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Camera on Google Glass May Boost Social Skills in Kids With ASD
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Wearable digital technology may help children recognize facial expressions and identify emotions, study authors say. Medscape Medical News
New Guidelines Address Osteoporosis Treatment Postmenopause
Monday, March 25, 2019
The Endocrine Society's new guidelines advise bisphosphonates and denosumab as first line for lower-risk women and anabolic treatments as first line for those at very high fracture risk. Medscape Medical News
Cannabis-Linked ED Visits: Smoking vs Eating Matters
Monday, March 25, 2019
Cannabis-related visits to the emergency department spiked in Colorado after marijuana was legalized there, with visits as a result of inhalable use being more frequent than from edible use. Medscape Medical News
Catheter for AF Maps, Ablates, and Sees Inside the Heart
Monday, March 25, 2019
A balloon catheter in development to treat atrial fibrillation incorporates ablation, mapping, and visualization inside the heart. An early study shows excellent rates of ablation and procedure time. Medscape Medical News
Surgery to Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk — One Step or Two?
Monday, March 25, 2019
Results from TUBA and WISP show high-risk women have few remaining cancer worries or decision regrets after undergoing prophylactic surgery to reduce ovarian cancer risk. Medscape Medical News
Testicular Graft Success Raises Hope for Boys With Cancer
Monday, March 25, 2019
Juvenile testicular tissue grafting technique could make it possible for some male survivors of childhood cancer to father their own biological children. Medscape Medical News
Big Alcohol Knocks Back Medical Clout on Drinking
Monday, March 25, 2019
Policies that curb alcohol consumption will help people most in need of intervention, one expert explains, as the drinks-industry lobby dukes it out with medical specialists and regulatory officials. Medscape Medical News
MI Less Frequent, Less Deadly Over 20 Years
Monday, March 25, 2019
Over the past 20 years, fewer older adults suffered myocardial infarction and outcomes improved in the United States, likely thanks to national prevention efforts and improved care, researchers say. Medscape Medical News
Ticagrelor Reversal Agent on the Horizon
Monday, March 25, 2019
A reversal agent for the P2Y12 inhibitor may soon be available after results of a new study showed immediate and sustained reversal of the antiplatelet effects of the drug. Medscape Medical News
10 Years to a Male Contraceptive?
Monday, March 25, 2019
Reporting preliminary results of another potential 'male pill', researchers are optimistic that a contraceptive for men will be commercially available within a decade. Medscape Medical News
Mental Health Apps: Boon or Bust?
Monday, March 25, 2019
The use of mental health apps has burgeoned in recent years. New research examines whether they are effective, user-friendly, and safe. Medscape Medical News
Who Is the Longest-Lived President?
Monday, March 25, 2019
Former President Jimmy Carter has lived longer than any other president in US history. Georgia Health News
FDA Panel Nixes Novel Alzheimer's Therapy
Monday, March 25, 2019
An FDA advisory panel questions the evidence showing beneficial effects of a therapy that combines transcranial magnetic stimulation with cognitive training. Medscape Medical News
Duke Settles Doctored Data Lawsuit for $112.5 Million
Monday, March 25, 2019
A whistleblower said that lung researchers had faked data in grant applications totaling $200 million. Medscape Medical News
In New Offensive Against HIV, Metro Atlanta Is a Battleground
Monday, March 25, 2019
President Trump's HIV strategy, announced during his State of the Union address last week, will target hot spots for HIV infection, such as Metro Atlanta. Georgia Health News
Childhood Maltreatment Ups Risk for Recurrent Depression
Monday, March 25, 2019
A brain imaging study identified ties between childhood maltreatment, brain structural alterations, and vulnerability to recurrent depression. Medscape Medical News
In Africa, US Cancer Guidelines Are 'Harmonized' to Locale
Monday, March 25, 2019
The well-regarded National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines are being adapted for regional use in Africa, but the high cost of cancer drugs is a problem. Medscape Medical News
Drug Addiction Stigma Is Like Old Cancer Stigma
Monday, March 25, 2019
Physicians who judge patients who have substance use disorders might want to reflect on the past stigmatization of cancer, says a cancer specialist. Medscape Medical News
Osilodrostat Continues to Show Promise for Cushing's Disease
Monday, March 25, 2019
The investigational 11β-hydroxylase normalized mean urinary free cortisol in most patients and was well-tolerated. Medscape Medical News
ADA and ACP Docs Debate Diabetes Goals: Outcome Is Surprise
Sunday, March 24, 2019
'A reasonable HbA1c goal for many nonpregnant adults with diabetes is Medscape Medical News
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