Subscribe: Medscape Medical News Headlines
http://www.medscape.com/cx/rssfeeds/2700.xml
Added By: Feedage Forager Feedage Grade A rated
Language: English
Tags:
copd  costs  diabetes  drug  hypertension  medical news  medical  medscape medical  medscape  news  patients  risk  triple therapy 
Rate this Feed
Rate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feed
Rate this feed 1 starRate this feed 2 starRate this feed 3 starRate this feed 4 starRate this feed 5 star

Comments (0)

Feed Details and Statistics Feed Statistics
Preview: Medscape Medical News Headlines

Medscape Medical News Headlines



Latest medical news from Medscape



 



Irregular Periods Linked to Type 2 Diabetes in Teenage GirlsIrregular Periods Linked to Type 2 Diabetes in Teenage Girls

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:38:53 EDT

Obese adolescent girls with type 2 diabetes show increased menstrual irregularity, metabolic dysfunction, and higher testosterone levels. Antihyperglycemic treatment did not improve outcomes.
Medscape Medical News



Do You Pray With Your Patients?Do You Pray With Your Patients?

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 06:41:10 EDT

Patients sometimes ask for spiritual comfort from their physicians and other clinicians.
Medscape Reader Polls



CMS to Recast 'Meaningful Use' Data Reporting RulesCMS to Recast 'Meaningful Use' Data Reporting Rules

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 04:49:56 EDT

Medicare officials also are using the update of an annual payment to compel hospitals to put their standard charges on the Internet and to address price of costly CAR T cancer treatment.
Medscape Medical News



Triple Therapy for COPD More Effective Than Dual Inhalers?Triple Therapy for COPD More Effective Than Dual Inhalers?

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:33:09 EDT

Triple therapy in a single inhaler reduces exacerbations in COPD more effectively than dual-inhaler comparators in a randomized trial, but experts question the study design.
Medscape Medical News



FDA Expands Indication for Trelegy Ellipta in COPDFDA Expands Indication for Trelegy Ellipta in COPD

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:25:29 EDT

The once-daily, single inhaler triple therapy is now indicated for a broader population of patients with COPD.
FDA Approvals



Higher Rates of Depression in Sexual Minority YouthHigher Rates of Depression in Sexual Minority Youth

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:18:52 EDT

Sexual minority youth have higher rates of depression than their heterosexual peers. This study explores the contribution of cyberbullying, unmet medical needs, and other factors to depressive symptoms.
Medscape Medical News



TLR, Even With Modern Stents, Can Raise MI, Mortality RiskTLR, Even With Modern Stents, Can Raise MI, Mortality Risk

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:12:44 EDT

Interventionalists may downplay PCI's higher target-lesion revascularization risk, but to surgeons it 'isn't as trivial as we sometimes make it sound. And they might be on to something,' says an expert.
Medscape Medical News



Homecare, Elder Abuse, and Hypertension Top Talks at AGSHomecare, Elder Abuse, and Hypertension Top Talks at AGS

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:56:45 EDT

The delivery of hospital care at home, especially for the growing population of house-bound older adults, will be examined at the upcoming American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Scientific Meeting.
Medscape Medical News



High Cesarean Delivery Rates Disputed at ACOGHigh Cesarean Delivery Rates Disputed at ACOG

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:09:11 EDT

An 'epidemic' of cesarean delivery will be debated at the upcoming American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) meeting, where strategies will be discussed to bring these numbers down.
Medscape Medical News



VA Nominee Hearing Delayed After 'Serious Allegations' AriseVA Nominee Hearing Delayed After 'Serious Allegations' Arise

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:48:07 EDT

The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs jointly called for information from the White House on 'allegations' regarding Trump's VA nominee Rear Admiral Ronny L. Jackson, MD.
Medscape Medical News



Girl With Rare Disease Races Time Via Virtual TechGirl With Rare Disease Races Time Via Virtual Tech

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:34:13 EDT

Pediatric brain disease patients the latest to gather data for clinical trails from the comfort of their own home.
WebMD Health News



Artificial Pancreas Systems for Diabetes Are Works in ProgressArtificial Pancreas Systems for Diabetes Are Works in Progress

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:17:33 EDT

Meta-analysis confirms efficacy and safety of artificial pancreas, or closed-loop systems, in type 1 diabetes, but overall data are found lacking.
Medscape Medical News



FDA Panel Gives Partial Nod to RA Drug BaricitinibFDA Panel Gives Partial Nod to RA Drug Baricitinib

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:14:46 EDT

Agency officials will need to sort through the competing messages from their advisers as they weigh whether to allow a competitor to Pfizer's Janus kinase drug tofacitinib on the US market.
Medscape Medical News



Choice of Bay Area for AIDS Conference Exposes Tension Among ActivistsChoice of Bay Area for AIDS Conference Exposes Tension Among Activists

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:12:53 EDT

Numerous advocacy groups oppose the recent decision to hold the 2020 International AIDS conference in San Francisco and Oakland, and some argue it shouldn’t be in the U.S. at all. Those who support the decision say the predominantly liberal politics of the region make it an ideal venue for sending a message about the Trump administration’s perceived retreat from leadership on AIDS.
Kaiser Health News



Can Marijuana Be the Answer for Pain?Can Marijuana Be the Answer for Pain?

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:02:30 EDT

Could marijuana be the next pain reliever of choice?
WebMD Health News



Low Risk for Ureteral Stricture From Cervical Ca BrachytherapyLow Risk for Ureteral Stricture From Cervical Ca Brachytherapy

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:42:37 EDT

Neither intracavitary nor interstitial brachytherapy increases the risk for ureteral stricture in locally advanced cervical cancer, except in the setting of hydronephrosis.
Medscape Medical News



Prior Silent MI Linked to Tripling of Risk in Acute MI PatientsPrior Silent MI Linked to Tripling of Risk in Acute MI Patients

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:40:54 EDT

Silent MIs predicted major adverse events and death in patients presenting with their first clinical acute MI, independent of common clinical, angiographic, and functional variables.
Medscape Medical News



Diabetes Screening Cuts Care Costs in High-Risk AdultsDiabetes Screening Cuts Care Costs in High-Risk Adults

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:35:06 EDT

'The relatively modest cost of screening per person discovered to have developed diabetes was offset within 2 years by savings in the healthcare system,' Danish researchers report.
Medscape Medical News



Revised Guideline Ups Hypertension Prevalence in KidsRevised Guideline Ups Hypertension Prevalence in Kids

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:29:47 EDT

A revised classification table for pediatric hypertension has increased the estimated prevalence of elevated blood pressure in children and adolescents by 20%, a study has shown.
Medscape Medical News



Bundled Payments With Drug Costs Penalize Oncology PracticesBundled Payments With Drug Costs Penalize Oncology Practices

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 09:15:26 EDT

Bundled payments are being tested as a means of cutting costs, but owing to the mix of patient conditions, some oncology practices could see a decline in revenue.
Medscape Medical News