• By Medscape   -   Nov 18, 2017

    POPE DENOUNCES HEALTHCARE INEQUALITY, SAYS ALL SHOULD BE PROTECTED

    Pope Francis condemned on Thursday inequality in healthcare, particularly in rich countries, saying governments had a duty to protect...

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, News
  • By Medscape   -   Nov 18, 2017

    INDIA TELLS TOP UTILITY TO MIX CROP RESIDUE WITH COAL TO REDUCE NEW DELHI SMOG

    India directed its largest utility NTPC Ltd to blend crop residue with coal at its power plants, in a bid to reduce stubble burning...

    Power, Family Medicine, Primary Care, News
  • By Medscape   -   Nov 18, 2017

    EARLY ISOCALORIC ENTERAL NUTRITION IN ICU LINKED TO MORE GI PROBLEMS

    Reuters Health Information

    Nutrition, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Nov 18, 2017

    TRANSCATHETER APPROACH MAY BEST SURGERY FOR PEPTIC ULCER BLEEDING

    Reuters Health Information

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Nov 18, 2017

    AUTOREFRACTION ASSESSMENT, EYEGLASSES BY MAIL MAY HELP THE UNDERSERVED

    A screening program in Baltimore that used autorefraction to assess patients' eyesight, and then provided free eyeglasses to them,...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Nov 18, 2017

    FASTER FIX FOR ACUTE DACRYOCYSTITIS

    In patients with acute dacryocystitis with lacrimal sac abscess formation, endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy prompts speedier recovery...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Nov 18, 2017

    PROBIOTICS MIX MAY CURB ATOPIC DERMATITIS SEVERITY, TOPICAL STEROID USE IN YOUNG PEOPLE

    Reuters Health Information

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Nov 18, 2017

    NOVEL BIOMARKER HELPFUL IN DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF UTI IN FEBRILE INFANTS

    The novel biomarker urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin has “substantial accuracy” identifying febrile infants and young...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Nov 18, 2017

    PFIZER, NOVARTIS AGREE UK PRICE CUTS FOR NEW BREAST CANCER DRUGS

    Pfizer and Novartis have agreed price cuts for their rival breast cancer drugs Ibrance and Kisqali to ensure they can be used routinely...

    Drugs, Cancer, Breast, Breasts, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Nov 18, 2017

    PET IMAGING MAY PREDICT DRUG RESPONSE, SURVIVAL IN ADVANCED PROSTATE CANCER

    Reuters Health Information

    Prostate, Drugs, Cancer, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Nov 17, 2017

    J&J WINS CALIFORNIA LAWSUIT CLAIMING ASBESTOS IN TALC CAUSED CANCER

    A California jury on Thursday ruled in favor of Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who said she developed the cancer mesothelioma...

    Cancer, Baby, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Nov 17, 2017

    KIDS STILL GET CODEINE AFTER SURGERIES DESPITE SAFETY WARNINGS

    Even after warnings from doctors and drug regulators about the dangers of opioids for children, 1 in 20 kids still get codeine after...

    Drugs, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Nov 17, 2017

    LGBT ACTIVISTS CALL FOR GLOBAL END TO ELECTRIC SHOCKS, PILLS TO 'CURE' GAY PEOPLE

    Reuters Health Information

    Cures, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Nov 17, 2017

    PARKINSON'S HITS EARLIER WITH HIGHER GENETIC BURDEN OF LRRK2 VARIANTS

    Increases in the genetic burden of LRRK2 risk variants are associated with an earlier age at onset of Parkinson's disease in Asians,...

    Parkinson, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Nov 17, 2017

    JOHNSON & JOHNSON HIT WITH $247 MLN VERDICT IN HIP IMPLANT TRIAL

    A federal jury in Dallas on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit to pay $247 million to six patients...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Nov 17, 2017

    BILLIONAIRE FOUNDER OF INSYS TO PLEAD NOT GUILTY TO OPIOID BRIBE SCHEME

    Reuters Health Information

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  • By Medscape   -   Nov 17, 2017

    LOWER MEDICAID FEES LINKED TO SCARCER PRIMARY CARE APPOINTMENTS

    When the fees paid to healthcare providers by Medicaid go up, appointments with primary care doctors suddenly become more available...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Nov 17, 2017

    A 'BLOWOUT YEAR' FOR AI IN RADIOLOGY

    This technology-driven field of medicine is witnessing fast-paced change that will be discussed at the upcoming Radiological Society...

    Radiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Nov 17, 2017

    NEW RE-DUAL PCI DATA: DABIGATRAN DUAL THERAPY BENEFIT CONSISTENT

    The "reassuring" findings from the RE-DUAL PCI study were seen in several subgroups of patients with atrial fibrillation in a setting...

    Face, Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Nov 17, 2017

    ENDOSCOPY COULD SPARE MORE BARRETT'S PATIENTS FROM SURGERY

    For patients with Barrett's esophagus, endoscopy, a recognized treatment for high-grade dysplasia, is just as effective for intramucosal...

    Gastroenterology, News