Modern Medicine Feature Articles

Contemporary OB/GYN found receives lifetime achievement awardContemporary OB/GYN congratulates Founding Editor John T. Queenan, MD, on the lifetime achievement award presented to him at the 9th Philadelphia Prenatal Conference. Held June 8 to 10 in the city for which it was named, the event was jointly sponsored by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Philadelphia Prenatal Diagnosis Institute/The Philadelphia pregnancy, Genetics and Ultrasound Center.
How patient care resembles parenting
How patient care resembles parentingSometimes you have to let them fail to make a point.
Shingles associated with increased risk of stroke, heart attackPatients who have a history of herpes zoster may have an increased risk of heart attack or stroke, according to findings published in a research letter.
Tick bite that causes red meat allergy spreading across U.S.The lone star tick, whose bite causes allergies to red meat, is spreading across more states, according to news reports.
The next frontier: Mobile eyecare clinicsYou know the statistics. Nearly 40% of Americans don’t go to the eye doctor because they feel like their eyes are “fine,” and despite efforts by the AOA and outreach campaigns, the average American is also getting bombarded by telemedicine ads painting eyecare as “inconvenient” and “expensive.”
Energy devices 101: Spotlight on lasersWhat laser technologies are available and which should you have in your practice? Laser expert Michael Gold, M.D., advises in this slideshow
Does strep elevate risk for mental disorders? (VIDEO)For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a large cohort study published in JAMA Psychiatry that examined whether children with a positive strep test are more likely than their counterparts to develop mental disorders, particularly tic disorders and OCD.
Absorbable implant for nasal valve collapseNew research shows a polylactic acid copolymer implant is safe and effective for supporting lateral cartilage in patients with nasal valve collapse.
Blunt needle benefits upper blepharoplastyStudy compares blunt vs sharp needle for postoperative bruising, hematoma and pain when performing upper blepharoplasty.
5 things you need to know about TFOS DEWS IIWith great anticipation, the updated report of the TFOS Dry Eye WorkShop (DEWS II) was released last week. The first DEWS report was released in 2007.