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Study Backs Dx Threshold in COPD Guidelines
FEV 1:FVC below 0.70 best predicted hospitalization, death Source Reference: Bhatt SP, et al "Discriminative accuracy of FEV1:FVC thresholds for COPD-related hospitalization and mortality" JAMA 2019; ...
Risk of Growth, Malignancy Fairly Low in Adrenal Tumors
Adrenal tumors are unlikely to change over time, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis. Drawing upon data on ...
USPSTF: Nicotine-Addicted Youth Need Evidence-Based Treatments
Federal health officials have previously warned that the epidemic rise in youth e-cigarette use is addicting a new generation ...
Cardio Risk Factors Associated With Progressive Small-Vessel Disease
At the 2019 American Academy of Neurology annual meeting in Philadelphia, Eugene Scharf, MD, of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, ...
Anti-TNF a Success in Intestinal Behçet's
Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitor therapy was more effective than conventional therapy with corticosteroids for patients ...
Morning Break: Botox OK'd for Kids; Coffee Burns Fat; CBD to Treat Strep
Note that some links may require subscriptions. Another botulinum toxin (Botox) approval, says manufacturer Allergan: upper ...
Why Work-Life Balance Doesn’t Always Work in Medicine
With physician burnout being a common topic today, many are pointing toward improving work-life balance. And although I'm all ...
One in Four Cardiologists Burned Out
Few cardiologists in a survey said they liked their jobs, with a majority reporting feelings of stress or burnout. More than ...
Predicting Parkinson's; Dementia and Cancer; Precision Cognitive Aging
Cancer patients showed better memory function and slower memory decline than similarly aged people who remained cancer-free. ...
How Mentoring Gives Me Hope
I had only been a forensic fellow for a few weeks. I was sitting in Dr. Hirsch's office. I was nervous. I had submitted an ...
Trump Signs Executive Order on Healthcare Price Transparency
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that he argued will allow patients to better shop for ...
Unprofessional Behaviors May Undermine Patient Safety; Can Online Reviews Drive Better Care?
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