(MedPage Today) -- The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is likely to get worse in the next few weeks, according to CDC director Tom Frieden, MD.
BARCELONA (MedPage Today) -- For patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), stenting based on fractional flow reserve (FFR) measurement leads to better outcomes than medical therapy alone, researchers reported here.
(MedPage Today) -- Hormonal therapy and sequential chemotherapy form the basis of systemic treatment for advanced HER2-negative breast cancer, according to a new clinical guideline.
(MedPage Today) -- Visceral adipose tissue, rather than body mass index or overall subcutaneous fat, was associated with the development of hypertension, researchers found.
WASHINGTON (MedPage Today) -- The Department of Health and Human Services is now evaluating data that could determine whether to continue a ban that prohibits men who have sex with men from donating blood.
BARCELONA (MedPage Today) -- Switching atrial fibrillation patients awaiting elective cardioversion to rivaroxaban (Xarelto) was as safe as warfarin in that setting.
(MedPage Today) -- States and the federal government will spend at least $700 million this year to pay an Affordable Care Act tax on behalf of their Medicaid health plans.
(MedPage Today) -- Pelzman's Picks is a compilation of links to blog posts, articles, tweets, journal studies, opinion pieces, and news briefs related to primary care that caught the eye of Fred Pelzman, MD.
BARCELONA (MedPage Today) -- Heart attack patients undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions who inhale nitric oxide before and during the procedures did not appear to benefit in controlling the size of reperfusion injury, researchers reported here.
(MedPage Today) -- A 31-year-old man presents with an intensely pruritic lesion on his foot after returning from his honeymoon in Jamaica. ? He is otherwise healthy, and takes no medications. ? His wife has no skin complaints.