• By Medscape   -   May 22, 2022

    CRC SCREENING: BLOOD TEST ACCURACY COMPARED TO COLONOSCOPY

    More than 550 people had blood taken at the time of colonoscopy to judge the sensitivity and specificity of a serum assay. Medscape...

    Gastroenterology, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 22, 2022

    VOICE-ANALYSIS APP PROMISING AS ACUTE-HF EARLY WARNING SYSTEM

    It could potentially help guide heart failure therapy to avert acute decompensations, researchers say. 'But of course, we have to show...

    Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 22, 2022

    HOW TO MANAGE DRUG INTERACTIONS WITH PAXLOVID FOR COVID

    Some drugs can be held or reduced for the 5-day course. IDSA has published an online guide. Availability in pharmacies has greatly...

    Drugs, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 22, 2022

    SCAI ISSUES GUIDELINES FOR PFO MANAGEMENT, MAKES CASE FOR EXPANSION

    Clinical guidelines address expanded indications for percutaneous patent foramen ovale closure along with antiplatelet and anticoagulation...

    Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 22, 2022

    GYNECOLOGIC CANCER STUDIES: WHAT TO LOOK FOR AT ASCO 2022

    It's not just about ovarian cancer anymore - presentations at ASCO 2022 illustrate the major advances that have been made in gynecologic...

    Cancer, Gynecology, Hematology-Oncology, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   May 22, 2022

    TIRZEPATIDE'S RETAIL PRICE SET AT ABOUT $12,666 PER YEAR

    The recently approved twincretin will carry a US retail price similar to one of its main competitors, semaglutide, but patient discounts...

    Diabetes & Endocrinology, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 22, 2022

    OCCULT HYPOXEMIA MORE COMMON IN PATIENTS WITH DARKER SKIN?

    Black and Hispanic patients undergoing anesthesia may be more likely than White patients to experience occult hypoxemia, researchers...

    Skin, Anesthesiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 22, 2022

    MAY 20 2022 THIS WEEK IN CARDIOLOGY

    Ischemia vs anatomic testing for CAD, UK-TAVI trial, TAVI for AR? and post-PCI anti-thrombotics are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses...

    Cardiology, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   May 22, 2022

    ASPIRIN LINKS WITH CVD CUT IN PATIENTS WITH KIDNEY DISEASE

    Recent recommendations advise against aspirin for primary prevention of CVD events in people over 59 years old, but when chronic kidney...

    Nephrology, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 22, 2022

    FDA APPROVES FIRST DRUG FOR EOSINOPHILIC ESOPHAGITIS

    Dupilumab is approved to treat eosinophilic esophagitis in adults and children aged 12 years and older weighing at least 40 kg. FDA...

    Drugs, Gastroenterology, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 22, 2022

    NEW ASA DECISION TREE TOOL HELPS TREAT DIFFICULT AIRWAYS

    A new decision tree tool developed by an American Society of Anesthesiologists task force helps anesthesiologists manage their patients...

    Anesthesiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 22, 2022

    BARICITINIB BACKED FOR APPROVAL FOR ALOPECIA AREATA IN THE EU

    In February 2022, the FDA granted priority review for baricitinib in adults with severe alopecia areata. International Approvals

    Dermatology, News Alert
  • By Medscape   -   May 22, 2022

    ROE V. WADE'S PENDING FALL RAISES PRIVACY CONCERNS

    If Roe v. Wade is overturned and abortion becomes illegal, can criminal prosecutors or tech companies monitor period and fertility...

    Abortion, Ob, Gyn & Women's Health, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 22, 2022

    OKLAHOMA BILL WOULD BAN ALMOST ALL ABORTIONS AT FERTILIZATION

    That goes beyond what other states have done in shortening the time period in which women could legally obtain abortions. WebMD Health...

    Abortion, Ob, Gyn & Women's Health, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 22, 2022

    VITAMINS, OTC DRUGS MAY INTERACT WITH HIV ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY

    OTC medications, food supplements, and other drugs may interact with antiretroviral therapy and harm people living with HIV, researchers...

    Food, Drugs, Vitamins, HIV, AIDS, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 22, 2022

    CDC SAYS COVID HOSPITALIZATIONS TO RISE IN MOST STATES

    The forecast, which includes 32 different models across the country, predicts that nearly every US state and territory will see increases...

    Hospital, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 22, 2022

    FEVER AFTER A TROPICAL TRIP: A GUIDE TO DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

    As people resume vacation travel, clinicians will have patients who present with fever after their trips. A specialist reviews the...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 22, 2022

    HERE'S HOW ABORTION CLINICS ARE PREPARING FOR ROE TO FALL

    'I think at this point, we all know the stark reality that we're facing in Tennessee. We are going to lose abortion access this year,'...

    Abortion, Face, Ob, Gyn & Women's Health, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 22, 2022

    FAILED TO REGISTER YOUR TRIAL? DON'T USE A ANOTHER STUDY'S NUMBER

    The registration number provided by the author for the Chinese Clinical Trial Registry seems to correspond to a different trial than...

    Registry, Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   May 22, 2022

    MONTREAL HEALTH OFFICIALS INVESTIGATE 17 CASES OF SUSPECTED MONKEYPOX

    Montreal public health officials said on Thursday they are investigating 17 suspected cases of monkeypox virus infections, adding to...

    Infectious Diseases, News