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ECT Cuts Hospital Readmissions for Severe Mood Disorders

Broader availability of ECT appears to result in significantly fewer readmissions among psychiatric inpatients with severe affective disorders. Meds. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:54:47 EDT

Optimal Beta-blockers May Avert Post-ICD Shock HF Decompensation

A spike in sympathetic activation after shocks, whether appropriate or not, may raise the risk of heart-failure decompensation within a few months, bu. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:57:49 EDT

'Ending Cancer as We Know It': Bidens Launch New Initiative

The Biden Cancer Initiative, just launched by former vice president Joe Biden and his wife, has the lofty goal of 'ending cancer as we know it.' Med. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:25:13 EDT

Oral Basal Insulin Shows Promise in Type 2 Diabetes

A comparison with injected glargine shows no differences in glycemic control or hypoglycemia. Medscape Medical News. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:48:48 EDT

CEA Blood Test Improves Stratification in Colon Cancer

Patients with stage II colon cancer whose carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) level is elevated should receive chemotherapy in addition to surgery, Mayo Cl. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:48:06 EDT

Corneal Edema: Is Your Patient Receiving Amantadine?

Amantadine-induced corneal edema, which can mimic a number of other ocular conditions, is best treated simply by discontinuation of the drug. Medsc. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:13:35 EDT

Concussion Protocols Often Not Followed During World Cup

On-field concussion assessment protocols were not followed in more than 60% of plays in which players sustained head collisions in the 2014 FIFA World. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:09:14 EDT

Study Links Early Cardiology Care to Better AF Outcomes

While provocative and hypothesis-generating, the results by no means imply that every AF patient should only see a cardiologist, experts say. Medsca. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:06:41 EDT

Exercise, CBT, Diminish Diabetes-Associated Depression

The study also is the first to show improved glycemic control related to exercise plus psychotherapy. Medscape Medical News. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:37:51 EDT

In Europe, Changes to Liraglutide Label to Reflect LEADER

Product labeling of Saxenda has been changed and a new indication endorsed for Victoza, both reflecting liraglutide's cardiovascular event reduction p. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:45:25 EDT

Foreign Physicians May Not Be Hurt by Travel Ban Stay

Experts believe that foreign medical residents and fellows should be okay, but they still stress uncertainty in how the administration will interpret. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 05:53:19 EDT

Microneedle Patch: Safe, Effective Flu Vaccination

Participants in the first phase 1 human clinical trial of inactivated influenza delivered by dissolvable microneedle patch preferred vaccine administr. . . read more Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:20:56 EDT

Novel Multifocal Contact Lens Technologies Get High Ratings

'Real-world' patient surveys revealed satisfaction rates of about 90% with Dailies Total 1 and the Bausch & Lomb Ultra for Presbyopia multifocal conta. . . read more Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:31:26 EDT

REVEAL: CETP Inhibitor Anacetrapib Meets Primary End Point

Anacetrapib significantly reduced major coronary events compared with placebo in patients at risk for cardiac events already receiving a statin in the. . . read more Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:41:56 EDT

No Health Insurance? Higher Risk for Death, Review Shows

Health insurance saves lives, boosts self-rated health and financial protection, and lowers the likelihood of depression, a new evidence review has fo. . . read more Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:09:22 EDT

Hospital Visits by Nurse Practitioners Prevent Readmission

A novel three-step approach eliminated rehospitalization in an older cohort of patients, and nurses report that contact with some of their most vulner. . . read more Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:45:33 EDT

CAR T Cells Encouraging for Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Results from phase 2 studies of two anti-CD19 therapies for relapsed/refractory DLBCL show impressive responses, as well as adverse events that were '. . . read more Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:26:52 EDT

'Antiquated' Medullary Thyroid Cancer Staging Gets Update

A proposed new staging system for medullary thyroid cancer recasts the landscape of the disease and could alter treatment decisions, especially for pa. . . read more Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:03:57 EDT

Denosumab Shows Benefits in Multiple Myeloma Bone Disease

In a head-to-head comparison with zoledronic acid, denosumab was noninferior, with prolonged time to a first skeletal event and a reduced risk for re. . . read more Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:56:58 EDT

Omalizumab Response Varies by Asthma Type

Patients with specific phenotypes of severe asthma derive greater benefit from the biologic treatment than others, a multicenter, retrospective study. . . read more Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:52:50 EDT

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Gene Sequencing May Reveal Risks for Rare Diseases

Title: Gene Sequencing May Reveal Risks for Rare DiseasesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/26/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/27/2017 12:00:00. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Persistent Stress May Hasten Death in Heart Patients

Title: Persistent Stress May Hasten Death in Heart PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/26/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/27/2017 12:00:0. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: Create a Food-and-Activity Journal

Title: Health Tip: Create a Food-and-Activity JournalCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/27/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/27/2017 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: Exercise During Menopause

Title: Health Tip: Exercise During MenopauseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/27/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/27/2017 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Could Shift Work Damage Your DNA?

Title: Could Shift Work Damage Your DNA?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/27/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/27/2017 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

What Is 'Moderate' Exercise Anyway?

Title: What Is 'Moderate' Exercise Anyway?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/27/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/27/2017 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

CBO: Senate Health Bill Leaves 22M More Uninsured

Title: CBO: Senate Health Bill Leaves 22M More UninsuredCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/27/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/27/2017 12:00:00 A. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Workers Unprepared for Heart Emergencies on the Job: Survey

Title: Workers Unprepared for Heart Emergencies on the Job: SurveyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/26/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/27/2017. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

What Men Need to Know About ED Drugs and Anesthesia

Title: What Men Need to Know About ED Drugs and AnesthesiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/26/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/27/2017 12:00:00. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Childhood Poverty May Predict Heart Failure in Adulthood

Title: Childhood Poverty May Predict Heart Failure in AdulthoodCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/26/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/27/2017 12:. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Compounding Pharmacy Co-Founder to Be Sentenced for Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

Title: Compounding Pharmacy Co-Founder to Be Sentenced for Deadly Meningitis OutbreakCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/26/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Study Highlights the Beauty Industry's Ugly Side

Title: Study Highlights the Beauty Industry's Ugly SideCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/26/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/27/2017 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Early Care by Cardiologist May Lower Stroke Risk for A-Fib Patients

Title: Early Care by Cardiologist May Lower Stroke Risk for A-Fib PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/26/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Study Challenges Touted Link Between Eczema and Heart Disease

Title: Study Challenges Touted Link Between Eczema and Heart DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/26/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/27/201. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

How to Dodge Summertime Threats

Title: How to Dodge Summertime ThreatsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/26/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/27/2017 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

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