• CSF Biomarker Flags Parkinson's Pathology Years Before Symptoms Appear By MedPageToday   -   Mar 5, 2021

    CSF BIOMARKER FLAGS PARKINSON'S PATHOLOGY YEARS BEFORE SYMPTOMS APPEAR

    Real-time quaking-induced conversion , a test for pathological misfolded protein, detected alpha-synuclein in the cerebrospinal fluid...

    Sleep, Parkinson, Eye
  • Eating Disorders: Another Consequence of COVID-19 By MedPageToday   -   Mar 5, 2021

    EATING DISORDERS: ANOTHER CONSEQUENCE OF COVID-19

    In January, when Michael's daughter lost interest in eating, he knew it was time to take action. Michael, a New York City resident...

  • Ending Cervical Cancer; Cancer and Suicide; COVID and Kids' Cancers By MedPageToday   -   Mar 5, 2021

    ENDING CERVICAL CANCER; CANCER AND SUICIDE; COVID AND KIDS' CANCERS

    Preventive Medicine published a supplement devoted to worldwide elimination of cervical cancer. Patients with cancer have a high rate...

    Psycho, Cancer
  • By MedPageToday   -   Mar 5, 2021

    MAKE THE DIAGNOSIS: IS THE CLUE IN THE CREATININE?

  • Minnesota Nursing Board Drops Investigation of Fired Nurse By MedPageToday   -   Mar 5, 2021

    MINNESOTA NURSING BOARD DROPS INVESTIGATION OF FIRED NURSE

    The Minnesota Nursing Board has dropped its investigation of Cliff Willmeng, RN, the Minneapolis nurse and former union steward fired...

    Hospital, Drop
  • Ivermectin Disappoints in Mild COVID-19 By MedPageToday   -   Mar 5, 2021

    IVERMECTIN DISAPPOINTS IN MILD COVID-19

    COVID-19 patients treated in a randomized trial with the anti-parasitic drug ivermectin did no better than a placebo group, Colombian...

    Drugs
  • Post-MI Outcomes Worse in RA By MedPageToday   -   Mar 5, 2021

    POST-MI OUTCOMES WORSE IN RA

    Patients with rheumatoid arthritis were at risk for long-term poor outcomes after myocardial infarction , Finnish researchers found. The...

    Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis
  • Minority Participation in Food Allergy Trials Remains Low By MedPageToday   -   Mar 5, 2021

    MINORITY PARTICIPATION IN FOOD ALLERGY TRIALS REMAINS LOW

    Black and Hispanic children have a higher risk for developing food allergies compared with white children, and studies suggest they...

    Food, Allergies
  • Do Vaccines Help COVID Long-Haulers? By MedPageToday   -   Mar 5, 2021

    DO VACCINES HELP COVID LONG-HAULERS?

    Some people suffering from long COVID have found significant symptom relief after the first dose of their COVID-19 vaccine, though...

    Vaccination
  • Inflamed Hearts in Athletes Reassuringly Rare After COVID By MedPageToday   -   Mar 5, 2021

    INFLAMED HEARTS IN ATHLETES REASSURINGLY RARE AFTER COVID

    Cardiac involvement was rare among professional athletes whose positive COVID-19 tests prompted systematic cardiac screening, according...

  • 'Obesity Paradox' in Kidney Cancer Continues in Checkpoint Inhibitor Era By MedPageToday   -   Mar 5, 2021

    'OBESITY PARADOX' IN KIDNEY CANCER CONTINUES IN CHECKPOINT INHIBITOR ERA

    Elevated BMI was tied to improved survival in metastatic renal cell carcinoma patients treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors, a...

    Obesity, Cancer
  • Could GI Symptoms in COVID-19 Portend Better Prognosis? By MedPageToday   -   Mar 5, 2021

    COULD GI SYMPTOMS IN COVID-19 PORTEND BETTER PROGNOSIS?

    Pro-inflammatory response and mortality appeared to be reduced in hospitalized COVID-19 patients with gastrointestinal manifestations,...

    Hospital
  • Pushback on Texas Relaxation; Vax Help for Seniors; Crisis in Brazil By MedPageToday   -   Mar 5, 2021

    PUSHBACK ON TEXAS RELAXATION; VAX HELP FOR SENIORS; CRISIS IN BRAZIL

    Note that some links may require registration or subscription. Major employers including Hyatt, Target, Starbucks, and CVS are keeping...

    Senior, Plan, Lifting
  • Op-Ed: When Is It Safe to Travel Again? By MedPageToday   -   Mar 5, 2021

    OP-ED: WHEN IS IT SAFE TO TRAVEL AGAIN?

    Messaging from the CDC and health departments throughout the pandemic have consistently underscored the importance of avoiding travel...

  • By MedPageToday   -   Mar 5, 2021

    MRI WITH TARGETED BIOPSY MATCHES CURRENT STANDARD FOR ID'ING PROSTATE CANCER

    Study Authors: Laurence Klotz, Joseph Chin, et al.; Olivier Rouvière Target Audience and Goal Statement: Oncologists, urologists, radiologists The...

    Prostate, Cancer
  • New Targeted Therapies Show Promise in Cancer By MedPageToday   -   Mar 5, 2021

    NEW TARGETED THERAPIES SHOW PROMISE IN CANCER

    A majority of patients with advanced EGFR/HER2-mutant non-small cell lung cancer benefited from treatment with the tyrosine kinase...

    Cancer
  • Op-Ed: Criminal Confessions, Forensic Bias By MedPageToday   -   Mar 5, 2021

    OP-ED: CRIMINAL CONFESSIONS, FORENSIC BIAS

    The public defender was worried. "If I show you my client's confession, would you be able to tell me if what he is saying is correct?" This...

  • Senate Committee Splits on HHS Nominee By MedPageToday   -   Mar 5, 2021

    SENATE COMMITTEE SPLITS ON HHS NOMINEE

    WASHINGTON - The Senate Finance Committee deadlocked Wednesday in a party-line vote of 14-14 on whether to recommend that California...

  • Back From the Brink, Med Student's Plea Brings Promise of Change By MedPageToday   -   Mar 5, 2021

    BACK FROM THE BRINK, MED STUDENT'S PLEA BRINGS PROMISE OF CHANGE

    Second-year med student Christopher Veal had just learned he failed a remediation course, necessitated because he had failed - by just...

  • In Wake of Death, Transplant Community Takes Stock of COVID Screening By MedPageToday   -   Mar 5, 2021

    IN WAKE OF DEATH, TRANSPLANT COMMUNITY TAKES STOCK OF COVID SCREENING

    In the early days of the pandemic, organ donation and transplantation screeched to a halt. Hospitals were at full capacity with an...

    Hospital