Morning Report Archive

Mon, Dec. 18

Major initiative seeks to combat U.S. soldiers’ weight problems and injuries

The Washington Post

Mon, Dec. 18

Measles Deaths Fall to a Record Low Worldwide

New York Times

Mon, Dec. 18

Flu season is here early: Why didn't we see it coming?

Wired

Mon, Dec. 18

Want help explaining a medical procedure? Ask a 9 year old.

NPR

Mon, Dec. 18

FDA officials to target high-risk alternative remedies

Stat News

Tue, Dec. 19

Easing the Burden on Caregivers

New York Times

Mon, Dec. 18

Enter "Clinician Well Being Through Art" contest

National Academy Medicine

Mon, Dec. 4

Encouraging new uses for old drugs

JAMA

Fri, Dec. 8

Trump's DACA decision puts this Dreamer's ambitions on hold

Sun Sentinel

Thu, Dec. 7

Being a doctor is hard. It’s harder for women.

New York Times

Mon, Dec. 11

The data are in, but debate rages: Are hospital readmission penalties a good idea?

Stat News

Sun, Dec. 3

CVS to Buy Aetna for $69 Billion in a Deal That May Reshape the Health Industry

New York Times

Tue, Dec. 5

Fake drugs are a major global problem, WHO reports

NPR

Tue, Dec. 5

First baby from a uterus transplant in the U.S. born in Dallas

STAT

Mon, Nov. 27

Standardized patients teach skills and empathy

AAMC

Tue, Dec. 5

A man with opioid overdose

NEJM Resident 360

Tue, Dec. 5

A failure to heal: What happens when a clinical trial fails?

The New York Times

Mon, Nov. 27

Considerations for residency programs regarding accepting undocumented students who are DACA recipients

AAMC

Fri, Nov. 3

Looking back and moving forward: 75 years of LCME

AAMC News

Fri, Nov. 3

Heart stents often fail to ease chest pain, study says

The New York Times

Fri, Nov. 3

6 in 10 doctors report abusive remarks from patients, with little help to cope

STAT News

Thu, Nov. 2

Physician burnout: 1 in 5 doctors want to reduce their clinical hours

Fierce Healthcare

Wed, Nov. 1

What it's like to learn you're going to die

The Atlantic

Wed, Nov. 1

Robotic-assisted surgery: balancing evidence and implementation

JAMA Network

Fri, Oct. 27

As a scientist, he studied trauma victims. Then he became one.

STAT News

Recommended by Jane Doe

Fri, Oct. 27

UCLA Offers Depression Screening To Thousands of Incoming Students

Kaiser Health News

Mon, Oct. 23

JAMA Performance Improvement: Do No Harm Podcast

JAMA Network

Sat, Oct. 21

Working Mom MD: Always on Call

AAMCNews

Sat, Oct. 21

The HPV Vaccine Gains Ground Among U.S. Teenagers

New York Times

Sat, Oct. 21

Is Health Care a Right?

The New Yorker

Thu, Feb. 1

The nature of nurture: Effects of parental genotypes

Science magazine

Thu, Feb. 1

Identifying the Critical Gaps in Research on Sex Differences in Metabolism Across the Life Span

Endocrinology

Thu, Feb. 1

Pancreatic cancer: Modified flu virus destroys tumors

Medical News Today

Thu, Feb. 1

How can you cope with seasonal affective disorder?

The New York Times

Thu, Feb. 1

New stroke treatment guidelines offer new hope for stroke patients

Stroke / American Heart Association

Thu, Jan. 25

Swallowing a spy

NEJM

Thu, Jan. 25

Precision medicine using microbiota

Science magazine

Thu, Jan. 25

Blood test to detect 8 cancers gives early promising results

STAT News

Thu, Jan. 25

Fed up with drug companies, hospitals decide to start their own (includes Trinity Health)

