• By Medscape   -   Oct 24, 2020

    DOCTORS IN DELHI SEE JUMP IN BREATHING ISSUES AMID COVID-19, POLLUTION

    Top doctors in New Delhi are reporting a jump in respiratory problems among its residents, coinciding with the onset of peak pollution...

    Pollution, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 24, 2020

    GLYCINE/N-ACETYLCYSTEINE SUPPLEMENTATION MAY SLOW HIV-RELATED PREMATURE AGING

    Supplementation with glycine and N-acetylcysteine appears to slow premature aging in people living with HIV, according to results from...

    HIV, AIDS, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 24, 2020

    RISANKIZUMAB IMPROVES PATIENT-REPORTED OUTCOMES IN MODERATE TO SEVERE PSORIASIS

    Risankizumab treatment significantly improves symptoms, health-related quality of life and mental health among patients with moderate...

    Dermatology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 24, 2020

    EXTRACORPOREAL CO2 REMOVAL EFFECTIVE IN STATUS ASTHMATICUS

    Venovenous extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal may be lifesaving in patients with status asthmaticus refractory to maximal medical...

    Pulmonary Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 24, 2020

    POLYGENIC RISK SCORE COULD SPOT PEOPLE AT HIGHER RISK FOR ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM

    Several genetic risk variants are associated with abdominal aortic aneurysm, and a polygenic risk score might help identify those who...

    Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 24, 2020

    TGF-BETA SIGNALING IMPAIRS T CELL-MEDIATED CANCER IMMUNITY

    TGF-beta impairs the ability of CD4+ T cells to prevent cancer progression, but blocking TGF-beta signaling in these cells restores...

    Tumors, Cancer, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 23, 2020

    WHAT'S HAPPENING AROUND THE WORLD WITH COVID-19? FIND OUT HERE

    IDWeek's 24-hour 'Chasing the Sun' session on advances in the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19 around the word was covered by a...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 23, 2020

    WHAT IS LADA AND HOW SHOULD WE TREAT IT?

    A new consensus statement on LADA, or latent autoimmune diabetes in the adult, attempts to define this perplexing disease and give...

    Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 23, 2020

    PANDEMIC EPIPHANY: MEDICINE ISN'T WORTH IT

    The pandemic has many doctors reconsidering whether a life in medicine is worth all the missed soccer games and family dinners. Medscape...

    Hematology-Oncology, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 23, 2020

    OCT 23 2020 THIS WEEK IN CARDIOLOGY

    COVID, tocilizumab, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, cerebral microbleeds, and surrogate endpoints are the topics discussed by John Mandrola,...

    Cardiology, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 23, 2020

    HEALTHCARE WORKERS ASK OSHA FOR MORE OVERSIGHT ON COVID-19 SAFETY

    With such minimal oversight from OSHA, some union leaders and legislators say it's actually more dangerous than not having workplace...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 23, 2020

    NOVEL DRUG SLOWS PROGRESSION OF DIABETIC KIDNEY DISEASE

    Finerenone, a selective, nonsteroidal mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist, significantly reduced both renal and cardiovascular events,...

    Drugs, Diabetes, Nephrology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 23, 2020

    OPINION: BAILOUT US CANCER CARE

    The authors argue that 'ensuring the short-term solvency of independent practices is critical to preserving patients' access to cancer...

    Cancer, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 23, 2020

    UNNEEDED MEDS AT DISCHARGE COULD CAUSE HARM

    Too many patients are discharged from the hospital with unneeded bronchodilators and acid suppressant agents, highlighting the need...

    Hospital, Pulmonary Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 23, 2020

    TWO THIRDS OF US TEENS FAIL TO GET NEEDED VACCINES

    Completion rates vary from 11.3% in Idaho to 56.4% in Rhode Island. Provider visits at age 16 or 17 and mandates for meningococcal...

    Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 23, 2020

    INTEGRASE STRAND TRANSFER INHIBITORS UNLIKELY TO CAUSE BIRTH DEFECTS IN HIV-POSITIVE PREGNANT WOMEN

    HIV-positive pregnant women taking integrase strand transfer inhibitors don't seem to be at significantly greater risk of adverse pregnancy...

    Pregnant, Pregnancy, HIV, AIDS, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 23, 2020

    US RECORDS MORE THAN 71,000 CASES ON THURSDAY

    New coronavirus statistics bear out experts' predictions that the coronavirus will tighten its grip on the United States in the fall...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 23, 2020

    OFF TARGET: OPTIMAL POST-PCI FFR OFTEN MISSED

    Despite angiographically acceptable PCI results, the majority of patients had a physiologically suboptimal outcome based on postprocedure...

    Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 23, 2020

    EXPECTED CLINICAL TRAJECTORY OF SEVERE BRONCHIOLITIS DOESN'T PASS MUSTER IN NEW STUDY

    A new study challenges the notion that bronchiolitis symptoms peak on days three to five of illness in hospitalized infants. Reuters...

    Hospital, Pediatrics, News
  • By Medscape   -   Oct 23, 2020

    HYPOTHYROIDISM IN PREGNANT WOMAN MAY RAISE CHILD'S RISK OF ADHD

    Low levels of maternal thyroid hormone during the first three months of pregnancy may influence a fetus's brain development leaving...

    Pregnant, Child, Pregnancy, Brain, Ob, Gyn & Women's Health, News