• By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2018

    VITAMIN D BOOSTS, SMOKING CLOUDS COGNITION IN MS

    Medscape Medical News

    Vitamins, Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2018

    ACCESS TO EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION REDUCES VISITS TO THE ED

    Visits to the emergency department for emergency contraception decreased precipitously after levonorgestrel EC, known as the morning-after...

    Contraception, Ob, Gyn & Women's Health, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2018

    EMA TAKES FURTHER ACTION IN ONGOING REVIEW OF TAINTED 'SARTANS'

    The European Medicines Agency has placed Zheijiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals under increased supervision and stopped Aurobindo Pharma...

    Cardiology, News Alert
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2018

    PROBIOTICS, FECAL TRANSPLANT PROMISING IN ULCERATIVE COLITIS

    Probiotics and fecal microbiota transplantation are effective for clinical remission and clinical response in ulcerative colitis, a...

    Gastroenterology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2018

    NEW RET INHIBITORS SHOW REDUCED TOXICITIES IN THYROID CANCER

    The precision-targeted therapies show early, encouraging signs of reduced toxicities for medullary, thyroid cancers. Medscape Medical...

    Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrinology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2018

    CHECKPOINT INHIBITORS, WEARABLES AMONG HOT TOPICS AT ACR

    Immunotherapy has opened up exciting options for cancer treatment, but it can also lead to significant complications, which specialists...

    Cancer, Rheumatology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2018

    EDS SEE MORE PATIENTS, FEWER INPATIENT ADMISSIONS

    US acute care hospitals had a marked increase in the number of patients seeking care in emergency departments nationally but proportionally...

    Hospital, Hospital Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2018

    TWO STUDIES CHANGE THE VIEW OF PROBIOTICS

    Results from ground-breaking research show that fecal analysis is inadequate for studying probiotics and that probiotics may harm some...

    Gastroenterology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2018

    ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION COMMON IN CHILDHOOD CANCER SURVIVORS

    Of a sample of 1021 male survivors of childhood cancer, 29% reported having erectile dysfunction. Medscape Medical News

    Cancer, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2018

    IPAD 9-HOLE PEG TEST CORRELATES WITH MS IMAGING

    Testing manual dexterity over time using tablet-based technology could streamline the clinical monitoring of people with multiple sclerosis. Medscape...

    Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2018

    STEM CELL TRANSPLANT EFFECTIVE AS FIRST LINE IN AGGRESSIVE MS

    Stem cell treatment for MS is now becoming safe and highly effective for certain patients with very active disease, latest data suggest. Medscape...

    Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2018

    C-SECTIONS DOUBLE SINCE 2000: RICH TOO MANY, POOR TOO FEW

    A new Lancet series on C-sections worldwide shows an almost doubling of rates in the past two decades; while the richest women are...

    Ob, Gyn & Women's Health, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2018

    FDA PANEL DELIVERS MIXED VIEWS FOR TWO NEW OPIOIDS

    An FDA advisory committee gives the nod to a sublingual opioid, but amid loud criticism around safety, while narrowly recommending...

    Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2018

    MOST OLDER PATIENTS OK WITH DEPRESCRIBING

    Most older adults were willing to stop taking at least one of their medications with permission from their physician, a survey of Medicare...

    Internal Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 15, 2018

    MOC AS ANTITRUST ISSUE: DOJ BACKS MORE CHOICE IN CERTIFICATION

    Proposed Maryland legislation would promote greater competition among sponsors of physician specialty certification recognized by hospitals...

    Hospital, Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 12, 2018

    POLIO-LIKE VIRUS IN CHILDREN CAUSING CONCERN AROUND US

    The CDC has confirmed 38 cases, but health officials are reporting an increasing number of suspected cases around the country. Medscape...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 12, 2018

    DO NOT USE DECONGESTANTS FOR COLDS IN CHILDREN YOUNGER THAN AGE 6

    A new review finds no evidence that decongestants provide any benefit to young children and may cause harm. Medscape Medical News

    Cold, Pediatrics, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 12, 2018

    BEHIND THE PIMPLE VIDEO CRAZE

    Millions of viewers around the world visit the website YouTube to watch people pop pimples. Some pimple poppers have even become stars...

    Dermatology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 12, 2018

    EMBOLISM RECOMMENDATIONS NOT FOLLOWED BY MANY HOSPITALS

    Several Veteran's Administration Hospitals are not abiding by guidelines for patients with suspected pulmonary embolism, new research...

    Hospital, Pulmonary Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 12, 2018

    'BURNING DEBATE' ON MCDONALD DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA IN MS

    New McDonald diagnostic criteria for multiple sclerosis were the focus of a debate here at the ECTRIMS 2018 congress that spilled over...

    Neurology & Neurosurgery, News