Careers  |  Sign In  |  Register

Latest in Medical Students

Reuters Health • The Doctor's Channel Daily Newscast

Patient factors weigh in deciding which procedure to use for BPH

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The optimal choice of transurethral procedure for benign prostatic hyperplasia is not made much easier by a new meta-analysis, published online June 11 in European Urology. It suggests the procedures have similar efficacy and overall morbidity. Still, the authors note, the...

Reuters Health • The Doctor's Channel Daily Newscast

TSH-stimulated goiter therapy cuts radiation exposure

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In the treatment of nodular goiter, the effect of radioiodine (I-131) therapy is potentiated by neoadjuvant administration of recombinant human thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). A protocol based on this strategy substantially reduces radiation exposure compared with I-131...

Reuters Health • The Doctor's Channel Daily Newscast

IV magnesium may do more harm than good in subarachnoid hemorrhage

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Intravenous magnesium sulfate infusions may not help patients with acute aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage, according to a study published in the August issue of Stroke, released online June 10. In fact, researchers from Hong Kong and New Zealand found, high magnesium plasma...