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FDA Expands Use of HCV Drug Daclatasvir (Daklinza)

Updated label permits use of the drug for patients with HCV genotype 1 and 3 and HIV-1 coinfection, advanced cirrhosis, and HCV recurrence after liver. . . read more Tue, 9 Feb 2016 17:53:02 EST

Physicians, Brett Favre Figure Into Pain Cream Scandal

Some pharmacies that compound pain creams similar to the kind touted by the retired quarterback have bribed physicians to write the prescriptions, fed. . . read more Tue, 9 Feb 2016 17:26:33 EST

Similar Outcomes After VA vs Non-VA Admissions for MI, HF

Although mortality and readmission rates were significantly different between the two hospital types, absolute differences were relatively small, say. . . read more Tue, 9 Feb 2016 17:06:35 EST

Therapy, Antidepressants Similarly Effective for Depression

A new ACP guideline recommended that physicians discuss the benefits, potential adverse effects, and costs of both treatments with patients. The guide. . . read more Tue, 9 Feb 2016 16:29:37 EST

Single-Payer 'Medicare for All' Gets Boost From New Study

The coauthors argue that the US government already covers nearly two thirds of health costs, so why not go all the way and cover everyone? Medscape. . . read more Tue, 9 Feb 2016 16:09:22 EST

Better Exercise Capacity Can Lessen Mortality From a First MI

"We could hypothesize that fitness eliminates the small MIs. Patients still have the big ones, but this study suggests that fitness may be makin. . . read more Tue, 9 Feb 2016 15:49:22 EST

Hawaii's Big Island Declares Emergency Over Dengue Fever Infections

The mayor of Hawaii's Big Island declared a state of emergency on Monday to deal with a growing outbreak of dengue fever, spread by infected mosquitoe. . . read more Tue, 9 Feb 2016 16:34:04 EST

Psychiatrists Urged to Support ECT Reclassification

The APA is encouraging its members to support the FDA's proposed reclassification of ECT devices from high- to low-risk. Medscape Medical News. . . read more Tue, 9 Feb 2016 14:31:30 EST

Vaginal Progesterone Does Not Prevent Preterm Birth

In high-risk pregnancies, vaginal progesterone did not protect against preterm birth in the OPPTIMUM study; however, it was associated with renal, gas. . . read more Tue, 9 Feb 2016 14:27:17 EST

Self-harm in Teens: Rapid Response With Novel Behavior Therapy

A form of behavioral therapy adapted for adolescents significantly reduces self-harm and leads to earlier improvements in psychiatric outcomes, result. . . read more Tue, 9 Feb 2016 13:30:49 EST

Antidiabetic Agent Helps Antipsychotic-Induced Dyslipidemia

The antidiabetic agent metformin may offer an effective treatment for antipsychotic-induced dyslipidemia, new research suggests. Medscape Medical Ne. . . read more Tue, 9 Feb 2016 13:08:09 EST

USPSTF Recommends Depression Screening for Older Adolescents

Adolescents aged 12 to 18 years should be screened for major depressive disorder when adequate care systems are in place, according to the USPSTF. M. . . read more Tue, 9 Feb 2016 12:19:23 EST

Preteen Adiposity Worsens Insulin Dynamics

Increased body fat has a negative effect on later insulin sensitivity and secretion even in young children, say Canadian researchers, who call for. . . read more Tue, 9 Feb 2016 11:14:37 EST

Not All Hospices Provide the Same Quality of Care

Hospice agencies across the United States differ in how they support patients in the final days of life. Medscape Medical News. . . read more Tue, 9 Feb 2016 11:10:05 EST

Clinical Pathways Need Oncologists in the Driver's Seat

Oncology clinical pathways have the potential to improve patient care and cut costs, but they must be driven by oncologists, not payers, according to. . . read more Tue, 9 Feb 2016 09:27:34 EST

New Recommendations on MRI Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis

