Trending Clinical Topics

 
 
  • 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.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Vitamins Although popular and profitable, recent evidence questions the efficacy of vitamin supplements. That news, along with other vitamin-related findings, led to this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Tirzepatide Tirzepatide was recently approved by the FDA to treat type 2 diabetes. However, "unprecedented" study results suggest efficacy for other uses, leading to this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Monkeypox As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, concern about an unprecedented global outbreak of monkeypox has led to increased interest in prevention strategies and possible causes of the outbreak.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Metformin Although metformin is most frequently used to treat diabetes, research investigating its potential role in cancer and cognition resulted in the drug becoming this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Vitamin D New findings into connections between vitamin D and diabetes, obesity, breast cancer, and COVID resulted in the nutrient becoming this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Coffee Associations between coffee consumption and various health conditions are always of widespread interest. New insights into its connection to heart and kidney health were popular this week.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Kidneys From a "triple whammy" drug combo to transplantation and treatment concerns, a wide variety of kidney-related news resulted in these organs becoming this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Periodontal Disease Recent news on the association between gum disease and various other significant conditions, including Alzheimer's disease and certain cancers, resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.