• By Medscape   -   May 13, 2021

    AGA SHARK TANK 2021: A SIMPLE DESIGN SURVIVES

    The winner is a device that overcomes a longstanding challenge presented by endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: biliary...

    Gastroenterology, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 13, 2021

    EAR TUBES NO BETTER THAN ANTIBIOTICS FOR OTITIS MEDIA

    Tympanostomy tubes were not superior to antibiotic treatment for recurrent acute otitis media. Medscape Medical News

    Pediatrics, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 13, 2021

    DISPARITIES IN SGLT2I USE: PATIENT BARRIERS OR PHYSICIAN BIAS?

    A recent study suggests that although the use of SGLT2 inhibitors has increased overall, certain groups are not being prescribed these...

    Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   May 13, 2021

    CDC PANEL BACKS USE OF PFIZER'S COVID-19 VACCINE IN 12-15-YEAR-OLDS

    Separately, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a statement recommending COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 12 and older....

    Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, News Alert
  • By Medscape   -   May 13, 2021

    FINERENONE SCORES 2ND PIVOTAL-TRIAL SUCCESS IN DKD

    Top-line results from FIGARO-DKD showed significant benefit for the primary endpoint of cardiovascular death and nonfatal cardiovascular...

    Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 13, 2021

    TEENS GETTING COVID-19 VACCINES AHEAD OF CDC RECOMMENDATIONS

    Some states did not wait for the CDC's input before vaccinating younger teenagers. Medscape Medical News

    Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 13, 2021

    MORE THAN 70 BODIES FOUND FLOATING IN INDIA'S GANGES RIVER

    Authorities have said the pandemic is overwhelming health services and the ability to cremate bodies. WebMD Health News

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 13, 2021

    AHA/ACC GUIDANCE ON ETHICS, PROFESSIONALISM IN CARDIOVASCULAR CARE

    A consensus report provides advice and tools to address conflicts of interest, racial, and ethnic and gender inequities, and to improve...

    Public Health & Prevention, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 13, 2021

    'INFLAMMASOMES' MAY PLAY A ROLE IN OBESITY-RELATED CRC

    Immune system complexes that regulate inflammation have been identified as an important contributor to obesity-related colon cancer Medscape...

    Obesity, Cancer, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 13, 2021

    RECURRENT STROKE 'ALARMINGLY HIGH' WITH CAROTID WEB

    Ischemic stroke patients with a carotid web - a protrusion in the carotid artery - have unacceptably high rates of recurrent stroke...

    Stroke, Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 13, 2021

    55 NEW CHEMICALS FOUND IN PREGNANT WOMEN, THEIR NEWBORNS

    Researchers also found an additional 42 'mystery chemicals' in their blood samples. The chemicals are registered for use in commerce...

    Pregnant, Ob, Gyn & Women's Health, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 13, 2021

    HEALTH COSTS OVER 25 TIMES HIGHER FOR PATIENTS WITH HEMOPHILIA B

    As the burden of hemophilia B in patients increases from mild to severe forms of the disease, the already high economic cost of treatment...

    Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 13, 2021

    MEDICAL TRIUMPH FOR 'BUBBLE BOYS': CHANCE AT A NORMAL LIFE

    Dr F. Perry Wilson discusses an advance in gene therapy that may allow children with ADA-SCID, a rare and life-threatening immunodeficiency,...

    Pediatrics, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   May 13, 2021

    COVID FEARS KEEP MANY LATINO KIDS OUT OF CLASSROOMS

    When faced with the choice of sending their kids back to school or keeping them in online classes, many Latino parents say their kids...

    Face, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 13, 2021

    ADULTERANTS IN STREET DRUGS TIED TO INCREASED COVID RISK

    Street drugs such as heroin and cocaine now contain at least one toxic adulterant, which may cause a drastic drop in white blood cells,...

    Drugs, Drop, Psychiatry, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 13, 2021

    DRUG CANDIDATE FOR PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION IDENTIFIED

    High-throughput screening combined with in silico bioinformatics analyses identified a compound that reversed blood vessel damage in...

    Hypertension, Drugs, Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 13, 2021

    LOW DIAGNOSTIC YIELD WITH CYSTOSCOPY AND CT UROGRAPHY FOR URINARY TRACT CANCERS

    Few patients with microhematuria who undergo evaluation for urinary tract cancers with cystoscopy or CT urography are diagnosed with...

    Cancer, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 13, 2021

    UBER, LYFT TO OFFER FREE RIDES TO VACCINATION SITES

    The White House expects the companies to have the free-ride program in operation in 2 weeks. It will run through July 4. WebMD Health...

    Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 13, 2021

    HOW HAS COVID-19 AFFECTED PEOPLE WITH MIGRAINE?

    Lifestyle changes and stresses as a result of the pandemic, as well as the virus itself, have made an impact on patients with migraine. American...

    Stress, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Article
  • By Medscape   -   May 13, 2021

    HERBAL AND DIETARY WEIGHT LOSS SUPPLEMENTS: NO EVIDENCE THEY WORK

    Two reviews show that any weight loss effects of herbal and dietary compounds are minimal at best; there needs to be tighter regulation...

    Herbal, Family Medicine, Primary Care, News