Trending Clinical Topics

 
 
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Influenza Although coronavirus is grabbing headlines, concerns about the flu may be even more significant. News about vaccination helped to make influenza this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Sepsis News about monitoring technology, a study on risk factors for secondary infection, and insights on drugs used to treat sepsis made that condition this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Cannabis Increased use of a particular form of cannabis and news about potentially serious heart conditions associated with the drug helped to make it this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Weight Loss New statistics about the obesity epidemic, information on dietary approaches, and a warning about cancer risk associated with a medication made weight loss this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Ovarian Cancer Evidence that may help eliminate a long-suspected cause, a decline in overall US cancer deaths, and updated guidelines drove interest in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Schizophrenia A new treatment, a study on genetic links between psychiatric disorders, insights from a blockbuster movie, and a connection to pets helped make schizophrenia this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Aspirin A possible association between aspirin use and reduced mortality, research into migraine treatment, and a warning about combined therapy made aspirin this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Metformin Concern about possible contamination with a carcinogen made metformin this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Asthma News about pregnancy-related issues, corticosteroid use, and greenhouse gas emissions increased searches for information about asthma, making it this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Dengue A newly reported means of transmission and concerns about increased disease activity made dengue this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: ISCHEMIA Trial Study findings with the potential to significantly change common practices in cardiology inspired this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Hypothyroidism Recent studies regarding treatment-related concerns, plus a potential new strategy for patient care, made hypothyroidism this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Neurodegenerative Disease From a new screening strategy to populations at risk, various new studies about dementia helped make neurocognitive disease this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Melanoma An encouraging change in prognosis, as well as studies on various associations, helped make melanoma this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Warfarin The results of two new studies involving treatment for separate conditions helped make this drug the top trending clinical topic for this week.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: EVALI For the second time in 2 months, information regarding serious illnesses associated with vaping has resulted in a top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Legionnaires Disease Multiple deaths associated with recent outbreaks resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: EEE Virus Ongoing concerns about this rare but deadly condition made eastern equine encephalitis the week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Tinnitus A new treatment option and draft guidelines for assessment and management made tinnitus this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Vegan Diet News about how certain changes in eating habits affect health led to this week's top trending clinical topic.