• New Alzheimer's Risk Gene; Autism Prevalence Rises; Tau Blood Test Excels By MedPageToday   -   Jul 5, 2022

    NEW ALZHEIMER'S RISK GENE; AUTISM PREVALENCE RISES; TAU BLOOD TEST EXCELS

    Genome-wide association studies showed that epigenetically regulated MGMT expression was associated with Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis,...

    Alzheimer
  • Forced Retirement Spotlighted as Risk Factors for Physician Suicide By MedPageToday   -   Jul 5, 2022

    FORCED RETIREMENT SPOTLIGHTED AS RISK FACTORS FOR PHYSICIAN SUICIDE

    Systemic support systems need to be implemented for physicians to prevent work-related stressors that could lead to suicide, a thematic...

  • More Data Needed for Treatment Sequencing in CLL By MedPageToday   -   Jul 5, 2022

    MORE DATA NEEDED FOR TREATMENT SEQUENCING IN CLL

    In a recent issue of JCO Oncology Practice, researchers outlined the current first-line management options and considerations in chronic...

    Leukemia
  • Redlining of Decades Past Associated With Heart Disease Today By MedPageToday   -   Jul 5, 2022

    REDLINING OF DECADES PAST ASSOCIATED WITH HEART DISEASE TODAY

    More than 60 years after redlining was banned, the historical discriminatory housing practice was still associated with cardiovascular...

  • Gender Equity in Surgery Is Much More Than Numbers By MedPageToday   -   Jul 5, 2022

    GENDER EQUITY IN SURGERY IS MUCH MORE THAN NUMBERS

    More women entering general surgery careers is a harbinger of the medical workforce. The number of women in general surgery residency...

  • Lower Long COVID Risk Tied to More Vaccine Doses By MedPageToday   -   Jul 5, 2022

    LOWER LONG COVID RISK TIED TO MORE VACCINE DOSES

    Long COVID was less likely to occur in healthcare workers who had received two or three mRNA COVID-19 vaccine doses compared with those...

    Vaccination, Hospital
  • Listeria in Ice Cream? Docs Treat Highland Park Victims; Florida's Snail Problem By MedPageToday   -   Jul 5, 2022

    LISTERIA IN ICE CREAM? DOCS TREAT HIGHLAND PARK VICTIMS; FLORIDA'S SNAIL PROBLEM

    Note that some links may require registration or subscription. A listeria outbreak that has sickened people across 10 states has been...

    Hospital
  • 'A State Can't Ban an FDA-Approved Drug': What We Heard This Week By MedPageToday   -   Jul 5, 2022

    'A STATE CAN'T BAN AN FDA-APPROVED DRUG': WHAT WE HEARD THIS WEEK

    "Arguably a state can't ban an FDA-approved drug." - Greer Donley, JD, of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, on whether state...

    Abortion, Drugs
  • Many Physicians Changed Jobs During COVID; Healthiest Communities in the U.S By MedPageToday   -   Jul 5, 2022

    MANY PHYSICIANS CHANGED JOBS DURING COVID; HEALTHIEST COMMUNITIES IN THE U.S

    Welcome to this week's edition of Healthcare Career Insights. This weekly roundup highlights healthcare career-related articles culled...

  • A Bold U.K. Plan to End the Smoking Epidemic By MedPageToday   -   Jul 5, 2022

    A BOLD U.K. PLAN TO END THE SMOKING EPIDEMIC

    A new report, independently commissioned by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care of the U.K., provides cutting-edge recommendations...

    Plan
  • Faust Files: A Talk With Francis Collins, MD - Part 2 By MedPageToday   -   Jul 5, 2022

    FAUST FILES: A TALK WITH FRANCIS COLLINS, MD - PART 2

    In the second part of this interview, Jeremy Faust, MD, editor-in-chief of MedPage Today, and Francis Collins, MD, former director...

  • Drug Eases Migraine Days for Patients Who Failed Prior Treatments By MedPageToday   -   Jul 5, 2022

    DRUG EASES MIGRAINE DAYS FOR PATIENTS WHO FAILED PRIOR TREATMENTS

    Eptinezumab reduced the number of monthly migraine days for people who had two to four previous migraine prevention treatment failures,...

    Drugs
  • Are Expired COVID Tests OK to Use? By MedPageToday   -   Jul 5, 2022

    ARE EXPIRED COVID TESTS OK TO USE?

    You passed medical training, now see if you can pass our weekly quiz

  • Computer-Based CBT for PTSD; Immune Aging and Life Stressors By MedPageToday   -   Jul 5, 2022

    COMPUTER-BASED CBT FOR PTSD; IMMUNE AGING AND LIFE STRESSORS

    TTHealthWatch is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine...

  • The Fatal Flaw in Hospital Price Transparency Rules By MedPageToday   -   Jul 5, 2022

    THE FATAL FLAW IN HOSPITAL PRICE TRANSPARENCY RULES

    The Hospital Price Transparency rule celebrated its first birthday in January, and as of July 1, the enforcement of a similar requirement...

    Hospital, Plan
  • Are You Guilty of Anchoring Bias? By MedPageToday   -   Jul 5, 2022

    ARE YOU GUILTY OF ANCHORING BIAS?

    As doctors, we have all been guilty of anchoring bias - i.e., putting too much weight on the patient's first complaint. When a patient...

  • A Closer Look at the Monkeypox Outbreak's Less Than Typical Symptoms By MedPageToday   -   Jul 5, 2022

    A CLOSER LOOK AT THE MONKEYPOX OUTBREAK'S LESS THAN TYPICAL SYMPTOMS

    Considering monkeypox in the differential diagnosis is important for early detection and curbing transmission, according to researchers...

  • Are Omicron-Targeted Boosters Worth It? By MedPageToday   -   Jul 5, 2022

    ARE OMICRON-TARGETED BOOSTERS WORTH IT?

    The FDA, following the advice of its advisory committee, is advising COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers to reformulate future booster shots...

    Vaccination
  • 'I Wish Everyone Would Just Pay': When Med Students Flock to Pirated Study Tools By MedPageToday   -   Jul 5, 2022

    'I WISH EVERYONE WOULD JUST PAY': WHEN MED STUDENTS FLOCK TO PIRATED STUDY TOOLS

    During one particularly grueling year of medical school, cartoons marked the start of every day for Anna Moshkovich. But she wasn't...

  • Doctors Face Unprecedented Legal Risks After Roe Overturn By MedPageToday   -   Jul 5, 2022

    DOCTORS FACE UNPRECEDENTED LEGAL RISKS AFTER ROE OVERTURN

    In the wake of the Supreme Court's ruling on Roe v. Wade, doctors across the country are facing an array of legal questions and concerns...

    Face