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  • Hypofractionated Radiation in Prostate Cancer Stands Test of Time
    on February 20, 2020 at 12:03 pm

    For localized prostate cancer, a hypofractionated radiotherapy regimen that cuts treatment time in half continues to have noninferior efficacy long-term relative to a conventional radiotherapy regimen. Medscape Medical News […]

  • Clinicians' Challenge: 'Bring Climate Change to the Bedside'
    on February 20, 2020 at 1:20 am

    Over 100 healthcare leaders gathered at a Boston symposium recently to discuss the urgent need to move climate change from theory into practice to 'prevent the harms that are foreseeable.' Medscape Medical News […]

  • ARCADIA: Predicting Risk of Atrial Cardiopathy Poststroke
    on February 19, 2020 at 11:54 pm

    Preliminary findings from the ongoing ARCADIA study identify several risk factors associated with atrial cardiopathy in recent stroke patients. Medscape Medical News […]

  • Exposure to Cleaning Products May Compromise Infants' Lungs
    on February 19, 2020 at 9:49 pm

    Infants who were frequently exposed to household cleaning products during their first 3 months of life were at higher risk for asthma by age 3 years, data from a Canadian birth cohort suggest. Medscape Medical News […]

  • Revascularization Volumes Halved Over 13 Years
    on February 19, 2020 at 9:33 pm

    New administrative data on revascularization in the United States offers an interesting glimpse into a field adjusting to new data on the benefits of medical therapy. Medscape Medical News […]

  • 'Evidence That e-Cigs Cause Heart Attacks' Retracted
    on February 19, 2020 at 9:22 pm

    The Journal of the American Heart Association retracted a study that found an association between e-cigarette use and increased risk of having had a myocardial infarction. Medscape Medical News […]

  • Relief From Lingering Depressive Symptoms Just a Click Away?
    on February 19, 2020 at 9:13 pm

    Some patients with depression get only partial relief with standard therapies. New research says a self-guided online mindfulness program may resolve lingering symptoms and facilitate full remission. Medscape Medical News […]

  • 'Striking Paradox' of Misaligned Diabetes Treatment Could Harm
    on February 19, 2020 at 8:45 pm

    "The paradox and misalignment of treatment intensity with patients' needs is really striking," says the lead author of a national study of adults with type 2 diabetes. Medscape Medical News […]

  • Excessive Masculinity Linked to High Suicide Risk
    on February 19, 2020 at 8:15 pm

    Excessive masculinity is linked to a significantly increased risk for death by suicide in men, a finding that underscores the central role of gender in suicide death, new research shows. Medscape Medical News […]

  • Sedation in the ICU Debated
    on February 19, 2020 at 7:49 pm

    Time on a ventilator and ICU stays are shorter when mechanically ventilated patients are not sedated, but mortality rates are no different than they are with sedation, a multicenter study shows. Medscape Medical News […]