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Patients With Diabetes at Increased Risk for Sleep Apnea

WEDNESDAY, March 20, 2019 -- Patients with type 2 diabetes are at increased risk for developing obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), independent of other factors,... Read more

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Breast Density Categorization Varies With Screening Modality

WEDNESDAY, March 20, 2019 -- Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) breast density categorization may vary by screening mammographic modality,... Read more

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Practices for Reducing COPD Hospital Readmissions Explored

WEDNESDAY, March 20, 2019 -- Communication, implementation of guidelines, and improved identification of risk factors may help reduce chronic obstructive... Read more

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Recommendations Issued for HSCT in Multiple Myeloma

WEDNESDAY, March 20, 2019 -- A consensus statement for the use of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) in the treatment of multiple myeloma (MM) has... Read more

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Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives

WEDNESDAY, March 20, 2019 -- Overall, physicians are happy and enjoy their lives, according to the 2019 American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)/CompHealth... Read more

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Healthy Food Rx Could Be Cost-Effective for Medicare, Medicaid

WEDNESDAY, March 20, 2019 -- Economic incentives for healthier foods through Medicare and Medicaid could generate substantial health gains and be highly... Read more

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Sugary Drinks Tied to Cardiovascular Disease Mortality

WEDNESDAY, March 20, 2019 -- Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) is associated with increased mortality, mainly cardiovascular disease (CVD)... Read more

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Daily Cannabis Use May Up Risk for Developing Psychotic Disorder

WEDNESDAY, March 20, 2019 -- Cannabis use is associated with increased odds of psychotic disorder, according to a study published online March 19 in The Lancet... Read more

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FDA: First Treatment Approved Specifically for Postpartum Depression

WEDNESDAY, March 20, 2019 -- Zulresso (brexanolone) injection has been approved for intravenous (IV) use in the treatment of postpartum depression (PPD) in... Read more

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ACC: Catheter Ablation Does Not Cut Mortality, Stroke in A-Fib

WEDNESDAY, March 20, 2019 -- For patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), catheter ablation does not significantly reduce the risk for death, disabling stroke,... Read more

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FDA Takes Action Against Marketer of Unapproved Products Claiming to Treat Addiction, Chronic Pain and Other Serious Conditions

March 19, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today posted a warning letter to Nutra Pharma Corp. for illegally marketing unapproved products... Read more

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FDA OKs Tecentriq for Extensive-Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer

TUESDAY, March 19, 2019 -- Tecentriq (atezolizumab) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with extensive-stage small cell... Read more

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, March 12-16

The 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons The annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons was held from March... Read more

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Model Predicts Survival in Transplant-Ineligible Myeloma Patients

TUESDAY, March 19, 2019 -- For patients with multiple myeloma who are ineligible for stem cell transplantation, a risk profile can predict overall survival,... Read more

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FDA Warns Homeopathic Company About Illegal Product Claims

TUESDAY, March 19, 2019 -- Nutra Pharma Corp. has been warned about illegal marketing of unapproved homeopathic products with claims that they can treat... Read more

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CDC: New HIV Transmission Often From Those Unaware of Infection

TUESDAY, March 19, 2019 -- Most new HIV transmissions are from people who do not know they have HIV infection or are aware of infection but are not receiving... Read more

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Favorable Outcomes Seen in Long Term for ALLR3 Trial

TUESDAY, March 19, 2019 -- For children with B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia with late bone marrow relapse, risk stratification by minimal... Read more

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Light Physical Activity Tied to Lower CHD, CVD Risk in Women

TUESDAY, March 19, 2019 -- Light physical activity (PA) is associated with reductions in coronary heart disease (CHD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) among... Read more

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Novel Checklist Can Distinguish Anthrax Exposure From Other Illnesses

TUESDAY, March 19, 2019 -- A newly developed checklist can rapidly identify anthrax cases after a suspected mass exposure, according to a study published... Read more

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Female Emergency Physicians Paid Less Than Males

TUESDAY, March 19, 2019 -- A gender-based salary gap persists among academic emergency medicine physicians, according to a study published in the March issue... Read more

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