• By Medscape   -   Jul 24, 2021

    IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH: SPOUSES CAN SHARE CARDIAC EVENT RISK

    A married person's CV history may predict future cardiac events in the spouse, possibly because the two tend to share lifestyle risk...

    Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 24, 2021

    NO LINK BETWEEN CHILDHOOD VACCINATIONS AND ALLERGIES OR ASTHMA

    Analyses of published data showed no connection between childhood allergies and vaccinations. Medscape Medical News

    Allergies, Vaccination, Asthma, Allergy & Clinical Immunology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 24, 2021

    JUL 23 2021 THIS WEEK IN CARDIOLOGY

    COVID-19 messaging, coffee, CTA and statins, and Watchman problems are the topics discussed by John Mandrola, MD, in this week's podcast. theheart.org...

    Cardiology, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 24, 2021

    VACCINE BREAKTHROUGH CASES RISING WITH DELTA: HERE'S WHAT THAT MEANS

    Even though a small percentage of vaccinated people may still be infected with the coronavirus, experts say it's not unexpected and...

    Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 24, 2021

    HEALTHCARE SYSTEM FIRES SUPERVISORS WHO WEREN'T VACCINATED

    RWJBarnabas Health had mandated in May that its supervisory workers to get vaccinated by June 30. The company says 99.7% of staffers...

    Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 24, 2021

    THE ROBOT COMES TO MASTECTOMY, BUT CANCER OUTCOMES DATA NOT ATTACHED

    A series of clinical trials of robotic mastectomy for the prevention and/or treatment of breast cancer have recently started in the...

    Breast, Cancer, Breasts, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 24, 2021

    UK TO LAUNCH DAILY COVID TESTS IN FOOD SECTOR TO TACKLE 'PINGDEMIC'

    Daily contact testing will be rolled out to workplaces in Britain's food sector so staff who have been 'pinged' by the COVID-19 app...

    Food, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 24, 2021

    MISSISSIPPI ASKS US SUPREME COURT TO OVERTURN ABORTION RIGHTS LANDMARK

    The state of Mississippi on Thursday urged the US Supreme Court in a major case set to be argued in its next term to overturn the landmark...

    Abortion, Ob, Gyn & Women's Health, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 24, 2021

    PRODUCE PRESCRIPTION PROGRAMS: KEYS TO BETTER HEALTH?

    The program is simple: A healthcare provider or insurance plan provides a ''prescription" for produce. Patients redeem it at a local...

    Plan, Family Medicine, Primary Care, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 24, 2021

    5-YEAR-OLD BOY DIES OF COVID-19 IN GEORGIA

    It's rare for children to die of the coronavirus. The CDC says only 335 of the 600,000 people who have died from COVID-19 in the United...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 24, 2021

    83% OF US ATHLETES AT TOKYO GAMES FULLY VACCINATED

    Eighty-three percent of US Olympians at the Summer Games in Tokyo are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the US Olympic...

    Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 24, 2021

    BEST VACATIONS FOR DOCTORS READY TO TRAVEL: WHERE TO GO?

    People now want to travel, but they also want to stay safe. Medscape offers tips for safe travel and recommends some top spots. Medscape...

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 24, 2021

    STATINS AGAIN LINKED TO LOWER COVID-19 MORTALITY

    Although it's observational, "I would say this is the most reliable study on statins in COVID-19 to date, with the results adjusted...

    Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 24, 2021

    SHE'S NOT JUST AN OLYMPIAN. SHE'S A MOM

    More than a dozen elite athletes representing Team USA at the Tokyo Games have another distinction: They're moms. WebMD Health News

    Mom, Ob, Gyn & Women's Health, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 24, 2021

    DAPAGLIFLOZIN SAFE, PROTECTIVE IN ADVANCED KIDNEY DISEASE

    'For clinicians, this is now the absolute reassurance that we do not have to stop an SGLT2 inhibitor' in patients with advanced kidney...

    Diabetes & Endocrinology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 24, 2021

    FACE MASK-RELATED INJURIES ROSE DRAMATICALLY IN 2020

    Dermatitis was the most common mask-related injury treated last year. Medscape Medical News

    Face, Dermatology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 24, 2021

    AUTOINFLAMMATORY DISEASES 'NOT SO RARE AFTER ALL,' EXPERT SAYS

    The median time to diagnosis has been estimated to be between 2.5 and 5 years. Medscape Medical News

    Dermatology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 24, 2021

    THESE 20 US COUNTIES ARE 'DELTA DANGER ZONES'

    A new data analysis of Delta variant coronavirus cases in the U.S. has found that 20 counties are "Delta danger zones." WebMD Health...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 24, 2021

    RELIEVE PHYSICIAN STRESS THROUGH FINANCIAL PLANNING

    Many stressed physicians can make practical changes to achieve better work-life balance. Financial planning may provide the answers...

    Stress, Plan, Family Medicine, Primary Care, Blog
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 24, 2021

    PANDEMIC FATIGUE - YES, IT IS REAL!

    Are you holding back a sea of emotions, stress, and anxiety? You are not alone. One nurse shares how her emotions came bubbling out...

    Fatigue, Stress, Nursing, Blog