• By Medscape   -   Jun 3, 2020

    VULNERABLE GROUPS WEIGH RISKS AS COUNTRY REOPENS

    For those already vulnerable to infection, staying away from sick people and being careful around germs has already been a way of life....

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 2, 2020

    IF WE ALL GET COVID ANYWAY, SHOULD WE JUST GET IT OVER WITH?

    Will everyone get coronavirus eventually? If so, is there a strategy to get us through this pandemic as quickly as possible without...

    Infectious Diseases, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 2, 2020

    DOCTORS SHOULD LEARN TO FIGHT INJUSTICE, NOT JUST PANDEMICS

    Although critics point to COVID-19 as proof that medical educators should spend less time teaching social issues, others suggest that...

    Med Students, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 2, 2020

    STAY THE COURSE WITH CANCER CARE EVEN DURING COVID-19

    Treating patients with cancer during COVID-19 is not 'business as usual,' says Dr Mark Kris, who advises a methodical approach in deciding...

    Cancer, Hematology-Oncology, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 2, 2020

    COVID-19 UPDATE: PROTECTING AGAINST RETALIATION, FIGHTING INJUSTICE

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

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 2, 2020

    PAPER TOWEL SOAKED IN SALT WATER MAY IMPROVE MASKS' ABILITY TO BLOCK VIRUSES, BACTERIA

    When paper towels are soaked in a saline solution and then allowed to dry, they can effectively filter out particles comparable in...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 2, 2020

    US EPA MOVES TO CURB STATE POWERS TO DENY PERMITS FOR ENERGY PROJECTS

    The US EPA chief signed on Monday a rule limiting state powers to block energy infrastructure projects, setting up a fight with some...

    Power, Business of Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 2, 2020

    US COURT REFUSES TO SHIELD VW IN DIESEL SCANDAL LAWSUITS

    A US appeals court ruled on Monday that Volkswagen AG cannot escape potential financial penalties from two counties in Florida and...

    Business of Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 2, 2020

    WHY A BIOLOGIST'S COVID-19 BLOGS WENT VIRAL

    Biologist Erin Bromage blogs about reducing personal risk for contracting COVID-19, and his ability to turn complex scientific principles...

    Internal Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 2, 2020

    MOMENTUM: COMBINATION PRODUCT SHOWS PROMISE IN MIGRAINE

    A new product combining rizatriptan and a proprietary formulation of meloxicam has shown encouraging results in migraine patients with...

    Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 2, 2020

    COVID-19: NEW GROUP STANDS UP FOR CLINICIANS FACING RETALIATION

    The new nonprofit, named Beacon, aims to highlight and protect the legal rights of medical professionals who speak out about PPE supply...

    Face, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 2, 2020

    CONGO HIT BY A SECOND, SIMULTANEOUS EBOLA OUTBREAK

    Authorities in Congo announced a new Ebola outbreak in the western city of Mbandaka on Monday, adding to another epidemic of the virus...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 2, 2020

    US HEALTH EXPERTS, OFFICIALS WARN PROTESTS MAY ADD TO VIRUS SPREAD

    Public health experts and government officials, including New York's governor, are warning that large street protests over racial inequities...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 2, 2020

    ITALY LAUNCHES COVID-19 CONTACT-TRACING APP AMID PRIVACY CONCERNS

    Italy on Monday released a contested mobile app to trace coronavirus infections in four regions before extending it to the whole country,...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 2, 2020

    CANNABIS GAINING ACCEPTANCE AS TREATMENT FOR NEUROPATHIC PAIN?

    At the recent European Academy of Neurology meeting, experts debated for and against cannabis use, but generally they agree that some...

    Neurology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 2, 2020

    DIABETIC RETINOPATHY APPEARS LINKED TO DEPRESSION

    People with diabetic retinopathy are more likely to experience depression than those in the general population. Medscape Medical News

    Diabetes, Depression, Ophthalmology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 2, 2020

    ARMED WITH DISINFECTANT AND ADMONISHMENTS, S. KOREAN ROBOT FIGHTS CORONAVIRUS SPREAD

    A self-driving robot equipped with cameras and an LED screen greets visitors at the lobby in the headquarters of South Korea's largest...

    Hands, Arm, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 2, 2020

    SIGN HERE FIRST: US SALONS, GYMS, OFFICES REQUIRE CORONAVIRUS WAIVERS

    As US businesses reopen after weeks of pandemic lockdowns, many have been posting coronavirus disclaimers or requiring employees and...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 2, 2020

    THIRD LAWSUIT FILED IN DEATHS AT WEST VIRGINIA VA HOSPITAL

    Lawsuits filed on patient deaths over wrongful insulin injections at a W.Va. veterans hospital. Federal prosecutors are probing up...

    Injections, Injection, Hospital, Internal Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jun 2, 2020

    WHAT ARE THE OPTIONS FOR TRAINING CONTACT TRACERS?

    Hundreds of thousands of people - both clinicians and laypeople - have leapt at the chance to sign up for training. Medscape Medical...

    Infectious Diseases, News