Pathology News

Jury Finds Roundup a Major Contributor to Man's Cancer
Breast Density Categorization Varies With Screening Modality
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Recommendations Issued for HSCT in Multiple Myeloma
Favorable Outcomes Seen in Long Term for ALLR3 Trial
In Utero Ultrafine Particle Exposure Tied to Asthma in Offspring
Adenocarcinoma, High-Grade Dysplasia Up With Barrett Esophagus
Cancer Risk Modestly Elevated With Chronic Kidney Disease
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Reported Cases of Spotted Fever Rickettsioses Rarely Confirmed
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
Risk Profiles ID'd for Patients With Transplant Glomerulopathy
ASCO: Guidelines Released for Early Detection, Treatment of CRC
'Brain Vital Signs' Detect Concussion-Related Changes
Having Affected Relatives Linked to Increased Alzheimer Risk
Troponin Assay Confusion May Cause Misdiagnosis of Acute MI
New AI Model May Predict Cancerous Lung Nodules
Adding Bempedoic Acid to Statin Therapy Reduces LDL Cholesterol
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
Noncontrast Brain MRI Effective for Monitoring Multiple Sclerosis
Active Bathing in Non-ICU Setting Does Not Cut Infections
Parity, Risk for Breast Cancer Studied for BRCA1/2 Carriers
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Model Can Predict Survival in Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer
Total Thyroidectomy Improves HRQoL in Hashimoto Thyroiditis
Patterns of Joint Behavior Useful for Juvenile Arthritis Classification
Retinal Microvascular Changes Identified in Alzheimer Disease
Distinct Etiology Found for Colorectal Cancer With Early Onset
Genetic Testing Recommended for All Patients With Breast Cancer
Probiotic Sanitation Cuts Antimicrobial Resistance in Hospitals
Endogenous Testosterone Linked to Cardiovascular Disease
Conversion From Sleep Disorder to Neurodegeneration Studied
Blood Test Offers Early Warning for Kidney Transplant Rejection
Hospital-Onset MRSA Decreased From 2002 to 2015
Second Man HIV-Free After Stem Cell Transplant
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Methanol Toxicity Can Result From Occupational Exposure
Recommendations Developed for Ulcerative Colitis Management
AAN: Sleep Apnea Tied to Higher Cortical Tau Levels in Seniors
AAAAI: Egg Oral Immunotherapy Shows Sustained Benefit in Children
Autoimmune Disorders May Up Risk for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Liquid Biopsy-Based Test IDs Biomarkers in Metastatic NSCLC
Performance Improvement Sustained After DBT Adoption
Adjuvant Tx for Early Testicular Cancer Does Not Harm Sperm
Decline Observed in HPV Type 16/18 Cervical Precancers in U.S.
Achievement of Targets in T2DM Varies by Season
Single-Application FIT Moderately Sensitive, Specific for CRC
Incidence of Acute Myocardial Infarctions Up Among Young Women
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Genetic Variant Tied to Leukemia Risk in Hispanic Children
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
44.4 Million Estimated to Be Diagnosed With Cervical Cancer by 2069
Study Looks at Pathology of CTE in American Football Players
U.S. Agencies Probing Johnson & Johnson Over Asbestos in Talc
8 More U.S. Communities to Be Assessed for PFAS Toxin Exposure
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
Experimental Test May Quickly Diagnose Sepsis
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Glottic Carcinoma Can Be HPV-Related Disease in Young Adults
Altered Gut Microbiome Seen in Patients With Active Lupus
USPSTF Says Screen Women With Higher Risk for BRCA Mutations
Oncotype DX Not Cost-Effective for Low-Risk Breast Cancer
Low Vitamin D Tied to High Blood Glucose Levels in Women
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Artificial Intelligence Predicts Survival in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
Child Enterovirus Infection May Up Risk for Developing Celiac Disease
p, p'-DDT Exposure Linked to Breast Cancer Through Age 54
Midlife Systemic Inflammation Linked to Later Cognitive Decline
Autologous Stem Cell Transplant May Aid Some With Nodal PTCL
Progress Made in Developing New Antibacterial Agents
Neoadjuvant PD-1 Blockade Seems Effective in Glioblastoma
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
CDC: Screening Policies for Critical Congenital Heart Dz Widespread
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Congo Ebola Outbreak Claims Nearly 100 Children's Lives
Smaller Germinal Centers Identified in Recurrent Tonsillitis
Rates of Diabetes Screening High Among Adults Age ≥45
Education Not Tied to Rate of Cognitive Change in Seniors
High-Risk HPV Infection Linked to Increased Risk for CVD in Women
FDA: Number of U.S. Women With Breast Implant-Caused Cancer Has Increased
Discord Found in Clinician-, Criteria-Based Fibromyalgia Diagnosis
Patient Tested for Ebola at Philadelphia Hospital
USPSTF Still Recommends Against Pancreatic Cancer Screening
Early Tau Deposition Elevated for Women Versus Men
Expanded Recall of Warfarin Level Monitoring Test Strips
Sponge Cytology-Sampling Device Promising for Barrett Esophagus Dx
Some Obesity-Related Cancers Increasing in Younger Adults
Use of Image Analysis to ID HER2 Status in Breast Cancer Outlined
Maternal Glucose in Pregnancy Tied to Child's Glucose Outcomes
Longitudinal TNF Levels Mainly Stable With Adalimumab in RA
Symptom Combos Suggesting Laryngeal Cancer Identified
Lean Body Mass in Childhood Linked to Lung Function at 15
Psychopathology in Adulthood Up With Child Lead Exposure
Improved Genetic Risk Score Aids Type 1 Diabetes Classification
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
