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Gaps in 'Real World' Practice of Palliative and Hospice Care

Significant differences in the timing and duration of hospice care were observed across health systems. Medscape Medical News. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 00:01:00 EDT

Chemo for Adult Sarcomas: Murky Data and Experts' Insights

The paucity of data on the relative benefits of chemotherapy in adult soft-tissue sarcomas muddies the clinical decision-making waters, say sarcoma ex. . . read more Thu, 26 May 2016 18:08:55 EDT

Reader Poll: Are Fluoroquinolones Safe?

The FDA recently issued a warning about serious adverse effects after fluoroquinolone use. Will you continue to prescribe them to your patients? Me. . . read more Thu, 26 May 2016 17:54:05 EDT

FDA OKs Buprenorphine Implant (Probuphine) for Opioid Dependence

The new buprenorphine subdermal implant could be 'game changer' in the battle to combat opioid use disorder. FDA Approvals. . . read more Thu, 26 May 2016 17:14:46 EDT

FDA Approves Afstyla for Adults, Children With Hemophilia A

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Afstyla for adults and children with hemophilia A for routine prophylaxis and on-demand treatment of. . . read more Thu, 26 May 2016 17:04:16 EDT

First US Case of E coli Resistant to Last-Resort Antibiotic

A strain of E coli resistant to the last-resort antibiotic colistin stokes fears of ordinary infections that can kill. News Alerts. . . read more Thu, 26 May 2016 16:56:39 EDT

Harnessing Patient Innovation Key in Making Big Data Useful

Patients and families have valuable personal experience that, when aggregated, can help connect people and information and move science forward, said. . . read more Thu, 26 May 2016 16:44:28 EDT

New 'Brain Food' Scale Flags Best Nutrients for Depression

Researchers zero in on animal- and plant-based foods that best protect against depression. Medscape Medical News. . . read more Thu, 26 May 2016 15:39:00 EDT

Double Reprocessing Decontaminates Duodenoscopes

A double-reprocessing disinfection protocol for duodenoscopes leads to a 'very low rate' of potentially pathogenic organisms, new research shows. Me. . . read more Thu, 26 May 2016 15:35:21 EDT

Framingham: Low HDL, in Isolation, Not a CV Risk Predictor

"We're not taking away the importance of HDL. We're just putting it into perspective," says a researcher. "We have yet to prove that ei. . . read more Thu, 26 May 2016 15:07:05 EDT

Renal Replacement Therapy Rates Declining in Some Countries

Rates of renal replacement therapy have been stabilizing or even declining in the Western world, new registry data show, but the reasons for these tre. . . read more Thu, 26 May 2016 15:04:48 EDT

Drug Targeting Blood-Brain Barrier 'Hopeful' in Stroke

Imatinib, a drug that is already available for the treatment of cancer, showed positive results in an initial randomized study in ischemic stroke.. . . read more Thu, 26 May 2016 14:24:08 EDT

Immune Signature May Aid Prognosis, Therapy in Glioblastoma

Researchers have developed a risk 'signature' based on expression of eight immune genes related to glioblastoma, and they believe the immune system co. . . read more Thu, 26 May 2016 12:28:41 EDT

Antipsychotic-Related Metabolic Testing Falls Far Short

Although rates of annual glucose testing among adults prescribed antipsychotics are high, fewer than half of patients undergo lipid testing, an analys. . . read more Thu, 26 May 2016 11:25:45 EDT

Mindfulness Therapy May Prevent Depression Relapse

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy substantially reduces the risk for relapse in patients with recurrent depression, a new meta-analysis confirms.. . . read more Thu, 26 May 2016 11:09:00 EDT

Nearly 40% of Hospitals Have Antibiotic Stewardship Programs

Comprehensive programs had seven CDC-defined core elements. Written support from leadership had more effect on implementation than salary support, whi. . . read more Thu, 26 May 2016 09:00:01 EDT

Multiple Suicide Attempts a Marker for Impaired Functionality

Patients who repeatedly attempt suicide have high levels of psychopathology, need close evaluation and follow-up, and should not be dismissed as not '. . . read more Thu, 26 May 2016 08:57:07 EDT

Benzodiazepines Are Often Inappropriately Prescribed

Although the drugs have known adverse effects for people with depression, 52% of prescriptions, which often come from primary care physicians, were co. . . read more Thu, 26 May 2016 08:52:35 EDT

Telephone-Based CBT Improves Menopause-Related Insomnia

Insomnia decreased while other sleep measures improved after 8 weeks of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia in both premenopausal and postmenopa. . . read more Thu, 26 May 2016 08:45:10 EDT

New AACE Guidelines Aim for 'Real-World' Obesity Management

he comprehensive document places obesity in the chronic-care medical-management model, focusing on health goals rather than weight loss per se. Meds. . . read more Thu, 26 May 2016 08:20:03 EDT

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Kids' Grades May Suffer When Families Move

Title: Kids' Grades May Suffer When Families MoveCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/25/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

'Fat Shaming' Begins in First Grade

Title: 'Fat Shaming' Begins in First GradeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/25/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

What Doctors Aren't Telling Obese, Young Adults

Title: What Doctors Aren't Telling Obese, Young AdultsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/25/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Hepatitis C Patients More Likely to Drink, Study Finds

Title: Hepatitis C Patients More Likely to Drink, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/25/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/26/2016 12:00. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Researchers Find 8 Immune Genes in Aggressive Brain Cancer

Title: Researchers Find 8 Immune Genes in Aggressive Brain CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/25/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/26/2016 1. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Smoking Harms Black Americans' Kidneys, Study Suggests

Title: Smoking Harms Black Americans' Kidneys, Study SuggestsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/25/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/26/2016 12:00. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Common Abnormal Heart Rhythm Linked to Cancer Risk

Title: Common Abnormal Heart Rhythm Linked to Cancer RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/25/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/26/2016 12:00:00. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Predeployment Riskiest Time for Military Suicide Attempts

Title: Predeployment Riskiest Time for Military Suicide AttemptsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/25/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/26/2016 12. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Genetic Insights May Help Kids Battling Developmental Delays

Title: Genetic Insights May Help Kids Battling Developmental DelaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/25/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/26/2016. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

2 New Findings Offer Hope for Those With Severe Hemophilia

Title: 2 New Findings Offer Hope for Those With Severe HemophiliaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/25/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/26/2016 1. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Mexican Meal

Title: Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Mexican MealCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: Protect Your Hands While Gardening

Title: Health Tip: Protect Your Hands While GardeningCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Some Experts Question Extent of Zika Threat to U.S.

Title: Some Experts Question Extent of Zika Threat to U.S.Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/26/2016 12:00:00. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

1.2 Million U.S. College Students Boozing on Average Day

Title: 1.2 Million U.S. College Students Boozing on Average DayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/26/2016 12:. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Global Recession May Have Contributed to Cancer Deaths

Title: Global Recession May Have Contributed to Cancer DeathsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/26/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/26/2016 12:00. . . read more Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

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