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New Guidelines on Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Imaging

New consensus guidelines from a multispecialty working group of the Pelvic Floor Disorders Consortium (PFDC) clear up inconsistencies in the use of magnetic resonance defecography...

Sexual Assault in Women Tied to Increased Stroke, Dementia Risk

Traumatic experiences, especially sexual assault, may put women at greater risk for poor brain health. In the Ms Brain study, middle-aged women with trauma exposure...

If Roe Is Overturned, Michigan Has Abortion Ban on the Books

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to let a Texas ban on most abortions remain in force — at least for now...

Two Swings, Two Misses With Colchicine, Vascepa in COVID-19

The anti-inflammatory agents colchicine and icosapent ethyl (Vascepa; Amarin) failed to provide substantial benefits in separate randomized COVID-19 trials. Both were reported at the European...

Long COVID Symptoms Can Persist for More Than 1 Year, Study Shows

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Nearly one half of people who are hospitalized with COVID-19 suffer...

Less Than a Third of Surgery Articles Include Race Data

Less than one third of articles published in prominent surgical journals in 2019 reported the race or ethnicity of study participants, a new analysis published...

Two Better Than One for Hip Replacement

A combination of two nerve blocks reduced immediate postsurgery opioid use in total hip arthroplasty (THA) patients by about 35% compared with use of a...

Alleged Brain Surgeon Squats on Domains, Punks Journals

We have a confession right up front: You won’t meet the man — a man who claims to be a brain surgeon, no less —...

Chronic Kidney Disease Tied to Worse LAAO Outcomes

The presence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) or end-stage renal disease (ESRD) is associated with worse in-hospital and short-term outcomes after left atrial appendage (LAA)...

You have a purpose, you just need to find it—and it’s one of the most important things for your retirement

According to a 2020 Edward Jones/Age Wave study, one in three new retirees struggles with finding purpose after leaving their job. In many ways, that’s...

Global Youth Depression and Anxiety Doubled During Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The COVID-19 pandemic doubled international rates of child and adolescent psychological...

Task Force Affirms Routine Gestational Diabetes Testing

Asymptomatic pregnant women with no previous diagnosis of type 1 or 2 diabetes should be screened for gestational diabetes at 24 weeks’ gestation or later,...

Journal Takes 3 Years to Act

  More than three and a half years after being alerted to concerns about the data in a 2015 article, an obstetrics journal has finally...

No Win for Milrinone Over Dobutamine in Cardiogenic Shock

A head-to-head randomized comparison of milrinone and dobutamine — the most used inotropes in cardiogenic shock therapy in North America — failed to find a...

ACOG, SMFM Urge All Pregnant Women to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society...

Cryptococcal Meningitis: Single-Dose Regimen Noninferior

A single high dose of the antifungal agent liposomal amphotericin B (L-AmB; AmBisome, Gilead Sciences), with a background regimen of flucytosine and fluconazole, is noninferior...

Best Vacations for Doctors Ready to Travel: Where To Go?

Americans are traveling as if they’ve been unleashed — crowding the skies, highways, and byways, looking for a well-deserved respite. Physicians and other healthcare workers,...

5-Year-Old Boy Dies of COVID-19 in Georgia

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A family in Georgia is grieving after a 5-year-old boy with...

Vaccine Breakthrough Cases Rising With Delta: Here’s What That Means

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. At a recent town hall meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio, President Joe...

FM Diversity Has Increased, but More Physicians of Color Needed

Family medicine has evolved in many ways since its inception in 1969, especially in terms of the people who are practicing it, but it still...

These are the 6 Most Important Takeaways From ‘Shark Tank’ Investors

A special excerpt from the upcoming eighth edition of Entrepreneur Press’ ‘Start Your Own Business: The Only Startup Book You’ll Ever Need,’ available for pre-order...

Hong Kong Police Arrest Five Over Children’s Books Depicting Protesters as Sheep

Hong Kong’s national-security police arrested five people for allegedly conspiring to commit sedition through a series of picture books that portray sheep being targeted by...

Pfizer, AZ Vaccines Effective Against Delta, After 2 Doses: Study

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Pfizer-BioNTech and AstraZeneca vaccines — the primary vaccine options in...

The Reason Why I Keep Two Books in a Safety Deposit Box

July 20, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. For the past few months, I’ve been running a weekly Clubhouse...

Here’s what’s coming to Hulu in August 2021, and what’s leaving

Hulu is loaded for August, with some big names, highly anticipated originals and new seasons of fan favorites on the way. The biggest of the...