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Friday 17th August 2018

The Harvard Zoo Experiment: Animals Educating Future Doctors

Students at Harvard Medical School have been doing rotations at the Franklin Park Zoo. What they learn goes far beyond comparative medicine and arguably changes their overall perceptions about health. Medscape Med Students

Prices and Value Not Well Aligned for Common CV Drugs in US

In a modeling study estimating the incremental cost-effectiveness ratios for 30 commonly used cardiovascular (CV) drugs, there was little indication that prices are influenced by health benefits. Medscape Medical News

Must NP Preceptors Duplicate a Student's Documentation?

CMS doesn't require physician teachers to do so, but does this rule apply to advanced practice nurse and physician assistant preceptors? Medscape Nurses

The Real Story of PTSD

Dr Robert Berezin's own experience with a near accident offers a glimpse into the psychopathology of post-traumatic stress disorder. Medscape Psychiatry

Revisiting the Effect of Lithium in Our Drinking Water

Dr Nassir Ghaemi on the many flaws of a recent report showing that tap water with high lithium content had no protective effect. Medscape Psychiatry

FDA Approves Nivolumab (Opdivo) for Small Cell Lung Cancer

The new approval is accelerated and is therefore conditional upon further proof of efficacy, but the checkpoint inhibitor becomes the first approved option in advanced SCLC in a long time. FDA Approvals

Aug 17, 2018 This Week in Cardiology

Screening athletes, AF ablation complications, physician gender and MI mortality, the rise of chronic kidney disease, and the rosuvastatin lawsuit are discussed in this week's podcast. on Medscape

FDA Clears Brain Stimulation Device for OCD

The Brainsway deep transcranial magnetic stimulation system is an option for patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) who have not responded to traditional treatments. FDA Approvals

FDA Clears New Treatment for Dry Eye (Cequa)

Cequa is a patented, novel, proprietary nanomicellar formulation of cyclosporine A in a clear, preservative-free, aqueous solution. FDA Approvals

FDA Expands CF Drug Kalydeco to Children as Young as Age 1 Year

The drug is indicated for children as young as 12 months with at least one mutation in the CFTR gene that is responsive to the drug, as determined from clinical or in vitro assay data. FDA Approvals

FDA Flags Temporary Artificial Heart for Mortality, Stroke Risk

The letter to healthcare providers was issued after the agency reviewed final results of a postmarket study conducted by the device maker, SynCardia Systems. News Alerts

Lectins: Are These Food-Based Proteins Friend or Foe?

With limited data or logic to back them up, lectins are now under scrutiny. Medscape

A 35-Year-Old Man in a Crash: USMLE Question

A 35-year-old man dies after a severe bicycle accident. Are you able to determine the most likely cause of death? Osmosis

A 35-Year-Old Man in an Crash: USMLE Question

A 35-year-old man dies after a severe bicycle accident. Are you able to determine the most likely cause of death? Osmosis

Cannabis Use and Prevalence of Alcoholic Liver Disease

Might cannabis use have a positive influence on incidence of liver disease in individuals who abuse alcohol? Liver International

Assessment of CAD in Sports-Related Sudden Cardiac Arrest

This brief report presents a comprehensive description of coronary artery disease in sports-related sudden cardiac arrests, with a comparison with matched non-sports-related sudden cardiac arrests. Circulation

Cost-effectiveness of Population-Based Mutation Testing

Is population-based testing for breast and ovarian cancer gene mutations more cost-effective than family history-based BRCA testing? Journal of the National Cancer Institute

Improving Safety After Abdominoplasty

A better understanding of the factors implicated in the risk for postoperative complications will help improve outcomes after abdominoplasty. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Results of the ASCO Practice Census Survey, 2018

What is the current landscape of hematology and medical oncology practice in the United States? Find out from the sixth annual ASCO Oncology Practice Census survey. Journal of Oncology Practice

Benznidazole Availability for Treatment of Chagas Disease

With FDA approval of benznidazole for treatment of Chagas disease, the drug is no longer available in the US through the CDC-sponsored IND program. How can it be obtained? Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report

Demystifying AI: An Imaging Tool Ready to Explode

How is artificial intelligence being integrated into radiological systems? This brief report highlights some of the exciting developments taking shape in this field. Applied Radiology

Sex-Based Differences in Common Sports Injuries

In what ways do the presentations and treatment outcomes differ between males and females who have sustained sports injuries? Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Estradiol, Progesterone and CVD Risk in Postmenopausal Women

How might treatment with these hormones impact lipid parameters in postmenopausal women? Journal of the Endocrine Society

CVST After Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery

In this review, the authors report on their management experience of postoperative cerebral venous sinus thrombosis, an infrequent complication after vestibular schwannoma surgery. Neurosurgical Focus

Risk Factors for CVD Among Thyroid Cancer Survivors

Which factors may play a prognostic role in the risk for cardiovascular disease among survivors of thyroid cancer? Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism

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