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Conference Highlights: SCAI 2017

New research was presented at SCAI 2017, the annual scientific sessions of the Society for Cardiovas...

Conference Highlights: SABCS 2017

New research was presented at SABCS 2017, the 40th annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, from...

Age, Race, & Gender Differences in Pneumococcal Disease

Study results suggest that gender differences exist in rates of invasive pneumococcal disease among...

Changing Behaviors in HIV-Infected Smokers

A meta-analysis suggests that targeted behavioral smoking cessation interventions appear to help HI...

Guidelines for Managing Breast Cancer Survivors

Experts have issued guidelines for managing the care of women with a history of invasive breast can...

The Overuse of NSAIDs

Research suggests that despite widespread use, NSAIDs appear to be associated with several side eff...

Conference Highlights: IDWeek 2017

New research was presented at IDWeek 2017, the combined annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases S...

Smoking Cessation & Life Expectancy in HIV

Study results indicate that cigarette smoking has a substantial impact on the life expectancy of pa...

Conference Highlights: ACEP17

New research was presented at ACEP17, the American College of Emergency Physician’s annual scient...

Conference Highlights: ACAAI 2017

New research was presented at ACAAI 2017, the annual scientific meeting of the American College of...

Conference Highlights: CHEST 2017

New research was presented at CHEST 2017, the annual International Scientific Assembly of the Ameri...

Talking to Teens About Vaccination

A recent survey suggests that although the vast majority of teenagers and their parents believe it...

A Closer Look at Leftover Pain Drugs

A survey has found that many parents hold onto their child’s leftover pain drugs. The findings hi...

Assessing Appropriate Use of Vascular Access Devices

The Michigan Appropriateness Guide to Intravenous Catheters has been developed to help clinicians a...

Mental Health Neglect Among Physicians

Researchers conducted an anonymous, 24-question survey that asked physician mothers representing al...

Identifying Allergic Drug Reactions

Study results suggest that graded challenges can be performed safely in two steps with the addition...

Guidance on Implementing Antibiotic Stewardship

Infectious disease experts have recently developed guidelines on implementing antibiotic stewardshi...

The State of Bacterial Vaginosis

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a prevalent infection among women in the United States. However, awaren...

Capnography Monitoring Reduces Respiratory Compromise During Procedural Sedation

A meta-analysis of 13 randomized controlled trials shows clear and consistent evidence of a decreas...

The Merits of the MERIT Protocol

Researchers have devised a modified, accelerated allergen immunotherapy (AIT) protocol (MERIT) tha...

Invasive Vs Urinary Antigen Test-Confirmed CAP

For a study published, researchers compared the clinical characteristics and outcomes of pneumococc...

Emergency Department Care for Older Adults With Cancer

New research advocates for emergency departments, or EDs, to develop systems that will reduce unnec...

Conference Highlights: CROI 2018

New research was presented at CROI 2018, the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic In...

Menopause & Rheumatoid Arthritis-Associated Functional Decline

Women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who enter menopause experienced a worsening in the speed and ...

COPD & Provider Accessibility

Research from the CDC indicates that although the vast majority of patients with COPD reside within...

Enhancing Adherence With ART

Phone-delivered support counseling may help patients with HIV achieve clinically meaningful improve...

Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in Older Cancer Patients

New research indicates that stereotactic body radiation therapy appears to be safe and effective in...

Guidance on Treating Unexplained Chronic Cough

The American College of Chest Physicians has published a guideline and expert panel report on the t...

Comparing Back Pain Management Strategies

Both mindfulness-based stress reduction and cognitive behavioral therapy appear to improve back pai...

A Strategy for Decreasing Influenza’s Impact

Research suggests that prompt antiviral treatment appears to decrease the impact of influenza on ol...

Cardiac Rehab Benefits Older Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients

Greater participation in cardiac rehabilitation programs is associated with improved survival and me...

HIV Transmission Risk During Antiretroviral Therapy

The risk for transmitting HIV appears to persist during the first 6 months of antiretroviral therap...

A Program to Rapidly Test for Hepatitis C

An ED screening and diagnostic testing program found a high prevalence of hepatitis C. Results sugg...

Genetic Risk in Breast Cancer: Addressing Concerns

Many women with breast cancer, especially minorities, appear to express a strong desire for genetic...

Bariatric Surgery & Mental Health

Mental health conditions appear to be common among patients seeking and undergoing bariatric surger...

Disparities in Older Patients With Diabetes

Research suggests that racial disparities in risk factor control among older adults with diabetes c...

Treating Asthma in Older Women

Studies have shown that older women with asthma have disease-associated morbidity and mortality tha...

Addressing Sugar Intake to Achieve Weight Loss

Researchers have detailed the dangers of fructose, particularly high-fructose corn syrup, in the di...

Coronary Heart Disease: Stagnation in Young Adults & Women

A study has found that coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality rates are falling rapidly in older pe...

E-Cigarettes & Cough Reflex Sensitivity

Researchers have found that a single session of electronic cigarette (e-cig) use, approximating nic...

MACRA: 5 Tips to Protect Your Practice’s Reputation

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) is bringing a lot of change to hea...

Conference Highlights: IAS 2017

New research was presented at IAS 2017, the biennial International Aids Society Conference on HIV S...

Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Recommendations

Experts have released recommendations on the use of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy. The docu...

