Today's Health News

SHEA Updates Guidance for Health Care Staff With Hepatitis, HIV

Career counseling recommended for those planning to conduct exposure-prone procedures

MRI Safe for Those With Non-MRI-Conditional Cardiac Devices

MRI can be performed safely in patients with non-MRI-conditional devices, including pacemakers

Taking Lipid-Lowering Meds Tied to Lower Risk for Cancer Death

Adherence inversely linked to mortality related to breast cancer, CRC, melanoma in women

Insurance Tied to Odds of Cancer Surgery at High-Volume Centers

Uninsured, Medicare-, Medicaid-insured less likely to receive surgical cancer care at high-volume hospital

Linked Color Imaging Detects More Neoplastic Upper GI Lesions

More neoplastic lesions initially diagnosed in the examination group undergoing LCI first

Most Users Report Cannabidiol Use for Treatment of Diagnosable Conditions

Psychiatric, orthopedic, and sleep issues most commonly cited in a Reddit forum

UEG: Allergy-Related Dz Tied to Irritable Bowel Syndrome at 16

Asthma and food hypersensitivity at age 12 years associated with increased risk for IBS at age 16 years

UEG: Pancreatic CA Down With Bariatric Sx for Obese With DM

Prevalence of pancreatic cancer higher in patients with predisposing diabetes and obesity without BS

Bariatric Surgery Linked to Longer Life Expectancy in Obesity

Adjusted median life expectancy three years longer with bariatric surgery than with usual obesity care

Modest Increase in Patient Visits Could Offset Costs of Scribes

Model shows adding two new or three return patient visits per day profitable for all specialties