New York Times

Thu, Jan. 25

Here's why Norway is consistently rated the best place to live

Huffington Post

Thu, Jan. 25

What I've learned from my tally of 757 doctor suicides

Washington Post

Mon, Dec. 18

New genetic findings reinforce ongoing Parkinson's clinical trials

Science of Parkinson/Neuron

Recommended by Ed Campbell, PhD

Mon, Dec. 18

The best response to medical errors? Transparency

AAMC News

Mon, Dec. 18

Bariatric surgery bests usual care for long-term health

JAMA/MedPage Today

Mon, Dec. 18

How California became a role model on measles

The New York Times

Mon, Dec. 18

Surgical vs percutaneous coronary revascularization in patients with diabetes and acute coronary syndromes - Co-author Dr. Verghese Mathew

JACC

Mon, Dec. 18

Food Swamps Are the New Food Deserts

The Atlantic

Mon, Dec. 18

Tiny robots could help infants with rare diseases. Watch one in action

Science Robotics

Mon, Dec. 18

Frostbite and burns: surprisingly similar injuries says Loyola surgeon Arthur Sanford

CBS Chicago

Mon, Dec. 18

Child Mortality In The US And 19 Other Nations: A 50-Year Time-Trend Analysis

Health Affairs

Fri, Mar. 16

Engineering human pluripotent stem cells into a functional skeletal muscle tissue

Nature

Recommended by Ivana Kuo, PhD

Fri, Mar. 16

Australia could become first country to eradicate cervical cancer

The Guardian

Fri, Mar. 16

How to get people to see a doctor when they don't want to

NPR

Fri, Mar. 16

Neuron creation in brain’s memory centre stops after childhood

Nature

Fri, Mar. 16

Doctors, revolt!

The New York Times

Fri, Mar. 9

Uber, but for getting to the hospital

The Atlantic

Fri, Mar. 9

Out of the straitjacket: resilience in medicine

New England Journal of Medicine

Fri, Mar. 9

What happens when you let babies feed themselves?

The New York Times

Fri, Mar. 9

Hormones may affect girls’ interests, but not their gender identity or playmates

Archives of Sexual Behavior/Penn State University

Fri, Mar. 9

Doctors "sound the alarm" on possible harms of saline in IV bags

CBS News

Fri, Mar. 2

U.K. Moves Toward Making Adults Presumed Organ Donors

NY Times

Fri, Mar. 2

CRISPR could end sickle cell disease, but signing up black patients for clinical trials will be a hard sell

STAT News

Fri, Mar. 2

Effect of Low-Fat vs Low-Carbohydrate Diet on 12-Month Weight Loss in Overweight Adults and the Association With Genotype Pattern or Insulin Secretion

JAMA

Fri, Mar. 2

The Training Of Dr. Robot: Data Wave Hits Medical Care

Kaiser Health News

Fri, Mar. 2

Study looks at how newly discovered gene helps grow blood vessels

PNAS

Fri, Feb. 23

Beyond burnout: Redesigning care to restore meaning and sanity for physicians

NEJM

Recommended by Anita Varkey, MD, FACP

Fri, Feb. 23

Addressing the escalating psychiatrist shortage

AAMC

Fri, Feb. 23

New type of antibiotic discovered in soil in breakthrough for fight against drug-resistant superbugs

Nature

Fri, Feb. 23

Why can't the U.S. treat gun violence as a public health problem?

The Atlantic

Fri, Feb. 23

Bogus health claims on ‘toddler drinks’ can confuse parents

Preventive Medicine/NYU

Thu, Feb. 15

Memories form using a protein incorporated into mammals from viruses over 300 million years ago

UNews

Recommended by W. Keith Jones, PhD

Thu, Feb. 15

Upsurge of suburban poor discover health care’s nowhere land

KHN

Thu, Feb. 15

Gut microbes combine to cause colon cancer, study suggests

The New York Times

Thu, Feb. 15

Artificial neurons compute faster than the human brain

Nature

Thu, Feb. 15

Discounted drugs for needy patients and hospitals — understanding the 340B debate

NEJM

Thu, Feb. 8

The Liberian elbow bump is your good friend during flu season

NPR

Thu, Feb. 8

National Academies of Sciences Engineering Medicine annotations to the 2018 State of the Union

NSAEM

Thu, Feb. 8

An evidence-based national movement created by and designed for Black women to promote physical activity

