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Cohen's Brain Bits: Looks Like Teen Spirit

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:08am
(MedPage Today) -- Brain tissue structure may predict exploratory tendencies in young adolescents.

Angioedema Therapy Shows Promise and Peril (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:00am
(MedPage Today) -- FDA halted esterase inhibitor/hyaluronidase cocktail, but new formulation may be tried.

Body-Building Brothers Live Lifestyle Medicine

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 9:13am
(MedPage Today) -- "Pump you up" in practice

Morning Break: No ACA Rescue, Head Transplants, Ebola

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 8:45am
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff.

HIV Prevention Cuts Medical Costs (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 6:23pm
(MedPage Today) -- Averting a single infection could save up to $338,000 over a lifetime.

Prevention, Treatment Combine to Avert HIV Infection (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 6:01pm
(MedPage Today) -- Complementary interventions drive down risk of transmission in heterosexual couples.

Kidney Injury Alerts Don't Help Anyone (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 5:24pm
(MedPage Today) -- Text-based notifications didn't affect health outcomes in this trial.

SCOTUS: State Boards Can Be Sued for Antitrust

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:52pm
(MedPage Today) -- When practitioners set rules to restrict who can practice, federal antitrust rules may come into play.

Low-Risk Chest Pain Controversy: The FOAMed Report

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:49pm
(MedPage Today) -- Sore throats, terrorists, and how to keep up with all that literature,

Coffee May Protect Against MS

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:25pm
(MedPage Today) -- Case-control studies suggest coffee may protect against the risk of MS.

New HIV Maturation Inhibitor Shines in Pilot Study (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:18pm
(MedPage Today) -- Potent lowering of viral load marks proof of concept.

Hep C Tx Benefits HCV-Positive Lupus Patients (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:08pm
(MedPage Today) -- But glucocorticosteroids won't trigger hepatitis reactivation, suggests this study.

XDR Tuberculosis Spread by Transmission (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Poor antibiotic stewardship doesn't seem to be an issue.

So Much Healthcare You'll Be Sick of It

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 3:26pm
(MedPage Today) -- Pouring on the healthcare before patients are hospitalized is just what the doctor ordered, says Fred N. Pelzman, MD.

eScholarship@UMMS Promotional Poster

eScholarship@UMMS - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:59pm

Poster created to promote eScholarship@UMMS, UMass Medical School's digital archive of research and scholarship, which is managed by the Lamar Soutter Library. The intended audience is faculty, researchers, staff, and students at UMass Medical School.

SCOTUS and ACA: What If?

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- AMA panel offers best "guesses" about latest ACA challenge.

Six challenges to stamping out Ebola

news@nature - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 1:21pm

Despite a recent sharp drop in the overall number of Ebola cases, the situation remains precarious in West Africa.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16964

Survival Dips With Surveillance in Mid-Risk Prostate Ca

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 1:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Still no solid algorithm to identify those who can safely go without immediate treatment.

FDA Oks Lantus Follow-Up

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 12:35pm
(MedPage Today) -- Sanofi gets green light as patent on its top-selling insulin is set to expire.

India's PhD students on hunger strike over delayed pay rise

news@nature - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 12:21pm

Funding agencies stall over fellowship wage hikes announced by government last October.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16969

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