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Buck(shot) Naked Is Safer? That's Improbable!

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- A weekly report from our friends at Improbable Research.

Buck(shot) Naked Is Safer? That's Improbable!

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- A weekly report from our friends at Improbable Research.

Hot Topics: Crohn's Disease Revisited

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:47pm
(MedPage Today) -- In January, we asked, "What will be the most important clinical development in Crohn's in 2014?" Now, at the half-year mark, we return to our experts to ask them how their predictions are holding up.

Hot Topics: Crohn's Disease Revisited

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:47pm
(MedPage Today) -- In January, we asked, "What will be the most important clinical development in Crohn's in 2014?" Now, at the half-year mark, we return to our experts to ask them how their predictions are holding up.

This Week in the Endocrine Journals

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:34pm
(MedPage Today) -- Studies making an impact in endocrinology this week: levothyroxine interactions, sevelamer for type 2 diabetes?

This Week in the Endocrine Journals

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:34pm
(MedPage Today) -- Studies making an impact in endocrinology this week: levothyroxine interactions, sevelamer for type 2 diabetes?

AIDS Activists Stunned by Malaysian Air Crash

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- MELBOURNE, Australia -- Many HIV/AIDS researchers and activists were on board Malaysian Airways MH17, the passenger jet that was knocked out of the sky Thursday over Ukraine.

AIDS Activists Stunned by Malaysian Air Crash

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- MELBOURNE, Australia -- Many HIV/AIDS researchers and activists were on board Malaysian Airways MH17, the passenger jet that was knocked out of the sky Thursday over Ukraine.

Fla. Announces 2nd Locally Acquired Chikungunya Case

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Shortly after the CDC announced that the first domestically acquired case of chikungunya virus infection had been confirmed in Florida, state authorities there said they had identified a second.

Ancient fossils sport modern brains

news@nature - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:21pm

Marine predators from the Cambrian era had brains wired like some in living inverterbrates.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15565

Tweet of the Week: What Beer Are You?

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:12pm
(MedPage Today) -- Welcome to another edition of the MedPage Today Tweet of the Week! Every Friday, the editorial team highlights its favorite 140-character contribution from the healthcare twittersphere.

PTH Drug Passes Test in Dialysis Patients

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:46am
(MedPage Today) -- An investigational drug for secondary hyperparathyroidism in chronic kidney disease patients on dialysis met its primary endpoint, Amgen announced.

IAC: Tragedy, Low Attendance Won't Stop Meeting

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:09am
(MedPage Today) -- MELBOURNE, Australia -- The 2014 International AIDS Conference will go on as planned, despite the deaths of dozens of delegates aboard the airliner said to have been shot down over eastern Ukraine.

Morning Break: Pot Edibles, Obamacare (Partly) Canceled

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:46am
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff.

Take a virtual voyage into Darwin's library

news@nature - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 8:21am

A science historian describes how he reconstructed the collection of texts the naturalist used aboard the HMS Beagle .

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15568

Gene therapy creates biological pacemaker

news@nature - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 8:21pm

Pig-heart cells modified to keep a steady beat.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15569

OncoBreak: Tweets for Cancer, Smelly Story, Stem Cell Win

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 6:04pm
(MedPage Today) -- Recent oncology-related news from around the Web included the growing role of Twitter, a smelly myth about cancer prevention, and a court victory for stem cell research.

MOC Watch: Society Leaders Give ABIM an Earful

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 5:20pm
(MedPage Today) -- The American Board of Internal Medicine heard this week from officers of 26 specialty societies who detailed their concerns about the maintenance of certification process.

CDC Reports First Domestic Chikungunya Case in U.S.

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 4:55pm
ATLANTA (MedPage Today) -- The first case of chikungunya virus infection acquired within the continental U.S. has been reported by the CDC.

A Small Business Owner Wants to Buy Insurance

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 4:37pm
(MedPage Today) -- NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- Sandra Lopez, who bought a restaurant here in 2012, purchased her family's first health insurance through Covered California, and is now considering options for her employees.
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