Girl Trek

Recommended by Lena Hatchett, PhD

Thu, Feb. 8

Simple blood test spots dementia protein

Nature

Thu, Feb. 8

AI can predict when we'll die — here's why that's a good thing

NBC News

Fri, May. 4

Incredibly detailed embryo maps chart each cell’s developmental fate

Nature

Fri, May. 4

A lifesaving pump for cancer patients is being phased out

The New York Times

Fri, May. 4

From bedside to webside: Future doctors learn how to practice remotely

AAMC

Fri, May. 4

Saline shortage-- many causes, no simple solution

NEJM

Fri, May. 4

Gender bias in peer review of research grants may penalize women

Reuters

Recommended by Martha King

Wed, Apr. 25

‘Warm transplants’ save livers and lives

Nature

Wed, Apr. 25

California, Coffee and Cancer: One of These Doesn’t Belong

New York Times

Wed, Apr. 25

In human cells, scientists find DNA that looks like a twisted knot instead of a double helix

Nature

Wed, Apr. 25

Childhood poverty costs U.S. $1.03 trillion in a year

Washington University in St. Louis

Wed, Apr. 25

A pediatric researcher whose son died of progeria sees promise in new treatment

Boston Globe

Fri, Apr. 20

Medicine’s secret ingredient — it’s in the timing

Nature

Fri, Apr. 20

NIH Funding Is Vital to Our Nation’s Health and Prosperity

AAMC

Fri, Apr. 20

Gene editing for good: How CRISPR Could Transform Global Development

Foreign Affairs

Fri, Apr. 20

Divisions, New and Old — Conscience and Religious Freedom at HHS

NEJM

Fri, Apr. 20

The States Where People Die Young

The Atlantic

Fri, Apr. 13

The economic impact of medical schools and teaching hospitals

AAMC

Fri, Apr. 13

Squeaky clean mice could be ruining research

Nature

Fri, Apr. 13

How lyme disease became the first epidemic of climate change

Aeon

Fri, Apr. 13

Cancer researchers push to relax rules for clinical trials

Nature

Fri, Apr. 13

Companies, academics search for better overdose-reversal drugs

STAT News

Fri, Apr. 6

Without context or cushion, do online medical results make sense?

Kaiser Health News

Fri, Apr. 6

The diet that might cure depression

The Atlantic

Fri, Apr. 6

Newfound organ could be the biggest in your body

Nature

Fri, Apr. 6

X-ray ‘ghost images’ could cut radiation doses

Science

Fri, Apr. 6

Drug executives should take a Hippocratic oath

Nature

Thu, Mar. 29

How the shape of your ears affects what you hear

The New York Times

Thu, Mar. 29

US kids’ doodles of scientists reveal changing gender stereotypes

Nature

Thu, Mar. 29

Scientists Want to Completely Rethink How They Make the Flu Vaccine

Bloomberg News

Thu, Mar. 29

Machine learning spots treasure trove of elusive viruses

Nature

Thu, Mar. 29

Why some adults, even into their 40s, still see the pediatrician

STAT News

Thu, Mar. 22

Enteric viruses hitch a ride on the evolutionary highway

Cell

Recommended by Bryan Mounce, PhD

Thu, Mar. 22

Female doctors have problems men can't fathom. Are we even welcome at work?

USA Today

Thu, Mar. 22

Stephen Hawking’s parting shot is multi-cosmic

The Times UK

Thu, Mar. 22

Health care spending in the U.S. and other high-income countries

JAMA

Thu, Mar. 22

Why so many of us die of heart disease

The Atlantic

Thu, Jun. 14

Medical schools are offering hands-on nutrition training in hopes it will inspire disease prevention

AAMC

Thu, Jun. 14

A physician’s awakening to patient challenges when facing his own illness

JAMA

Thu, Jun. 14

Bacteria survive in NASA’s clean rooms by eating cleaning products

The Atlantic

Thu, Jun. 14

How suicide quietly morphed into a public health crisis

The New York Times

Thu, Jun. 21

Lost Taussigs — The consequences of gender discrimination in medicine

New England Journal of Medicine

Thu, Jun. 21

New human gene tally reignites debate

Nature

Thu, Jun. 21

What are the long-term risks of having your tonsils out?

