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Giant gene banks take on disease

news@nature - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 3:21pm

Researchers bring together troves of DNA sequences in the hope of teasing out links between traits and genetic variants.

Nature 514 282 doi: 10.1038/514282a

The Promise and Peril of ACOs

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 3:07pm
(MedPage Today) -- Doctors don't want ACOs second-guessing everything they do.

Calif.'s Prop. 46 Pits Docs Against Lawyers

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 3:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Bill would require a database check for painkiller prescriptions.

Quick Weight Loss Works, Too

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 2:17pm
(MedPage Today) -- Dieters regained the same amount of weight in the long run whether they initially shed pounds fast or slow.

No RA Benefit With Remicade Addition

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 2:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Researchers report no difference in remission rates or radiographic changes.

Through the nanoscope: A Nobel Prize gallery

news@nature - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 1:21pm

A selection of 'super-resolution' images taken with the techniques that won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16129

Limiting Saturated Fats Can Improve Lipid Profile (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:30pm
(MedPage Today) -- Cardiac study shows that not all fats are created equal.

Stroke Rounds: Best PFO Diagnostic With Lung Clots?

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:56am
(MedPage Today) -- Is there a best way to find patent foramen ovale (PFO)?

Boehringer Ingelheim and InterMune IPF Drugs Approved

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:38am
(MedPage Today) -- Ofev, Esbriet slow lung scarring, agency says.

Sea floors host surprise methane-munching microbes

news@nature - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:21am

Organisms living in carbonate rock provide a previously unrecognized sink for the greenhouse gas.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16151

ACG: From HCV to the Microbiome

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:39am
(MedPage Today) -- Hepatitis C, IBD, and fecal transplants will star at ACG.

Morning Break: Hysteria More Contagious than Ebola

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 9:45am
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff.

Ebola and Hospitals: How Great Is the Threat?

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 6:05pm
(MedPage Today) -- The evolving scenario in Dallas brings preparedness under scrutiny nationwide.

Ebola: Emory to Take Second Dallas Patient

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 5:40pm
(MedPage Today) -- Questions grow on hospital's handling of the first Ebola patient.

Ebola Hits Home for Nurses, PAs in Congress

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 5:29pm
(MedPage Today) -- Congress should fund nurse training to handle Ebola patients, they say.

Deadly Diarrhea: The Pharmacy Practice News Report

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 3:30pm
(MedPage Today) -- A regular update on whats new in pharmacy practice from our friends at Pharmacy Practice News.

Lymphoseek Approved for All Solid-Tumor Cancers

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 3:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Pediatric study required to be finished by 2018.

I, Intern: When 15 Minutes Isn't Enough

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:30pm
(MedPage Today) -- Long wait times, short face times.

Hydrogen cloud blows off Mars

news@nature - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:21pm

NASA mission sends back first imagery since arriving at the red planet.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16156

Australia puts science in ‘competitiveness’ drive

news@nature - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:21pm

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