Trending Clinical Topics

 
 
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Meditation vs Medication Recent findings have suggested that mindfulness and meditation may be effective in confronting not only mental health concerns but also pain and even diabetes.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Antibiotics for UTI News about a potential new tool against urinary tract infections, along with recent insights into prophylactic strategies, resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Vitamin B12 Potential protective benefits against Parkinson's disease, ALS, and fatty liver disease resulted in this vitamin becoming the week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Sleep and Health Risks The importance of sleep is well known. New findings, however, suggest that it may be even more important than expected for certain conditions, leading to the top trending clinical topic this week.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Promising news about newly developed vaccines designed to confront a leading cause of death in infants and serious illness in older adults resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Colonoscopy New evidence about colonoscopy's effect on colorectal cancer mortality, celebrities promoting the procedure, and artificial intelligence advances resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Folic Acid New research showing folic acid's benefit in liver disease, gastric conditions, and suicidality was joined by a study on potential for cancer development, leading to the top trending topic this week.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Breast Cancer October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and recent findings regarding body image, metastasis, and treatment options have also helped to bring attention to the condition.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Anxiety Potential new screening recommendations, COVID-related concerns, and findings related to potential treatments resulted in anxiety becoming this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Eyes Promising news about animal-derived transplants and concerning findings regarding various ophthalmologic conditions resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Insulin From ongoing concerns about cost to a new delivery system, news about insulin sparked much recent interest, leading to this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Polypharmacy As more and more patients are taking more and more drugs, recent studies have clarified dangers associated with polypharmacy. Emerging concerns resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Brain Stimulation Promising findings regarding the potential benefits of noninvasive brain stimulation in patients with various conditions led to this week's top clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Forever Chemicals Studies exploring associations with stroke risk, cardiovascular disease, and cognition put a focus on fat consumption, resulting in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Cancer Blood Test Blood tests that can detect as many as 50 cancers from a single blood draw are garnering much attention. Some say the technology is a "game-changer," leading to the week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Ultra Processed Food As bad as ultraprocessed food is known to be, evidence continues to prove it is even worse. New findings regarding a link to brain health resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Vaping Although the FDA's ban on Juul products has been temporary halted, reactions to the initial move and various news surrounding e-cigarettes led to this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Precocious Puberty With cases surging during the pandemic, experts continue to debate how best to treat early puberty and whether intervention is appropriate at all in some cases.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Statins Concerns about new guidelines, a recent scientific statement, and findings related to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease resulted in this drug class becoming the week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Dementia With dementia cases on the rise, research into risk factors is being closely watched. From herpes zoster to various medications, surprising findings resulted in the week's top trending clinical topic.