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US News Releases Latest Top Hospitals List

30 juuli, 2019 - 07:26
Mayo Clinic is still number 1, and for the 4th straight year, MD Anderson CC is tops in cancer, Cleveland Clinic is tops in cardiology, and the Hospital for Special Surgery is number 1 in orthopedics.
Medscape Medical News

Docs No Less Likely to Die in Hospital Than Other Patients

26 juuli, 2019 - 00:48
According to a recent study, physicians are no more likely to avoid aggressive end-of-life care and die at home than nonphysicians.
Medscape Medical News

How to Prevent Fatal Maternal Stroke and Other CV Events

25 juuli, 2019 - 16:34
Tragic maternal complications can be prevented with closer attention to blood pressure and other CV risk factors.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Increased Use of CT Scans During Pregnancy in US and Canada

24 juuli, 2019 - 21:40
Over 2 decades, rates of exposure to ionizing radiation from medical imaging increased among pregnant women in the US and Canada; rates of MRI are increasing and have surpassed CT rates.
Medscape Medical News

Are Rising Temperatures Affecting Fetal Development?

23 juuli, 2019 - 22:46
Extreme temperatures have been associated with several negative fetal health outcomes, and the largest study to date reinforces that link.
Medscape Medical News

Why 'Burnout' Is the Wrong Term for Physician Suffering

23 juuli, 2019 - 22:30
Two physicians contend that the profession is being gaslighted by institutions when it comes to burnout and anti-stress initiatives.
Medscape Business of Medicine

AI Predicts Long-term Death Risk From Single Chest X-ray

19 juuli, 2019 - 22:45
Using a single diagnostic image, a new artificial intelligence algorithm predicts 12-year mortality, new data suggested.
Medscape Medical News

Menstrual Cups Safe, Effective, and Largely Unkown

19 juuli, 2019 - 02:00
Menstrual cups are at least as effective at collecting menstrual blood as sanitary pads and tampons, yet a pervasive lack of awareness of the cups hinders widespread use.
Medscape Medical News

'Wake Up Call': Early Adult Health May Set Path for Later CVD

19 juuli, 2019 - 01:12
"This analysis brings the field 1 step closer to the 'holy grail' of a direct link between early life exposures and cardiovascular events," experts said.
Medscape Medical News

Universal Test and Treat Won't Stop HIV Epidemic

18 juuli, 2019 - 00:24
In recent years, 3 large studies tested the idea that scaling up HIV testing and offering treatment immediately might halt new infections. Researchers grapple with whether test-and-treat is enough.
Medscape Medical News

Biological Basis for the 'Female Advantage' in Alzheimer's

18 juuli, 2019 - 00:08
The female brain is more efficient then the male brain in the early stages of dementia, which may explain the female advantage when it comes to maintaining verbal memory.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Approves Drug Trio for UTI, Intra-abdominal Infection

17 juuli, 2019 - 19:22
The FDA approved the antibacterial drug trio imipenem, cilastatin, and relebactam for adults with complicated urinary tract infections and complicated intra-abdominal infections.
FDA Approvals

Pregnancy Outcomes Improved in Lupus

12 juuli, 2019 - 23:02
Pregnancy outcomes improved among women with lupus over the past 2 decades; one expert questioned results and stressed that these women are still at high risk for poor outcomes such as maternal death.
Medscape Medical News

Sex May Be Less Satisfying With Age, Too Few Women Seek Help

12 juuli, 2019 - 19:50
A new survey reveals patterns as to why older women do or don't have sex and shows that just 6% of postmenopausal women in the UK sought medical help for sexual dysfunction.
Medscape Medical News

No Drop in Patient Outcomes With Reduced Resident Hours

12 juuli, 2019 - 00:25
With the new data showing similar patient outcomes, one expert stressed that the discussion now needs to shift from the total number of hours in the hospital to how those hours are spent.
Medscape Medical News

Doubled Risk of Death After MIS for Cervical Cancer: 'Disturbing'

11 juuli, 2019 - 18:33
An increased risk of death and cancer recurrence has again been found after minimally invasive surgery (MIS compared when with compared open radical hysterectomy.
Medscape Medical News

Shake-Up Needed in Thyroid Evaluation Before, During Pregnancy?

10 juuli, 2019 - 18:19
High, as well as low, maternal thyroid function is associated with poor brain development in kids. Early pregnancy is the most vulnerable period; results indicate it may be time for preconception thyroid testing.
Medscape Medical News

New Hope in Recurrent Miscarriage: Micronized Progesterone

9 juuli, 2019 - 18:37
A new study provides high-quality evidence of a potentially effective treatment for bleeding in early pregnancy.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

EHR Happy Hour Smooths Out Kinks for Docs

9 juuli, 2019 - 00:16
Monthly small-group meetings have produced low-effort, high-yield solutions to nagging EHR mysteries and provided unexpected social benefits.
Medscape Medical News

Giving Up Alcohol Boosts Mental Health in Women

8 juuli, 2019 - 22:24
In two large cohorts, mental health was best among men and women who were lifetime abstainers, but women who quit neared that level of good mental health within a few years, according to a new study.
Medscape Medical News