Smoking Tied to Peripheral Artery Disease in African-Americans
Plasma Marker Predicts Allograft Failure in Lung Transplant
BP >120/80 mm Hg Linked to Lower Gray Matter Volume
Exome Sequencing Beneficial for Pediatric Kidney Recipients
Many New Cancer Patients Unaware of Their Hepatitis Status
Frailty Could Increase Susceptibility for Dementia
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Breast Cancer Patients Do Not Overreact to Genetic Testing
Nerve Transfer Promising for Acute Flaccid Myelitis Patients
Hemochromatosis Mutation Linked to Other Morbidity
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
High Levels of Activity, Motor Ability Linked to Better Cognition
Coronary Artery Calcium May Help Predict CVD in South Asians
Complications Higher Than Expected for Invasive Lung Tests
Stem Cell Transplant Slows Progression of Multiple Sclerosis
Breakdown of Blood-Brain Barrier May Drive Dementia
Congo Ebola Outbreak Now Second Worst in History
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Cardiometabolic Risk Up With Tourette, Chronic Tic Disorder
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
U.S. Doctor Released From Omaha Hospital After Ebola Monitoring
Median Survival for Stage 4 ALK-Positive NSCLC Nearly 7 Years
Moderate Drinking Linked to Electroanatomic Changes in A-Fib
Terrorist Attack Victims With PTSD Have Higher Cancer Risk
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Artificial Intelligence Can Use Routine ECGs to ID Heart Disease
High Fiber Intake Tied to Lower Risk for Noncommunicable Disease
Algorithm Evaluates Cervical Images to ID Precancer, Cancer
Less Deep Sleep in Elderly Tied to Alzheimer Disease Markers
Obesity Linked to Lower Gray Matter Brain Volume
IC Nicardipine Promising for Tx of Spontaneous Coronary Slow-Flow
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
USPSTF Affirms Guidance for Hep B Screening at First Prenatal Visit
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Cervical Cancer Screening Rates 'Unacceptably Low'
Racial Differences ID'd in Some Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease
Screening Donated Blood for Zika Not Cost-Effective
Rx Opioids Up Pneumonia Risk in Patients With, Without HIV
Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors at Risk for Later Cancers
Sex Differences ID'd in Response to Glioblastoma Treatment
Newborn Genomic Sequencing Can Identify Disease Risk
Anemia Criteria Assist Decision on Type of Colorectal Cancer Screen
U.S. Doctor Monitored for Ebola Exposure in Nebraska Hospital
Proportion of Cancers Due to Excess Body Weight Varies by State
Three Novel Loci Associated With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome ID'd
Long-Term Reduction in CRC Risk After Negative Colonoscopy
Risk for Breast Cancer Increased With False-Positive Screening Result
Pediatric Asthma Risk Score Has Good Sensitivity, Specificity
Low Vitamin D Tied to Risk for Renal Hyperfiltration in Healthy Adults
Elevated Risk for Lung CA in Lung Transplant Recipients Explored
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Exome Sequencing Provides Genetic Diagnosis for Some With CKD
Fecal Occult Blood Test May Improve CRC Outcomes in Some
Risk of Arterial Thromboembolic Events Up Prior to Cancer Diagnosis
HPV Ups Cervical Cancer Risk, Even With No Cellular Signs
FDA Warns Companies on Unsafe, Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments
Endurance Exercise Tied to Anti-Aging at Cellular Level
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Restrictive, Obstructive Lung Disease Linked to Dementia Risk
Modifying Criteria for Amnestic MCI Dx Increases Prognostic Accuracy
Food Allergy Linked to Increased Multiple Sclerosis Activity
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Lower in Women With Active Migraine
Post-Inflammatory Polyps Not Linked to Colorectal Neoplasia
Subfertility Linked to Increased Asthma Risk in Offspring
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Certain Sites of Brain Lesions in MS Tied to Bowel Incontinence
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Novel Breast Imaging Technique Might Cut Unnecessary Biopsies
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
Fasting-Evoked Hypoglycemia in Diabetes Is Prevalent
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
Mail-Based HPV Testing May Increase Access
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Breast Screening Linked to Lower Risk for Breast Cancer Death
Colonoscopy Receipt Varies After Advanced Adenoma Diagnosis
Smartphone App Uses Fingernail Bed Images to Detect Anemia
Many Americans Unaware of Promise of Personalized Medicine
High Sensitivity, Specificity for Chlamydia Point-of-Care Test
Skin Autofluorescence Predicts T2DM, Heart Disease, Mortality
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Marathon Runners Show Markers of Cardiac Strain
Exposure to Phthalates May Impact Timing of Puberty in Girls
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
At-Home Self-Collected Samples Valid for Detecting High-Risk HPV
Urate Elevation in Potential Tx for Parkinson's Not Tied to HTN
Noninvasive Diagnostic Imaging Accurately IDs Bladder Cancer
Rare Variants Associated With Interval Breast Cancers
Presence of Antiphospholipid Antibodies Tied to First-Time MI
Case Description Can Reliably Define Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Results of Pediatric Genomic Epilepsy Tests Often Reclassified
Genetic Analysis Shows Higher BMI May Up Risk for Depression
Climate Change Ups Heat Deaths, Especially Among Elderly
Liquid Biopsy Can Assess Tx Response of Peds Brain Tumors
Deep Learning Algorithm Detects Thoracic Pathologies on CXRs
