• By Medscape   -   Aug 4, 2021

    NEW VACCINATIONS INCREASING IN COVID HOT SPOTS

    States struggling with alarming COVID-19 outbreaks are now vaccinating people at very high rates, an analysis of CDC data by Bloomberg...

    Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 4, 2021

    CDC REVERSES GUIDANCE ON TESTING FOR FULLY VACCINATED PEOPLE

    The CDC previously said fully vaccinated people didn't need testing after exposure unless they showed symptoms. WebMD Health News

    Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 4, 2021

    FIGHTING FAUCI: FROM RIDICULE TO DEATH THREATS, ATTACKS CONTINUE

    As one of the key government officials relaying information about the pandemic to the public, Fauci is front and center. That often...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 4, 2021

    PENTAGON, DISNEY REVIVE MASK MANDATES FOLLOWING CDC CHANGE

    The new guidance is a significant shift from the CDC's announcement in May that fully vaccinated Americans could skip wearing a mask...

    Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 4, 2021

    'A FEW MUTATIONS AWAY': THE THREAT OF A VACCINE-PROOF VARIANT

    How close is the world to seeing a SARS-CoV-2 variant that gets around protection from current COVID-19 vaccines? Medscape Medical...

    Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 4, 2021

    5 TIPS FOR FEELING LESS GUILT WHEN CALLING OUT SICK

    Do physicians and other medical professionals get sick? Yes, we do. Then why do we feel guilty about calling out? Here are tips on...

    Pediatrics, Blog
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 4, 2021

    NEONATAL HERPES: THE 24TH-HOUR WORKUP

    How to manage the asymptomatic newborn of a mother with a genital lesion. The Cribsiders

    Herpes, Pediatrics, Commentary
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 4, 2021

    DELTA VARIANT AS CONTAGIOUS AS CHICKENPOX: CDC DOCUMENTS

    Internal CDC documents provide new language on how serious the delta variant transmission rate appears to be. Medscape Medical News

    Public Health & Prevention, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 4, 2021

    PENTAGON, FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PUSH FOR EMPLOYEE VACCINATIONS

    The federal workforce must show proof of vaccination. If unvaccinated, the employee will have to wear a mask in almost all circumstances,...

    Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 4, 2021

    VACCINATION ALONE WON'T COUNTER RISE OF RESISTANT VARIANTS: STUDY

    Modeling showed that nonpharmaceutical interventions against pandemic viral infection maintained during vaccination campaigns can counter...

    Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 4, 2021

    ARE YOU PROTECTED AGAINST THE DELTA VARIANT?

    WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Eric Topol, MD, Executive VP, Scripps Research & Editor-in-Chief, Medscape,...

    Infectious Diseases, Expert Interview
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 4, 2021

    BILLBOARD THERAPY: DOCTORING VS THE DOLLAR

    Skilled marketing of new treatments complicates the physician-patient relationship. Medscape Blogs

    Hematology-Oncology, Blog
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 4, 2021

    US COVID CASES LIKELY UNDERCOUNTED BY UP TO 60%, NEW MODEL SHOWS

    Deaths, case counts, and testing each tell only part of the story, researchers say. A new model synthesizes the data and adds random...

    Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 4, 2021

    OCCIPITAL NERVE STIMULATION RELIEVES CHRONIC CLUSTER HEADACHE

    The neuromodulation intervention may help safely prevent attacks of medically intractable chronic cluster headache, a new phase 3 study...

    Neurology & Neurosurgery, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 4, 2021

    POLL: HALF OF US ADULTS UNCOMFORTABLE SEEING UNVACCINATED DOCTOR

    About half of adults in the United States say that they would be uncomfortable seeing a doctor who had not been vaccinated against...

    Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 4, 2021

    'SHOCKING' EARLY COMPLICATIONS FROM TEEN-ONSET TYPE 2 DIABETES

    Almost two thirds of study participants had at least one diabetes complication in young adulthood, around 15 years after diagnosis....

    Hands, Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 4, 2021

    HOW MANY YEARS OF AROMATASE INHIBITOR TX IN BREAST CANCER?

    There was no disease-free or overall survival benefit with 5 additional years of aromatase inhibitor therapy vs 2 years for women with...

    Breast, Breasts, Cancer, Hematology-Oncology, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 4, 2021

    HYPERIMMUNE GLOBULIN FAILS TO PREVENT CONGENITAL CMV INFECTION

    Administering hyperimmune globulin to pregnant women who tested positive for CMV did not reduce CMV infections or deaths among their...

    Pregnant, Ob, Gyn & Women's Health, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 4, 2021

    PFIZER VACCINE PROTECTION WANES AFTER 6 MONTHS: STUDY

    Following reports that antibody levels can wane after a second dose of the Pfizer mRNA come more encouraging data regarding a third...

    Vaccination, Regard, Infectious Diseases, News
  • By Medscape   -   Aug 4, 2021

    FDA LEADERS, ADVISORY PANEL GO HEAD-TO-HEAD OVER ADUCANUMAB

    FDA leaders and members of the advisory panel that recommended against approval of the controversial Alzheimer's drug aducanumab have...

    Drugs, Alzheimer, Psychiatry, News