Thursday, September 20, 2018

Fish Oil Doesn’t Help Dry Eyes

Dry eyes? Despite guidelines that recommend fish oil consumption, a new trial demonstrate that they are not effective. Fish Oil Doesn’t Help Dry Eyes Scott Gavura

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent

Levels of insufficient physical activity stable between 2001, 2016; increase seen in high-income countries Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent

Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically

Most commonly observed types of PHI sent are referrals, laboratory results, medication lists Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically

The Pseudoscience of Kelly Brogan

Kelly Brogan sells an impressive array of pseudoscience wrapped in the standard alternative tropes. The Pseudoscience of Kelly Brogan Steven Novella

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Scribes Improve Physician Workflow, Patient Interaction

Scribes lower EHR documentation burden for doctors and increase time spent interacting with patients Scribes Improve Physician Workflow, Patient Interaction

Drug Prices Increase More Than Expected After Shortages

Expected price increase 20 percent for all drugs after shortage versus 9 percent in absence of shortage Drug Prices Increase More Than Expected After Shortages

Compliance With Requirement to Report Results on EUCTR Is Poor

Half of trials on European Union Clinical Trials Register are non-compliant with requirements Compliance With Requirement to Report Results on EUCTR Is Poor