New revisions to imaging criteria for the diagnosis of MS should lead to more accurate diagnosis of the disease, experts say. Medscape Medical News. . . read more Tue, 9 Feb 2016 09:25:46 EST

No Such Thing as 'Fat and Fit'? High BMI Associated With CKD

Higher body mass indices were associated with chronic kidney disease in a large Korean cohort of otherwise metabolically healthy participants. Medsc. . . read more Tue, 9 Feb 2016 09:12:49 EST

TB Outbreak in Rural Alabama Ongoing, Child Just Diagnosed

Since early 2014, Perry County, Alabama, has had 29 cases of active TB that are genotypically or epidemiologically linked to the town of Marion in Per. . . read more Tue, 9 Feb 2016 07:06:00 EST

Mitochondrial Replacement 'Ethically Permissible,' IOM Says

If the FDA agrees with the finding of a new report, scientists will now be allowed to further investigate whether mitochondrial replacement techniques. . . read more Tue, 9 Feb 2016 07:04:57 EST

Atrial-Flutter Ablation Complications Linked to Age, Case Volume

"These results underscore the importance of having experienced high-volume centers," write the investigators, noting also the need for a mu. . . read more Tue, 9 Feb 2016 06:57:58 EST

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White House Seeks $1.8 Billion to Fight Zika Virus

Title: White House Seeks $1.8 Billion to Fight Zika VirusCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/8/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

PSA Testing Differs Among Primary Care Doctors, Urologists

Title: PSA Testing Differs Among Primary Care Doctors, UrologistsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/8/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/2016 12:. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Many in Hospice Don't Get Medical Visit in Last 2 Days of Life: Study

Title: Many in Hospice Don't Get Medical Visit in Last 2 Days of Life: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/8/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Study Links Concussion to Higher Risk of Later Suicide

Title: Study Links Concussion to Higher Risk of Later SuicideCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/8/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/2016 12:00:0. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Brain Cells in Mice May Reveal Clues to Your Sighs

Title: Brain Cells in Mice May Reveal Clues to Your SighsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/8/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Is Fat From Another Area of Body Safe for Breast Reconstruction?

Title: Is Fat From Another Area of Body Safe for Breast Reconstruction?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/8/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/20. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Measles Outbreak May Have Swayed Some Parents on Vaccines

Title: Measles Outbreak May Have Swayed Some Parents on VaccinesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/8/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/2016 12:0. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Do the Seasons Affect How We Think?

Title: Do the Seasons Affect How We Think?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/8/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Short Flashes of Light May Treat Jet Lag

Title: Short Flashes of Light May Treat Jet LagCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

U.S. Officials: Zika Focus Is on Pregnant Women

Title: U.S. Officials: Zika Focus Is on Pregnant WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Poor REM Sleep May Be Linked to Higher Risk for Anxiety, Depression

Title: Poor REM Sleep May Be Linked to Higher Risk for Anxiety, DepressionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/8/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Study Ties School Calendar to Asthma Flare-Ups

Title: Study Ties School Calendar to Asthma Flare-UpsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/8/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Doctors Should Screen Teens for Major Depression, U.S. Task Force Says

Title: Doctors Should Screen Teens for Major Depression, U.S. Task Force SaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/8/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Alcohol More Harmful for People With HIV, Study Suggests

Title: Alcohol More Harmful for People With HIV, Study SuggestsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/8/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/2016 12:00. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Spelling Prowess Relies on Multiple Brain Areas, Study Finds

Title: Spelling Prowess Relies on Multiple Brain Areas, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/8/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/2016 1. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: Eating Red Meat

Title: Health Tip: Eating Red MeatCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: Eating Iron-Rich Foods

Title: Health Tip: Eating Iron-Rich FoodsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. Teens

Title: Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. TeensCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Studying Tick Biology With Lyme Prevention in Mind

Title: Studying Tick Biology With Lyme Prevention in MindCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Allergy Shots Still Effective for Seniors

Title: Allergy Shots Still Effective for SeniorsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PDT

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