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
Newborns Infected With Ebola in Congo Outbreak
Lung Cancer Screening Implementation Guide Developed
FDA Approves Drug to Treat Rare Immune Disease
Arterial Stiffness May Predict Dementia Risk
RSNA: Mammography Has Value in Women Age 75 or Older
Increased Risk for Oral Cancer With Exposure to High PM2.5
Performance of AI Dx Tools May Suffer Across Health Systems
Prenatal Nitric Oxide Exposure Linked to Higher Risk for Autism
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
Calcified Nodules in Drusen May Signal Progression of AMD
No Age-Related Increase in BP for Yanomami Community
CDC: Many Americans May Have Prediabetes and Not Know It
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
Molecular Subtypes Linked to Outcomes in Acute Kidney Injury
18F-FDG PET Algorithm Allows Early Prediction of Alzheimer's
Ebola Outbreak Worst in Congo's History
Quick New Ebola Test Approved by FDA
Showerhead Mycobacteria Abundant in Regional 'Hot Spots'
Genetic Test Helps ID Benign Versus Malignant Thyroid Nodules
hs-cTnI Can Rule Out Inducible Myocardial Ischemia in CAD
Concussion-Related Biomarkers Vary Based on Sex, Race
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Colectomy Appears to Increase Later Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Polygenic Risk Score Predicts Tx Response in Schizophrenia
CDC Director Says Congo Ebola Outbreak May Be Uncontainable
Fluorescence Can ID High-Grade Glioma During Sx for Brain Tumor
Removing Appendix May Lower Risk for Parkinson's Disease
Abnormalities in Genes Linked to IRSP in Alzheimer's Disease
Age to Stop Cervical Cancer Screening Depends on Test Used
Sign-Up Season Begins on
Higher Serum Cortisol Level Linked to Lower Brain Volumes
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
AAD Releases New Guidelines for the Tx of Cutaneous Melanoma
Barriers to Prostate Cancer Research in Black Men Identified
Genetic Risk Score IDs Breast CA Risk in Female Child CA Survivors
Antibiotics, Acid Suppressants in Infancy May Up Obesity Risk
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Guidelines Presented for Lumbar Puncture in Alzheimer's Dx
Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations
Hypofractionated Radiation OK for Localized Prostate CA
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
ASN: Procurement Bx of Deceased Donor Kidneys Poorly Reproduced
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Arthritis in Adulthood Linked to Childhood Maltreatment
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Intensive SBP Tx Cuts Kidney Damage Biomarkers in Incident CKD
CDC: First U.S. Case of Rat-Borne Andes Virus Diagnosed
Bioinformatics Tool Can ID Source of Bloodstream Pathogens
Triple Combo Regimens May Address Cause of Cystic Fibrosis
WHO: Congo Ebola Outbreak Not a Global Emergency
Limited Evidence for OTC Preps to Treat Nasal Symptoms of Colds
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Plasma-Based Genotyping Aids Targeted Tx of Metastatic NSCLC
Clostridium difficile Spores Survive Laundering of Sheets
Positive HPV Status Tied to Better Cervical Cancer Prognosis
Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
FDA Approves New DNA-Based Test to Verify Blood Compatibility
Zoledronate Lowers Fracture Risk in Women With Osteopenia
High Circulating Prolactin Level Inversely Linked to T2DM Risk
Wall Thickness Measured by MRI More Consistently Linked to CVD
Diet Less Important Than Genes for High Serum Urate Levels
Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
Mechanical Ventilation May Alter Diaphragm Muscle Fibers
Integrated Classifier Identifies Benign Lung Nodules
Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity
Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies
Tips Provided for Budgeting in Medical Residency
Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year
Genomic Screening Can ID Undetected BRCA1/2 Cancer Risk
Uninsured Rate at 8.8 Percent in First Quarter of 2018
For Employer-Based Plans, Spending Across Services Steady
Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture
Number of Health-Related Data Breaches Increasing
Negligible Drop in Neoplastic Lesion Dx After First Round of FIT
Second Opinion at NCI Center Valuable for Breast CA Patients
First Human Case of Rat Strain of Hepatitis E Seen in Hong Kong
WHO: 'Very High Risk' That Ebola Will Spread From Congo
Genetics May Identify Type 2 Diabetes Subtypes
More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
Risk of Relapse Up for Teens, Young Adults With Leukemia
Hospital Privacy Curtains Become Increasingly Contaminated
Handheld Device Inspired by Star Trek May Allow Rapid Diagnosis
Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout
Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Single Agent Treats Two Cancers With Same Genetic Cause
Heading a Soccer Ball Found to Be Riskier for Female Players
Machine Learning Can Improve Chemical Toxicity Prediction
Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents
Lack of CHD4 Leads to Abnormal Myofibrils, Heart Defects
Cancer-Related Gene Variations Frequently Reclassified
Physician-Group ACOs Generate Medicare Savings
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
New Risk Factors Identified for Varicose Vein Disease
Multiple Pathways Explain Age-Linked Increase in Dementia Risk
Brain Iron on MRI Linked to Disability in Multiple Sclerosis
Promising New Way to Identify Breast Cancer Tumors
Age, Sex, APOE Genotype Identify Alzheimer's, Dementia Risk
Sensitivity for CRC Detection Up With Decreasing FIT Threshold
Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses
