Medscape Medical News Headlines 6 April 2018

In a First, US Insurer Covers HIFU for Prostate Cancer

Insurance coverage of the relatively new technology for salvage therapy was called 'pretty remarkable' by a urologist who uses high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU). Medscape Medical News

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Pasta Promotes Weight Loss as Part of a Low-Glycemic Index Diet

Pasta consumed as part of a low glycemic index diet helps promote modest weight loss compared with higher-glycemic index diets over short- and median-term follow-up, a study found. Medscape Medical News

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Online Doctor Reviews May Be About More Than Just the Doctor

Physicians who receive negative online reviews do not score similarly on more rigorous patient assessments, and the factors they are reviewed on may be beyond their control, a study found. Medscape Medical News

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