• By Medscape   -   Jul 23, 2019

    FILGOTINIB EFFECTIVE IN REFRACTORY RA, STUDY FINDS

    Patients with refractory rheumatoid arthritis who took filgotinib were more likely to achieve a clinical response at week 12 than were...

    Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis, Rheumatology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 23, 2019

    BREAST IRONING IS ABUSE AND COULD LEAD TO JAIL, UK PROSECUTORS SAY

    Reuters Health Information

    Breasts, Breast, Ob, Gyn & Women's Health, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 23, 2019

    GLYCAN CA19-9 PROMOTES PANCREATIC DISEASE IN MICE

    The glycan carbohydrate antigen 19-9 , a biomarker of pancreatic inflammation and neoplasia, promotes pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer...

    Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrinology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 23, 2019

    ONE-THIRD OF CAMBODIANS INFECTED WITH THREADWORM

    Nearly a third of Cambodians have been infected with the threadworm Strongyloides stercoralis, according to a nationwide, community-based...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 23, 2019

    TRANS ASYLUM SEEKERS ASSAULTED, ABUSED IN U.S., UK, NORWAY DETENTION

    Reuters Health Information

    Public Health & Prevention, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 23, 2019

    WIDE VARIABILITY SEEN IN NUMBER NEEDED TO BIOPSY FOR CUTANEOUS MELANOMA

    The number needed to biopsy for cutaneous melanoma varies widely worldwide, and while there isn't a single "ideal" NNB, optimal standards...

    Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 23, 2019

    LUNG-CANCER-SCREENING ELIGIBILITY SHOULD BE EXPANDED: RESEARCHERS

    U.S. Preventive Services Task Force eligibility criteria for lung-cancer screening should be expanded to cover other risk groups, researchers...

    Cancer, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 23, 2019

    COULD TNF BLOCKER CURE IMMUNOTHERAPY-INDUCED DIABETES?

    Case report points to possible novel therapeutic approach to an increasingly common side effect of successful cancer therapy with immune...

    Diabetes, Cures, Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrinology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 23, 2019

    STROKE PREVENTION BEST PATH TO DEMENTIA REDUCTION, EXPERTS SAY

    A global initiative aims to get neurology experts working together to reduce the incidence of stroke in order to reduce dementia. Medscape...

    Stroke, Neurology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 23, 2019

    WHY DO DOCTOR-SENATORS OBJECT TO THE 9/11 COMPENSATION BILL?

    The Senate may soon pass a bill that would allow unrestricted federal spending to pay claims from the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. Medscape...

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 22, 2019

    'HIGH-INTENSITY' TELEMEDICINE CURBS ED USE IN DEMENTIA PATIENTS

    A comprehensive telemedicine program proved effective in reducing emergency department visits in people with dementia in senior living...

    Senior, Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 22, 2019

    EDWARDS WARNS OF BALLOON BURST RISK WITH SAPIEN 3 ULTRA

    Reports suggest a low risk of burst balloons during implantation of the TAVR system, but it has prompted a type 1 recall in Canada. News...

    Cardiology, News Alert
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 22, 2019

    PHYSICIAN COUNSELING AFTER HIV DIAGNOSIS COULD STEM EPIDEMIC

    Authorities in the United States are using genetic tests to trace the path of HIV through communities, and physicians are helping marginalized...

    HIV, AIDS, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 22, 2019

    TRUMP EPA ALLOWS USE OF CONTROVERSIAL PESTICIDE

    The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it will not ban the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 22, 2019

    AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS RELEASES STANDARDS FOR SURGICAL CARE OF OLDER ADULTS

    The American College of Surgeons has introduced a new surgical quality improvement program for hospitals that aims to promote high-quality...

    Hospital, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 22, 2019

    PETS MAY HELP OLDER ADULTS MANAGE CHRONIC PAIN

    People with pets may be able to use their companion animals to practice techniques for managing chronic pain without medication, researchers...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 22, 2019

    OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS MAY CURB ARNI USE AMONG MEDICARE RECIPIENTS

    High out-of-pocket costs may be hindering the use of sacubitril/valsartin, an angiotensin receptor-neprilysin inhibitor with a known...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 22, 2019

    INDOOR SMOKING BAN TIED TO HEART ATTACK DECLINE IN OLDER ADULTS

    Heart attack rates dropped among older adults in Scotland in the decade after a nationwide indoor smoking ban took effect, a new study...

    Drop, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 22, 2019

    FDA OKS APREMILAST FOR ORAL ULCERS OF BEHCET'S DISEASE

    The oral phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitor is the first FDA approval for this indication. FDA Approvals

    Rheumatology, News Alert
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 22, 2019

    FAST MRI PROTOCOL ACCURATELY IDENTIFIES PROSTATE CANCER AT LOWER COST

    A fast MRI protocol can accurately identify prostate cancer in biopsy-naive men at lower cost with minimally increased biopsy rates,...

    Prostate, Cancer, Medscape Today, News