Osteonecrosis of the jaw was reported in metastatic breast cancer patients treated with bone-modifying agents; the incidence was higher with denosumab compared with bisphosphonates. Medscape Medical News
Previous research has shown that people with mental illness utilize the emergency department more than those without mental illness. This study suggests nonclinical factors such as poverty also play a role. Medscape Medical News
(Reuters Health) – People who eat more organic foods may be slightly less likely to develop certain cancers, a French study suggests.
The hospital’s chief medical officer resigned last month after failing to disclose company ties in medical journals. Now, Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers, including chief executive Dr. Craig B. Thompson, are updating their own conflict-of-interest…
A huge observational study from France surveyed adults online about food consumption and then followed them for a mean of 5 years. Medscape Medical News
Analysis of an insurance claims database shows that more than half the patients treated with opioids were managed inappropriately, according to investigators developing criteria to flag problems. Medscape Medical News
For men with newly diagnosed metastatic prostate cancer who have low metastatic burden, radiotherapy to the prostate provides significant survival benefits, say the STAMPEDE investigators. Medscape Medical News
Kellogg Co said on Monday it would bring back Honey Smacks cereal on U.S. retailer shelves in November, months after it pulled the product due to a Salmonella scare.
David Brown has bilateral hip dysplasia. He lived without a diagnosis for many years, so his life changed when he learned the details of his condition.
Lion’s mane mushrooms may offer some health benefits, such as reducing inflammation, boosting immune function, and improving cognitive health. People can cook with the mushrooms or take supplements. There are no known side effects, and they should be s…
In this article, learn about possible signs of infertility in men and women, as well as about other risk factors, the treatment options, and when to see a doctor.
Some people use acupressure to help induce labor, but is it effective? In this article, we discuss four acupressure points to try and look at the research behind the claims.
Kellogg Co on Monday said it would begin shipping its Honey Smacks cereals again to retailers in November, months after it pulled the product due to a Salmonella scare.
Lilly’s investigational nasal glucagon was equally effective and safe as the injected formulation in reversing severe hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes; it may prove simpler to use in stressful situations. Medscape Medical News
Complementary use of yoga may help smokers improve cessation rates, although the benefits appear to last only as long as the treatment does, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News
Most parents know that the diet and exercise habits of a pregnant woman impacts the health of her baby, but little is known about how a father’s health choices are passed to his children. A new study finds that lifestyle practices of fathers prior to c…
Biofeedback therapy used at home is about 70 percent effective at helping patients learn how to coordinate and relax bowel muscles and relieve one of the most difficult-to-treat types of constipation, investigators report.
Researchers have devised a new machine learning algorithm that is efficient enough to run on a personal computer and predict the properties of more than 100,000 compounds in search of those most likely to be efficient phosphors for LED lighting.
Engineers have developed a 3D printing technique that allows for localized control of an object’s firmness, opening up new biomedical avenues that could one day include artificial arteries and organ tissue.