Trending Clinical Topics

 
 
  • 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.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Bird Flu The first human cases of the current H5 strain of avian influenza prompted a response from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as outbreaks in birds continue to be carefully watched.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Hepatitis A cluster of cases in children, linked to an unusual cause; new vaccination recommendations; and emerging information about the alcoholic form made hepatitis this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Prostate Cancer A recent call to redefine what constitutes prostate cancer, along with new studies on screening, risk, and treatment, helped drive interest in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Psychedelics New insights into how psychedelic drugs function and their efficacy in various psychiatric conditions resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Heart Failure Guidelines News from the American College of Cardiology 2022 Scientific Session focused attention on heart failure, specifically on new recommendations from three North American societies.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Alopecia A fight at the Oscars related to a joke about alopecia occurred just as new information about treatment options and COVID concerns emerged, leading to this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Alcohol Studies on the negative health effects of alcohol consumption once more became the top clinical story, with findings involving cancer, brain changes, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: UTI Recent research exploring the treatment of urinary tract infections in those with recurrent disease and the pediatric population resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Toxic Ingestions From news about the shocking widespread impacts of lead poisoning to the recognition of new carcinogens, information on toxic ingestions resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Epinephrine Auto-injector Will the epinephrine auto-injector (EpiPen) soon be replaced by less costly alternatives? News of intranasal and sublingual products resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Polio News of an outbreak amid predictions of disease eradication and vaccination-related information, including associations with COVID-19, made polio this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Stroke Potential practice-changing findings from research presented at the International Stroke Conference 2022 resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Melatonin New studies on increased supplement use, associations with diabetes, and other sleep-related concerns resulted in melatonin becoming this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Microglia New investigations into the potential causes of and risk factors associated with the development of Alzheimer's disease resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Xenotransplantation A first-of-its-kind animal-to-human transplantation made recent headlines, and the medical and ethical implications have resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Omicron As it has since late last year, the spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus has continued to stand above all other clinical concerns, leading to this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: New Blood Tests Just as the Theranos blood-testing trial concluded, findings about effective new blood tests for preeclampsia and cancer resulted in the week's top-trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Atopic Dermatitis Various studies presented at the 3rd Annual Revolutionizing Atopic Dermatitis (RAD) Conference grabbed much recent attention, resulting in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: CAR T-cell Therapy Potential practice-changing trial results and findings showing efficacy against various cancers helped make chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy this week's top trending clinical topic.