Research Links Doctor Burnout to Patient Safety Incidents
Residents Should Take Advantage of Paid Time Off
Opioid Deaths 1999 to 2015 May Be Dramatically Underestimated
Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically
Second HPV-Related Primary Cancers Common in Survivors
Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent
Compliance With Requirement to Report Results on EUCTR Is Poor
Drug Prices Increase More Than Expected After Shortages
Review: Treatments for Primary Basal Cell Carcinoma Compared
Scribes Improve Physician Workflow, Patient Interaction
Incident Contrast Sensitivity Common in Middle-Aged Adults
Association Health Plans Can Help Small Businesses Offer Coverage
Mercury in Traditional Tibetan Medicine Could Be Harmful
Many RA Patients' Pain Related to Central Nervous System
Situation Framing, Language Can Influence Decision-Making
Extreme Flooding Can Up Exposure to Pathogens
Experts Advise Against Universal DNA Sequencing of Newborns
Gains in Insurance Coverage Seen for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Adults
Worse Health Status With Shorter Telomere Length in COPD
Risks Posed by Spreading Oil and Gas Wastewater on Roads
At Least 15 Men Near Ground Zero Have Breast Cancer
Six-Step Analysis Can Help Improve Practice Logistics
Residents Working Long Hours Can Increase Alertness
High-Touch Surfaces at Airports Often Covered in Pathogens
Better Classification of Dry Eye Disease Will Aid Diagnosis, Tx
Chest Radiograph Effective for Excluding Pediatric Pneumonia
Total of 43,371 New Cases of HPV-Associated Cancers in 2015
Data Age in Clinical Trials Is About Three Years at Publication
Medicaid Work Requirements Don't Impact Many Enrollees
Many Opportunities for Doctors Using Twitter
Docs, Consumers Agree on Benefits of Virtual Care
Physician Burnout Rates Vary by Medical Specialty
Exposure to Toxic Metals May Up Cardiovascular Disease Risk
Increased Corticomotor Excitability ID'd in Restless Legs
Personalized Weighting Could Enhance Hospital Rating Tools
Metabolite Analysis IDs Pathways Associated With WTC-Lung Injury
Bigger Cut in Smoke Exposure for Immediate Nicotine Reduction
Greater CAD Incidence, Heart Mass in Firefighter Cardiac Arrests
Better Training Needed to Boost LGBTQ Patient Health Care
Hospital Groups Launch Own Generic Drug Company
Chronic Vaping Exerts Biological Effects on Lung
Widespread Statin Use Not Recommended in Old, Very Old
Immune Cells' Gene Expression May Predict Flu Susceptibility
~3,000 Excess Deaths Estimated Due to Hurricane Maria
Fostamatinib Seems Effective for Immune Thrombocytopenia
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Has Uncertain Future
Enrollment in High-Deductible Health Plans Up From '07 to '17
An Allergy to Red Meat May Be Tied to Heart Disease
Medical Bills in Collections Decrease With Patient Age
Ibudilast Appears to Slow Brain Atrophy Progression in MS
China Withholding H7N9 Bird Flu Virus Samples From U.S.
No Meaningful Increase in Physician Compensation Last Year
Marketplace Premiums Increase More With Monopolist Insurers
Chronic Vaping Exerts Biological Effects on Lungs
Medical Practices Should Address Negative Online Reviews
Artificial Intelligence Holds Promise in Medicine
Cardiovascular Health Tied to Brain Function in Younger Adults
Experts Address Loss of the National Guideline Clearinghouse
Retinal Abnormalities May Indicate Preclinical Alzheimer's
Alcohol Is Leading Risk Factor for Global Disease Burden
Two Ebola Patients Who Received Experimental Tx Have Recovered
Most Research Participants Not Concerned About Data Sharing
Sensor Array May Detect De Novo Parkinson's Disease in Breath
AMA Adopts Policy Promoting Health Equity As a Goal
FDA: Illnesses Linked to McDonald's Salads Reach 507
1997 to 2015 Saw Increase in HIV Viral Suppression Rates
Information Lacking on Effect of Prenatal Use of Marijuana
Small Practices Also at Risk for Data Breaches
4 Experimental Ebola Therapies Approved for Use in Congo
National Provider Identifiers Are Vulnerable to Theft
Strategy Outlined for Shooter Incident in Health Care Facility
Advantages for HDHP Enrollees in Large Versus Small Firms
Similar Outcomes for Rural, Urban Cancer Patients in SWOG Trials
Doctors Often Not Discussing Risk Factors With Patients
USPSTF Updates Guidance for Cervical Cancer Screening
Plan to Relax Coal-Fired Power Plant Rules Could Up Mortality
Large Number of Presumed Sudden Cardiac Deaths Are Not
Pennsylvania Case Could Affect Evidence for Malpractice Defense
Experts Offer Tips for Provider Appeal of Denied Medical Claims
NYU Becomes First Medical School to Cover All Tuition
Review Addresses Cell-Free DNA Sequencing in Pregnancy
Comments Open on End of NIH Review for Gene Therapy Studies
Residents' Sleep Deteriorates During Training
E-Cigarette Vapor Condensate Toxic to Alveolar Macrophages
CDC: Brucellosis in Dogs Remains a Public Health Risk
NIH Panel Will No Longer Review Gene Therapy Experiments
Patient Portals Don't Appear to Have Much Traction
ACA Coverage Gains Include Workers Without Insurance
Ancient Gene Protects Elephants From Cancer
Broad Genetic Testing for NSCLC May Not Improve Survival
cfDNA Screening First for Trisomy 21 Doesn't Cut Miscarriage Rate
Most Postmenopausal Bleeding Not Associated With Cancer
6 Factors Related to Inclusion in Health Care Workplace ID'd
Many Sexual Assault Victims Don't Complete Evidence Kits
Four Pros to Integrating EHR, Practice Management Software
Jury Awards $289 Million in Case Linking Roundup to Man's Cancer
CDC: More Than 400 Sickened by McDonald's Salads
Neurodevelopmental Anomalies, Birth Defects Linked to Zika ID'd
Will Lunar and Planet Dust Be Health Concerns of the Future?
