PREVENTING PATIENT FALLS

Helping to prevent patient falls is absolutely crucial, as one simple fall can cause so many problems - everything from broken hips...

IS CLOSING THE LOOP REALLY POSSIBLE IN THE OFFICE?

]]> - Do you think it's possible to get everything done, to clean everything up, to close all the loops? In this increasingly complex...

 
 
 

TEENS WITH EPILEPSY MORE LIKELY TO DISCUSS SUICIDE ONLINE

]]> - BALTIMORE - Teens with epilepsy were more than twice as likely as adults to talk about suicide on the Internet, an analysis of...

ACA TIED TO LOWER RATES OF HIGH-RISK PROSTATE CANCER

]]> - WASHINGTON - States that expanded Medicaid in 2014 following passage of the Affordable Care Act saw reduced rates of high-risk...

 
 
 

VASO-OCCLUSIVE CRISIS IN SICKLE CELL: COULD IT BE THIS EASY TO SPEED RELIEF?

]]> - ORLANDO - A cheap, over-the-counter oral supplement made standard treatments for vaso-occlusive crises in sickle cell disease...

EARLY SUCCESS WITH NEW MYELOMA CAR T-CELL THERAPY

]]> - ORLANDO - A dual-target CAR T-cell therapy led to a 100% response rate in a small group of patients with heavily pretreated multiple...

 
 
 

ASH: CONSIDER MARROW TRANSPLANT FOR SICKLE CELL KIDS

]]> - ORLANDO - Hematopoietic stem cell transplant for younger patients with sickle cell disease will get a boost in new American Society...

PRETERM BIRTH LINKED TO DIABETES LATER

]]> - Preterm birth may be a "hidden risk factor" for developing type 1 or type 2 diabetes later in life, according to researchers. A...

 
 
 

GEOGRAPHY EXPLAINS LUNG SURGERY DISPARITIES

]]> - New research confirms a wide variation in surgical rates for early-stage lung cancer by county of residence in the U.S. Living...

LESS OPIOID USE POSSIBLE EVEN WITH RADICAL CYSTECTOMY

]]> - WASHINGTON - Reducing perioperative opioid use for bladder cancer patients undergoing radical cystectomy appeared to be feasible...

 
 
 

STUDY BOLSTERS CASE FOR NOVEL XARELTO FORMULATION FOR KIDS

]]> - ORLANDO - New data from the so-called Einstein Jr. collaborative confirm dosing regimens for a pediatric oral suspension of rivaroxaban...

NEW MODEL PREDICTS CONTRAST-INDUCED ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY RISK DURING PCI

Study Authors: Chenxi Huang, Shu-Xia Li, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Cardiologists, nephrologists, radiologists, hospitalists The...

 
 
 

MEDPAC PROPOSES SCRAPPING ASC PAYMENT UPDATE

]]> - WASHINGTON - Members of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission , meeting on Thursday, identified a key problem in determining...

IS LONG-TERM MARIJUANA USE TIED TO TESTICULAR CANCER?

Study Authors: Mehrnaz Ghasemiesfe, Brooke Barrow, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Oncologists, urologists, pulmonologists,...

 
 
 

D-CARE: DENOSUMAB FLOPS IN EARLY BREAST CANCER

]]> - Denosumab with the intensive regimen used in the D-CARE trial has no role in the management of early breast cancer, researchers...

'MOVE AWAY FROM TEXAS': WHAT WE HEARD THIS WEEK

]]> - "It doesn't say everyone should move away from Texas." - Stephen Williams, MD, of the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston,...

 
 
 

ASH TO HIGHLIGHT ADVANCES, SCIENCE BEHIND THEM

]]> - ORLANDO - Science and data that have fueled the rapidly evolving field of hematology figure prominently in the program for the...

MORE REAL-WORLD EVIDENCE NEEDED IN DEVICE TRIALS, EXPERTS SAY

]]> - WASHINGTON - Medical device trials in cardiology need to do a better job of incorporating real world evidence, several speakers...

 
 
 

GENE THERAPY HITS ITS GOAL IN BCG-UNRESPONSIVE NMIBC

]]> - WASHINGTON - An investigational interferon-based gene therapy led to complete responses in more than half of patients with non-muscle-invasive...

IMEDICALAPPS: HEARTPEDIA REVIEW

]]> - Heart murmurs are exceedingly common in children - including newborns. Most murmurs are benign flow murmurs that will simply...

 
 
 



Cardiovascular Diseases Can No Longer Be Treated Using Aspirin

Cardiovascular Diseases Can No Longer Be Treated Using Aspirin

Aspirin no longer provides a net benefit as primary prevention for cardiovascular disease and cancer due to the use of various statins, which may have altered its benefits. Read more ...

Exercise Could Help Reduce the Side-effects of Prostate Hormone Therapy

Exercise Could Help Reduce the Side-effects of Prostate Hormone Therapy

Prescription of short-term exercise for patients with advanced prostate cancer could help to decrease the side-effects of hormone therapy, reports a new study. Read more ...

Even Light Alcohol Consumption Might Increase Cancer Risk

Even Light Alcohol Consumption Might Increase Cancer Risk

If you thought one-two drinks a day would not do any harm, think again. Even a light level of drinking may raise overall cancer risk, reports a new study. Read more ...

The same type of psychiatrists who profit from the mass drugging of children...

The same type of psychiatrists who profit from the mass drugging of children with mind-altering medications now claim President Trump is losing his mind and needs to be removed from power

The fake news media is getting faker by the day, with a new absurd claim that President Trump's mental health is “deteriorating” due to the potentially “catastrophic outcomes”... Read more ...

One in three hospitals in England raised car park prices last year

One in three hospitals in England raised car park prices last year

Hospitals in England collected more than £254million in parking charges from patients, visitors and staff last year and almost nine out of 10 people say parking at hospital... Read more ...

Dirty vaccines are proof that the RISKS outweigh the benefits - a look into...

Dirty vaccines are proof that the RISKS outweigh the benefits - a look into the health repercussions from vaccines over the past 75 years

Many people still believe today that Dr. Jonas Salk was the “God” of cult pharmacology because he invented the polio vaccine. But did he? In actuality, all he did was conduct... Read more ...

Effects of a Multimodal Exercise Program Plus Neural Gliding on Postural...

Effects of a Multimodal Exercise Program Plus Neural Gliding on Postural Control, Pain, and Flexibility of Institutionalized Older Adults: A Randomized, Parallel, and Double-Blind Study

Background and Purpose: The effect of adding neural mobilization to a multimodal program of exercises has not been investigated, despite its potential positive effects. The aim... Read more ...

UPDATED: New international E. coli outbreak hits 3 U.S. states, 5 Canada...

UPDATED: New international E. coli outbreak hits 3 U.S. states, 5 Canada provinces

State and federal officials are investigating a new multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections. The outbreak is associated with Fresh Express brand chopped salad kits... Read more ...

Supreme Court Upholds Kentucky Abortion Law

Supreme Court Upholds Kentucky Abortion Law

A Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions was upheld Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more ...

Taking a Few Deep Breaths Is the Simplest Thing You Can Do to Reduce Stress

Taking a Few Deep Breaths Is the Simplest Thing You Can Do to Reduce Stress

Lately, I have experienced heart-racing, stomach-turning signs of stress interrupting my day and ruining my ability to sleep through the night more times than I can count. I... Read more ...