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Pricey Pee: Time to Regulate Vitamin and Dietary Supplements

Medscape Today - 8 hours 19 min ago
Multiple studies show that dietary supplements result in little more than expensive urine and in some cases may even cause harm. Melissa Walton-Shirley thinks it's high time they were better regulated.
theheart.org on Medscape

'Gaming Disorder' Is Now Official

Medscape Today - 8 hours 19 min ago
In the latest iteration of ICD, gaming disorder falls under the umbrella of addiction.
Medscape Internal Medicine

Are TV Docs Bad for Our Image?

Medscape Today - 8 hours 19 min ago
Readers debate the pros and cons of TV medical dramas.
Medscape Family Medicine

Are Clinicians Reluctant to Prescribe Weight Loss Drugs?

Medscape Today - 8 hours 19 min ago
Despite a national obesity crisis, a recent survey shows that clinicians aren't using all available tools to help patients lose weight.
Medscape Internal Medicine

Treating Alcoholic Liver Diseases

Medscape Today - 8 hours 19 min ago
Dr Rowen Zetterman on how promoting early alcohol abstinence, looking for comorbidities, and implementing other techniques may keep a bad situation from getting worse.
Medscape Gastroenterology

'Really Good' New Guidelines for T2 Diabetes

Medscape Today - 8 hours 19 min ago
Dr Anne Peters applauds the latest changes to guidelines that put cardiovascular risk at the forefront of type 2 diabetes management.
Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology

Paying the Piper: Marijuana Now, Psychosis Later

Medscape Today - 8 hours 19 min ago
Teens who used cannabis were followed for symptoms of psychosis. The findings are concerning.
Medscape Internal Medicine

From Nearly Dead to Medical School Graduate

Medscape Today - 8 hours 19 min ago
Alex Lake was robbed and beaten, and nearly died. He was told to reconsider medical school but chose not to listen. This is his incredible story.
Medscape Med Students

Herpes or Bacterial Infection? Testing and Treating Young Infants

Medscape Today - 8 hours 19 min ago
Which symptomatic infants should be empirically treated for possible herpes simplex infection? New data help to narrow it down.
Medscape Pediatrics

Yet Another Cancer Screening Recommendation. This Time: Colon

Medscape Today - 20 hours 23 min ago
The American Cancer Society now suggests beginning screening for colorectal cancer at age 45. Is that a good idea?
Georgetown University Family Medicine

Affluence and Liver Cancer: What's the Connection?

Medscape Today - 20 hours 23 min ago
Rising rates of liver cancer mortality parallel another health issue in the US--obesity.
Medscape Internal Medicine

Ready Patient One: Video Games as Therapy

Medscape Today - 2018, July 18 - 02:36
Digital medicine seems poised to enter the mainstream. Medscape speaks with three researchers in this burgeoning field.
Medscape Neurology

For Childhood Anxiety, Consider First-Line CBT

Medscape Today - 2018, July 18 - 02:36
Dr Peter Yellowlees discusses the results of a systematic review comparing CBT versus pharmacotherapy.
Medscape Psychiatry

Low Sexual Desire in Women

Medscape Today - 2018, July 17 - 02:28
Effective treatments exist for hypoactive sexual desire disorder in women -- but first, you have to ask.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Prescription Drugs and Iatrogenic Depression

Medscape Today - 2018, July 17 - 02:28
A new study investigates a possible link between commonly prescribed drugs and the adverse effect of depression.
Medscape Internal Medicine

WIHI: How to Build Better Behavioral Health in the Emergency Department

IHI - 2018, July 16 - 21:41
July 12, 2018 | Promising new practices are being tested in hospitals to integrate behavioral health in the emergency department and upstream.​

Health Care Services at Home Outpacing Attention to Safety

IHI - 2018, July 16 - 21:22
New IHI report offers recommendations for improving the safety of care provided in the home.

Readers Respond: Stop Stigmatizing Opioids

Medscape Today - 2018, July 13 - 01:40
Dr Charles Argoff shares the outpouring of responses to an earlier commentary on the proper use of opioids.
Medscape Neurology

Pay Attention to Self-harm: It Is a Precursor to Suicide

Medscape Today - 2018, July 13 - 01:40
After nonfatal self-harm, are adolescents and young adults at markedly elevated risk for suicide?
Medscape Pediatrics

IHI Advances Patient Safety Practice and Professionalism

IHI - 2018, July 12 - 00:01
The Certified Professional in Patient Safety program reaches a milestone.
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