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Painful Hands, Hurting Hearts?

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:31am
(MedPage Today) -- Symptomatic hand osteoarthritis was linked with coronary heart disease.

Anti-TNF in PsA: Aim for Remission?

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:58am
Most (MedPage Today) -- but not all -- reach minimal disease activity.

Europe proposes joint Moon trips with Russia

news@nature - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:21am

Space-agency scientists present plan to piggyback on two missions.

Nature 516 153 doi: 10.1038/516153a

Morning Break: Flat Rate for Cancer Tx, Bulletproof Coffee

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 8:45am
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff.

ASH: New Myeloma Regimens, AL Amyloidosis (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:21am
(MedPage Today) -- Add-on therapy with HDAC inhibitor improved outcomes in myeloma.

E-Cigarettes: Teens Are Major Market

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:01pm
(MedPage Today) -- Time to limit sales to 18 and older?

Test of Two Taxanes Shows Clear Winner in Breast Cancer

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 10:59pm
(MedPage Today) -- Nab-paclitaxel neoadjuvant therapy led to higher response rate for early-stage disease.

The Week Ahead: Obamacare Deadline and a Little Ho-Ho-Ho from BMJ

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 10:58pm
(MedPage Today) -- Individuals who want to start the new year with health insurance Obamacare face a Monday deadline.

Can Social Media Aid Public Health?

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 2:30pm
(MedPage Today) -- Help from Yelp? Don't laugh

Lyme Disease, Fibromylagia Link Evaporates

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 2:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Earlier studies may have included patients who did not have Lyme disease.

Benefits of First TNF Inhibitor May Linger

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 1:18pm
(MedPage Today) -- Patients had faster response, less pain, better functioning when they stopped meds.

Ebola experts seek to expand testing

news@nature - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 12:21am

Rapid local diagnosis is essential for curbing spread.

Nature 516 154 doi: 10.1038/516154a

ED Throughput: A Fixable Problem

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 2:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Practical steps for changing an ED's throughput trajectory.

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 1:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include healthcare disparities in the U.S. population, progesterone and traumatic brain injury, PD1 inhibitors and cancer, and a new type of blood thinner.

New Proteasome Inhibitor Targets Myeloma (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 12:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Objective responses occurred in 25% to 30% of pretreated patients.

D.C. Week: Gruber on the Carpet, Medicaid Trade Groups Squawk

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 11:00am
(MedPage Today) -- Obamacare "architect" apologizes; Medicaid access questioned.

ICE Study Leaves Capecitabine in the Cold (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 10:00am
(MedPage Today) -- Chemo agent of no help in older early stage breast cancer patients.

Dead Comedians, Stimulation: That's Improbable!

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 9:00am
(MedPage Today) -- A weekly report from our friends over at Improbable Research.

Mumps Checks NHL Players

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 5:35pm
(MedPage Today) -- Outbreak affects nine players on three teams.

Microsoft billionaire takes on cell biology

news@nature - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 5:21pm

New Allen institute will create simulations of cell behaviour.

Nature 516 157 doi: 10.1038/516157a

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