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FDA OKs New Drug for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation

14 veebruar, 2020 - 01:11
Lactitol (Pizensy) is an osmotic laxative taken once daily for treatment in adults with chronic idiopathic constipation.
FDA Approvals

HPV Vaccine for Adults: Who Needs It? Who Doesn't?

14 veebruar, 2020 - 01:11
Find out which adults should be offered the HPV vaccine and who might want to skip it.
Medscape Internal Medicine

Test Normal, but Sperm Differs in Obesity, May Impact Fertility

13 veebruar, 2020 - 19:08
'We have shown that obesity significantly impacts the human sperm proteome, potentially to the detriment of important spermatogenic processes and the function of mature spermatozoa,' say researchers.
Medscape Medical News

Hard Times for America's $100M Breast Cancer Screening Trial

13 veebruar, 2020 - 16:07
The United States is spending a lot of money on a huge breast cancer screening trial that some clinicians say is unnecessary or even unethical. What's going on?
Medscape Medical News

Newborn Transfer May Not Reflect True Rate of Complications

13 veebruar, 2020 - 04:04
Using newborn transfer as a measure of quality of obstetric care may disadvantage hospitals that do not have a neonatal intensive care unit, which are likely to transfer newborns to hospitals that have them.
Medscape Medical News

One in Five Elective Surgeries Comes With a Surprise Bill

11 veebruar, 2020 - 18:44
Researchers estimate that on average, there are more than $2000 add-on charges for out-of-network clinicians such as anesthesiologists and surgical assistants after procedures with in-network primary surgeons.
Medscape Medical News

More Patients Turning to 'Direct Primary Care'

11 veebruar, 2020 - 18:44
DPC Frontier estimates there are 1,219 practices in 48 states and Washington, D.C. They range in size from solo practitioners to corporate, multisite primary care organizations with thousands of doctors.
WebMD Health News

SMFM 2020

10 veebruar, 2020 - 21:30
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from SMFM 2020
Medscape Ob/Gyn

PCP Visits Declined by Nearly One Quarter in Less Than 10 Years

7 veebruar, 2020 - 23:59
Fewer commercially insured adults are visiting primary care physicians, and the trend has both negative and positive consequences, experts said.
Medscape Medical News

Can a Weighted Vest Preserve Bone as Seniors Lose Weight?

7 veebruar, 2020 - 17:55
"I am hopeful that we'll see participants lose weight and that the vest use is able to reduce weight-loss-associated bone loss to a similar degree as resistance training," says lead investigator.
Medscape Medical News

Testing Sperm at Home: The Latest Infertility Trend

6 veebruar, 2020 - 23:48
Reacting to reports of falling sperm counts among the population, some men seek reassurance through home sperm testing.
Medscape Family Medicine

Clinicians' 'Number-One Wish' for Artificial Intelligence

6 veebruar, 2020 - 23:48
Dr Eric Topol and AI researcher Dr Fei-Fei Li discuss how AI can augment and enhance the human work of healthcare.

'Unprecedented' Doubling of NP Workforce Seen in Recent Years

6 veebruar, 2020 - 05:38
Online training programs helped increase the number of NPs working in the US, a new study found. The data may play into a brewing policy battle in Washington about how Medicare pays NPs.
Medscape Medical News

Menopause Hormone Therapy Found to Delay Type 2 Diabetes

5 veebruar, 2020 - 20:33
An expert reviews the evidence of the effects of hormone therapy on the development of type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women.
Medscape Medical News

ACIP Updates Recommendations for Adult Vaccines

4 veebruar, 2020 - 02:13
The ACIP's 2020 guidelines include updated instructions for nuanced shared clinical decision making in certain scenarios.
News Alerts

New Multimorbidity Score Better Than Charlson Comorbidity Index?

4 veebruar, 2020 - 02:13
The Cambridge Multimorbidity Score outperformed the currently used Charlson Comorbidity Index, a study found.
Medscape Medical News

Gestational Diabetes: The Treatment Controversy Rages On

31 jaanuar, 2020 - 19:09
Data are still lacking to firmly prioritize the most commonly used drugs, says an expert.
Medscape Medical News

Screening Mammograms: Is AI Better Than a Radiologist?

31 jaanuar, 2020 - 19:09
At first, AI wasn't living up to its promise in the detection of breast cancer, but where are we now?
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Gut Microbiome Is Less Diverse in Obese Teens With PCOS

29 jaanuar, 2020 - 18:32
Obese teens with PCOS had an altered gut microbiome, with decreased diversity and increased "unhealthy" bacteria compared to obese teens without PCOS; higher testosterone was linked to unhealthy bacteria.
Medscape Medical News

Wuhan Virus: What Clinicians Need to Know

29 jaanuar, 2020 - 00:06
Ask patients who appear to have the flu if they, or someone they have been in contact with, recently returned from China. If so, specimens should be sent to the local health department.
Medscape Medical News