Court Rules That U.S. Must Halt Sales of Pesticide Chlorpyrifos
AMA Adopts Policy on Augmented Intelligence
AMA Adopts Policy to Advance Gender Equity in Medicine
Vaccinations Begin in Congo Ebola Outbreak
Steps Taken to Increase Use of Electronic Tools in Medicine
AMA Proposes Policy Opposing Medicaid 'Lockout' Provisions
Postmortem Cardiac Implantable Device Interrogation Useful
Thyroid Dysfunction Linked to Gestational Diabetes
Excess Zinc in Muscles May Drive Cancer-Related Wasting
'Good' Cholesterol May Not Be So in Postmenopausal Women
Disparities Remain in Prevalence of Cancer Screening Tests
Thirteen Confirmed Ebola Cases in Latest Congo Outbreak
Biomarker Panel May Improve Lung Cancer Risk Assessment
Plasma Copeptin More Accurate for Diabetes Insipidus Diagnosis
Variation in Specialty Drug Coverage Across Health Plans
Skin Appears to Be Key Pathway for Absorption of BBQ Fumes
Some Bacteria Now More Tolerant of Alcohol-Based Sanitizers
Groups Urge CMS to Reconsider Suspending Risk Adjustment
Ciprofloxacin May Up Likelihood of Aortic Dissection, Rupture
Health Affairs Announces Launch of New Three-Year Initiative
Three Financial Metrics Can Improve Practice Performance
NIH Releases Large-Scale Dataset of CT Images
New Ebola Outbreak in Congo
TGFB1 Mutation Ups Radiation-Induced Breast Fibrosis Risk
PET Imaging Can Measure Synaptic Loss From Alzheimer's
New York City 2013 Measles Outbreak Proved Costly
New Short-Term Health Plans Have Large Coverage Gaps
National Guideline Clearinghouse Offline Due to Funding Cuts
Nut Intake Reduces HbA1c Among Adults With T2DM
Evidence Exists for Persistence, Transmission of Ebola Virus
High-Sensitivity Blood Test May Help Rule Out Intracranial Injury
Few Published Programs Address Medical Trainee Mistreatment
Medical Boards May Contribute to Mental Health Stigma for Doctors
Four Strategies Help Doctors Make Personal, Professional Gains
Increased Levels of Human Herpesvirus ID'd in Alzheimer's
No Higher Risk of Autoimmune Disorders After HPV4 Vaccination
Aldehydes Dominant Carcinogen in Tobacco Smoke
2002 to 2014 Saw Hike in AMI Rate in Pregnancy, Puerperium
Experimental Drug Slows Mental Decline in Alzheimer's Patients
Assessing, Improving Patient Satisfaction Cuts Malpractice Risk
Focused Ultrasound May Briefly Open Blood-Brain Barrier
Late-Life Blood Pressure Tied to Higher Number of Brain Infarcts
Insurers May Be Underpaying Doctors
First IVF Baby Louise Brown Turns 40
WHO: Congo Ebola Outbreak Over
Tools, Methods of RCTs Can Be Adapted to Real-World Settings
11 Infant Deaths Halt Trial of Sildenafil in Pregnant Women
VA MISSION Act May Up Costs, Lower Vet Health Care Quality
Medical Organizations Must Address Sexual Harassment
FDA Warns Against Risks of Contaminated Synthetic Cannabis
Increased Coverage in States With Medicaid Expansion
Molecular Autopsy May Shed Light on Sudden Death in Young
WTC-Related PTSD May Up Risk for Stroke, MI in Clean-Up Crew
Link for Asbestos-Free Talcum Powder, Cancer Not Clear
Seven Strategies Can Help Practices Manage Staff Time Off
Overall Cancer Mortality Rates Decreasing for Men and Women
Australian Researchers Develop First Blood Test for Melanoma
Risk of CRC, Non-CRC Death Up With Positive Fecal Hb Test
Alternative Payment Models Should Include Precision Medicine
Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined
Shared Decision-Making Approach to Zika Best for Travelers
FDA Establishes New Task Force on Drug Shortages
Adoption of EHR Linked to Reduction in Mortality Rates
FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Smallpox
Physician Burnout Tied to Higher Risk of Medical Errors
Virtual Assistants Not HIPAA Compliant
Jury Awards $4.62B in Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Lawsuit
Gender Bias in Medicine Has Far-Reaching Consequences
Two Regimens Fail to Stop Declines in β-Cell Function
AMA Aims to Boost Affordability of ACA Marketplace Plans
Mosaic HIV-1 Vaccine Induces Responses in Humans, Monkeys
2001 to 2015 Saw Decline in Self-Employment in Health Care
Peer-Led Education Helps Physicians Save Time With EHRs
Universal Screening Best Strategy for Hepatitis C in France
Advanced Prostate Cancer Variant More Common Than Thought
Attending Surgeon Influences Genetic Testing in Breast Cancer
AMA Calls for Inclusive Family, Medical Leave Policies
International Group Develops Best Practices for Drug Packaging
Pelvic Exam in ER Doesn't Help Predict STI for Young Females
Error Rate 7.4 Percent in Speech Recognition-Assisted Notes
Patient Interest Fairly High for Melanoma Genetic Risk Testing
FDA Drops Zika Testing for Blood Donors
