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Ketamine Dosing for Depression May Not Be 'One-Size-Fits-All'

Medscape Today - 19 hours 45 min ago
A study confirms the antidepressant effects of intravenous ketamine at the standard 0.5 mg/kg dose and hints that a lower dose might also have some benefit with fewer side effects.
Medscape Medical News

FDA OKs Fluocinolone Intravitreal Implant (Yutiq) for Uveitis

Medscape Today - 19 hours 45 min ago
In clinical trials, Yutiq significantly reduced recurrence rates at 6 and 12 months following treatment compared with sham treatment in patients with chronic, noninfectious posterior segment uveitis.
FDA Approvals

Congo's Ebola Outbreak Bad, but Not Global Emergency, WHO Says

Medscape Today - 19 hours 45 min ago
The Democratic Republic of Congo's rising number of cases and deaths are concerning, but a committee ruled that the circumstances don't warrant an international emergency declaration.
Medscape Medical News

Visionary leaders gather to redesign European healthcare systems together

IHI - 2018, October 19 - 20:00
Visionary leaders gather to redesign European healthcare systems together.

'Compelling' Data: Bariatric Surgery Saves Lives

Medscape Today - 2018, October 19 - 19:12
Why are there still so many hurdles between obese patients with type 2 diabetes who would benefit from this life-saving treatment?
Medscape

Cannabinoids Mildly Effective for Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms

Medscape Today - 2018, October 19 - 19:12
Many patients with MS try cannabis products to alleviate symptoms of pain, spasticity, and bladder dysfunction. A large meta-analysis suggests that these agents are mildly efficacious.
Medscape Medical News

Antibiotic Fails to Cut Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia

Medscape Today - 2018, October 19 - 19:12
Adjunctive minocycline failed to ease negative symptoms or inflammatory or neuropathic processes in patients with recent-onset psychosis in what is believed to be the largest trial to date.
Medscape Medical News

Several Influenza Deaths Reported in US as Flu Season Begins

Medscape Today - 2018, October 19 - 19:12
Several patients including one child have died from influenza as the first week of the 2018-19 flu season drew to a close, according to news and public health department reports.
Medscape Medical News

Have You Experienced Ageism During Your Career?

Medscape Today - 2018, October 19 - 19:12
Stereotyping due to age may be widespread in the medical profession.
Medscape Reader Polls

Schizophrenia in Youth Not a Neurodegenerative Illness

Medscape Today - 2018, October 19 - 19:12
Young patients with schizophrenia experience cognitive impairment prior to the onset of psychotic symptoms, but their neurodevelopmental trajectory is comparable to that of healthy control persons.
Medscape Medical News

Psychogenic Death: Why Do Healthy People Give Up on Life?

Medscape Today - 2018, October 19 - 01:05
A new report examines psychogenic death and hypothesizes that it follows a trajectory of progressive demotivation that may end in the death of physically healthy individuals.
Medscape Medical News

Novel Initiative Taps Power of Black Churches to Control HTN

Medscape Today - 2018, October 19 - 01:05
The key here is linking high-risk patients with hypertension to health messages from 'a very trusted source,' a study author says.
Medscape Medical News

About this IHI Virtual Expedition

IHI - 2018, October 19 - 00:14
Practical Tips for Large-Scale Improvement Initiatives | IHI Virtual Expedition | Begins January 24, 2019

Misdiagnosis of Adult-Onset Type 1 Diabetes Is Common

Medscape Today - 2018, October 18 - 19:03
Study finds patients identified with diabetes after age 30 are often misdiagnosed as having type 2 diabetes and not immediately treated with insulin.
Medscape Medical News

High Suicide Risk in Elderly Who Self-Harm

Medscape Today - 2018, October 18 - 19:03
Older adults who intentionally harm themselves are more likely to die by suicide, yet are often not referred for mental health services.
Medscape Medical News

Children in ED Get Unnecessary Imaging for Bronchiolitis

Medscape Today - 2018, October 18 - 19:03
Despite recommendations against radiography for suspected bronchiolitis, patients continued to receive unnecessary imaging, a study found.
Medscape Medical News

Don't Tell Patients to Ditch the Low-Fat Dairy Just Yet

Medscape Today - 2018, October 18 - 19:03
PURE data suggest that whole-fat dairy intake lowers mortality, but official recommendations haven't changed.
Medscape Internal Medicine

New Guidelines Highlight Hypofractionation for Prostate Cancer

Medscape Today - 2018, October 18 - 19:03
New guidelines on radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer unreservedly recommend moderate hypofractionation and, to a lesser extent, ultrahypofractionation.
Medscape Medical News
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