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Driving With Dementia -- New Guidance For Doctors

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New guidance on when people living with dementia should stop driving has been published to support doctors and other health care professionals. 'Driving with Dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment' helps medical teams with the appropriate assessment and management of patients. Researchers from Newc......
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Doctors Are Confident That AI Won't Replace Them

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Despite numerous stories of the power of AI in healthcare and medicine, a new study suggests that doctors are confident that their work won't be automated. Is their confidence...
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Many Oncologists Unsure of LGBTQ Health Needs

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
Most doctors surveyed said they were comfortable treating lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender patients, but half or fewer felt confident in their knowledge of these patients' health...
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FDA looking how to get nicotine-addicted teens to quit vaping as e-cigarette 'epidemic' grinds on

Jan 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
The FDA says doctors need more information about treating kids for nicotine use since most cessation products are only for...
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Steps to Reduce Hospital Sleep Disruptions Studied

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
Nighttime room entries dropped by 44 percent after researchers educated doctors and nurses on the health consequences of in-hospital sleep...
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Doctors explain misconceptions about penicillin allergy

Jan 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Most patients who report having a penicillin allergy are not really allergic to this highly effective antibiotic, and they may be missing out on the best treatment for their condition as a result, according to a new patient resource published in JAMA....
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Hearing aid users often do not see doctors to ensure devices help

Jan 17, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In 2020, a new U.S. law will allow people to buy hearing aids over-the-counter, but that may not improve access to hearing care, a new study suggests....
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Many Teens, Young Adults Don't Get Private Time With Doctors

Jan 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Many Teens, Young Adults Don't Get Private Time With DoctorsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2019 12:00:00...
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New tool calculates breast cancer risk with greater precision

Jan 16, 2019 , CNN Health
UK scientists have developed an online calculator that could enable doctors to more accurately predict a patient's chance of developing breast cancer....
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Doctors Question State Lawsuits Over Pelvic Mesh Products

Jan 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Doctors Question State Lawsuits Over Pelvic Mesh ProductsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Lung cancer screening complications may be higher than expected

Jan 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Invasive follow-up tests to examine abnormalities found with lung cancer screening may lead to more complications and extra healthcare costs than doctors previously thought, a U.S. study suggests....
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Heavy sweating that led to an unexpected diagnosis

Jan 15, 2019 , CNN Health
A 60-year-old man struggled with unexplained sweating episodes for three years before doctors diagnosed him with temporal lobe seizures, according to a case study published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine....
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Medicare changes could have some patients paying more for drugs

Jan 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A proposed shift in Medicare coverage for medicines administered by doctors may help reduce total drug spending, but a new study suggests it may also lead to higher out-of-pocket costs for some patients....
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Chance Of Depression In New Doctors Depends On Where They Train

Jan 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Nearly 20,000 future doctors will graduate from U.S. medical school this spring, and embark on the residency training that launches their careers. Right now, they’re choosing which hospitals and health systems they’d most like to train at. But a new study suggests that their mental health in the cr......
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U.S. medic declared Ebola-free, leaves Nebraska quarantine

Jan 13, 2019 , Reuters
A U.S. healthcare worker who was being monitored for the Ebola virus after treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo was released from a Nebraska hospital on Saturday after doctors said they had seen no signs of the deadly disease....
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Surgeons fear pelvic mesh lawsuits will spook patients

Jan 12, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Doctors who specialize in female pelvic medicine say lawsuits by four states over products used to treat pelvic floor disorders might scare patients away from the best treatment...
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Drug Overdose Fatality Rate Soars 260% Among Women From 1999-2017, CDC Reports

Jan 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"The stereotype is a man who's addicted to drugs who's ODing on the street, and we know that that stereotype is clearly not complete. It's inaccurate," said Dr. Georges Benjamin, executive director of the American Public Health Association. Other drug epidemic news looks at equipping police with naloxone; tracking doctors who over-prescribe opioids; puppy programs; childhood trauma and research on safe-injection...
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"Doctors Are Failing Women": How This Entrepreneur is Redefining Menopause Care

Jan 10, 2019 , Forbes
Microsoft exec-turned entrepreneur Jill Angelo is helping women through menopause with genneve, “the first ever online clinic for women in...
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Drug Sponge Could Minimize Side Effects Of Cancer Treatment

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
With the help of sponges inserted in the bloodstream to absorb excess drugs, doctors are hoping to prevent the dangerous side effects of toxic chemotherapy agents or even deliver higher doses to knock back tumors, like liver cancer, that don't respond to more benign treatments. The "drug sponge" is......
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Researchers Create A Wireless, Battery-Free, Biodegradable Blood Flow Sensor

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new device developed by Stanford University researchers could make it easier for doctors to monitor the success of blood vessel surgery. The sensor, detailed in a paper published Jan. 8 in Nature Biomedical Engineering, monitors the flow of blood through an artery. It is biodegradable, battery-fre......
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