University of Melbourne

Recommended by Gregory Gruener, MD, MBA

Thu, Jun. 21

After opioid overdose, only 30 percent get medicine to treat addiction

Kaiser Health News

Thu, Jun. 21

A new approach to treating hypochondria

The New York Times

Thu, Jun. 28

Enzyme from our bodies could spawn Zika drug

Penn State University

Thu, Jun. 28

Genetically modified bacteria enlisted in fight against disease

Nature

Thu, Jun. 28

Police killings of black Americans take a toll on mental health

The Lancet

Thu, Jun. 28

The FDA has approved an implantable glucose monitor for diabetics that lasts for month

Gizmodo

Thu, Jun. 28

Poliovirus can extend survival with glioblastoma

New England Journal of Medicine

Thu, Jul. 5

Breast cancer studies neglect key social factors

Johns Hopkins University

Thu, Jul. 5

Perspective: The suffering of children

New England Journal of Medicine

Thu, Jul. 5

Estimate suggests many infant deaths in sub-Saharan Africa attributable to air pollution

Nature

Thu, Jul. 5

The states that exercise the least

The Atlantic

Thu, Jul. 5

Making neighborhood-disadvantage metrics accessible

New England Journal of Medicine

Thu, Jul. 12

Primary care and the opioid-overdose crisis — buprenorphine myths and realities

New England Journal of Medicine

Thu, Jul. 12

What does a drug cost? It depends where you live

The New York Times

Thu, Jul. 12

Outdoor air pollution linked to higher diabetes risk

The Lancet Planetary Health

Thu, Jul. 12

National Academies panel urges researchers to routinely share test results with study participants

STAT News

Thu, Jul. 12

Review article: Chimeric Antigen Receptor Therapy

New England Journal of Medicine

Thu, Jul. 19

The right diet can boost potency of cancer drugs

Nature

Thu, Jul. 19

A.I. predicts side effects for millions of drug combos

Stanford University

Thu, Jul. 19

Breast-Feeding or formula? For Americans, it's complicated

The New York Times

Thu, Jul. 19

Adverse effects in hospitalized pediatric patients

Pediatrics

Thu, Jul. 19

Novartis joins the Big Pharma exodus out of antibiotics, dumping research, cutting 140 and out-licensing programs

Endpoints News

Fri, Jul. 27

Interprofessional practice and education in clinical learning environments: Frontlines Perspective

Academic Medicine

Fri, Jul. 27

Drugs could destroy super-strong bacterial armor

Nature

Fri, Jul. 27

Lower colon cancer death risk among diet-soda drinkers

PLOS ONE

Fri, Jul. 27

Potential drug for pain doesn’t work like an opioid

Journal of Neuroscience

Fri, Jul. 27

Even more evidence for the link between Alzheimer’s and herpes

The Atlantic

Thu, Aug. 2

Gaps in the Clinical Management of Influenza: A Century Since the 1918 Pandemic

JAMA

Thu, Aug. 2

‘Reprogrammed’ stem cells to be tested in people with Parkinson’s

Nature

Thu, Aug. 2

Plan to replicate 50 high-impact cancer papers shrinks to just 18

Science

Thu, Aug. 2

Open wide: Medical education with a focus on dental health

AAMC

Thu, Aug. 2

A Major Drug Company Now Has Access to 23andMe’s Genetic Data

Time

Thu, Aug. 9

Diverse genome study upends understanding of how language evolved

Nature

Thu, Aug. 9

Key aspects of human cell aging reversed by new compounds

Science Daily

Thu, Aug. 9

Workplace wellness programs don’t work well. Why some studies show otherwise.

New York Times

Thu, Aug. 9

What Americans think about medical schools and teaching hospitals

AAMC

Thu, Aug. 9

Perspective: A New Threat to Immigrants’ Health — The Public-Charge Rule

New England Journal of Medicine

Wed, Aug. 15

Outcomes of cardiac screening in adolescent soccer players

New England Journal of Medicine

Wed, Aug. 15

Perspective: Advice for a student starting medical school

JAMA

Wed, Aug. 15

1 in 7 babies exposed to Zika in U.S. territories have birth defects, nervous system problems

