'Daphne Lamothe (Africana Studies, Smith College), Samuel Fury Childs Daly (Duke African and African American Studies), and Jerry Philogene (American Studies, Dickinson College) explore the visual references and global resonances in Ryan Coogler's blockbuster film Black Panther (2018). Show More Summary
(American College of Physicians) A study of data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from 1988 to 2014 found that most Americans have suboptimal cardiovascular health.
(American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology) In January 2017 guidelines were released urging parents to begin early introduction of peanut-containing foods to reduce the risk of peanut allergy. A new study shows those who are aware of the guidelines are still hesitant to put them into place and not everyone has heard of them.
The mother of an American college student reported missing in Bermuda is appealing for the public's help in finding her son, the AP reports. Nineteen-year-old Mark Dombroski is a member of the rugby team at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia. Dombroski was competing in an international rugby tournament in Bermuda...
When the roughly 52,000-member American College of Cardiology (ACC) meets — as it did this past weekend in Orlando for its 67th Annual Scientific Session — it’s a big deal. Not only does it generate significant media buzz, but some of the studies presented can lead to major changes in how heart disease is diagnosed […]
Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 38-year-old man is evaluated during a periodic health maintenance visit. His friend was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus, and the patient expresses interest in being screened. He is asymptomatic and reports no symptoms of polyuria or polydipsia. He […]
At the just concluded American College of Cardiology’s 67th Annual Scientific Session and Expo, Siemens Healthineers introduced its new ACUSON Bonsai portable cardiovascular ultrasound. The company touts the system’s powerful cardioShow More Summary
In a remarkable example of PR spin, both the American College of Cardiology and Zoll, a medical devicemaker, issued misleading news releases this weekend trumpeting the results of a study examining the LifeVest, a wearable cardiac defibrillator. The LifeVest, which has been in use for nearly two decades, is sometimes prescribed to recent heart attack […]
American Farrier's Association Past President Donnie Perkinson passes the symbolic presidential gavel to incoming president Travis Burns at last week's AFA Convention in Reno, Nevada. Veterinary college farrier Travis Burns, CJF, TE, EE, FWCF of Virginia has been elected president of the American Farrier’s Association. Show More Summary
(American College of Chest Physicians) In a new study published in the journal CHEST®, researchers aimed to determine if patients selected as transplant candidates have a better survival rate than the BODE score indicates.
(American College of Physicians) The American College of Physicians (ACP) today sent letters urging Congress to take immediate action to reduce the rate of firearms violence in the US. The letters to House and Senate leadership expressed...Show More Summary
Patients with type 2 diabetes should be treated to achieve an A1C between 7 percent and 8 percent rather than 6.5 percent to 7 percent, the American College of Physicians recommends in a new evidence-based guidance statement.
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) are negotiating with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) on how best to preserve the MaintenanceShow More Summary
Large day-to-day swings in temperature were associated with significantly more heart attacks in a study being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 67th Annual Scientific Session. Given that some climate models link extreme...Show More Summary
(Dartmouth College) In Africa, food abundance may be driving violent conflict rather than food scarcity, according to a study published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, a publication of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association. Show More Summary
(University of Illinois at Chicago) Dr. Pauline Maki, professor of psychology and psychiatry in the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, will receive the 2018 Woman in Science Award, given by the American Medical Women's Association at its annual meeting March 24 in Philadelphia.
(St. Michael's Hospital) Interventional cardiologist Dr. Neil Fam of St. Michael's Hospital has performed a world-first procedure, which he described in the Feb, 26 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Interventions.
Dr. Pauline Maki, professor of psychology and psychiatry in the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, will receive the 2018 Woman in Science Award, given by the American Medical Women's Association at its annual meeting...Show More Summary
Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 67-year-old woman is evaluated during a routine examination. She has a history of hip and knee pain related to degenerative joint disease. The joint pain is now well controlled with diclofenac, which was started 3 months ago. A previous trial […]
(American College of Cardiology) Hospitals participating in the American College of Cardiology's Patient Navigator Program, showed significant improvement in implementing performance measures that help heart attack and heart failureShow More Summary