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Meta-Analysis: Age, Sex No Barrier to Beta-Blockade in HF

The benefit of beta-blockers is retained in heart-failure patients with reduced EF regardless of sex or age, calling into question the practice of. . . read more Sat, 30 Apr 2016 08:19:57 EDT

FDA Okays Pimavanserin for Hallucinations, Delusions in PD

The drug is the first one approved to treat hallucinations and delusions associated with psychosis in Parkinson's disease. FDA Approvals. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:51:19 EDT

Puerto Rico Zika Cases Now Include 65 Pregnant Women, 1 Death

Puerto Rico has 683 confirmed cases of the Zika virus, including 65 pregnant women with symptoms of the virus and one death, U.S. health officials sai. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:40:05 EDT

Preconception CV Risk: Effects on HTN Disorders of Pregnancy

Gestational hypertension and preeclampsia shared some potentially modifiable preconception risk factors in a cohort study; but perhaps tellingly, som. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:01:04 EDT

FDA Expands Breath-Actuated Inhaler Use to Kids as Young as 4

The rescue inhaler ProAir RespiClick offers a new option for younger patients that eliminates the need for hand-breath coordination during inhalation.. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:50:46 EDT

Prostate Screening Results Anticipated From Urology Meeting

Updates on trials in prostate cancer screening, male sexual dysfunction, and female incontinence will be showcased at the conference, and new clinical. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:36:45 EDT

Sex, Intimacy in Advanced HF: Patients Want the Conversation

The simple, two-question assessment tool given during a palliative-care consult showed that patients want to talk about these issues "even when c. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:18:22 EDT

EU Regulators OK Antibiotic Zavicefta for Resistant Bugs

The European Medicines Agency also recommended approval of an antiseptic gel to prevent umbilical cord infections during home births in developing cou. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:11:26 EDT

CHMP Likes Gilead's TAF-Based HIV Regimen Odefsey

Odefsey is a fixed-dose combination pill containing emtricitabine, rilpivirine, and tenofovir alafenamide that recently cleared the US Food and Drug A. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:01:24 EDT

FDA Approves Generic Rosuvastatin (Crestor)

Rosuvastatin goes off patent and presumably plunges in price, at a time when clinicians overall have been lukewarm about prescribing the comparativel. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:56:29 EDT

Infant Attention Span Suffers When Parents Get Distracted

Children may grow up with shorter attention spans if their parents get distracted by smartphones and other technology during playtime, say psychologis. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:48:49 EDT

FDA Gives Final Approval to Abuse-Deterrent Xtampza ER

The approval of the abuse-deterrent oxycodone formulation follows 'tentative' approval last fall for management of chronic pain requiring daily, aroun. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:55:32 EDT

European Panel Endorses Three Cancer Drugs

The European regulators were busy this week with announcements about two drugs for hematologic cancers and one for neuroendocrine tumors. Internatio. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:49:23 EDT

Apr 29 Cardiology News

ECG screening in athletes, warfarin for AF, sugar-sweetened beverages, CT-induced cancer treatment costs, and night-shift work are the topics discusse. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:27:08 EDT

EMA Panel Backs Daclizumab (Zinbryta) for Multiple Sclerosis

Daclizumab, a once-monthly injection, offers a targeted mechanism of action that is not expected to cause broad and prolonged immune cell depletion.. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:54:38 EDT

Yoga Improves Quality of Life in Pulmonary Hypertension

Adults with pulmonary arterial hypertension could derive some relief from yoga, results from a preliminary study suggest. The 12-week program eased an. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:28:25 EDT

More Positive Results for Ocrelizumab in Relapsing MS

Using a combo of imaging and clinical outcomes indicating 'no evidence of disease activity,' a new analysis again shows how the investigational drug i. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:37:16 EDT

Femto Trial Results Awaited From Cataract Surgery Meeting

New findings from a prospective randomized trial comparing femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery with traditional phacoemulsification will be pr. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:10:52 EDT

Now Novo Says Semaglutide Cuts CV Risk: SUSTAIN-6 Top-line Data

For the second time in just over a month, Novo Nordisk releases positive data for a GLP-1 agonist for type 2 diabetes; this time it's for the once-wee. . . read more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:10:45 EDT

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

MedicineNet Daily News

MedicineNet Daily News
Two Genes May Raise Odds for Fraternal Twin Pregnancies

Title: Two Genes May Raise Odds for Fraternal Twin PregnanciesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/29/2016 12:0. . . read more Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

'You've Got Cancer' Can Take Devastating Mental Toll

Title: 'You've Got Cancer' Can Take Devastating Mental TollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/29/2016 12:00:0. . . read more Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

'Freckle' Gene Might Make You Look Older

Title: 'Freckle' Gene Might Make You Look OlderCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Could a Cellular Tweak Someday 'Switch Off' Gray Hair?

Title: Could a Cellular Tweak Someday 'Switch Off' Gray Hair?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/29/2016 12:00. . . read more Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Mild Air Pollution of Concern in Pregnancy

Title: Mild Air Pollution of Concern in PregnancyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Heat Beats Cold for Treating Jellyfish Stings

Title: Heat Beats Cold for Treating Jellyfish StingsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Yellow Fever Outbreak: Is the U.S. at Risk?

Title: Yellow Fever Outbreak: Is the U.S. at Risk?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Teen Birth Rate at Record Low in U.S.

Title: Teen Birth Rate at Record Low in U.S.Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Coffee, Wine Good for Healthy Gut, Sodas May Be Bad

Title: Coffee, Wine Good for Healthy Gut, Sodas May Be BadCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/29/2016 12:00:00. . . read more Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Some Smart Yet Easy Ways to Shield Yourself From Skin Cancer

Title: Some Smart Yet Easy Ways to Shield Yourself From Skin CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/29/2016. . . read more Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Building Muscle Could Boost the Body's Most Important Muscle

Title: Building Muscle Could Boost the Body's Most Important MuscleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/29/2016. . . read more Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Many Manly Men Avoid Needed Health Care

Title: Many Manly Men Avoid Needed Health CareCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/28/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: Sleepless on Sunday

Title: Health Tip: Sleepless on SundayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: Avoid Alcohol While Nursing

Title: Health Tip: Avoid Alcohol While NursingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Kids of Older Moms May Have a Leg Up on Their Peers

Title: Kids of Older Moms May Have a Leg Up on Their PeersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/29/2016 12:00:00. . . read more Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT

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