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Eye on Repeal/Replace: Health Savings Accounts

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:30am
(MedPage Today) -- What are HSAs and will they help or hurt patients?

TAVR Costs Rising As SAVR Price Falls

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:00am
(MedPage Today) -- National data suggest difference in upfront price even after adjustment

Post-PCI Outcomes Largely Similar Between Black, White Patients

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:00am
(MedPage Today) -- Adjustment for comorbidities, other factors erased differences in VA study

Stop-Smoking Meds Underused in Post-MI Setting (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:00am
(MedPage Today) -- Just 7% of smokers filled smoking cessation drug prescriptions

White House’s dwindling science office leaves major research programmes in limbo

news@nature - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:21am

Pared-back staff struggles to continue cybersecurity, climate-change and science-education efforts without direction from the Trump administration.

Nature 547 145 doi: 10.1038/547145a

How Much Is Too Much to Pay for a Rx?

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 9:00am
(MedPage Today) -- Can an effective drug be sunk by a high price tag?

Morning Break: Oncology Rules; Health Bill Post-Mortem; Academe vs Elsevier

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 8:45am
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff

World's largest hoard of carbon dates goes global

news@nature - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 7:21am

Scientists hope pooled records could answer major archaeological questions and map human migration patterns.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22287

Female astronomers of colour face daunting discrimination

news@nature - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 6:21am

Two-fifths report feeling unsafe at work, and 18% have concerns about attending conferences.

Nature 547 266 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22291

Novel Drug Doesn't Help Cognition in Alzheimer's (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 4:30am
(MedPage Today) -- Questions about mechanism of action remain

Plants turn caterpillars into cannibals

news@nature - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 3:21am

Chemical produced by tomato plants in response to pest attack can change insect behaviour.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22281

Repeal Is Dead. Long Live What?

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 6:35pm
(MedPage Today) -- Experts still don't see Republicans and Democrats working together

Coping with Advanced Glaucoma: Ophthalmology Times

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 6:30pm
(MedPage Today) -- Also, new drug delivery technologies in glaucoma

Early-Onset of Natural Menopause Tied to T2D (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 6:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Finding independent of potential intermediate risk factors such as insulin levels

iMedicalApps: An EEG Scanner on Your Phone

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 5:30pm
(MedPage Today) -- A mobile solution for seizure diagnosis and classification

Bleeding After TAVR Predicts Mortality (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 5:15pm
(MedPage Today) -- Access-site bleeds not as risky as other bleeds in Swiss center study

The One Universal Truth About Medicine

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 5:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Communication is key, says Suneel Dhand

Why Money-Back for Drugs is a Bad Idea

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 4:30pm
(MedPage Today) -- It's a win-win for pharma, but a lose-lose for patients

Why planetary scientists want better fake space dirt

news@nature - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 4:21pm

Artificial soils that mimic the surfaces of the Moon, Mars and asteroids are hard to make — and often miss the mark.

Nature 547 146 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22228

No Benefit with High-Dose D for Kids' Respiratory Infections (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 4:15pm
(MedPage Today) -- Number of wintertime infections higher with daily 2,000 IU
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