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 HealthCare.gov
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
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