Jessica Men


Canagliflozin Trial Finds Increased Risk of Amputations

June 02, 2016

Interim results from the ongoing CANVAS (Canagliflozin Cardiovascular Assessment Study) clinical trial have found an increased risk of leg and foot amputations associated with the popular diabetes medication.

Acetazolamide's Effect on Mechanical Ventilation Duration in COPD Patients

March 03, 2016

Study finds no statistically significant duration in the use of mechanical ventilation for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who took acetazolamide, but there was a clinically significant difference.

Cyberattack on Hollywood Hospital Part of a Growing Trend

February 28, 2016

A large Hollywood hospital was hit with a catastrophe straight out of its own Hollywood movie last month, when a malware attack on its internal network led to a system-wide shutdown. The attack is part of a growing pandemic hitting health systems.

Patient Care Teams Lack Incorporation of Behavioral Health Specialists

February 19, 2016

While primary care physicians are incorporating more nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants into patient care teams, there is a lack of incorporation of other healthcare professionals, such as behavioral specialists, psychiatrists, and pharmacists.