HCPLive Network
Latest Hospital Medicine Headlines
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Competition between medical practices helps keep health care costs lower, according to a study published in the Oct. 22/29 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
By HCPLive staff
AstraZeneca today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration has approved once-daily Xigduo XR (dapagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride extended-release) for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By HCPLive staff
A British company claims it has developed a fast and simple diagnostic test solution specific to the 2014 Ebola outbreak.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By HCPLive staff
A new technique makes it possible to quickly detect the presence of drugs or to monitor certain medical conditions using only a single drop of blood or urine, representing a potential tool for clinicians and law enforcement.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By HCPLive staff
Research and real-world experience has shown interventions such as constraint therapy, botulinum toxin therapy, and interactive computer play to be effective in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Jared Kaltwasser
Telemedicine comes with a bevy of regulatory hurdles, but research presented at the 43rd Annual Child Neurology Society Meeting suggests the concept has the potential to create clinical efficiencies without sacrificing care.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By HCPLive staff
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced the approval of Trumenba, the first vaccine licensed in the US to prevent invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Adoption of noneconomic damages caps reduces average malpractice payments by 15 percent, according to research published in the October issue of Health Affairs.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Rachel Lutz
Carpal tunnel syndrome pain is effectively reduced using topical menthol gel, according to a study from Denmark.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Rachel Lutz
Pain and depression, but not disability, stem from sleep disturbances in patients with osteoarthritis, suggests a study published in Arthritis Care & Research.
Email Signup
Physician's Money Digest
There have been quite a few hot IPOs this year. Alibaba and GoPro to name just a couple. But the real money was made before these companies even went public.
Medical school enrollment in the US has hit an all-time high, according to data from the Association of American Medical Colleges. The data also show medical schools continue to become more diverse.