Mucus Protects Airborne Flu Virus at All Humidities
Sleep Apnea Linked to Changes in the Brain in Older Adults
IT Solutions for Easier EHRs Save Physicians Time, Burnout
Risk-Stratified Breast Cancer Screening Ups Cost-Effectiveness
Tick-Caused Meat Allergy on the Rise in the United States
Organic Solvents + Genetics May Increase Risk of Multiple Sclerosis
Hospitals Face $218B in Federal Payment Cuts From 2010 to 2028
Patient Complaints Mainly About Rudeness, Rushing, Reproach
Viruses ID'd As Most Common Cause of Meningitis in U.K. Adults
HPV Cervical CA Screening Cuts Odds of Later CIN3+ Diagnosis
Oral Insulin Choline, Geranate Ionic Liquid Shows Promise
Automated Bone Scan Index Prognostic for Prostate Cancer
Practice Management Can Improve Efficiency
AMA Calls for Electronic Health Record Training
Next-Generation Sequencing May Improve Pediatric Epilepsy Tx
Health Care Technology Impacts Younger Patient Satisfaction
New Guidelines Increase Melanoma Staging Reproducibility
Radiomic Model Approach for Characterizing Nodules Promising
AMA Adopts Ethical Guidance on Medical Tourism
Higher Cancer Rates Confirmed in Women With Dense Breasts
Authors Explore Overdiagnosis in Cancer Screening
AMA: Docs Declare Drug Shortages Public Health Emergency
Some California Mosquitoes Can Carry Zika Virus
Post-Endoscopic Infection More Common Than Previously Thought
Handheld Device Can ID Cardiac Dysfunction in Cancer Survivors
BCG Vaccine Tied to Reduced Hyperglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes
Florida Teen First Human Case of Another Mosquito-Borne Virus
Considerable Costs Associated With Switching EHR
Rates of Cardiac Stress Testing Down but Still Higher in CKD
AMA Vows to Improve Access for Docs Seeking Mental Health Care
Single Blood Sample Test May Help ID Undiagnosed Diabetes
Amyloid PET Tied to Diagnostic Changes in Memory Clinic Cohort
Elevated NT-proBNP Found to Up Cardiovascular Risk in T2DM
Binge Drinking Tied to Poorer Bone Health in Young Females
E-Cigarette Flavorings May Impair Vascular Function
Foods With Fat and Carbohydrate Are More Highly Valued
T2DM Risk in Offspring Greater With T2DM Versus GDM Exposure
Strong Link Identified Between T2DM and Parkinson's Disease
Older Adults Increasingly Have HPV+ Oropharyngeal Cancers
Exposure to Maternal HTN May Up Risk of ASD, ADHD in Child
How Do Business Partner Data Breaches Affect Your Practice?
Long-Term Type 1 Diabetes Associated With Cognitive Decline
Poor Social Network Adds Health Risks Across Cardiac Diagnoses
Kitchen Towels Are Source of Possibly Pathogenic Bacteria
CDC: Invasive MRSA More Likely Among Injection Drug Users
Lengthy Viral Suppression May Cut Cancer Risk in HIV Infected
Cancer Development Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk
Adenoid, Tonsil Removal May Affect Later Respiratory Risks
NCI Cancer Centers Endorse Goal of Eliminating HPV Cancers
Respiratory Pathogens May Up Treatment Failure Risk in Asthma
Lifetime Risks Temper Biomarker Tests for Alzheimer Dz Dementia
CDC: Prevalence of No Insurance Varies by Occupational Groups
ASCO: New Assays May Detect Early Lung Cancer in Blood
ASCO: Ovarian Suppression + Tamoxifen Ups Breast CA Survival
Personalized Therapy Promising in Metastatic Breast Cancer
ASCO: Endocrine Tx Noninferior for HR+, HER2− Breast Cancer
Many Breast Cancer Survivors Do Not Undergo Annual Surveillance
Convolutional Neural Network Tops Clinicians for Melanoma ID
FDA Issues Final Guidance on Inhalational Anthrax
Oral Propranolol Seems Safe for Infantile Hemangioma
Mediterranean Diet May Lessen Adverse Impact of Air Pollution
ACS Updates Colorectal Cancer Screening to Start at Age 45
Worse Survival for BRCA Germline Mutation Carriers in Pancreatic CA
Genomic Medicine Will Help Shift Cardio Care to Proactive Approach
Prediction Tool Helps Tailor Lung Cancer Screening to Patients
CDC IDs Outbreak Trends Tied to Treated Recreational Water
Increase in Tx Candidates With 2017 Hypertension Guidelines
FDA Approves Palynziq for Phenylketonuria
Severe Atopic Eczema Tied to Higher CV Disease Risk
Ingestible Bio-Electronic Device Could Monitor GI Health
Neurologists Identify New Type of Vertigo
Congress Approves Bill Expanding Private Care for VA Patients
PSA Level Three Months After Radiation Tx May Predict Outcome
Global Variation in Personal Health Care Access and Quality
E-Cigarette Flavoring Agent May Impair Airway Defense System
Inverse Link for Plasma 25(OH)D Concentration, Risk of T2DM
Procalcitonin Assay Doesn't Cut Antibiotic Use in Lower RTI
From 2008 to 2014, Prostate Cancer Testing, Treatment Down
