Marrow for HSCT for Blood Cancers
Clinicians should get over their preconceptions about sourcing stem cells from cord blood for transplants in hematologic malignancies, as it can achieve good short- and long-term outcomes, says an expert in the field.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Correction Reverses Zilver PTX Reported Late Survival Gains in PAD Correction Reverses Zilver PTX Reported Late Survival Gains in PAD
A correction to previously published 5-year trial outcomes in Circulation could make for more uncertainty about the advantages of paclitaxel-delivering devices in peripheral-artery interventions.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Early Intensive Treatment Better in MS? Early Intensive Treatment Better in MS?
Outcomes were more favorable following early intensive therapy rather than using first-line, moderate-efficacy drugs and escalating treatment as the disease progressed, according to a new study.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Healthcare Costs Projected to Be Almost 20% of US GDP by 2027 Healthcare Costs Projected to Be Almost 20% of US GDP by 2027
Healthcare expenditures are expected to grow by 5.5% per year over the next decade, according to CMS projections.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

What to Do When a Minor Seeks Vaccination Without Consent? What to Do When a Minor Seeks Vaccination Without Consent?
More adolescents may be spurred to act on their own and get vaccinated amid growing disease outbreaks and seeing peers doing the same on social media.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Interval Training May Be Best for Weight Loss Interval Training May Be Best for Weight Loss
Individuals who perform interval training, especially sprint interval training, appear to lose more weight than those who do moderate-intensity continuous exercise, suggests a meta-analysis.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

' It ' s Not Every Day ' This Response Rate Seen in TNBC ' It ' s Not Every Day ' This Response Rate Seen in TNBC
A novel targeted therapy provided an incremental improvement in response rate among breast cancer patients with poor prognoses -- those with heavily pretreated metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC).Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Health Record Change Curbs Daily Chest X-rays in ICUs Health Record Change Curbs Daily Chest X-rays in ICUs
Restrictions placed on electronic health record ordering systems that limit daily chest x-rays reduce use with no harm to patients, a Cleveland Clinic study shows.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy Linked to CV Risk During Gender Transition Hormone Therapy Linked to CV Risk During Gender Transition
Transgender hormone therapy is associated with an increased risk for MI, stroke, and venous thromboembolism, underscoring the importance of patient counseling and close monitoring in this population.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

More on Mortality Risk With Paclitaxel Balloons in PAD More on Mortality Risk With Paclitaxel Balloons in PAD
Medtronic reports errors in its previously reported IN.PACT data while a new analysis clashes with the recent finding of excess mortality after peripheral procedures with drug-coated balloons.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Two Crises in One: As Drug Use Rises, So Does Syphilis Two Crises in One: As Drug Use Rises, So Does Syphilis
Public health officials are grappling with climbing rates of syphilis and drug use in the US, as two public health crises collide.Kaiser Health News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Increased Bonuses Seen as Key in Pay-for-Performance Systems Increased Bonuses Seen as Key in Pay-for-Performance Systems
Larger bonuses appeared to result in more effective medical care of patients with common chronic illnesses, said the authors of a new study.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Immunotherapy Combo Active in Metastatic Prostate Cancer Immunotherapy Combo Active in Metastatic Prostate Cancer
The combination of ipilimumab with nivolumab shows activity in advanced disease.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Wait times 'unbelievable' at Winnipeg ERs as swamped hospitals open over-capacity beds
Winnipeg hospital emergency rooms have been so busy this week that patients have been diverted away from the Health Sciences Centre, while others continue to face steep wait times.
Source: CBC | Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

Man Dies in Portable Toilet Fire at Baltimore Ravens Stadium
BALTIMORE (AP) — Firefighters say a man died in a fire in a portable toilet near the Baltimore Ravens' stadium. News outlets quote Baltimore police as saying the Sunday fire in the parking lot of M&T Bank Stadium didn't appear to be criminal. Baltimore Fire spokeswoman Blair Skinner says a security guard saw a man engulfed in flames running from the burning toilet. By the time medics arrived, the man was dead and two other portable toilets were also ablaze. The man hasn't been identified. It's unclear how long he had been in the toilet. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. The stadium wasn't hosting pu...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - February 20, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

' Young Blood ' Clinics Shut Down After FDA Action ' Young Blood ' Clinics Shut Down After FDA Action
Ambrosia Health has shut down its clinics that offered transfusions of plasma from persons aged 16 to 25 years after the FDA issued a statement saying benefits were not scientifically proven.WebMD Health News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Questions About CAR T Study Lead to Nature, NEJM Retractions Questions About CAR T Study Lead to Nature, NEJM Retractions
Research describing how CAR T cells could reach the brain has issues with ' underlying data, ' leading to retraction of both a Nature paper and an NEJM review.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Pembrolizumab Active in Non-Clear Cell Kidney Cancer Pembrolizumab Active in Non-Clear Cell Kidney Cancer
Pembrolizumab monotherapy demonstrated promising antitumor activity when used as a first-line therapy agent in patients with non-clear cell renal carcinoma.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

