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Treatable Traits in Severe Asthma Can Predict Attacks Patients with severe asthma were more likely to have asthma attacks when they had one or more of 10 traits identified, compared with those with nonsevere disease, a study has found
EMA Panel Backs Two New HIV Drugs Pifeltro contains doravirine, a new nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, and Delstrigo is a fixed-dose combination of doravirine, lamivudine, and tenofovir disoproxil
New Antibiotics for Europe: CHMP Likes Vabomere, EC Clears Xerava Vabomere combines meropenem and vaborbactam for treatment of complicated UTIs and other infections; Xerava (eravacycline) is for complicated intra-abdominal infections. <br /> <i>
CHMP Backs Galcanezumab for Migraine Prevention The EMA committee has recommended marketing authorization for a second CGRP antagonist for migraine prevention, following its first-in-class approval recommendation for erenumab in
Personalized Medicine, Combo Tx, Stops Progression to Diabetes People with prediabetes identified as being at highest risk based on oral glucose testing and treated with 'triple therapy' were less likely to progress in the STOP DIABETES trial
Focus on Lifestyle Changes: The Indian Diabetes Guidelines The ABCs of the Indian Diabetes Guidelines: Dr Rucha Mehta compares these guidelines with the ADA guidelines. <br /> <i>Medscape Family Medicine</i
Dispelling the Myths About Obesity Is obesity a choice? Are people just lazy or suffering from 'food addiction'? Dr Akshay Jain responds to the results of a recent Medscape poll and says it's time to dispel the
PUFAs for Anxiety: The Evidence to Date For patients with anxiety unresponsive to antidepressants or psychotherapy, omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) may be a promising alternative, research suggests. <br /> <
To Live Longer, Forget the Treadmill and Play Tennis Compared with being sedentary, the gain in life expectancy was almost 10 years with regular tennis playing vs a year and a half with health club workouts, an observational study
Sleep Apnea Treatment Tied to Improved Stroke Outcomes Use of continuous positive airway pressure after an acute stroke or transient ischemia attack may improve neurologic functioning in patients with sleep apnea, a new study found. <
Obesity Doubles Risk for Incontinence in Younger Women Clinicians should counsel women that maintaining a healthy weight may help prevent urinary incontinence now or later in life, the authors suggest. <br /> <i>Medscape Medical News
Can NPs and PAs Replace Hospitalists? Are physician-extenders just as capable of caring for patients as hospitalists are? <br /> <i>Medscape Hospital Medicine</i
Diagnosing Diabetes With a Single Blood Sample What is the clinical utility of a single-sample confirmatory definition of diabetes? Dr Elizabeth Selvin discusses the results of her study. <br /> <i>Medscape Diabetes
Marrying or Medicine: Does a White Coat Make Dating Harder? Medical training takes place right when most people are settling down with spouses and partners. When it comes to love and a career in medicine, some challenges are more
Food Insecurity Linked to High Blood Pressure in Kids Children who lack good access to nutritional foods are at increased risk of having high blood pressure, prompting a call for providers to screen for food insecurity as a heart
Walking Just 4 Hours a Week Linked to Reduced Stroke Severity New registry data suggest even light to moderate physical activity may result in a less severe stroke over time. <br /> <i>Medscape Medical News</i
New Survey Shows Physicians&#39; Top Choices for US Hospitals 2018 Medically respected expertise and a good reputation are physicians' top two factors in choosing a hospital for themselves or a family member. <br /> <i>Medscape Medical News</i
Med Students Seek More Gun Violence Prevention Research Medical students held meetings across the United States on Monday and seek to overcome legislative barrier on firearm safety research. <br /> <i>Medscape Medical News</i
Extended- vs Narrow-Spectrum Antibiotics in Appendicitis What is the best choice of antibiotic therapy for uncomplicated appendicitis in children? Dr Lowenfels comments on a study published in Annals of Surgery. <br /> <i>Medscape
How Do You Feel About Recording Office Visits? More patients are recording doctor's appointments with or without permission. <br /> <i>Medscape Reader Polls</i