• By Medscape   -   May 22, 2019

    THE END OF THE ROAD FOR LEAD SCREENING?

    Recent USPSTF recommendations seem to say there's no point. But is that what they really mean? Medscape Pediatrics

    Pediatrics, Article
  • By Medscape   -   May 22, 2019

    DOCTORS, PATIENTS STRUGGLE WITH BENZODIAZEPINE USE

    Addiction specialists say more people are becoming dependent on a class of drug that's hard to give up and doesn't play well with others. WebMD...

    Drugs, Psychiatry, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 21, 2019

    EXPERTS GO TOE-TO-TOE OVER ESKETAMINE DEPRESSION STUDY

    The ongoing debate over the risks and benefits of recently approved esketamine nasal spray for treatment-resistant depression spilled...

    Depression, Psychiatry, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 21, 2019

    TIMING OF COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING DISPUTED

    The incidence of colorectal cancer is increasing around the world, and specialists are deliberating whether it's time to lower the...

    Cancer, Gastroenterology, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 21, 2019

    ICH RISK INCREASED WITH LOW-DOSE ASPIRIN IN PRIMARY PREVENTION

    The benefits of low-dose aspirin in symptomatic CVD are established, but any benefit does not outweigh the risk of intracranial hemorrhage...

    Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 21, 2019

    GUIDELINES ADDRESSING PHYSICIAN SEXUAL ABUSE LONG PAST DUE

    As other industries take action against sexual abuse, it's long past time for the healthcare industry to step up and implement interventions...

    Internal Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 21, 2019

    MAMMOGRAPHY-BASED DEEP LEARNING MODEL IMPROVES BREAST CANCER RISK PREDICTION

    A mammography-based deep learning model is more accurate than established clinical models for predicting breast cancer risk, according...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 21, 2019

    DOCTORS TO END CARE FOR FRENCH PATIENT IN LANDMARK RIGHT-TO-DIE CASE

    Doctors treating French quadriplegic Vincent Lambert, who has been in a deep vegetative state for more than a decade, plan to stop...

    Plan, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 21, 2019

    ISRAEL'S MYHERITAGE EXPANDS DNA TESTING TO HEALTH

    Israel's MyHeritage, a service for family history and DNA testing, said on Monday it was launching a test that provides comprehensive...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 21, 2019

    IS THE SUNSCREEN SCARE LEGITIMATE?

    The active ingredients in sunscreen are absorbed into the bloodstream, according to a new study, prompting concerns about whether it's...

    Internal Medicine, Expert Column
  • By Medscape   -   May 21, 2019

    FDA WARNS OF INCREASED MORTALITY WITH ABIOMED IMPELLA RP

    A letter to healthcare providers says the increased risk is mostly among those who would not have qualified for premarket approval...

    Cardiology, News Alert
  • By Medscape   -   May 21, 2019

    SMALL VESSEL TLR RATE LOWER AT 3 YEARS WITH SIROLIMUS-ELUTING STENT

    Other components of the primary composite end point of target lesion failure did not differ among the three stents tested in the BIO-RESORT...

    Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 21, 2019

    NIH SUSPENDED SOME GRANTS TO DUKE AMID CONCERN FOR PATIENT SAFETY

    Case followed misconduct finding in oncology research, and lung research that led to $112.5 million settlement with the US government. Medscape...

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, News Alert
  • By Medscape   -   May 21, 2019

    CBD OFFERS 'SIGNIFICANT PROMISE' FOR HEROIN ADDICTION

    Oral cannabidiol reduces cue-induced drug craving and anxiety and may be a good non-opioid treatment option for opioid use disorder,...

    Drugs, Psychiatry, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 21, 2019

    MEDITERRANEAN DIET MAY KEEP LATE-LIFE DEPRESSION AT BAY

    Adherence to a Mediterranean diet may guard against late-life depression, new research shows. Medscape Medical News

    Diet, Depression, Psychiatry, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 21, 2019

    EUROPCR 2019

    Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from EuroPCR 2019 theheart.org on Medscape

    Conference Coverage
  • By Medscape   -   May 21, 2019

    BODY ADIPOSITY, NOT BMI, KEY TO CV RISK IN COLORECTAL CANCER

    "One of the exciting developments is there are now automated techniques that can precisely quantify the amount of muscle and fat from...

    Cancer, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 21, 2019

    WHAT'S HAPPENING AT ASCO 2019?

    The largest meeting in the oncology world is taking place in Chicago yet again, but this year some novel topics are in the spotlight,...

    Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 21, 2019

    6-HOUR INTERVENTION STEERS MORE MED STUDENTS TO PSYCHIATRY

    A brief intervention aimed at medical students reduces stigma and improves attitudes toward mental illness, and prompts more to consider...

    Psychiatry, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 21, 2019

    CBD GEL PROMISING FOR FRAGILE X SYNDROME

    A clear transdermal cannabidiol gel improved emotional and behavioral symptoms in children and adolescents with fragile X syndrome...

    Adolescence, Psychiatry, News