Knee Osteoarthritis: Guidelines for Surgery

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has unveiled a new clinical practice guideline for adu...

Skin-Prick Testing for Allergic Rhinitis

A meta-analysis indicates that skin-prick testing appears to be accurate in discriminating patients...

Managing Chronic Pain in Survivors of Adult Cancers

A clinical practice guideline has been issued on the management of chronic pain in adult cancer sur...

Conference Highlights: ASM Microbe 2017

New research was presented at ASM Microbe 2017, the combined annual meeting of the American Society...

Identifying Elder Abuse in the Emergency Department

Elder abuse is increasingly common among patients presenting to the ED. Developing screening protoc...

Decision Making Matters in Appendicitis

Patients and families who choose an initial non-operative management strategy can avoid surgery for...

Examining Medication-Related Pediatric ED Visits

A study has found that about one of every 12 ED visits by pediatric patients is medication related....

Chronic Pain & Mental Health

Improving depression, pain catastrophizing, and anxiety appears to improve outcomes in patients with...

Advanced Cancer: Analyzing Patient Discussions

Patients with advanced cancer who have recent or ongoing discussions about their prognosis and life ...

Conference Highlights: ACAAI 2016

New research was presented at ACAAI 2016, the annual scientific meeting of the American College of A...

Conference Highlights: AATS 2017

New research was presented at AATS 2017, the annual meeting of the American Association for Thoracic...

Increasing Life Expectancy in HIV

Researchers have found that there appears to be a discrepancy in life expectancy between HIV-infecte...

Improving Surgical Decision Making

Researchers have developed and tested a tool designed to address the core decisional and information...

Drug & Dietary Supplement Use Among Seniors

With older adults increasingly using multiple medications and supplements, efforts are needed to imp...

Guidance on Opioid Prescribing for Patients with Chronic Pain

The CDC has issued new recommendations for prescribing opioids for patients with chronic pain. The d...

Conference Highlights: ACC 2017

New research was presented at ACC 2017, the annual scientific sessions of the American College of Ca...

Characterizing Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome

Patients with asthma-COPD overlap syndrome (ACOS) appear to be younger and experience more dispariti...

Conference Highlights - AHA 2016

New research was presented at AHA 2016, the annual scientific sessions of the American Heart Associa...

Updating Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Management

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists has updated its algorithm for the comprehensiv...

Conference Highlights: AAAAI 2017

New research was presented at AAAAI 2017, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Ann...

New Guidelines: Managing Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia & Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

The Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Thoracic Society have released joint cli...

Updated Guidance on Invasive Aspergillosis

The Infectious Diseases Society of America has released an updated guideline for treating invasive a...

Conference Highlights: CROI 2017

Conference Highlights: CROI 2017

Analyzing Factors that Link Chronic Rhinosinusitis & Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Patients with CRS and GERD appear to be more likely to have atopic conditions and asthma when compar...

Improving Asthma Control Dialogue With Patients

Study findings reveal a communication gap between patients with asthma and providers regarding conve...

Conference Highlights: WISC 2016

New research was presented at WISC 2016, the World Allergy Organization International Scientific Con...

Conference Highlights: Anesthesiology 2016 for Surgeons

New research was presented at Anesthesiology 2016, the annual meeting of the American Society of Ane...

Examining Proneness to Malpractice Claims

A study has found that a small number of physicians with distinctive characteristics accounted for a...

Recent Trends in Triglycerides

Triglyceride levels among Americans appear to have dropped significantly in the past decade. Despite...

Conference Highlights – CHEST 2016

New research was presented at CHEST 2016, the annual international scientific assembly of the Americ...

AAA Repair – Comparing Techniques & Mortality

A preliminary report has found that outcomes for both open and endovascular abdominal aortic aneurys...

Heart Healthy Diets: Achieving Guideline Adherence

A scientific statement offers practical tips, tools, and dietary approaches to help patients adapt t...

Key Concepts in Managing Complicated Pericarditis

Significant advances are helping clinicians address risk factors and clarify the role of multimodali...

Guideline Update for Heart Failure Treatment

Experts in cardiology have updated a major guideline to reflect the addition of new types of drug op...

The Cardiac Cath Lab: Updating Best Practices

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions has updated its recommendations for bes...

Encouraging Smoking Cessation After AMI

Persistent smoking after an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) appears to worsen angina symptoms and ...

Initial Opioid Use & Long-Term Risks

As opioid prescribing has increased over the past two decades, the United States healthcare system h...

Managing Adult Respiratory Syncytial Virus

While it is often thought of as a disease in children, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections ...

A Program to Prevent Catheter-Associated UTIs

A national prevention program appears to reduce urinary catheter use and catheter-associated urinary...

Filling Prescriptions After Opioid-Related Hospitalizations

New data suggest that greater efforts are needed to ensure that patients who are hospitalized for op...

ED Return Visits: Examining Outcomes & Costs

Patients initially discharged after ED visits and subsequently hospitalized during a return visit to...

Preparing to Be a Good Samaritan

Many emergency physicians (EPs) can expect to provide Good Samaritan care during their careers, but ...

Outcomes After ED Discharge of the Elderly

Poor mental status or change in cognition and changes in disposition plans appear to be important ri...

Conference Highlights: IDWeek 2016

New research was presented at IDWeek 2016, the combined annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases So...