Medscape Medical News Although no definitive recommendation can be made for particular types of stimulation, findings of a new review suggest that high-frequency stimulation is not the only technique superior to sham.
Medscape Medical News Low income and sicker patients with high-deductible plans don't have reserves to fund acute complication visits; an editorialist says such plans are not good for the vulnerable.
Medscape Medical News Better selection of surgical patients who are less likely to require adjuvant CRT is needed as trimodal therapy increased treatment-related toxic effects.
Medscape Medical News Results of a new study shed fresh light on the relationships between Aβ production and clearance throughout the day and night.
Medscape Medical News Should screening for Clostridium sordelli be implemented for all women following childbirth? The fatal outcome of this case suggests it might be wise.
Laboratory Medicine Are primary care physicians following up discharged STEMI patients with proper titration of medications and adequate plans for future treatment?
British Journal of Cardiology This brief report summarizes the results of the latest Phase III trials on efinaconazole 10% nail solution, which shows potential as an antifungal therapy for the treatment of onychomycosis.
Skin Therapy Letter Timed urine collections have long been the standard for measuring urinary protein, but have they outlived their usefulness?
American Journal of Kidney Diseases Does an implantable cardiac monitoring device compare favorably in accuracy to standard Holter monitoring for detection of episodes of atrial fibrillation?
Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology This overview addresses the public health impact of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome, as well as current best evidence as to its cause and clinical approach.
Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report The efficacy of once-daily Vemlidy is similar to that of tenofovir disoproxil (Viread) with fewer bone and renal side effects, the company says.
Medscape Medical News The American College of Physicians said that it would continue work to stop any bill that removes health coverage for millions of Americans.
News Alerts Legal challenges for PCKS9-inhibitor drugs, statins in the young, hacked cardiac devices, prediabetes screening, and empathy are the topics discussed by Dr John Mandrola in this week's podcast.
theheart.org on Medscape The federal government has issued a final rule that makes data about a patient's substance use history more readily available to help with coordination of care but mandates privacy protection measures.
Medscape Medical News Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from SCCM 2017.
Medscape Critical Care Telling fibs about the quality of our diet may be about to get harder. Scientists in the UK say they've developed a simple test to show whether we've eaten a healthy meal or loaded up on junk food.
WebMD Health News Although further study is needed, the implications are that "eventually, chronic stress could be treated as an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease, one that is routinely screened for and effectively managed, similar to other major cardiovascular disease risk factors," researchers say.
Heartwire from Medscape A study assesses whether HPV type-specific antibody responses are the same for the two-dose and three-dose series.
Medscape Pediatrics For over 40 years, orthopedic surgeon Philip Wilson followed some 300 of his THA patients. His trove of data suggests a new perspective on the need for revision and what constitutes failure in THA.
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Maternal health: time for a radical reappraisal.
Lancet. 2016 10 29;388(10056):2064-2066
Authors: Ceschia A, Horton R
PMID: 27642025 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Seizures in tuberous sclerosis complex: hitting the target.
Lancet. 2016 10 29;388(10056):2062-2064
Authors: Roach ES, Kwiatkowski DJ
PMID: 27613522 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Treatment for severe eosinophilic asthma-consistent effect of anti-interleukin-5 antibodies?
Lancet. 2016 10 29;388(10056):2059-2060
Authors: Castro M, Bacharier LB
PMID: 27609409 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Should blood pressure reduction be aggressive in patients with hypertension and coronary artery disease?
Lancet. 2016 10 29;388(10056):2061-2062
Authors: Mancia G
PMID: 27590220 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]