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July 21, 2022

COVID-19 Cases are Going to Ebb and Flow, With or Without Restrictions

Share on PinterestRestrictions and mandates aren’t likely to do much to help stop COVID-19 surges at this point of the pandemic. Getty Images A growing number […]
July 21, 2022

Summer Temperatures are Breaking Records: Don’t Ignore These Signs of Heat Illness

Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are potentially fatal conditions when temperatures rise. Experts say it’s critical to know the signs, symptoms, and how to help yourself […]
July 21, 2022

Apple Wants Users to Store Their Health Data on Their Devices — Is It a Good Idea?

A new report from Apple details how Apple technology supports personal health, medical research, and care and empowers users to take charge of their well-being. With […]
July 20, 2022

Rosuvastatin Again Linked With Risks to Kidneys Rosuvastatin Again Linked With Risks to Kidneys

Rosuvastatin for cholesterol lowering was associated with slightly greater risks for kidney harm than atorvastatin, risks that were greater at higher-dose levels, in a large retrospective cohort […]
July 20, 2022

Texas Off the Table for Ob/Gyn Board Exams Texas Off the Table for Ob/Gyn Board Exams

Ob/gyns will not have to travel to Texas to take the board certification exam this fall.  The announcement from the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology […]
July 20, 2022

Smartphone Tool Helps Gauge Bowel Prep Quality Before Colonoscopy Smartphone Tool Helps Gauge Bowel Prep Quality Before Colonoscopy

An artificial intelligence (AI) tool that runs on a smartphone can help patients scheduled for a colonoscopy evaluate on their own how well they do with […]
July 20, 2022

Fear Response Fueling Postural Tachycardia Syndrome? Fear Response Fueling Postural Tachycardia Syndrome?

Some patients with symptoms of postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) may be experiencing a fear response caused by previous fainting episodes, new research suggests. Investigators compared adult […]
July 20, 2022

How Much Does a Certificate of Added Qualifications Benefit a PA? How Much Does a Certificate of Added Qualifications Benefit a PA?

A physician assistant (PA) can sit for an examination for a certificate of added qualifications (CAQ) in seven different specialties, such as pediatrics and emergency medicine. […]
July 20, 2022

Pig Heart Transplants and the Ethical Challenges That Lie Ahead Pig Heart Transplants and the Ethical Challenges That Lie Ahead

The long-struggling field of cardiac xenotransplantation has had a very good year. In January, the University of Maryland made history by keeping a 57-year-old man deemed […]
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