• By Medscape   -   Jul 8, 2020

    COVID-19 UPDATE: ELUSIVE COMPLICATION, REMDESIVIR TOXICITY

    The coronavirus stories Medscape's editors around the globe think you need to know about today. Medscape Medical News

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 8, 2020

    OFF-ROAD SCREENING TESTS CAN IDENTIFY IMPAIRED DRIVING AMONG OLDER ADULTS

    Off-road driver screening tests can reliably identify older adults who are likely to fail on-road driving tests, an Australian study...

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 8, 2020

    PARENTS FIND 'AS-NEEDED' POSTHOSPITAL CARE FOR BRONCHIOLITIS NONINFERIOR TO SCHEDULED VISITS

    Parents of children hospitalized for bronchiolitis find follow-up care on an as-needed basis noninferior to scheduled visits, a clinical...

    Hospital, Pediatrics, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 8, 2020

    NEW CURRICULUM BOOSTS ICU NURSES' CONFIDENCE WITH ECMO DURING PANDEMIC

    A standardized curriculum developed specifically to train critical care nurses in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation was rapidly deployed...

    Nursing, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 8, 2020

    NOVEL AGENT SHOWS PROMISE IN BRONCHIECTASIS

    Brensocatib, a small-molecule DPP1 inhibitor, could be a good nonantibiotic option for reducing exacerbations in patients with bronchiectasis,...

    Pulmonary Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 8, 2020

    ARE VIDEO GAMES THE PRESCRIPTION FOR QUARANTINE ISOLATION?

    Embedding evidence-based approaches into video games gives children an engaging way to address their mental health, according to Dr...

    Psychiatry, Expert Interview
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 8, 2020

    COVID NEWS: PERSPECTIVE FROM A PHYSICIAN JOURNALIST

    WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with Dr Jonathan LaPook, chief medical correspondent for CBS News, about his experience...

    Public Health & Prevention, Expert Interview
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 8, 2020

    OUTPATIENT BRAIN TUMOR SURGERY FEASIBLE, SAFE

    In carefully selected patients who have few comorbidities, outpatient treatment may be appropriate and preferable for brain tumor resection...

    Tumors, Brain, Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 8, 2020

    US WITHDRAWAL FROM WHO TO TAKE EFFECT JULY 2021: UN

    The US will leave WHO on July 6, 2021, the UN said on Tuesday after receiving formal notification of the decision by President Donald...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 8, 2020

    CHINA COULD HAVE DONE MORE TO AID WORLD'S COVID-19 RESPONSE, TOP US HEALTH OFFICIAL SAYS

    US coronavirus task force response coordinator Dr Deborah Birx said that the US and other countries could have had a stronger initial...

    AIDS, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 8, 2020

    MYOCARDITIS IN COVID-19: AN ELUSIVE CARDIAC COMPLICATION

    Inflammatory disease of the myocardium is a rare, chameleon-like disease, but the diagnosis is even more challenging and controversial...

    Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 8, 2020

    COULD BEING ACTIVE REDUCE CANCER DEATH-RISK FROM ALCOHOL?

    Regular weekly physical activity was associated with reduced mortality risks related to alcohol intake and cancers. Medscape Medical...

    Cancer, Alcohol, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 8, 2020

    DRUG-DRUG INTERACTIONS TO AVOID IN PATIENTS WITH GI CANCER

    Patients with gastrointestinal tumors can have potentially life-threatening complications from drug-drug interactions, including, for...

    Drugs, Tumors, Cancer, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 8, 2020

    STUDY SHOWS BENEFITS OF INTEGRATING DERMATOLOGY INTO ONCOLOGY

    Incorporating skin toxicity protocols at a cancer center significantly increased the rate of prophylactic treatment for rashes resulting...

    Skin, Dermatology, Cancer, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 8, 2020

    HYPNOSIS MAY RELIEVE PAIN, MORPHINE USE AT AFLUT ABLATION

    Standard pain-control methods can pose some risks, so alternatives that curb opiate use during ablation would be welcome, as would...

    Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 8, 2020

    'TIME TO LAY TO REST' FEARS ABOUT DOLUTEGRAVIR BIRTH DEFECTS

    Rates of neural tube defects in newborns thought to be linked to the use of dolutegravir at the time of conception are much lower than...

    HIV, AIDS, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 8, 2020

    COLLATERAL DAMAGE: DELAYED DIAGNOSES IN KIDS DURING COVID-19

    Survey reveals 50% drop in child visits to emergency departments and the most common delayed diagnosis was type 1 diabetes. The consequences...

    Drop, Diabetes, Child, Diabetes & Endocrinology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 8, 2020

    COVID CUTS A LETHAL PATH THROUGH SAN QUENTIN'S DEATH ROW

    In recent days, five death row inmates have died after contracting COVID-19 at San Quentin State Prison, north of San Francisco. Kaiser...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 8, 2020

    ANALYSIS: HOW A COVID-19 VACCINE COULD COST AMERICANS DEARLY

    The United States is the only developed nation unable to balance cost, efficacy and social good in setting prices. Kaiser Health News

    Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Jul 8, 2020

    6 SNAGS DOCS HIT WHEN THEY STARTED SEEING PATIENTS AGAIN

    Physicians have been reopening their offices, but many have made some mistakes or have run into unexpected stumbling blocks that could...

    Plan, Family Medicine, Primary Care, News