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Clinical Edge Journal Scan Commentary: Multiple Sclerosis June 2022
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/msresourcecenter/article/255056/multiple-sclerosis/clinical-edge-journal-scan-commentary
Mark Gudesblatt, MD

May 27th, 2022 - Mark Gudesblatt, MD Multiple sclerosis (MS) remains a complex disease with varied effects, some visible and clinically symptomatic and others invisible (eg, effects on cognition). However much we focus on the visible and uncovering the currently invisible effects, we must be aware of the effects of prior infection with SARS-CoV-2 (ie, post-acute COVID-19 syndrome, aka long COVID) in people with.

Acupoint Hot Compress May Be Helpful After Vaginal Delivery
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974680

May 27th, 2022 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Following vaginal birth, acupoint hot compress involving the abdominal, lumbosacral and plantar regions appears to lessen postpartum urinary retention, uterine contraction pain and depressive symptoms, while promoting lactation, a randomized controlled trial has found. "Findings of this trial suggest that acupoint hot compress could be considered as an adjunctive int...

Is Subfertility Linked With Postpartum Mental Illness?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974741

May 27th, 2022 - Mothers with previous subfertility have increased risk for postpartum mental illness, compared with mothers who conceived spontaneously, according to a new study. In a population-based cohort study that examined almost 800,000 births, the adjusted relative risk (RR) for postpartum mental illness was 1.14 in women with subfertility, compared with women without reproductive assistance. The magnit...

Nutrients and Exercise Affect Tumor Development
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974751

May 27th, 2022 - MADRID, Spain — Researchers discussed an update on the latest evidence regarding the cancer-lifestyle link as part of the Precision Health session: Oncology, held during the 7th International Congress of the Spanish Society of Precision Health (SESAP). The role that certain nutrients can have on tumor development was analyzed, along with the most recent data justifying the idea that the prescri...

ESG's Cardiometabolic Benefits Last 5 Years
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974768

May 27th, 2022 - SAN DIEGO – Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) led to sustained weight loss and a reduction of cardiometabolic syndrome comorbidities at 5 years, according to a new retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data. Dr Donevan Westerveld Improved cardiometabolic outcomes following bariatric surgery have been well documented, but ESG is relatively new, so its outcomes haven't been as well...

When Does an Elite Athlete Need Mental Health Treatment?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974777

May 27th, 2022 - MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina — Many athletes get the "jitters" — a feeling of anxiety — just prior to competing. For elite athletes, whether they're participating in an individual event or as part of a team, whether on a track, court, rink, or field, this feeling can affect performance. It is a well-known, and not unexpected, phenomenon that comes with the territory. Nevertheless, specialists shoul...

Distal Radial Access Does Not Impair Hand Function: RATATOUILLE
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974771

May 27th, 2022 - A systematic battery of tests revealed no worsening of hand function out to 1 year following distal radial access (DRA) for percutaneous coronary procedures in the multicenter RATATOUILLE study. Further, patients experienced only modest access-site pain and very few complications. "This is reassuring, totally reassuring, because patients start at one level and they end exactly at the same level...

ESG’s cardiometabolic benefits last 5 years
https://www.mdedge.com/internalmedicine/article/255000/gastroenterology/esgs-cardiometabolic-benefits-last-5-years
Jim Kling

May 26th, 2022 - SAN DIEGO – Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) led to sustained weight loss and a reduction of cardiometabolic syndrome comorbidities at 5 years, according to a new retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data. Improved cardiometabolic outcomes following bariatric surgery have been well documented, but ESG is relatively new, so its outcomes haven’t been as well described.

‘Cool’ way of eradicating fat a promising therapy for many medical conditions
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/254986/aesthetic-dermatology/cool-way-eradicating-fat-promising-therapy-many
Doug Brunk

May 26th, 2022 - SAN DIEGO – During her third year in the combined Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital dermatology residency program in 2011, Lilit Garibyan, MD, PhD, attended a lecture presented by R. Rox Anderson, MD, director of the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at MGH.

Improving Cross-Cultural Communication Skills With Patients
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974645

May 26th, 2022 - INDIANAPOLIS ― With a focus on helping fellow practitioners improve their patient-care skills, members of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Commission of the American Academy of Physician Associates (AAPA) presented a wide-ranging session on cross-cultural communication at the group's 2022 annual meeting. Robert Lee Wooten Commission chair Robert Lee Wooten, PA-C, noted that cross-cult...

