• Op-Ed: Professional Boards, Take Heed By MedPageToday   -   Oct 24, 2020

    OP-ED: PROFESSIONAL BOARDS, TAKE HEED

    While 2020 has been fraught with uncertainty, at least one thing is quite evident: antitrust compliance remains a high priority of...

  • COVID Brain Fog; Pandemic Grief; Handling a COVID Vax By MedPageToday   -   Oct 24, 2020

    COVID BRAIN FOG; PANDEMIC GRIEF; HANDLING A COVID VAX

    What is COVID brain fog? Judith Graham describes the sudden emergence of cognitive dysfunction in seniors who have become seriously...

    Senior, Brain
  • COVID-19 Contact Tracing Worked in Large New Jersey City By MedPageToday   -   Oct 23, 2020

    COVID-19 CONTACT TRACING WORKED IN LARGE NEW JERSEY CITY

    Comprehensive contact tracing efforts in one New Jersey city worked to drive COVID-19 cases down, even with limited resources, a researcher...

  • 'The Patients Know More Than the Doctors': What We Heard This Week By MedPageToday   -   Oct 23, 2020

    'THE PATIENTS KNOW MORE THAN THE DOCTORS': WHAT WE HEARD THIS WEEK

    "You need to listen to them to understand the disease. The patients know more than the doctors." - Paul Garner, MD, of Liverpool School...

  • AACE Rebrands; Pandemic Pushes Endocrinology to Innovate By MedPageToday   -   Oct 23, 2020

    AACE REBRANDS; PANDEMIC PUSHES ENDOCRINOLOGY TO INNOVATE

    Formerly known as the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, AACE has rebranded itself as the American Association of Clinical...

  • By MedPageToday   -   Oct 23, 2020

    RELAPSING/REFRACTORY EGPA AMENABLE TO BIOLOGICS

    Study Authors: Alice Canzian, Nils Venhoff, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Rheumatologists, pulmonologists, nephrologists,...

  • Op-Ed: Beyond COVID Tribalism By MedPageToday   -   Oct 23, 2020

    OP-ED: BEYOND COVID TRIBALISM

    Two things are true about COVID-19. First, there is no person who has all the answers. SARS-CoV-2 affects every aspect of human life,...

  • Model: More Mask-Wearing May Slash U.S. COVID-19 Death Toll By MedPageToday   -   Oct 23, 2020

    MODEL: MORE MASK-WEARING MAY SLASH U.S. COVID-19 DEATH TOLL

    The COVID-19 fall/winter surge is fast approaching - and may already be upon us - and mask wearing could make a substantial dent in...

  • Are HHS, FDA Chiefs Officially Frenemies? Biden Touts Bidencare By MedPageToday   -   Oct 23, 2020

    ARE HHS, FDA CHIEFS OFFICIALLY FRENEMIES? BIDEN TOUTS BIDENCARE

    Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar reportedly tried to force FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn from his post recently, after...

    Vaccination
  • FB Live: What We Now Know About School Reopenings By MedPageToday   -   Oct 23, 2020

    FB LIVE: WHAT WE NOW KNOW ABOUT SCHOOL REOPENINGS

    Topic: Schools around the country are now open even as COVID-19 rages on. What have we learned about transmission dynamics in school...

    Flu
  • Military Burn Pits Linked With RA Seropositivity By MedPageToday   -   Oct 23, 2020

    MILITARY BURN PITS LINKED WITH RA SEROPOSITIVITY

    Among veterans with rheumatoid arthritis , environmental exposures to burn pits and military waste disposal were associated with increased...

    Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Pre-Existing Psych Illness Tied to ICU Delirium By MedPageToday   -   Oct 23, 2020

    PRE-EXISTING PSYCH ILLNESS TIED TO ICU DELIRIUM

    Patients who were being treated for psychiatric disorders before being sent to the intensive care unit for episodes of acute respiratory...

    Hospital
  • Ethics Consult: Keep Dead Man's Medical Secret? MD/JD Weighs In By MedPageToday   -   Oct 23, 2020

    ETHICS CONSULT: KEEP DEAD MAN'S MEDICAL SECRET? MD/JD WEIGHS IN

    Welcome to Ethics Consult - an opportunity to discuss, debate , and learn together. We select an ethical dilemma from a true, but anonymized,...

  • Finerenone Cuts Kidney, Heart Risks in CKD and T2D By MedPageToday   -   Oct 23, 2020

    FINERENONE CUTS KIDNEY, HEART RISKS IN CKD AND T2D

    An investigational anti-mineralocorticoid agent slowed chronic kidney disease progression in people with type 2 diabetes, the phase...

    Diabetes
  • Voice-Based Screening Predicts Lung Function By MedPageToday   -   Oct 23, 2020

    VOICE-BASED SCREENING PREDICTS LUNG FUNCTION

    Results from a preliminary study showed novel voice and breath analysis using a smartphone app to be a useful measure of lung function,...

  • How Wisconsin Docs Are Handling the COVID Onslaught By MedPageToday   -   Oct 23, 2020

    HOW WISCONSIN DOCS ARE HANDLING THE COVID ONSLAUGHT

    Two weeks ago, it looked to Bob Wachter, MD, and many other hospitalists, that Wisconsin was the nation's "ground zero" for COVID-19....

  • Disparities Abound in Chinese Heart Attack Care By MedPageToday   -   Oct 23, 2020

    DISPARITIES ABOUND IN CHINESE HEART ATTACK CARE

    Continued quality improvement in acute MI may be possible in the U.S. given lessons learned from another country with major geographic...

    Hospital
  • Moderna Vax Trial Full; Azar Denies Hahn Rift; Mitch McConnell's Handgate By MedPageToday   -   Oct 23, 2020

    MODERNA VAX TRIAL FULL; AZAR DENIES HAHN RIFT; MITCH MCCONNELL'S HANDGATE

    Note that some links may require registration or subscription. Thursday marked completion of enrollment in Moderna's U.S. vaccine clinical...

    Vaccination
  • FDA Panel Stresses Safety, Diversity, Efficacy for COVID-19 Vax By MedPageToday   -   Oct 23, 2020

    FDA PANEL STRESSES SAFETY, DIVERSITY, EFFICACY FOR COVID-19 VAX

    COVID-19 vaccine safety, dueling efficacy standards, and representation of groups from racial and ethnic minorities to children drew...

    Vaccination, Stress
  • COVID-19, ACA Highlighted in Final Presidential Debate of 2020 By MedPageToday   -   Oct 23, 2020

    COVID-19, ACA HIGHLIGHTED IN FINAL PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE OF 2020

    President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden argued about Trump's response to COVID-19 and the fate of the Affordable...