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Amazon Introduces Cloud-Based Patient Data Mining Software

Medscape Today - 2018, December 3 - 22:49
The software, called Comprehend Medical, will extract structured data from unstructured text for clinical decision support, financial management, and population health.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Warns About Serious Adverse Effect of AML Drug Enasidenib

Medscape Today - 2018, December 3 - 22:49
A life-threatening adverse effect called differentiation syndrome is not being recognized in patients receiving the acute myeloid leukemia drug enasidenib, says the FDA.
News Alerts

Physicians Feel Ageism Less Than Nurses, Women

Medscape Today - 2018, December 3 - 16:48
Most said they felt age discrimination peak at age 55 to 64.
Medscape Medical News

'First Evidence' Music Improves Brain Connectivity in Autism

Medscape Today - 2018, December 3 - 16:48
A new study 'provides the first evidence' that a music intervention may improve auditory-motor brain connectivity and social communication in kids with autism.
Medscape Medical News

Latest Face Transplant at NYU Advances the Field

Medscape Today - 2018, December 3 - 16:48
Second successful face transplant at NYU Langone sets several important milestones for the field and is the most sophisticated and technologically advanced procedure of its kind, surgeons say.
Medscape Medical News

Benzodiazepines Plus Opioids, Common Combo in Alzheimer's

Medscape Today - 2018, December 3 - 10:45
Benzodiazepines and opioids are frequently coprescribed for patients with Alzheimer's disease, putting them at increased risk for osteoporosis, falls, and fractures.
Medscape Medical News

Getting Anticoagulation Right: New VTE Guidelines From ASH

Medscape Today - 2018, December 3 - 10:45
ASH has released new guidelines for the management of VTE in adults, pregnant women, and children.
Medscape Medical News

Diabetes Charity Walks Into Storm With Sugary Drink Co Tie-in

Medscape Today - 2018, December 3 - 10:45
A leading UK diabetes charity faced a barrage of criticism after announcing tie-in with a soft drink firm just days after a Canadian study showed sugary drinks are more harmful than other sources of fructose.
Medscape Medical News

Many US Cancer Centers Accused of Misleading Advertising

Medscape Today - 2018, December 2 - 16:34
A consumer watchdog group says the vast majority of top-spending cancer treatment facilities use ads that highlight exceptional patient responses and mask poor survival odds.
Medscape Medical News

Type 1 Diabetes Incidence Set to Double in 20 Years in Europe

Medscape Today - 2018, December 1 - 16:22
Incidence of type 1 diabetes in children is continuing to rise, by around 3% per year, across Europe according to large 25-year study covering 22 countries.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Approves Gilteritinib for FLT3+ Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Medscape Today - 2018, November 30 - 22:11
The FDA's approval is for the first drug targeting FLT3 mutations in AML.
FDA Approvals

First Biosimilar Rituximab for Lymphoma Approved in US

Medscape Today - 2018, November 30 - 22:11
Truxima, designed for the treatment of adult patients with CD20-positive, B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma, can be used as a single agent or in combination with chemotherapy.
FDA Approvals

CMS Launches Online Procedure Price Lookup

Medscape Today - 2018, November 30 - 22:11
The tool compares national average prices in hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers for a wide range of procedures.
Medscape Medical News

Should CPR Be Taught to Children in School?

Medscape Today - 2018, November 30 - 22:11
England will offer CPR training to school-age children beginning in 2020.
Medscape Reader Polls

Nurse in Cancer Hoax Gets 2 Years in Prison for Theft

Medscape Today - 2018, November 30 - 22:11
A former Ohio State University nurse anesthetist told coworkers and her employer that she had metastatic lung cancer and bilked thousands of dollars from them.
Medscape Medical News

Experts: Magic Mouthwash Should 'Vanish Into Thin Air'

Medscape Today - 2018, November 30 - 16:09
Mixed-medication mouth rinses are commonly used for oral pain and inflammation that accompany some cancer treatments. Should they be?
Medscape Medical News

Novel Blood Test a Potential 'Game Changer' in Ovarian Cancer

Medscape Today - 2018, November 30 - 16:09
Novel blood test picks up ovarian cancer at all stages of disease, including early stage, opening the door to much earlier detection and optimally increasing survival odds.
Medscape Medical News

Paradox: Obesity Promotes Tumors but Boosts Immunotherapy

Medscape Today - 2018, November 30 - 16:09
Obesity increases the risk for cancer, but, somewhat paradoxically, cancer patients who are obese and who undergo immunotherapy have better responses.
Medscape Medical News

How Microsoft Aims to Help 'Solve the Problem' of Cancer

Medscape Today - 2018, November 30 - 16:09
Software giant Microsoft has entered the healthcare arena, and improving cancer care and diagnostics is high on its list.
Medscape Medical News

When the Government Promotes Marijuana Use

Medscape Today - 2018, November 30 - 16:09
Should the government encourage the use of marijuana for patients with pain disorders?
Medscape Family Medicine
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