• By Medscape   -   Dec 4, 2021

    DEC 3 2021 THIS WEEK IN CARDIOLOGY

    The AMAZE trial of left atrial appendage isolation, non-statin oral lipid lowering drugs, EHR alerts, non-MD care, and obesity are...

    Drugs, Obesity, Cardiology, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 4, 2021

    BETA-LACTAM HYPERSENSITIVITY REMAINS BAFFLING

    The cause of beta-lactam adverse events could not be determined in most patients with negative skin tests. Medscape Medical News

    Skin, Allergy & Clinical Immunology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 4, 2021

    FEDS GO ON OFFENSE AHEAD OF POTENTIAL OMICRON SPREAD IN US

    The White House COVID-19 Response Team announced steps to fortify public health protection before onset of winter and the potential...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 4, 2021

    S. AFRICA REPORTS JUMP IN CASES, US DETECTS MORE OMICRON VARIANT

    More than 11,500 daily cases have been reported in the African nation, with a 22% test positivity rate. Case have spiked more than...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 4, 2021

    OMALIZUMAB ADD-ON OFFERS BENEFIT IN ALLERGEN IMMUNOTHERAPY

    Cost of therapy and the need for repeated injections are barriers to omalizumab's adjunctive role. Medscape Medical News

    Injection, Injections, Allergy & Clinical Immunology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 4, 2021

    IN COVID BATTLE, OMICRON MAY OUTRUN DELTA, EXPERTS SAY

    New reports on the Omicron variant show how quickly it is gaining ground on Delta in South Africa and why it may be infecting people...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 4, 2021

    ONCOLOGISTS REPORT BARRIERS TO BIOMARKER TESTING, SURVEY FINDS

    Lab turnaround time followed by the cost of biomarker testing and adequate insurance coverage were top concerns, according to the nationwide...

    Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 4, 2021

    DIVERSE GUT BACTERIA IN INFANTS LINKED TO REDUCED FOOD ALLERGIES

    'Studies like this give us hope that we will be able to prevent food allergies,' said one allergy specialist who was not involved in...

    Allergies, Food, Allergy & Clinical Immunology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 4, 2021

    UPADACITINIB DELIVERS RAPID RESPONSE IN ULCERATIVE COLITIS

    Serious and severe adverse events, as well as higher rates of discontinuation due to treatment-related adverse events, were more common...

    Gastroenterology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 4, 2021

    FAUCI: STEADFAST FOCUS ON HIV DISPARITIES NEEDED

    Forty years after the first AIDS cases were identified in the US, treatment advances are encouraging, but disparities, treatment gaps...

    AIDS, HIV, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 4, 2021

    GERD GUIDELINE ADDRESSES INCREASED SCRUTINY OF PPI THERAPY

    For the right patient with GERD, PPIs remain the medical treatment of choice, and their benefits outweigh the potential risks when...

    Gastroenterology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 4, 2021

    US APPEALS COURT TO REHEAR TENNESSEE ABORTION BAN ARGUMENT

    Just hours after the US Supreme Court concluded historic arguments over abortion, a federal appeals court signaled it might be willing...

    Abortion, Ob, Gyn & Women's Health, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 4, 2021

    MUST EMPLOYERS FOLLOW BIDEN'S VACCINE MANDATES?

    Biden contends his various workforce vaccine mandates are an important step in curtailing the virus. Associated Press

    Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 4, 2021

    TAMPONS AND PADS SHOULD BE FREE IN SCHOOLS, STUDENTS SAY

    In the absence of legislation requiring access to menstruation products in schools, students are campaigning and fundraising to make...

    Ob, Gyn & Women's Health, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 4, 2021

    UNVACCINATED NEVADA STATE WORKERS TO PAY INSURANCE SURCHARGE

    Nevada will be the first state to charge state workers enrolled in public employee health insurance plans a surcharge if they aren't...

    Vaccination, Plan, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 4, 2021

    NEW LEADLESS PACEMAKER PROMISING IN SAFETY, EFFICACY

    A phase 2 study shows promising benefits and safety with a new leadless pacemaker, delivering effective right ventricular pacing with...

    Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 4, 2021

    WWII VET WHO SURVIVED COVID-19 HONORED ON 105TH BIRTHDAY

    Major Wooten, who repaired bomb-damaged trains in France as an Army private, will receive France's highest decoration during a combination...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 4, 2021

    FAUCI: ENJOY HOLIDAYS WITH FAMILY IF YOU'RE VACCINATED

    'Just as I said and I'll say it again, if you have a vaccinated situation, enjoy the holidays with your family in a family setting.' WebMD...

    Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 4, 2021

    NEW JERSEY GOP LAWMAKERS DEFY VACCINE MANDATE

    Disorder and confusion erupted in the halls outside the New Jersey Assembly on Thursday as several Republican lawmakers defied a new...

    Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Dec 4, 2021

    FDA APPROVES RITUXIMAB FOR MULTIPLE PEDIATRIC CANCERS

    The Food and Drug Administration approved rituximab in combination with chemotherapy for the treatment of pediatric patients with 4...

    Cancer, Food, Drugs, Hematology-Oncology, News Alert