• By Medscape   -   Aug 15, 2020

    NEW PHYSICIAN ADVISER TO PRESIDENT MORE ALIGNED WITH TRUMP'S VIEWS

    Radiologist Dr Scott Atlas draws sharp rebukes from those who say his views are not grounded in science and praise from those who agree...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2020

    COVID-19 UPDATE: COMPARISON WITH 1918 FLU, SECONDARY TRANSMISSION

    These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today. Medscape Medical News

    Flu, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2020

    THE WEEK THAT WASN'T: GAITERS, CHICKEN WINGS, NASAL SPRAY

    Three medical stories that we didn't cover, explained. Medscape

    Infectious Diseases, Article
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2020

    TREATING KIDS WITH MIS-C: IT'S 'HUMBLING'

    Clinical pearls from The Cribsiders' recent podcast episode on post-COVID multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. Medscape Pediatrics

    Pediatrics, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2020

    AUG 14 2020 THIS WEEK IN CARDIOLOGY

    Theheart.org on Medscape

    Cardiology, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2020

    STUDIES TRACK INFECTIONS TO MEASURE MASK EFFECTIVENESS

    These three recent studies demonstrate that universal masking is associated with a significantly lower rate of COVID transmission. Society...

    Infectious Diseases, Viewpoint
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2020

    ORBITAL FRACTURE INCIDENCE UP IN US EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS

    The incidence of orbital floor fractures presenting to US emergency departments climbed by 47% from 2006 to 2017, a recent study suggests. Reuters...

    Ophthalmology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2020

    STRESS-INDUCED BRAIN ACTIVITY LINKED TO CHEST PAIN IN CAD PATIENTS

    The brain's reaction to stress may be an important contributor to chest pain in patients with coronary artery disease, according to...

    Stress, Brain, Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2020

    RISK OF SECONDARY COVID-19 TRANSMISSION LOW IN MOST SETTINGS

    Contract tracing showed that household contacts had the highest secondary COVID-19 transmission risk of at 10.3%. The rate was 0.01%...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2020

    FATHER AND SON DOCTORS DIE OF COVID-19 IN FLORIDA

    Both were born in Cuba, both came over together to the US on a raft on a raft in 1965, and both were fell to COVID-19 after each being...

    Hospital, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2020

    PVR REASSESSED AS PREDICTOR OF HEART FAILURE

    A study of patients with pulmonary hypertension suggests a reconsideration of the accepted benchmark for pulmonary vascular hypertension...

    Hypertension, Cardiology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2020

    A MODEL FOR INDIGENOUS GROUPS GRAPPLING WITH COVID-19

    At risk are not only the vulnerable lives in these communities, but also the traditions and cultures they represent. Undark

    Public Health & Prevention, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2020

    POVERTY AFFECTS RESPONSE TO OZONE EXPOSURE IN COPD PATIENTS

    The wide-ranging effects of poverty on health now include response to ozone pollution in current and former smokers with COPD, new...

    Pollution, Pulmonary Medicine, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2020

    MULTIPLE TRAITS MORE COMMON IN DIFFICULT-TO-TREAT MIGRAINE

    Patients with difficult-to-treat migraines are 'more medically and psychosocially complex,' according to a new study. Medscape Medical...

    Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2020

    TOP US HEALTH OFFICIAL SAYS APPROVAL OF COVID VACCINES UNLIKELY BEFORE NOVEMBER

    Any potential COVID-19 vaccine backed by the Trump administration's 'Operation Warp Speed' program is unlikely to receive a green light...

    Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2020

    ISRAELI HOSPITAL TRIALS SUPER-QUICK SALIVA TEST FOR COVID-19

    A newly developed saliva test aims to determine in less than a second whether or not you are infected with the novel coronavirus, Israel's...

    Hospital, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2020

    TWELVE CASES OF NILE FEVER CONFIRMED IN SPAIN'S ANDALUSIA

    Twelve out of 19 people suffering from meningitis in the southern Spanish province of Seville have tested positive for Nile fever,...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2020

    PHARMACY TO PAY $3.5 MLN TO RESOLVE US CLAIMS IT HELPED TEVA PAY KICKBACKS

    A Florida-based specialty pharmacy will pay $3.5 million to resolve allegations it served as a conduit for a Teva subsidiary to pay...

    Pharmacist, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2020

    US RECRUITS SCIENTISTS ABROAD FOR COVID-19 VACCINE TRIALS, PLEDGES ACCESS TO SUPPLY

    The Trump administration's coronavirus vaccine project is recruiting scientists in South Africa and Latin America to help test possible...

    Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 14, 2020

    THREE MORE US STATES LAUNCHING CORONAVIRUS EXPOSURE WARNING APPS

    North Dakota, Wyoming, and Alabama are the latest US states launching apps to warn users about potential exposure to the novel coronavirus...

    Infectious Diseases, News