• By Medscape   -   Jul 14, 2020

    IN UNCERTAIN TIMES, ONCS ARE AMONG THE BEST AT RISK ASSESSMENT

    Dr Mark Lewis discusses oncology decision-making during the COVID-19 pandemic, comparing it to Homer's 'The Odyssey.' Medscape Oncology

    Hematology-Oncology, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 14, 2020

    HOPE IN THE TIME OF COVID: REFLECTIONS ON THE PANDEMIC'S AFTERMATH

    What can we expect in the aftermath of the COVID pandemic? Healthcare workers have lost family, colleagues, and jobs. But perhaps there...

    Diabetes, Infectious Diseases, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 14, 2020

    COVID-19 UPDATE: BLOOD TEST, LINGERING SYMPTOMS, BYPASSING CDC

    These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today. Medscape Medical News

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 14, 2020

    PSYCHIATRY TRAINEES SUBJECTED TO HIGH LEVELS OF ABUSE FROM PATIENTS

    Psychiatry trainees in Europe are experiencing an "alarming" level of physical, sexual, and verbal assault that is often going unreported...

    Psychiatry, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 14, 2020

    THE WHEELS ON THE BUS TAKE LUNG CANCER SCREENING TO RURAL AREAS

    A commercial bus, modified to carry a mobile CT screening unit, has been reaching high-risk individuals in rural areas who may have...

    Cancer, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 14, 2020

    THE PROBLEM WITH COVID-19 TREATMENT TRIALS

    The scientific community has responded to the coronavirus pandemic with an explosion of research. But could there be too much of a...

    Infectious Diseases, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 14, 2020

    BLOOD TEST COULD SIGNAL MORE SEVERE COVID-19 RISK

    Lymphocytopenia could help physicians predict which people hospitalized with COVID-19 are at increased risk for worse outcomes. Medscape...

    Hospital, Pathology & Lab Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 14, 2020

    PCI OR NOT, MORTALITY CLIMBS AFTER POST-ACS BLEEDING

    Prevention of bleeding after ACS, whether managed medically or with PCI, should get as much attention as prevention of later ischemic...

    Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 14, 2020

    CDC REVISES COVID-19 RISKS DURING PREGNANCY AS RESEARCH LAGS

    Experts say a new CDC study on COVID-19 in pregnancy has startling data gaps that endanger pregnant women and babies. Undark

    Pregnant, Pregnancy, Baby, Ob, Gyn & Women's Health, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 14, 2020

    LESS REM SLEEP TIED TO HIGHER MORTALITY

    Less REM sleep has been tied to an increased risk for death, and though a new study does not prove cause and effect, it does suggest...

    Sleep, Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 14, 2020

    TOPICAL PDE-4 INHIBITOR FOR PSORIASIS EFFECTIVE IN PHASE 2B TRIAL

    Topical roflumilast brought marked improvement in signs and symptoms of chronic plaque psoriasis in a phase 2b trial. "Roflumilast...

    Dermatology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 14, 2020

    EASY ACCESS TO PREP REDUCES RATES OF HIV ACQUISITION

    A community-based approach to the prescription of pre-exposure prophylaxis in East Africa led to a significant decrease in new cases...

    HIV, AIDS, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 14, 2020

    MOST FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENTS REMAIN IN SPECIALTY

    It is good to see an increasing diversity in the composition of physicians graduating from family medicine residency programs. Most...

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 14, 2020

    CARDIAC CT SCANS CAN BE USED FOR OSTEOPOROSIS SCREENING

    The CT scans can evaluate fracture rate through the bone mineral density of thoracic vertebrae. Danish investigators found that study...

    Osteoporosis, Minerals, Diabetes & Endocrinology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 14, 2020

    CORONAVIRUS CRISIS MAY GET 'WORSE AND WORSE AND WORSE,' WARNS WHO

    The new coronavirus pandemic raging around the globe will worsen if countries fail to adhere to strict healthcare precautions, WHO...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 14, 2020

    SHOULD WE TREAT OR OBSERVE DME WITH GOOD VISION?

    Treating all patients with central-involved diabetic macular edema, regardless of their vision quality, may not be a clinically effective...

    Diabetes, Ophthalmology, Viewpoint
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 14, 2020

    ALCOHOL AND CARDIOPROTECTION: ENDURING TRUTH OR MYTH?

    The WHO calls alcohol a toxic substance, yet cardiology guidelines give tacit approval to moderate drinking. Cardiologist and epidemiologist...

    Alcohol, Cardiology, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 14, 2020

    RUBBER BULLETS, TEAR GAS: WHAT DOESN'T KILL CAN STILL BLIND

    Use of rubber bullets and tear gas during the recent protests has led to significant eye injuries. Dr Ann Murchison offers guidance...

    Hospital, Eye, Ophthalmology, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 14, 2020

    PERMANENTE CEO: CLINICIANS NEED 'PSYCHOLOGICAL SAFETY'

    WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with Dr Richard Isaacs about the surge of COVID-19 cases in California and how healthcare...

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, Expert Interview
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 14, 2020

    SOUTH AFRICAN ALCOHOL BAN STIRS FRUSTRATION BUT MAY FREE UP HOSPITALS

    South Africa's decision to reimpose a ban on the sale of alcohol upset consumers and the hospitality sector on Monday, but health experts...

    Hospital, Alcohol, Medscape Today, News