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Endophthalmitis Rare in Intravitreal Injections

Endophthalmitis occurs infrequently after intravitreal injection, and vision can usually be preserved if physicians are vigilant, researchers found.. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:21:42 EDT

New Medicare Penalty Hits Small Groups, Solo Physicians Hardest

In proposed regs for the SGR's replacement, CMS estimates most clinicians in practices of 25 or more will earn a bonus as high as 4%, whereas most cli. . . read more Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:06:38 EDT

Air Strikes on Aleppo Hospital Kill Doctors and Children

Air strikes destroyed a hospital and killed dozens of people in rebel-held areas of Aleppo, including children and doctors, in an attack that a U.S. o. . . read more Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:50:41 EDT

'Bad Luck' or Environment? Depends on the Cancer

Another study looks again at the data that were analyzed for contributions from instrinsic cellular factors, such as mutations and environmental facto. . . read more Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:17:37 EDT

Cancer and Autism Linked

A paradoxical increase in oncogenic mutations, but a markedly reduced cancer risk in individuals with autism, may lead to cancer therapies being 'repu. . . read more Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:52:16 EDT

Red Flags for Low-Volume HCM Ablation, Myectomy Centers

Increased mortality at low-volume hospitals performing septal myectomy and ablation for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy serves as a "wake-up call to. . . read more Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:21:55 EDT

US Teen Birth Rates Have Declined, but Disparities Remain

Birth rates among adolescents are the lowest they have ever been, but geographic and socioeconomic disparities limited these gains in certain ethnic g. . . read more Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:59:42 EDT

Three Hospitals Hope to Spark a Reduction in Surgeries by Inexperienced Doctors

The prestigious facilities are seeking to improve patient safety by getting surgeons and hospitals to pledge to meet minimum thresholds for 10 high-ri. . . read more Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:15:42 EDT

Gene Therapy Stabilizes Disease in Cerebral ALD

Interim results show autologous stem cell Lenti-D gene therapy provides neurologic, radiographic, and clinical disease stabilization in cerebral adren. . . read more Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:16:30 EDT

Tennessee Law to Allow Counselors to Deny Service Based on Beliefs

Tennessee's Republican governor on Wednesday signed a law allowing mental health counselors to refuse service to patients on "sincerely held prin. . . read more Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:47:22 EDT

Reader Poll: Corneal Crosslinking for Keratoconus

Corneal crosslinking has been available in Europe and throughout the world for a decade, and it is now available in the United States. Will you adopt. . . read more Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:21:26 EDT

ABO Blood Type Linked to Mortality, Stroke Risk Post-LVAD Implant

The AB blood type group showed significant outcome differences vs other ABO groups, but the real surprise came when examining O vs non-O types for ble. . . read more Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:47:54 EDT

Should Patients in Their 70s Get Lung Transplants?

As the age of lung transplant patients increases, the age of recipients and the stewardship of organs have become controversial. Experts debated these. . . read more Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:37:28 EDT

No Worries: PSA 'Bounce' With Prostate Cancer Tied to Sex

A small rise and fall in PSA level commonly occurs after radiation therapy for prostate cancer. These bounces are strongly associated with erectile fu. . . read more Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:20:38 EDT

Rosacea Linked to Increased Risk for Alzheimer's

The two conditions may have common causes, and the rosacea treatment tetracycline may have therapeutic potential in dementia, authors of a new study s. . . read more Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:45:15 EDT

Islet-Cell Transplants May Benefit Type 1 Diabetes Patients

This investigational procedure, which has evolved since the landmark "Edmonton Protocol" results from over a decade ago, may offer a promisi. . . read more Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:38:04 EDT

Refugees: Neighborhood Deprivation Ups Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Living in a high-deprivation neighborhood had long-lasting health effects, a unique refugee relocation study from Sweden has found. Medscape Medic. . . read more Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:22:48 EDT

WHI Informs on Links Between Diabetes, Metformin, and Cancer

A new analysis from the Women's Health Initiative indicates that postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes are at a higher risk for invasive cancer an. . . read more Thu, 28 Apr 2016 09:54:37 EDT

Value of Adrenergic Blockade in Acute Severe TBI Questioned

Adrenergic blockade with propranolol and clonidine did not increase ventilator-free days after severe traumatic brain injury, a new study shows. Med. . . read more Thu, 28 Apr 2016 09:51:44 EDT

Heavy Cannabis Use in Adolescence Linked to Premature Death

Adolescents with a history of heavy cannabis use are at higher risk for early death than nonusers. Medscape Medical News. . . read more Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:33:42 EDT

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Sleep Doesn't Come Easy to Those With Brain Injuries

Title: Sleep Doesn't Come Easy to Those With Brain InjuriesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/27/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/28/2016 12:00:0. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Gotta Minute? Get a Good Workout

Title: Gotta Minute? Get a Good WorkoutCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/27/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

1 in 4 Hospitalized Newborns Gets Heartburn Drugs, Despite Risks

Title: 1 in 4 Hospitalized Newborns Gets Heartburn Drugs, Despite RisksCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/27/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/28/. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Hearing Aids May Help Keep Seniors' Minds Sharp

Title: Hearing Aids May Help Keep Seniors' Minds SharpCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/27/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: Got Eczema?

Title: Health Tip: Got Eczema?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Plane Ride

Title: Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Plane RideCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Births of Triplets, Quadruplets on Decline in U.S.: Report

Title: Births of Triplets, Quadruplets on Decline in U.S.: ReportCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/28/2016 1. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Are People With Rosacea at Higher Risk for Alzheimer's?

Title: Are People With Rosacea at Higher Risk for Alzheimer's?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/28/2016 12:0. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Got Unwanted Pills? Drug Take-Back Day Is April 30

Title: Got Unwanted Pills? Drug Take-Back Day Is April 30Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/28/2016 12:00:00. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Spanking: More Harm Than Good?

Title: Spanking: More Harm Than Good?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/27/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

The 7 Deadliest Emergency General Surgeries

Title: The 7 Deadliest Emergency General SurgeriesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/27/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Mindfulness Therapy May Help Ease Recurrent Depression

Title: Mindfulness Therapy May Help Ease Recurrent DepressionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/27/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/28/2016 12:00. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Type 2 Diabetes May Damage Hearing, Study Finds

Title: Type 2 Diabetes May Damage Hearing, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/27/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Antibody Shot Protects Monkeys From HIV-Like Infection

Title: Antibody Shot Protects Monkeys From HIV-Like InfectionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/27/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/28/2016 12:00. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Mom's Pre-Pregnancy Weight May Help Predict Child's Size

Title: Mom's Pre-Pregnancy Weight May Help Predict Child's SizeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/27/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/28/2016 12:. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Psoriasis Tied to Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes

Title: Psoriasis Tied to Obesity, Type 2 DiabetesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/27/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

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