• By Medscape   -   Jul 19, 2018

    NEW YORK CITY AGREES TO PAY $20.8 MLN IN NURSES CASE -JUSTICE DEPT

    New York City has agreed to pay $20.8 million to settle federal discrimination charges made by registered nurses and midwives who said...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 19, 2018

    DURING THE 'WAR ON DRUGS' HE WAS A REAGAN LAWYER; NOW HE OWNS A MARIJUANA FARM

    Edward Weidenfeld is a successful Washington lawyer with ties to the political elite. He has worked as a senior adviser to six U.S....

    Senior, Drugs, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 19, 2018

    SHIFT TO INTENSIVE CAREGIVING TIED TO HEALTH DECLINES

    Becoming a caregiver for a spouse can be emotionally and physically depleting, and may lead to health declines in the caregiver, according...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 19, 2018

    FRANCE NEEDS 'FOOD SAFETY POLICE' TO AVOID NEW LACTALIS CRISIS - REPORT

    France should appoint a "food safety police" and increase fines on those who sell contaminated products to avoid a repeat of the salmonella...

    Food, Baby, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 19, 2018

    L-GLUTAMINE BENEFIT PATIENTS WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE

    For people with sickle cell disease, oral twice-daily L-glutamine reduces hospitalization and trims the number of sickle cell crises...

    Hospital, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 19, 2018

    UPDATED EXERCISE GUIDELINES FOR ADULTS WITH ARTHRITIS

    New recommendations from EULAR on physical activity for patients with inflammatory or osteoarthritis mirror those for the general population. Medscape...

    Osteoarthritis, Arthritis, Rheumatology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 19, 2018

    WHY SMOG SHOULD NOT BE YOUR EXCUSE TO SKIP WORKOUTS

    Even when traffic fumes permeate the air, it's still better for your heart if you get outside and exercise than if you spend all day...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 19, 2018

    ALCOHOL-RELATED LIVER FAILURE DEATHS RISING AMONG U.S. YOUNG ADULTS

    Over nearly a decade, deaths from liver disease have been rising rapidly in the U.S., new data show. Reuters Health Information

    Alcohol, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 19, 2018

    U.S. DATA SHOWS ETHNIC DISPARITIES IN FIBROID TREATMENT, OUTCOMES

    African-American, Hispanic-American and Asian-American women are more likely to undergo abdominal myomectomy than white women, according...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 19, 2018

    CANCER DRUG MOVIE STRIKES NERVE IN CHINA, BECOMES BOX-OFFICE HIT

    A low-budget Chinese movie about a leukemia patient who turns to smuggling cheaper cancer drugs from India has struck a chord with...

    Leukemia, Cancer, Drugs, Hospital, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 19, 2018

    HIKMA RAISING INJECTABLE OPIOIDS OUTPUT TO HELP EASE SHORTAGE AT U.S. HOSPITALS

    London-listed pharmaceutical group Hikma said on Wednesday it was increasing its supply of hydromorphone to U.S. hospitals to help...

    Injections, Injection, Hospital, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 19, 2018

    ASTRAZENECA TO STOCKPILE DRUGS AS BREXIT 'SAFETY NET'

    AstraZeneca is increasing stockpiles of those medicines in Britain and Europe that could be affected by Brexit by around 20 percent,...

    Drugs, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 19, 2018

    MEN WITH SAME-SEX PARTNERS 28 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO GET HIV - U.N

    Reuters Health Information

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  • By Medscape   -   Jul 19, 2018

    UN SAYS GLOBAL FIGHT AGAINST AIDS IS AT 'PRECARIOUS POINT'

    Complacency is starting to stall the fight against the global AIDS epidemic, with the pace of progress not matching what is needed,...

    AIDS, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 19, 2018

    WHY TAKING CARE IN DISCHARGING A PATIENT MATTERS

    Patients and caregivers often feel abandoned and lose trust in health care professionals when they sense a lack of caring during transitions....

    Internal Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 19, 2018

    CURED MEATS STRONGLY, INDEPENDENTLY TIED TO INCREASED MANIA RISK

    Eating nitrate-cured meats such as beef jerky and other processed meat snacks has been strongly linked to an increased risk for mania,...

    Cures, Psychiatry, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 19, 2018

    TORTICOLLIS: A CONSEQUENCE OF NEONATAL ABSTINENCE SYNDROME?

    The observation that infants with a history of neonatal abstinence syndrome often developed torticollis led to a study of this potential...

    Pediatrics, Viewpoint
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 19, 2018

    UNIQUE BRAIN 'FINGERPRINT' MAY PREDICT THERAPEUTIC RESPONSE

    A unique 'brain fingerprint' may help identify the most beneficial therapeutic intervention for individual patients, potentially sparing...

    Brain, Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 19, 2018

    MORE WEIGHT LOSS MAY BE BETTER FOR PATIENTS WITH ARTHRITIS

    Dropping 10% of body weight reduced pain and improved function in overweight patients with knee OA. Losing an additional 10% further...

    Overweight, Arthritis, Drop, Knees, Rheumatology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 19, 2018

    NO ADVERSE OUTCOMES IN EFFORTS TO REPOSITION BREECH BABY

    Attempts at external cephalic version are not linked with a perinatal morbidity but are associated with greater likelihood of vaginal...

    Baby, Ob, Gyn & Women's Health, News