In the Journals

Brain injury from concussion can last a year after returning to play

October 16, 2019
Athletes may not be fully recovered from a concussion 1 year after being cleared to return to play, according to a study published in Neurology

In the Journals

Nonpharmacological dementia interventions may be more effective in reducing aggression, agitation

October 15, 2019
Nonpharmacologic interventions, including massage and touch therapy, may be more effective than pharmacologic methods in reducing aggression and…

In the JournalsPerspective

Rivaroxaban does not show noninferiority to vitamin K antagonists in antiphospholipid syndrome

October 14, 2019
Rivaroxaban failed to demonstrate noninferiority to dose-adjusted vitamin K antagonists in patients with thrombotic antiphospholipid syndrome, and…

In the Journals

Study further suggests link between bipolar disorder, risk for Parkinson’s disease

October 14, 2019
Patients with bipolar disorder appeared significantly more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease than the general population, according to…

In the Journals

Reimbursement policies increase noninvasive cardiac testing in hospitals, costs

October 14, 2019
Medicare reimbursement policies that provide higher payments to hospitals than provider-based office settings for noninvasive cardiac tests lead to…

Meeting News

Top 10 takeaways from lipid management guidelines

October 12, 2019
CHICAGO — The 2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol, published by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart…

Meeting News

Role of wearable devices increasing in health care

October 11, 2019
CHICAGO — The integration of wearable devices into clinical care is still in its beginning stages, but the devices’ use for ECG and the…

Meeting News

Health technology offers new opportunities for physician-patient engagement

October 10, 2019
CHICAGO — New health technologies that focus on self-management of patients may be a unique way for cardiologists to engage with their…

In the Journals

Maternal weight gain tied to poor birth outcomes in twin pregnancies

October 10, 2019
In twin pregnancies, very high and very low maternal weight gain were both associated with poor birth outcomes, according to findings published in…

Feature

Q&A: SAVE discusses the clinician's role in suicide prevention

October 10, 2019
Oct. 10 is World Mental Health Day, and WHO has declared suicide prevention as the focus for 2019. According to WHO, someone dies by suicide every 40…

In the JournalsPerspective

‘Unexpected’: Physician burnout rate lower in rural areas

October 10, 2019
Family medicine doctors who practiced in rural areas were less likely to experience burnout than those who practiced in medium-sized and metropolitan…

Feature

Q&A: AFSP discusses the clinician's role in suicide prevention

October 10, 2019
Oct. 10 is World Mental Health Day, and WHO has declared suicide prevention as the focus for 2019. According to WHO, someone dies by suicide every…

In the Journals

Only one in five adult cyclists in accidents wear helmets

October 9, 2019
Just 22% of adults involved in bicycle accidents were wearing helmets, according to study results published in Brain Injury. Shahrzad

Meeting NewsVideo

Transgender treatment controversies persist among clinicians

October 9, 2019
SAN DIEGO — In a video interview, Jack Drescher, MD, clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and…

In the Journals

Effect of burnout on quality of care may be exaggerated

October 8, 2019
Although physician burnout is associated with poor quality of care, the effects of burnout on patient care may have been exaggerated in some studies…

FDA News

FDA awards $15 million to fund trials of treatments for rare diseases

October 8, 2019
The FDA awarded 12 grants worth more than $15 million to fund clinical trials of medical products intended to treat patients with rare diseases. The…

In the Journals

Antidepressants not associated with adverse health outcomes

October 7, 2019
Current evidence does not support claims of adverse health outcomes associated with antidepressant use, and such claims are likely exaggerated by…

In the JournalsPerspective

Up to $935B wasted in health care spending annually

October 7, 2019
The estimated cost of waste in the United States health care system ranged from $760 billion to $935 billion annually, or about 25% of total health…

In the Journals

Intervention may reduce treatment burden in patients with multiple chronic conditions

October 7, 2019
For older adults with multiple chronic conditions, an intervention program designed to align patient care with individual health goals may be…

Breaking News

Trump issues executive order to expand private Medicare insurance plans

October 4, 2019
President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order that directs HHS to take action to provide more insurance plan options under Medicare Advantage…