• By Medscape   -   Apr 21, 2018

    THE TIME FOR GENDER EQUITY IS NOW, SAYS ACP

    New recommendations could help eliminate gender bias related to compensation and the career advancement of physicians, a longtime goal...

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 20, 2018

    SENATE MINORITY LEADER SCHUMER SEEKS TO DECRIMINALIZE MARIJUANA

    The proposed legislation would also call for further research into the drug's potential benefits and risks. Medscape Medical News

    Drugs, Psychiatry, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 20, 2018

    MARIJUANA AND THE DEVELOPING BRAIN: CURRENT STATE OF EVIDENCE

    What do we know about the effect of marijuana on the adolescent brain? Medscape Pediatrics

    Brain, Adolescence, Pediatrics, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 20, 2018

    DEPRESSION IN YOUNG WOMEN: OFTEN THERE, OFTEN OVERLOOKED

    Dr. Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights a gap in treating depression in young women. Medscape Internal Medicine

    Depression, Internal Medicine, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 20, 2018

    HERE'S WHAT'S NEW IN THE HIV TREATMENT GUIDELINES

    Dr Paul Sax reports on a new recommended HIV treatment option and thanks Marty Hirsch for his skillful leadership of the guidelines...

    AIDS, HIV, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 20, 2018

    PREDIABETES, DIABETES SCREENING CRITERIA MISS HALF OF PATIENTS

    Current diabetes screening criteria miss half of patients with diabetes and prediabetes; using an expanded version could identify many...

    Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 20, 2018

    WEARABLE WRIST DEVICE RELIEVES SYMPTOMS IN ESSENTIAL TREMOR

    Noninvasive peripheral nerve stimulation is safe and effective in reducing tremors in patients with essential tremor, early research...

    Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 20, 2018

    SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT IN UK VERY RESISTANT GONORRHEA CASE

    Ertapenem antibiotic treatment has been successful for a man from the UK who acquired a strain of 'very resistant gonorrhea' while...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 20, 2018

    REAL-WORLD DATA BACK CORONARY SINUS STENT IN REFRACTORY ANGINA

    About 80% of patients with chronic, refractory angina appear to respond to the novel stent, but its path to US approval is unsettled. Medscape...

    Angina, Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 20, 2018

    DRUG TEST SPURS FRANK TALK BETWEEN HYPERTENSION PATIENTS AND DOCTORS

    Roughly half of patients don't take their high blood pressure medicine as they should, even though heart disease is the leading cause...

    Hypertension, Drugs, Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 20, 2018

    SKELETAL MUSCLE MITOCHONDRIA ALTERED IN TYPE 1 DIABETES

    Reuters Health Information

    Diabetes, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 20, 2018

    ASSAYS PREDICT NON-RESPONSE TO ANTI-TNF-ALPHA THERAPY IN IBD

    Reuters Health Information

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 20, 2018

    MALE BRCA CARRIERS AT INCREASED RISK OF MANY CANCERS

    Men with germline mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are at increased cancer risk and may benefit from wider screening than is...

    Cancer, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 20, 2018

    LARGE SPLEEN HELPS EXPLAIN DEEP-DIVING SKILLS OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN 'SEA NOMADS'

    An age-old nomadic community of Southeast Asian boat-dwellers who get their food from the sea appear to have evolved enlarged spleens...

    Food, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 20, 2018

    EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR IMPLICATED IN SEVEN AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES

    Reuters Health Information

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 20, 2018

    'FACEBOOK FOR SCIENTISTS' RESOLVES COPYRIGHT ROW WITH SOME PUBLISHERS

    A group of academic publishers has reached an agreement with ResearchGate, an online collaboration platform backed by Bill Gates and...

    Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 20, 2018

    PROLONGED DELAY IN CARE IMPACTS BURDEN OF NOMA DISEASE

    Noma, a gangrenous infection of the face, may go untreated for well over a decade, reflecting the incidence and prevalence of the disease...

    Face, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 20, 2018

    WHO RECOMMENDS TESTING BEFORE USE OF SANOFI'S DENGUE VACCINE

    The World Health Organization said on Thursday Sanofi's vaccine against dengue should only be used after testing on individuals to...

    Vaccination, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 20, 2018

    FDA STAFF RAISES SAFETY CONCERNS OVER LILLY/INCYTE ARTHRITIS DRUG

    An experimental rheumatoid arthritis drug developed by Eli Lilly and Co and Incyte Corp poses serious risks of deadly blood clots at...

    Drugs, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Food, Arthritis, Medscape Today, News
  • By Medscape   -   Apr 20, 2018

    IMPROVING OUTCOMES WILL TAKE MORE THAN CLINICAL CARE

    After Katrina, the New Orleans healthcare system had to be rebuilt. Partnerships with governments, churches, and social services led...

    Internal Medicine, News