IBD Associated With Increased Risk of Parkinson's Disease
CDC: No Change in Level of Uninsured in U.S. in 2017
Bioengineering Feasible for Airway Reconstruction
Language Used in Medical Record Can Affect Patient Care
Two Novel Immune-Response Clusters Identified to RSV
Breath Test Shows Promise for Diagnosis of Esophagogastric CA
Molecular Basis for Varied Presentations of ETEC Explored
V600E BRAF Mutation Tied to Worse Survival in CRC Liver Mets
More Variants in DCM-Tied Genes in Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
Better Diet Quality Associated With Larger Brain Volume
Nonprofit Manufacturer Could Keep Generic Drug Costs Down
New Rabies Test Could Radically Change Testing, Treatment
Higher CRC Risk With Advanced Adenoma Found on Colonoscopy
PPD Skin Test Enhances Bacillus Calmette-Guérin Tx in Bladder CA
Use of Systematic Reviews Affects Newborn Screening Policy
Assisted Reproduction May Up Risk of Placental Anomalies
Asthma Mortality Inversely Tied to Deprivation in English Young
High Occupational Exercise Level Tied to Early Mortality in Men
Risk Models Help Select Ever Smokers for Lung CA Screening
Overall, Drinking Wine Does Not Impact Prostate Cancer Risk
Anxiety Levels Tied to Bone Mineral Density Post-Menopause
Maternal Exposure to Polluted Air Tied to Elevated Child BP
Researchers Explore Nanofibers to Target, Treat Atherosclerosis
CKAP4 Is Novel Serodiagnostic Marker for Lung Cancer
Screening Blood Donations for Zika Virus Is Costly, Low Yield
Uveal Effusion Reported After Initiation of Anti-PD-1, -PD-L1
Novel Thirdhand Smoke Exposure Route Identified
FDA Targets Clinics Offering Unapproved Stem Cell Therapies
Age of First Football Tackles Tied to Neuro Symptom Onset
Nodal Metastasis Risk Up When Cancer Is Directly on the Lip
Crowdfunding Exaggerates Efficacy of Unproven Stem Cell Tx
At Low Temps, Air Pollution May Up Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death
Chronic Aspirin Exposure Linked to Melanoma Risk in Males
Women Have Stronger Link Between APOE-ε4, CSF Tau Levels
Regulatory Requirements Drive Dissatisfaction With EHRs
USPSTF: Decision to Undergo PSA Screening Should Be Individual
Automated Algorithm Accurately IDs Plus Disease in ROP
Long-Term Cardiovascular Risk for Endometrial Cancer Survivors
Folic Acid May Cut Stroke Risk in High-Risk Hypertensive Patients
Eyes of Ebola Survivors Show Localized Pathological Changes
Many Organizations Not Meeting Trial Reporting Requirements
Novel Signal ID'd for Microalbuminuria in Europeans With T2DM
Screening Mammos Linked to Less Aggressive Tx If Diagnosed
CTC Status Predicts RT Benefit in Early-Stage Breast Cancer
Gender Disparity Observed in Cancer Genetic Testing in the U.S.
Living Near Livestock Farms May Help Protect Against Atopy
Vectorborne Diseases Up More Than Two-Fold From 2004 to 2016
Practices Should Be Aware of Correct Way to Fire Employees
Perioperative MACCEs More Common With Diabetes
Maternal, Child Sugar Intake Could Impact Child Cognition
Clinical Upstaging of NSCLC Seen With Each Progressive Week
Clinically Significant Anxiety Tied to Subsequent Dementia Risk
Certain Foods May Impact Timing of Menopause
Severe Obesity Tied to Faster Progression to Disability With RA
Similar Risk Predicted for Automated, Clinical BI-RADS Density
Review: Need to Strengthen Natural Experiments in Obesity
CCHD Newborn Screening May Detect Other Diseases
Liver-Kidney Recipients Have Donor-Specific Hypo-Responses
Five Healthy Lifestyle Habits Could Add >10 Years to Life
Sickle Cell Trait Not Linked to Stroke in African-Americans
ALS by Physician May Improve Traumatic Arrest Outcomes
Spermatogenesis Still Occurs in Men With Testicular Cancer
Drug-Related Endocarditis Cases Up From 2007 to 2015
Improvement in Race-Based Disparities in Years of Life Lost
Multiple Myeloma Risk May Be Up for WTC-Exposed Firefighters
Fetal Inflammation May Play Role in Preterm Labor
Medicare Requiring Hospitals to Post Prices Online
Aortic Stiffness, Concentric LV Remodeling Linked in T2DM
Increase in HTN in Children Based on 2017 AAP Guidelines
IBD Associated With Increased Incidence of Parkinson's Disease
Preteens Metabolically Comparable to Trained Athletes
Black Men More Likely to Die From Firearm Homicide
Alcohol Intake May Influence Oral Microbiome Composition
Linear Link for Physical Activity, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Factors ID'd to Predict Fatty Liver in Obese Teens
Grip Strength Indicative of Cognition in Major Depression
Cancer Screening More Likely After a Previous False Positive
Annual Visits May Not Increase Cognitive Impairment Detection