'Cool' Way of Eradicating Fat Has Potential for Treating Several Medical Conditions
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974672

May 26th, 2022 - SAN DIEGO – During her third year in the combined Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital dermatology residency program in 2011, Lilit Garibyan, MD, PhD, attended a lecture presented by R. Rox Anderson, MD, director of the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at MGH. He described the concept of selective cryolipolysis – the method of removing fat by topical cooling that eventually led to the method ...

Wide Availability of Naloxone Could Combat Overdoses
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974676

May 26th, 2022 - The two Belgian royal academies of medicine, the Académie royale de Médecine de Belgique and the Koninklijke Academie voor Geneeskunde van België, recently issued an opinion on naloxone (Narcan) use at the request of the Belgian Federal Minister of Public Health. The Belgian academies of medicine recommend, as a matter of priority, that topical naloxone (nasal spray), which can be easily admini...

Abortion Debate May Affect the Way Pregnant Women and Their Physicians Approach Teratogenic Medications
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974677

May 26th, 2022 - Obstetrician Beverly Gray, MD, is already seeing the effects of the Roe v. Wade abortion debate in her North Carolina practice. Dr Beverly Gray The state allows abortion but requires that women get counseling with a qualified health professional 72 hours before the procedure. "Aside from that, we still have patients asking for more efficacious contraceptive methods just in case," said Gray, res...

Faster Response to IV vs Intranasal Ketamine in Depression
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974687

May 26th, 2022 - NEW ORLEANS – New research reveals that patients with treatment-resistant depression who were treated with repeated intravenous ketamine show no significant differences in achieving response or remission, compared with those receiving the intranasal formulation of the drug, esketamine – although fewer treatments appear necessary with the intravenous formulation. Dr Balwinder Singh "This is one ...

Counterintuitive Effect of Sparring on the Brains of Mixed Martial Arts Fighters
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974698

May 26th, 2022 - Sparring among professional mixed martial arts (MMA) practitioners may have both positive and negative effects on the brain, early research suggests. Investigators found sparring, defined as strategically hitting opponents with kicks, punches, and other strikes during practice sessions, is linked to increased white matter hyperintensities in the brain, pointing to possible vascular damage from ...

New type of extremely reactive substance in the atmosphere
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/953806

May 26th, 2022 - A commonly known chemical compound is hydrogen peroxide. All peroxides have two oxygen atoms attached to each other, making them highly reactive and often flammable and explosive. They are used for everything from whitening teeth and hair, to cleaning wounds and even as rocket fuel. But peroxides are also found in the air surrounding us. In recent years, there has been speculation as to whether...

Male breast reduction surgery improves quality of life for teens – even with complications
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/954084

May 26th, 2022 - May 26, 2022 – Enlargement of the male breast, called gynecomastia, can be a source of embarrassment and distress for teens and young men. Surgery to correct gynecomastia brings significant improvement in self-esteem and almost every aspect of quality of life, reports a study in the June issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plasti...

Harsher COVID-19 restrictions associated with faster “pandemic fatigue”
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/953369

May 26th, 2022 - Between November 2020 and May 2021, adherence to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions decreased in Italy, with the fastest decreases taking place during times of the most stringent restrictions, according to a new study publishing May 26th in the open-access journal PLOS Digital Health by Laetitia Gauvin of ISI Foundation, Italy, and colleagues. Pandemic fatigue, the decreased motivation to adhere to...

MD Anderson research highlights: ASCO 2022 special edition
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/954033

May 26th, 2022 - ABSTRACTS 6502, 6504, 9505, 9506, 12004, 12006 CHICAGO ― The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Research Highlights provides a glimpse into recent basic, translational and clinical cancer research from MD Anderson experts. This special edition features upcoming oral presentations by MD Anderson researchers at the 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting focu...

Next-generation immunotherapy drug shows continued promise in several advanced-stage cancers
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/954035

May 26th, 2022 - Initial study results show that an experimental drug, called nemvaleukin alfa, when used alone or in combination with another anticancer drug (pembrolizumab) may be effective in treating several types of late-stage cancers in some patients. Both drugs are immunotherapies, medications designed to help the body’s immune defense system detect and kill cancer cells, much like it would an invading v...