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Bad Behavior by Medical Trainees Target of New Proposal

29 veebruar, 2020 - 01:49
A "just culture" framework that borrows from the system for evaluating medical errors would help trainees and institutions learn from lapses in professionalism, experts said.
Medscape Medical News

New Study Suggests Milk Could Increase Breast Cancer Risk

28 veebruar, 2020 - 22:48
A new study suggests drinking cow's milk may increase breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women, but an expert warns that the study is observational and the data should not be over-inflated.
Medscape Medical News

US Finds Failures in USC's Treatment of Gynecologist Claims

28 veebruar, 2020 - 16:39
School ordered to overhaul procedures for preventing sex discrimination and to conduct a formal review.
Associated Press

COVID-19 Preparedness: Clinicians Can Lead the Way

28 veebruar, 2020 - 04:24
Clinicians can help lead the way in COVID-19 preparedness by fighting pandemic denial in themselves and being frank with their patients, an expert in risk communication said.
Medscape Medical News

How Family in the Room Affects Patient Care

27 veebruar, 2020 - 01:10
Dr Andrew Wilner reflects on how having patients' family and friends in the room can lead to a more engaged healthcare team.
Medscape Neurology

High-Dose Vitamin D in Pregnancy May Boost Kids' Bones

26 veebruar, 2020 - 16:06
Questions remain regarding the extent to which the findings support a clinical recommendation.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Updates Steps to Make Power Morcellators Safer in Surgery

26 veebruar, 2020 - 00:47
Laparoscopic power morcellation for myomectomy or hysterectomy should only be performed with an approved tissue containment system and only in appropriately selected patients.
News Alerts

CMS Aims to Reduce Physician Burden While Improving Quality

26 veebruar, 2020 - 00:47
The federal agency unveiled new 'rules of the road' for setting standards for quality care and its oversight of measures to improve patient safety and reduce physician burden.
Medscape Medical News

COVID-19: Time to 'Take the Risk of Scaring People'

25 veebruar, 2020 - 21:31
It's past time to call the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, a pandemic and help people prepare for widespread cases, experts said.
Medscape Medical News

Benzodiazepines Implicated in High Rate of ED Visits

25 veebruar, 2020 - 21:31
Seven out of eight ED visits attributed to adverse events from benzodiazepines involve self-harm or nonmedical use of these drugs.
Medscape Medical News

Mediterranean Diet Tied to Gut Diversity and Healthier Aging

25 veebruar, 2020 - 00:23
A new study finds that eating a Mediterranean-style diet alters the gut microbiome and is linked to less frailty and better cognitive function in the elderly.
Medscape Medical News

Medical Student Mistreatment Higher Among Women, Minorities

25 veebruar, 2020 - 00:23
Mistreatment from senior physicians, nurses, and staff is more common among medical students who are female, nonwhite, and/or not heterosexual.
Medscape Medical News

Frequent Inpatient Consults Up Care, Cost but Not Outcomes

25 veebruar, 2020 - 00:23
Medicare inpatients whose hospitalists relied more on specialist consultation had longer stays, greater costs, and higher subsequent specialist consultation but not better outcomes, a study found.
Medscape Medical News

FDA OKs Quadrivalent, Adjuvanted Flu Vaccine for Older Adults

25 veebruar, 2020 - 00:23
The quadrivalent version of Fluad was safe and effective against influenza strains included in the vaccine in multiple clinical studies with adults aged 65 years or older.
News Alerts

MTHFR and Birth Defects: Does Type of Folate Matter?

24 veebruar, 2020 - 21:21
How do MTHFR genotypes affect blood folate levels and the risk for birth defects? Here are the answers to some commonly asked questions.
CDC Expert Commentary

FDA OKs First Once-Daily IV COX-2 Preferential NSAID for Pain

21 veebruar, 2020 - 23:37
The FDA approved meloxicam injection (Anjeso, Baudax Bio) for the treatment of moderate to severe pain, either by itself or with other NSAID analgesics.
FDA Approvals

Endocrine Society Advises on Use of Romosozumab for Osteoporosis

21 veebruar, 2020 - 17:37
Updated guidance for osteoporosis now includes a recommendation for the use of romosozumab, but only in severe osteoporosis and not in women with a history of myocardial infarction or stroke.
Medscape Medical News

Flu Vaccine Effectiveness Good This Season, CDC Says

21 veebruar, 2020 - 02:30
Preliminary estimates show influenza vaccine effectiveness for 2019-2020 was 55% in children and 45% overall, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Medscape Medical News

Longer Breastfeeding, Lower Type 2 Risk After Gestational Diabetes

20 veebruar, 2020 - 23:30
Women with a history of gestational diabetes who breastfed for 2 years or longer had a 27% lower risk of type 2 diabetes than those who did not, a new study shows.
Medscape Medical News

Poll: Americans Unaware STIs Are Common and Increasing

19 veebruar, 2020 - 20:19
Despite evidence showing that some STIs are occurring at an all-time high, a new Kaiser Family Foundation poll shows American adults are unaware of STIs' prevalence and management.
Medscape Medical News