ASBrS Calls for Genetic Testing for All Breast Cancer Patients ASBrS Calls for Genetic Testing for All Breast Cancer Patients
The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends genetic testing for all patients with breast cancer, not just those at highest risk for mutations.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Machine Learning May Help With Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia Machine Learning May Help With Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia
A ' machine learning ' method identified nearly all malignant cases of atypical ductal hyperplasia, a breast lesion that is mostly benign.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

PCPs Discuss Cancer Therapy With Patients, Despite ' Gaps ' PCPs Discuss Cancer Therapy With Patients, Despite ' Gaps '
About one third of primary care providers discussed breast cancer treatment decisions with their patients, a new survey shows -- but it ' s not really their job.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

An Effort to Compensate for the Age-Related Dysfunction of GABA Neurotransmission
There is plenty of evidence for progressive dysfunction in neurotransmission related to GABA to be important in forms of cognitive decline, particularly relating to memory. A number of approaches to treat this loss have been considered, with the one noted here the most recent of the type. Exactly why GABA-related dysfunction occurs in the brain is a matter for debate; as for so much of aging, there is no well-mapped line of cause and consequence leading from the fundamental damage that causes aging to the observed changes in cell behavior the aging brain. There are two approaches to dealing with this ignorance. The first i...
Source: Fight Aging! - February 20, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Reason Tags: Daily News Source Type: blogs

Medicare 911 Patients to Be Triaged by EMS in 5-Year Pilot Medicare 911 Patients to Be Triaged by EMS in 5-Year Pilot
The new project will allow ambulance teams to triage Medicare patients and take them to a doctor ’ s office or urgent care center if appropriate rather than to an ED.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Kaiser Permanente Med School to Waive Tuition for First Classes Kaiser Permanente Med School to Waive Tuition for First Classes
The California medical school will open in the summer of 2020 and will begin accepting applications to its inaugural class this spring.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Free Tuition for First Classes of Kaiser Permanente Med School Free Tuition for First Classes of Kaiser Permanente Med School
The California medical school will open in the summer of 2020 and will begin accepting applications to its inaugural class this spring.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Invasive Group B Strep Rising Among Nonpregnant Adults Invasive Group B Strep Rising Among Nonpregnant Adults
Physicians should consider invasive GBS, experts say, as a new report shows there is a large, medically complex group of patients at risk for infection.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Newborn Health Harmed by Cannabis Exposure Newborn Health Harmed by Cannabis Exposure
In utero exposure to cannabis can have adverse effects on birth outcomes, new research warns, and rates of marijuana use by pregnant women are increasing as legalization becomes more common.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

FDA Warns Against Using Young Blood As Medical Treatment
(CNN) — Wannabe vampires, beware: The US Food and Drug Administration warned Tuesday against using plasma infusions from young blood donors to ward off the effects of normal aging as well as other more serious conditions. Plasma, the liquid portion of the blood, contains proteins that help clot blood. The infusions are promoted to treat a variety of conditions, including normal aging and memory loss as well as serious conditions such as dementia, multiple sclerosis, heart disease and post-traumatic stress disorder. “There is no proven clinical benefit of infusion of plasma from young donors to cure, mitigate, t...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Offbeat Blood Donations CNN Source Type: news

Alternate Resuscitation Target Does Not Cut Sepsis Mortality Alternate Resuscitation Target Does Not Cut Sepsis Mortality
A peripheral perfusion resuscitation strategy was not superior to the standard lactate-level testing currently used in patients with early septic shock in the five-country ANDROMEDA-SHOCK trial.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

FDA Approves First Interoperable Insulin Pump FDA Approves First Interoperable Insulin Pump
With the approval, the FDA creates a new approval pathway for alternate controller enabled infusion pumps, with newly established ' special controls ' to ensure safety and reliability.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Primary Care May Reduce Mortality, But Fewer PCPs Available Primary Care May Reduce Mortality, But Fewer PCPs Available
A higher density of primary care physicians is tied to greater life expectancy, yet the per capita supply of PCPs is declining, new data show.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Quarter of US Ob/Gyns Provide Abortion, Increase on Prior Years Quarter of US Ob/Gyns Provide Abortion, Increase on Prior Years
Approximately 24% of ob/gyns in the US report performing an induced abortion in the previous year; more would provide medical abortions if prescribing restrictions on mifepristone were relaxed.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Medtronic Recalls Pacemakers for Possible Circuit Error Medtronic Recalls Pacemakers for Possible Circuit Error
The recall has been classified by the US Food and Drug Administration as class I, the most serious type.News Alerts
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Alert Source Type: news

