Pot legalization tied to drop in opioid prescribing rates

FROM JAMA INTERNAL MEDICINE Laws covering medical or recreational use of marijuana are associated ...

Protocol helped identify hospitalized children at risk for VTE

REPORTING FROM THSNA 2018 SAN DIEGO (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS) – Following simple institutional care ...

Higher preconception blood pressure linked to pregnancy loss

FROM HYPERTENSION High preconception blood pressure is associated with a greater risk of pregnancy ...

Prior bariatric surgery may lead to IBD

FROM ALIMENTARY PHARMACOLOGY AND THERAPEUTICS Bariatric surgery increases the risk of new-onset inflammatory bowel ...

Federal budget grants $1.8 billion to Alzheimer’s and dementia research

Congress has appropriated an additional $414 million for research into Alzheimer’s disease and other ...

Balloon pulmonary angioplasty for CTEPH improves heart failure symptoms

REPORTING FROM CRT 2018 WASHINGTON (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS) – Balloon pulmonary angioplasty provides meaningful ...