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Nurses Help Nurses After Losing Nearly All in California Fire

Medscape Today - 2018, December 12 - 18:22
A group of nurses is helping nurses and other healthcare workers who lost everything, including their jobs, when their hospital was badly damaged during the Camp Fire, in Paradise, California, last November.
Medscape Medical News

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Drop in CVD Risk

Medscape Today - 2018, December 12 - 18:22
Observational data from the Women's Health Study suggest adherence to a Mediterranean diet is associated with a 25% risk reduction in cardiovascular disease, primarily through reducing inflammation.
Medscape Medical News

Annals Retracts 2009 Paper 'The Joy of Cooking Too Much'

Medscape Today - 2018, December 12 - 18:22
The retraction was the 17th for well-known food scientist Brian Wansink. Annals editors write, '[We] cannot be confident in the integrity of the work.'
Medscape Medical News

Surgeon: Physicians in Genital Cutting Case Should Lose Licenses

Medscape Today - 2018, December 12 - 12:21
A 22-year-old US law banning female genital mutilation was ruled unconstitutional in November. A surgeon who repairs the damage says even small cuts can deeply hurt victims.
Medscape Medical News

Difficult Twin Birth Tests Project to Reduce Cesareans

Medscape Today - 2018, December 12 - 12:21
Team Birth Project, a new method created to reduce the number of C-sections, tested by a difficult twin birth.
Kaiser Health News

AAAP 2018

Medscape Today - 2018, December 12 - 06:20
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AAAP 2018
Medscape Psychiatry

Ending Resident Suicides Starts With More Humane Training

Medscape Today - 2018, December 12 - 00:19
A retired physician and Army veteran says impatient and uncaring instructors are hurting the nation's crop of future docs.
Medscape Business of Medicine

Risk-Score Insights on How DOACs Vary in Upper GI Bleed Risk

Medscape Today - 2018, December 12 - 00:19
Adding a proton-pump inhibitor to oral anticoagulation can defend against gastrointestinal bleeding, but with varying success, depending on which oral anticoagulant, especially in high-risk patients.
Medscape Medical News

Apple Watch ECG App Rolls Out: The Healthcare Experiment Begins

Medscape Today - 2018, December 12 - 00:19
The tech giant's move into the personal health arena with its first direct-to-consumer wearable ECG is a step into uncharted waters for consumers and physicians alike.
Medscape Medical News

MeSH Updated

PubMedNews - 2018, December 11 - 23:00

​PubMed MEDLINE indexed citations and the MeSH database have been updated with 2019 MeSH vocabulary.

Christmas Discharges Tied to Worse Outcomes

Medscape Today - 2018, December 11 - 18:17
Patients released from the hospital in the 2 weeks around Christmas were much less likely to get timely outpatient follow-up and somewhat more likely to be readmitted or die.
Medscape Medical News

Mixed Feelings About Naloxone: Saves Lives, but at What Cost?

Medscape Today - 2018, December 11 - 18:17
Dr Hilton gives his perspective on treating opioid overdoses with naloxone.
Medscape Emergency Medicine

Uterine Cancer Incidence and Deaths on the Rise in US

Medscape Today - 2018, December 11 - 18:17
Black women in particular need to be more aware of the symptoms of uterine cancer to stem the rise in the incidence and mortality rates of uterine cancer in the US, warn CDC experts.
Medscape Medical News

High Rate of Waning Botox Efficacy in Dystonia, Spasticity

Medscape Today - 2018, December 11 - 18:17
A 'surprisingly high' number of patients with dystonia or spasticity who receive botulinum neurotoxin type A develop neutralizing antibodies to the toxin over time, new research shows.
Medscape Medical News

Free Beer, Wine After Alcohol Warning at Cancer Meeting

Medscape Today - 2018, December 11 - 18:17
On opening night, an epidemiologist told meeting attendees that any alcohol intake was associated with an increased breast cancer risk. The next night, the organizers provided free beer and wine to attendees.
Medscape Medical News

Canada Says Talc May be 'Harmful to Human Health’

Medscape Today - 2018, December 11 - 18:17
The government of Canada is considering restricting the use of talc, as inhalation and use in the female genital area may be ‘harmful to health.’ The move comes amid great controversy.
Medscape Medical News

Open-Label Placebos: Why Are They Effective?

Medscape Today - 2018, December 11 - 18:17
We don't know why they work for some patients, or whether their effects can be sustained.
Medscape

Radiation Oncologist Charged with Gross Negligence, Incompetence

Medscape Today - 2018, December 11 - 12:16
The former CEO of the now-defunct private care center CCS Oncology is charged with gross negligence that allegedly resulted in six patient deaths.
Medscape Medical News

Go Low With Tamoxifen for DCIS

Medscape Today - 2018, December 11 - 12:16
In a potentially practice-changing result, use of a 5-mg daily dose of tamoxifen for patients with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) prevented new and recurrent breast cancer events in comparison with placebo.
Medscape Medical News

US Spending on Physician, Clinical Services Rose 4% in 2017

Medscape Today - 2018, December 11 - 00:10
An analysis from CMS shows continued slowing in the growth rate for total US healthcare spending, following a bump in 2014-2015 due to an expansion of insurance coverage and new hepatitis C drugs.
Medscape Medical News
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