Adolescent Cannabis Use Tied To Depression, Suicidal Thoughts Adolescent Cannabis Use Tied To Depression, Suicidal Thoughts
Cannabis consumption during adolescence is tied to an increased risk for depression, suicidal thoughts, and suicide attempts during young adulthood, suggests a new meta-analysis of 23,300 participants.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Criminal Case Spurs a Rethink of Euthanasia for Mental Illness Criminal Case Spurs a Rethink of Euthanasia for Mental Illness
Amid the first criminal charges in a case of medically assisted death for mental illness, experts criticize the review process while others question the ethics.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Enzalutamide + ADT Boosts Outcomes in Advanced Prostate Cancer Enzalutamide + ADT Boosts Outcomes in Advanced Prostate Cancer
Enzalutamide added to androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) improved outcomes in metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer (mHSPC) as compared with ADT alone.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Gastric Acid Suppression & Oral Cancer Therapy Should Not Mix Gastric Acid Suppression & Oral Cancer Therapy Should Not Mix
Gastric acid suppressants may reduce absorption of oral cancer drugs, as shown in a study with pazopanib for sarcoma in which the interaction led to worse outcomes. Can this be practice changing?Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Over a Dozen Rescued from Sea World Ride
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police say more than a dozen people trapped on a ride at SeaWorld in San Diego have been rescued. San Diego police tell FOX5 News that around six gondolas stopped functioning Monday night after a big gust of wind tripped a circuit breaker on "Bayside Skyride." Authorities had estimated that between 15 and 30 people were trapped, some of them in gondolas suspended above water. Sixteen were actually rescued. The riders were lowered by harnesses and rescued by lifeguard boats. They were then evaluated by medical crews. SeaWorld said in a statement that it will conduct a thorough inspection of the ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - February 19, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Operations Source Type: news

Oncologist Burnout, Increasing Workloads: What to Do? Oncologist Burnout, Increasing Workloads: What to Do?
' More efficient ways of practicing ' are needed to combat burnout among oncologists, related health professionals, and caregivers.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Five Bystanders Wounded in New Orleans Police Shootout
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Five people waiting at a downtown New Orleans bus stop were wounded by gunfire during a police shootout with an armed robbery suspect, authorities said, in a city weekend marred with multiple shootings. The shootout that injured the five bystanders happened Sunday night, and officials said the robbery suspect was killed during an exchange of gunfire between the suspect and officers with the New Orleans Police Department and the Louisiana State Police that stretched over two city blocks. The New Orleans Police Department said officers investigating two armed robberies that happened last week confronted ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - February 18, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Trauma Patient Care News Source Type: news

Medicare Moves Closer to CAR-T Coverage Policy Medicare Moves Closer to CAR-T Coverage Policy
A new national policy for paying for the costly therapy includes a requirement to monitor patients for at least 2 years, as well as other conditions; the proposal is now open for comments.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Screen Time For Kids Under 2 More Than Doubles Since 1997, Study Finds
(CNN) — Screen time has more than doubled for children under 2 years old since 1997, a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics found, with time spent in front of a TV as the main driver despite a changing screen landscape. Researchers used parent diary data previously collected by the Child Development Supplement Panel Study of Income Dynamics at the University of Michigan, for which the first available year was 1997 and the latest was 2014. For children under the age of 2, daily screen time went from 1.32 hours in 1997 to 3.05 hours in 2014, with television accounting for over 2½ hours of screen time ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Screen Time Source Type: news

‘Terrible news and the last thing public service workers need’
Seven MPs leaving Labour to sit in the House of Commons as an independent group is “terrible news and the last thing public service employees across the UK will want to hear,” UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said today. Reacting after a news conference to formally announced the split, Mr Prentis added “Working people need a Labour government but split parties don’t win elections. “It is deeply concerning that at such a critical time, MPs have sought to distract the party and unions from the real issues facing the country. Now is the time for unity across the movement. “Now must also be a time for reflecti...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 18, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article labour labour link UNION Labour Link Source Type: news

Clinician Communication Key for Hypertension Control Clinician Communication Key for Hypertension Control
Clinicians should try to engage patients and consider the context of their daily lives to improve hypertension control, researchers say.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news