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Information Deficits, Moral Stances Contribute to Lack Interest in Organ Donation

Information Deficits, Moral Stances Contribute to Lack Interest in Organ Donation

A person's unwillingness to become an organ donor may be explained by a significant information deficit, mistrust for the medical establishment, or a moral opposition to killing.

Putting Genetics to the Test: Insurers vs Preexisting Conditions in the Age of Trump

Putting Genetics to the Test: Insurers vs Preexisting Conditions in the Age of Trump

Before the Affordable Care Act, insurance companies could deny coverage to patients based on genetic testing results.

Investigational Therapy Gets Fast Track Status for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

Investigational Therapy Gets Fast Track Status for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

A Phase 1 study in healthy volunteers showed a favorable safety profile with no serious adverse events.

WPSI Recommends Annual Urinary Incontinence Screening

WPSI Recommends Annual Urinary Incontinence Screening

Due to limited evidence, other experts urge caution in implementing guideline for women.

Pennsylvania Case Could Affect Evidence for Malpractice Defense

Pennsylvania Case Could Affect Evidence for Malpractice Defense

Appeals center on relevance of consent, known risks and complications presented at trial.

Testing the Current Guidelines for Antidepressant Treatment of New Onset Depression

Testing the Current Guidelines for Antidepressant Treatment of New Onset Depression

Investigators determined that titrating sertraline to 100 mg/day vs 50 mg/day for initial antidepressant therapy for a new MDD episode has no added benefit and increases cost.

Wildfire Smoke Causing Poor Air Quality in US Pacific Northwest

Wildfire Smoke Causing Poor Air Quality in US Pacific Northwest

Air pollution advisories, air quality alerts issued for Washington, Oregon.

Odds of Death Up With Exposure to Pregabalin, Opioids

Odds of Death Up With Exposure to Pregabalin, Opioids

Dose-response association with highest odds of opioid-related death with high-dose pregabalin.

Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause: A Consensus Statement From the ISSWSH

Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause: A Consensus Statement From the ISSWSH

The International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health convened an expert consensus panel to discuss the use of androgens in the management of genitourinary syndrome of menopause.

Parental Influences on HPV Vaccination Among Low-Income Hispanic Adolescent Girls

Parental Influences on HPV Vaccination Among Low-Income Hispanic Adolescent Girls

Researchers sought to identify parental predictors of HIV vaccination in low-income adolescent Hispanic girls.

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