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Telephone CPR Program Increases Survival After OOH Cardiac Arrest

Because of the significant improvements shown, one leading expert said the study "is of considerable importance" to the field and has &q. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 13:54:21 EDT

Specs-Mounted Camera 'Could Aid Poor Vision'

A tiny camera which can translate text into speech could help improve the lives of people with poor vision, researchers say. WebMD Health News. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 13:31:40 EDT

Patients' Own Health Assessment Gaining Importance in Treatment

As patient-centered medical care has taken hold in recent years, there’s a growing interest in finding ways to use outcomes reported by individuals. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 13:23:36 EDT

AVERT Device Cuts Contrast-Agent Use at PCI, Renal Benefit Unsure

Sparing use of contrast agent is a cath-quality metric, but a 15% drop didn't mean less contrast-induced kidney injury; it may take a steeper cut to s. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 12:42:41 EDT

May 6 Cardiology News

AF, costs of AF ablation, and medical errors are reviewed in this week's podcast. theheart.org on Medscape. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 11:56:28 EDT

Toolkit Eases Transition From Pediatric to Adult Care

An initiative of the American College of Physicians and specialty organizations aims to improve patient care and reduce costs for young adults transit. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 11:40:18 EDT

FDA Retreats From Recall of Scope-Cleaning Machines

After a wave of sometimes-deadly superbug infections, the agency last year ordered a recall of Custom Ultrasonics machines used to disinfect medical s. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 11:35:16 EDT

No Increased Toxicity Seen With TKI, Stereotactic Radiosurgery

TKIs used as radiosensitizers are believed to offer a synergistic effect with radiosurgery in treatment of spine metastases with renal cell carcinoma. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 11:04:36 EDT

FDA Panel: Physician Opioid Training Should Be Mandatory

A 2-day FDA advisory panel meeting this week focused on ways to modify the opioid analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies. Medscape Med. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 10:43:26 EDT

Childhood Obesity Skyrockets in Rural China

he prevalence of childhood obesity in rural China has gone from less than 1% 1985 to 17% in boys and 9% in girls in 2014, a new study has found. Med. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 07:54:06 EDT

Schizophrenia Not One Disease, New Genetic Evidence Shows

Schizophrenia is not a single disease but rather is a group of distinct subtypes with varying symptoms based on a set of genes harboring novel or rare. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 05:33:33 EDT

Golimumab Effective as Maintenance Treatment for Active Ulcerative Colitis

Subcutaneous golimumab every four weeks provides effective long-term maintenance for patients with active ulcerative colitis (UC), according to result. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 14:12:35 EDT

Distraction Is Often a Factor in Teen Drivers' Rear-End Collisions

In a U.S. study using in-car video recorders, more than three-quarters of rear end collisions involving a teen driver happened when the teen was payin. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 14:12:36 EDT

Refugees Face Higher Diabetes Risk in Poor Neighborhoods

When refugees end up in poor neighborhoods in a new land, they may also end up with increased risk of type 2 diabetes, a Swedish study suggests. Reu. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 14:12:36 EDT

Clinical Scores Fail to Identify Large-Artery Occlusion in Stroke Patients

Clinical scales currently in use do not accurately identify large-artery occlusion (LAO) in patients with acute ischemic stroke, researchers from Fran. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 14:12:36 EDT

Head Injury Linked to Long-Lasting Sleep Disorders

Sleep-wake disturbances (SWD) after head trauma may persist 18 months or more but go unrecognized by many patients, Switzerland-based researchers repo. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 14:12:36 EDT

US Medical School Enrollment Up 25% Since 2002

The availability of training positions or sites to accommodate the increase in students remains a top concern. Medscape Medical News. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 18:21:46 EDT

Reader Poll: How Will the New Medicare Payment Plan Affect You?

Medicare's new compensation plan unfairly penalizes small group and solo practices, one professional group claims. What do you think? Medscape Medi. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 18:16:28 EDT

Aging Thailand Takes Toll on Indebted Households

Thai civil servant Supapan Pullbangyung spends just under half of her salary on caring for her 75-year-old father, who suffers from diabetes and demen. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 14:12:36 EDT

Is Water Birth Safe for Babies?

Giving birth in water is becoming more popular, particularly among women seeking an alternative to a medicated or hospital birth experience. But a new. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 14:12:37 EDT

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CPR Help as Near as Your Phone

Title: CPR Help as Near as Your PhoneCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Bacteria Experiment May Point Way to Slow Zika's Spread

Title: Bacteria Experiment May Point Way to Slow Zika's SpreadCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

4 Ways You Can Cut Smog in Your Town

Title: 4 Ways You Can Cut Smog in Your TownCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

New Guidelines Recommend Inpatient Rehab After Stroke

Title: New Guidelines Recommend Inpatient Rehab After StrokeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Hepatitis C Now Leading Infectious Disease Killer in U.S.

Title: Hepatitis C Now Leading Infectious Disease Killer in U.S.Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:0. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

No Statins Before Heart Surgery, Study Suggests

Title: No Statins Before Heart Surgery, Study SuggestsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Seniors: Pump Iron, Live Longer

Title: Seniors: Pump Iron, Live LongerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Some Teen Girls Coerced Into Pregnancy: Study

Title: Some Teen Girls Coerced Into Pregnancy: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Robots Stake Their Claim in the Operating Room

Title: Robots Stake Their Claim in the Operating RoomCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Ebola May Leave Some Survivors Blind

Title: Ebola May Leave Some Survivors BlindCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Why Humans Have Bigger Brains

Title: Why Humans Have Bigger BrainsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Persistent Critical Illness May Keep Patients From Leaving ICU

Title: Persistent Critical Illness May Keep Patients From Leaving ICUCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: Wishing for Better Balance?

Title: Health Tip: Wishing for Better Balance?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: Walking is Good for You

Title: Health Tip: Walking is Good for YouCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

6 Years Later, Obamacare Still Divides America: Poll

Title: 6 Years Later, Obamacare Still Divides America: PollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Exercise Is Good for You, Even in Polluted Cities: Study

Title: Exercise Is Good for You, Even in Polluted Cities: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Race May Influence Risk for Irregular Heart Beat

Title: Race May Influence Risk for Irregular Heart BeatCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Sleep Apnea May Raise Heart Risks in People With Pacemakers

Title: Sleep Apnea May Raise Heart Risks in People With PacemakersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Lung Cancer Surgery Worthwhile for Older Patients

Title: Lung Cancer Surgery Worthwhile for Older PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

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