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Meeting Organizers Overlooking Qualified Female Scientists

April 28, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. Active generation of lists of potential speakers, assessment of qualifications can address bias Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Surveillance Biopsy Timing Not Tied to Reclassification

April 21, 2017 But PSA density and body mass index are associated with prostate cancer reclassification

Potential Benefits, Risks of OpenNotes Discussed

April 19, 2017 Benefits include improved patient engagement, while risks include avoidance of writing candidly

Evaluation Strategies Compared in Microscopic Hematuria

April 19, 2017 U/S + cystoscopy most cost-effective of four approaches for asymptomatic microscopic hematuria

Costs Up With Specialist As Predominant Provider of Care

April 18, 2017 For older adults with multimorbidity, specialist PPC also linked to lower continuity of care

Increase in Prostate Needle Biopsy-Linked Infection in N.Y.

April 18, 2017 Patient race, procedure year, diabetes, transrectal approach, recent hospitalization linked to infection

Doctors Need to Be Mindful of What They Post on Social Media

April 17, 2017 Investigators find many examples of unprofessional, 'potentially objectionable' behavior online

One in Five Post-Op Patients Need Unscheduled Help

April 17, 2017 Most contact general practitioner due to inadequate pain management

Yoga Helps Ease Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment

April 14, 2017 Men who attended yoga classes had less fatigue and better sexual and urinary function

Web-Based Platform Better for Delivering Pre-Op Information

April 14, 2017 Children age 3 to 12 years better attain pre-op information from interactive web-based platform

Cancer Occurrence Differs Among African-Born, U.S.-Born Blacks

April 13, 2017 Research suggests differences in environmental, cultural, social, genetic factors

Surgery Often the Starting Point for Opioid Addiction

April 13, 2017 Some patients may face higher risk of becoming dependent on opioids, researchers say

24-Hour Urine Collection of Unclear Benefit in Stone Formers

April 13, 2017 Findings among studies predicting kidney stone recurrence or treatment response

Depressive Disorders Up With Antimuscarinics for OAB

April 12, 2017 Increased risk for women with overactive bladder syndrome receiving antimuscarinics

PSA Test Often Occurs Without Discussion of Benefits, Harms

April 12, 2017 Men with lower incomes, education, and no insurance less likely to receive pretest counseling

Doctor Communication Style Key During Bad-News Encounters

April 11, 2017 Enhanced patient-centered communication lessens anxiety during disclosure of cancer diagnosis