Washington Post

Wed, Aug. 15

CRISPR ‘barcodes’ map mammalian development in exquisite detail

Nature

Wed, Aug. 15

The Weight of Numbers: Air Pollution and PM2.5

Undark

Thu, May. 10

Doc Op-Ed: The Best Medicine? What’s Meaningful to Our Patients

New York Times

Thu, May. 10

Scientists downsize bold plan to make human genome from scratch

Nature

Thu, May. 10

Tackle football before age 12 could result in earlier CTE symptoms, new study finds

Washington Post

Thu, May. 10

Study links fracking chemicals to immune imbalance

University of Rochester

Thu, May. 10

Scientists create a biomedical tattoo to monitor for a sign of cancer

STAT News

Fri, May. 18

Cancer-killing viruses show promise — and draw billion-dollar investment

Nature

Fri, May. 18

Viewpoint: Mentoring millennials

JAMA

Fri, May. 18

Majority of MD-PhD graduates pursue research, new report finds

AAMC

Fri, May. 18

Can precision medicine do for depression what it’s done for cancer?

STAT News

Fri, May. 18

Blood donations from ‘Man With the Golden Arm’ saved millions of Australian babies

The New York Times

Thu, May. 24

Research institutions must put the health of labs first

Nature editorial

Thu, May. 24

How a virus can cause joint-crippling arthritis

Washington University in St. Louis

Thu, May. 24

Trying to put a value on the doctor-patient relationship

The New York Times

Recommended by Gregory Gruener, MD, MBA

Thu, May. 24

The careful development for embryonic stem cell treatment should also be applied to adult stem cells therapies

Nature editorial

Thu, May. 24

Cartographers rush to fix ebola maps

The Atlantic

Wed, May. 30

The gut microbiota mediates the anti-seizure effects of the ketogenic diet

Cell

Wed, May. 30

New enzyme inhibitor may stop the common cold

Medscape

Wed, May. 30

A double-pronged attack on colon tumors succeeds where one doesn't

Nature

Wed, May. 30

Why Egypt is at the forefront of hepatitis C treatment

The Atlantic

Wed, May. 30

One million French smokers quit in a year amid anti-smoking measures

BBC

Thu, Jun. 7

An immunotherapy-chemotherapy combo may be a new standard of care for non-small-cell lung cancer

Everyday Health

Thu, Jun. 7

‘Reprogrammed’ stem cells approved to mend human hearts for the first time

Nature

Thu, Jun. 7

Nutrition researchers agree sugar-sweetened beverages increase risk of cardiometabolic disease

UC Davis

Thu, Jun. 7

Study aims to show transplants between HIV-Positive patients are safe, save lives

NPR

Thu, Jun. 7

Making grad school work for STEM students

Science magazine

Thu, Jun. 14

Blood test could predict premature birth risk, due date

Scientific American

Thu, Aug. 23

Prenatal Tdap Vaccine Not Associated With Autism Spectrum Disorder, Researchers Say

Pediatrics

Thu, Aug. 23

First Biomarker Evidence of DDT-Autism Link

American Journal of Psychiatry

Thu, Aug. 23

HIV drug reduces virus, boosts immunity in hard-to-treat patients

New England Journal of Medicine

Thu, Aug. 23

Crystalized ‘happiness’ receptor sheds light on drug side effects

Nature Structural & Molecular Biology

Thu, Aug. 23

How working as a research technician can bolster your scientific career

Nature

Sat, Sep. 1

Fitbit's 150 billion hours of heart data reveal secrets about health

Yahoo Finance

Sat, Sep. 1

Simple eye exam may detect Alzheimer's disease early

JAMA Opthalmology

Sat, Sep. 1

Collagen could spare diabetic dogs and people daily shots

American Journal of Physiology – Endocrinology and Metabolism

Sat, Sep. 1

MS Researchers find new ways to regenerate the brain’s insulation

Journal of Neuroscience

Sat, Sep. 1

Perspective: Sharing precise experimental protocols is essential to modern science

Nature

Fri, Sep. 7

Hurricane Maria and Puerto Rico: A physician looks back at the storm

JAMA

Fri, Sep. 7

How parasites hijack cells to cause malaria

Nature Microbiology

Fri, Sep. 7

Rx for British doctors: Use plain English instead of Latin

The New York Times

Fri, Sep. 7

Diseased heart muscle cells have oddly short telomeres

PNAS

Fri, Sep. 7

For the first time, researchers will release genetically engineered mosquitoes in Africa

STAT News

Thu, Sep. 13

Caring for Latinos requires more than knowing Spanish

Modern Healthcare

Thu, Sep. 13

T cells engineered to home in on brain cancer

Nature

Thu, Sep. 13

Why hasn't science solved acne yet?

