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Guide for HER2 Testing That's Not 'by Eye'

Medscape Today - 2019, January 31 - 20:42
Quantitative image analysis is an alternative to breast cancer diagnostic tests that require a visual review by a pathologist.
Medscape Medical News

US Uninsured Rate Hits 4-Year High, Gallup Survey Shows

Medscape Today - 2019, January 31 - 14:40
The adult uninsured rate approached 14% at the end of 2018, with women, younger adults, and those with lower income levels hit hardest.
Medscape Medical News

Receipt of Primary Care Improves Experience, Quality of Care

Medscape Today - 2019, January 31 - 14:40
Receipt of primary care correlates with more high-value outpatient care and better healthcare experience among adult patients, new data showed.
Medscape Medical News

Increased Screen Time Delays Development In Young Kids

Medscape Today - 2019, January 31 - 14:40
Children who spent more time on digital media and screens at ages 24 and 36 months were more likely to have worse scores on developmental screening tests at ages 36 and 60 months, a study found.
Medscape Medical News

Have We Missed the Hidden Cause of Medical Overuse?

Medscape Today - 2019, January 31 - 02:38
A recent book suggests that we’re programmed to value the rituals of caring even when there is no obvious medical benefit. John Mandrola, MD, sees a lot of such low-value conspicuous caring in medicine.
Medscape

Could This Be Behind the Early Puberty Trend in Girls?

Medscape Today - 2019, January 31 - 02:38
New research highlights a link between chemicals in common personal care products and early puberty in girls
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Elevated BP in Younger Adults and Dementia Risk: New Insights

Medscape Today - 2019, January 30 - 20:37
Are younger adults with subhypertensive blood pressure more likely to feature smaller hippocampal and other brain structures?
Medscape Medical News

Thyroid Cancer in 2019: Questions That Remain Unanswered

Medscape Today - 2019, January 30 - 20:37
What used to be a relatively rare malignancy, thyroid cancer diagnoses are now rising quickly. Dr Leung discusses what we currently know and some of the top questions that remain unanswered.
Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology

US News Best Jobs for 2019 Include Many in Healthcare

Medscape Today - 2019, January 30 - 20:37
Physician assistant, nurse practitioner, dentist, orthodontist, nurse anesthetist, and pediatrician are among the top-ranked jobs in 2019, according to US News & World Report.
Medscape Medical News

Rhode Island Doctors Investigated for Errors They Link to EHRs

Medscape Today - 2019, January 30 - 20:37
Four physicians are under investigation for tests they admittedly ordered by mistake. Experts say this could set a dangerous precedent.
Medscape Medical News

Benzodiazepines: The Other Prescription Drug Problem

Medscape Today - 2019, January 30 - 14:35
Prescriptions for benzodiazepines doubled over roughly the past decade, often in combination with opioids and other sedating drugs and for conditions other than anxiety.
Medscape Medical News

Doctors Call California's Probe of Opioid Deaths a 'Witch Hunt'

Medscape Today - 2019, January 30 - 14:35
The president of the American Medical Association called the investigation 'terrifying' and said it may discourage physicians from prescribing medications for those who truly need relief from pain.
Kaiser Health News

Considering Food Desensitization? Read This First

Medscape Today - 2019, January 30 - 14:35
Although new therapies hold great promise, there may also be considerable risks.
Medscape Allergy & Immunology

Spinal Fusions Ineffective for Fracture Pain, Says ASBMR

Medscape Today - 2019, January 30 - 02:31
Vertebroplasty does not work to relieve pain from a spinal fracture caused by osteoporosis, concludes a new review. Rather, time is a great healer and patients should receive osteoporosis medications.
Medscape Medical News

Device Industry Asks Congress for Relief From FDA Shutdown

Medscape Today - 2019, January 29 - 20:28
AdvaMed said that as many as 300 applications a month will not be acted on during the shutdown.
Medscape Medical News

Delaying Newborn Baths Boosts Breastfeeding Rates

Medscape Today - 2019, January 29 - 20:28
Delaying the initial newborn bath may retain the familiar scent of amniotic fluid for the infant, and normal temperature also is more commonly retained. The result? Higher rates of breastfeeding.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Clears First Diagnostic Test for Mycoplasma genitalium

Medscape Today - 2019, January 29 - 20:28
The Aptima nucleic acid amplification test detects Mycoplasma genitalium in urine, urethral, penile meatal, endocervical, and vaginal swab samples collected in a clinical setting.
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Does 'Castrate' in Prostate Cancer Need Revision?

Medscape Today - 2019, January 29 - 20:28
Guidelines recommend that 'castrate' serum testosterone levels be <50 ng/dL in localized disease, but a new study suggests this is not optimal.
Medscape Medical News

Acromegaly: Are You Missing the Signs?

Medscape Today - 2019, January 29 - 20:28
For patients with acromegaly, 10 years or more may pass from symptom onset before a correct diagnosis is made, by which time complications may already exist. Could you be missing the signs?
Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology

CAR T Cell Therapy: 'It's the Real World Now'

Medscape Today - 2019, January 29 - 20:28
Drs Jacobson, Miklos, and Maus unveil 'provocative and exciting' research at ASH 2018 in CAR T cell therapy.
Medscape Oncology
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