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Leuprorelin Depot Handling Errors Prompt EMA Review Handling errors with leuprolide acetate depot formulations have reportedly led to problems such as leakages from the syringe or failure to deliver implants from the applicator, the
The Week That Wasn&#39;t: Cancer and Microbiome, Radiation Effects, Period Vacuums A quick overview of three medical stories that are worth a mention. <br /> <i>Medscape</i
Fecal Transplants May Transmit Drug-Resistant Infections: FDA The FDA warns about the potential risk for serious or life-threatening infections with the use of investigational fecal microbiota for transplant. <br /> <i>News Alerts</i
Sleep-Disordered Breathing Tied to Accelerated Aging Untreated sleep-disordered breathing and the sleep disruption it causes is associated with epigenetic age acceleration, especially in women. <br /> <i>Medscape Medical News</i
Restless Legs Syndrome Tied to Gut Health Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth may be more prevalent in patients with restless legs syndrome, suggesting a link between gut health and the sleep disorder. <br /> <i>
Personalized Eating: The &#39;New&#39; Diet? New research is confounding notions of how individuals respond to food, but its rapid commercialization is raising concerns. <br /> <i>Medscape</i
Is &#39;Diabetic&#39; a Dirty Word? A Doctor and Patient Debate Why do some patients hate being called a diabetic? And why won't some clinicians stop using that word? A patient and doctor come together in an attempt to enlighten and understand
New Guidelines Issued on Sexually Transmitted Infections Recommendations address dermatologic manifestations that are not always included in guidelines from other groups, such as the need to diagnose and treat genital lumps and
House Panel Digs In on Medicare for All, Other Insurance Options A hearing by the House Ways and Means Committee on various plans for expanding insurance coverage previewed debates that likely will dominate health policy for many years. <br
Record Deaths From Suicide, Drugs, in Youth a &#39;National Tragedy&#39; A major increase in the number of young American adults lost to substance misuse and suicide is being described as a national tragedy. <br /> <i>Medscape Medical News</i
Mortality May Increase as Red Meat Consumption Rises Data from large prospective cohorts suggest that increased red meat consumption was tied to higher mortality, whereas replacing red meat with healthier alternatives may lower risk
Doing the Math: Converting Analogue to Human Insulin Drs Jay Shubrook walks through the math behind the conversion from analogue to human insulin. <br /> <i>Medscape Family Medicine</i
Mindfulness App Alters Brain Reactivity, Cuts Cigarette Use Cravings frequently derail smoking cessation. A study suggests that a particular brain region is implicated in cravings and may be deactivated through use of a mindfulness-based
US Deaths From Suicide, Drugs, Alcohol Reach Crisis Levels Deaths from suicide, alcohol, and drug overdoses are reaching crisis levels across the nation, although individual states are affected in dramatically different ways, a new report
Clinicians Warned About Social Media #BoundaryViolations As physicians' social media use has increased, experts are warning clinicians about potential pitfalls and are offering advice on how to maintain appropriate boundaries with their
Do You Consider Cost When Prescribing a Drug? A newly approved gene therapy for children with spinal muscular atrophy will cost more than $2 million for a one-time infusion. <br /> <i>Medscape Reader Polls</i
USPSTF Now Recommends Preexposure Prophylaxis for HIV Clinicians should screen adolescents, adults, and pregnant people, and offer PrEP to those at high risk for HIV infection, according to the US Preventive Services Task Force. <br
PIONEER 6: Will Oral Semaglutide Live Up to Promise in Real World? The CV outcomes trial for the first oral version of a GLP-1 agonist shows semaglutide is safe in patients with type 2 diabetes at high cardiovascular risk, but results not as
CAROLINA Reassures on CV Safety for Linagliptin, Glimepiride in T2D "We think we've vindicated sulfonylureas, at least glimepiride specifically," says an expert, who notes trial findings do inform decision-making, particularly when cost
Little Difference With Oral Semaglutide vs Liraglutide in Diabetes PIONEER 4 trial shows noninferiority of oral semaglutide to liraglutide for HbA1c lowering, while PIONEER 7 shows superior glycemic control and weight loss compared with the DPP-4