The Atlantic

Thu, Sep. 13

Meet the Rose Hip Cell, a new kind of neuron

Wired

Thu, Sep. 13

Google unveils new search platform to help scientists and journalists find datasets

Forbes

Fri, Sep. 21

Transforming Emergency Departments to Better Care for Elderly Patients

JAMA Forum

Fri, Sep. 21

Chief wellness officers are helping make physician well-being a priority

AAMC News

Fri, Sep. 21

RNA Expert Joan Argetsinger Steitz Wins “American Nobel”

Scientific American

Fri, Sep. 21

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services underestimated Medicare ACOs savings

New England Journal of Medicine

Fri, Sep. 21

Measles outbreak in United States and Europe: The dangerous result of science-denial

Foundation for Biomedical Research

Thu, Sep. 27

Personalized virtual-heart technology for guiding the ablation of infarct-related ventricular tachycardia

Nature

Thu, Sep. 27

Shingles vaccine shortage result from high demand

New York Times

Thu, Sep. 27

How female scientists can confront gender bias in the workplace

Nature

Thu, Sep. 27

Mosquitoes genetically modified to crash species that spreads malaria

NPR

Thu, Sep. 27

AAP Opposes Dangerous Public Charge Proposal

American Academy of Pediatrics

Fri, Oct. 5

Clues to fighting cancer found in giant rodent capybara's DNA

National Geographic

Fri, Oct. 5

Effect of aspirin on cardiovascular events and bleeding in the healthy elderly

New England Journal of Medicine

Fri, Oct. 5

These brain cells keep us eating when we're full

PNAS

Fri, Oct. 5

Finland joins Europe’s bold open-access push

Nature

Recommended by Gregory Gruener, MD

Fri, Oct. 5

Higher Mental Ability Scores In Children Tied To Physical Activity, Sleep, And Limited Recreational Screen Time

The Lancet

Thu, Oct. 11

Biotech innovations: Oral Sodium Sensor for Hypertension Management

JAMA

Thu, Oct. 11

Physician burnout takes center stage

Reuters

Recommended by Johnathan Dugas PhD

Thu, Oct. 11

Media interviews can raise scientists’ profiles if they prepare well and manage expectations

Nature

Thu, Oct. 11

Scientists use AI to develop better predictions of why children struggle at school

Developmental Science

Thu, Oct. 11

Is sarcopenia inevitable as we age?

Medscape

Wed, Oct. 17

More American children not getting vaccines

US News

Thu, Oct. 18

Lab-grown retinas reveal how the real things form

Science

Thu, Oct. 18

Paralyzing polio-like illness mainly affecting children confirmed in 22 states, CDC says

Washington Post

Thu, Oct. 18

A simpler way to get to the bottom of mysterious illnesses in poor countries

Nature/The Atlantic

Thu, Oct. 18

Spain to lead Japan in global life expectancy, US continues to slide

CNN

Fri, Oct. 26

Microplastics find their way into your gut, a pilot study finds

Scientific American

Fri, Oct. 26

Students learn to treat pain, with and without opioids

AAMC

Fri, Oct. 26

FDA approves a fast-acting flu drug that is taken in a single dose

STAT News

Fri, Oct. 26

Child povery rates improve but disparities persist

American Academy of Pediatrics

Fri, Oct. 26

Liver receptors protect peripheral nerves from diabetic damage caused by obesity

Cell Reports

Effectiveness of flu shot not diminished in children who received previous flu shots

JAMA

Perspective: What We Can Do about Maternal Mortality — And How to Do It Quickly

New England Journal of Medicine

Studies Warn Against Minimally Invasive Surgery for Cervical Cancer

The New York Times

Language Barrier Means Millions Of Elderly Can't Access Alzheimer's Trials

NPR

One-Year Outcomes after PCI Strategies in Cardiogenic Shock

New England Journal of Medicine