Questions Surround Concept of Internet Gaming Disorder
High FGF-23 Linked to Recurrent Cardiac Events After ACS
In LVSD, Diabetes Tied to Higher Risk of Heart Failure
Gene Therapy Found to Be Promising for β-Thalassemia
Cellular Biomedical Tattoo Can ID Hypercalcemia-Linked Cancer
Mild TBI May Increase Risk of Parkinson's Disease
Young Adults With T1DM Show Muscle Metabolic Deficiencies
Males With BRCA Mutations Have Increased Risk of Certain Cancers
Recommendations Developed on Gender Equity in Medicine
Nonoptimized Drug Therapy Costs More Than $500 Billion Annually
One-Hour Plasma Glucose Useful Predictor of Diabetic Retinopathy
Volumetric Laser Endomicroscopy Helps ID Barrett's Regions
Increased Pollution Exposure Ups Health Care Visits for Acute URI
TFs Operate Across Gene Loci Within Disease Phenotypes
Negative Affect That Lingers Tied to Health 10 Years Later
Quality of Life Predicts Mortality in Older Breast Cancer Patients
Recent Years Saw Increase in Burden of Prior Authorization
Negative Fateful Life Events Linked to Advanced Brain Aging
Higher Mortality Risk Seen for 'Night Owls'
ZIKV RNA Often ID'd in Semen of Men With Symptomatic Infection
Metabolic Syndrome Common in Patients With Lupus
Considerable Differences in Burden of Disease at State Level
Suggestions Offered to Reduce Physician Frustration With EHRs
Exercise Best Defense for Those at Genetic Risk for CVD
One Night of Sleep Deprivation Linked to Amyloid-β Burden
White Matter Tracts Differ for Infants With Fragile X Syndrome
Interns' Schedule Takes Toll on Sleep, Physical Activity, Mood
Myocarditis Rare Side Effect of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors
Glycemic Extremes in T1DM Impact Cognitive Skills in Kids
Leukemia, and Its Treatment, May Pose Neurocognitive Risks
ACA Marketplaces Expand Coverage for Chronically Ill
Preserved Neurogenesis in Hippocampus of Healthy Seniors
Coffee Consumption Cuts Coronary Artery Calcification
mRNA Assay Less Sensitive Than DNA Assay for Latent HPV
Early-Life Epilepsy Should Be Urgently Treated With EBM
Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Therapy Differ in Women With Implants
Metabolic Abnormalities Seen in Testicular Cancer Survivors
CDC: Aggressive Action Needed to Contain Antibiotic Resistance
Most Parents Willing to Enroll Child in Food Allergen Trials
Anomalous Brain Structure ID'd in Preschoolers With ADHD
Overweight, Obesity Contributing to Cancers in Young Adults
Genotype-Guided Antiplatelet Therapy Feasible, Effective
apoE Aggregation May Impact apoE-Mediated Plaque Formation
Zika Vaccine Could Essentially Eliminate Prenatal Infection
Grief Symptoms Similar in Donor vs Non-Donor Decision Families
Infant Heart Defects May Be Early Marker of Future CVD in Mothers
Novel Metabolites Provide Insight to Health Benefits of Coffee
Rate of MI, Stroke Higher After Respiratory Infection
Montreal Parkinson Risk of Dementia Scale Deemed Accurate
Lag in Progress Against Lung CA Mortality in Midwest, Appalachia
Non-Invasive Test Can Detect Urothelial Cancer
Islet Transplantation Improves Quality of Life in T1DM
Relapse in Major Depression Linked to Brain Cortical Changes
Novel Interstitium Has Been Identified in Human Tissues
Liquids in E-Cigarettes Are Heterogeneous, Frequently Toxic
Molecular Minimal Disease in Remission Predicts AML Relapse
Reduced Overall Survival for Alcohol-Related Liver Cancer
1980 to 2014 Saw Decrease in U.S. Mortality From Infectious Diseases
EHR Usability Contributes to Possible Patient Harm Events
Complete Genome Sequence Can Be ID'd From Amniotic Fluid
Amygdala Neurons Reduced in Adulthood With Autism
Hepatitis C Screening Increasing Among Baby Boomers
Ethical Duties ID'd for Short-Term Global Health Experiences
Vigil Immunotherapy Tolerated Well for Recurrent Ovarian CA Tx
Genetic Assay of PAP Tests May Help Dx Endometrial, Ovarian CA
BMI Linked to Hepatocellular Carcinoma Risk in Chronic Hep B
Lean Approach May Help Tackle Burnout in Health Care Providers
Neural Markers of Depression Resilience ID'd in Female Teens
Unique Risks Associated With Texting Medical Orders
Calorie Restriction Linked to Sustained Metabolic Adaptation
Hydrochlorothiazide Tied to Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Risk
Soy-Based Formula Tied to Reproductive Differences
Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Inhibitors in T2DM Linked to IBD
H. Pylori Treatment Tied to Lower Metachronous Gastric Cancer Risk
Blueprint Being Developed to Address Physician Burnout
Oxyntomodulin Augments Glucose Homeostasis
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