Today's Health News

Physician Depressive Symptoms Tied to Higher Risk for Medical Errors

Bidirectional association seen between depressive symptoms and medical errors

Deep Learning Models Can Help Interpret Chest Radiographs

Models developed to detect pneumothorax, opacity, nodule or mass, fracture on frontal chest radiographs

Adults Not Living in Metro Areas Have Reduced Access to Care

In unadjusted analyses, adults not living in MSA more likely to have financial burden linked to care

RSNA: Biennial Mammo Returns More Advanced-Stage Cancers

Annual mammography screening, used by most patients, yields smaller and less advanced cancers

Risk for Hodgkin Lymphoma Increased With Allergic Disease, Eczema

Associations attenuated but remained significant after adjustment for steroid use

ᴅ-dimer Test Adjusted to Clinical Probability IDs Low Risk for PE

Use of this diagnostic strategy results in reduction in use of chest imaging

Risk for Hospital Admission Up With Short-Term PM2.5 Exposure

Admissions for new causes, previously identified causes linked to short-term exposure to air pollution

Current Statin Use May Lower Risk for Lethal Prostate Cancer

Strong inverse association found for PTEN-null cancer but not for PTEN-intact cancers

November 2019 Briefing – Hematology & Oncology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Hematology & Oncology for November 2019. This roundup includes...

Study Supports PSA Screening for Male BRCA2 Carriers

Further follow-up needed to assess benefit of PSA screening in male BRCA1 mutation carriers