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'5/25/2022 4:49:31 AM'

PAs Face Same Mental Health Issues as Medical Colleagues

Researchers disprove the misconception that PAs and PA students have a better quality of life than doctors and medical students. Medscape Medical News

'5/24/2022 4:27:30 PM'

Man Pleads Guilty to Making Death Threats Against Fauci

The man, who is facing up to 10 years in prison, also threatened former NIH Director Francis Collins and state health officials. Medscape Medical News

'5/24/2022 3:50:00 PM'

$7000 for ‘Flowers’: KY Doc Accused in Murder Plot Against Ex

Stephanie Russell, MD, has been charged in an unsuccessful murder-for-hire plot against her former husband. Medscape Medical News

'5/24/2022 3:38:36 PM'

How to Work Toward Health Equity in Medicine

To improve justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion, clinicians need to study history and learn more about their patients' lifestyles, conference speaker says. Medscape Medical News

'5/24/2022 2:30:08 PM'

Small Study Finds No Obvious Physical Causes for Long COVID

However, experts caution against thinking of long COVID as having only subjective criteria and point out study limitations. Larger trials over time are necessary to get a true picture, they say. Medscape Medical News

'5/24/2022 1:27:35 PM'

tDCS for Patients With Disorders of Consciousness

A possible means of improving clinical behavior in people with disorders of consciousness. First Look

'5/24/2022 1:02:08 PM'

Children and COVID: Weekly Cases Keep Rising Past 100,000

New cases were up by 14.6% over the previous week to just over 107,000 reported during May 13–16. Medscape Medical News

'5/24/2022 12:48:06 PM'

No Clear Winner in Trial of Tests for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

Two commonly used assays for the severity of prostate cancer performed equally well in a head-to-head trial. Medscape Medical News

'5/24/2022 12:22:42 PM'

More Evidence Dementia Not Linked to PPI Use in Older People

Investigators assessed almost 19,000 older adults for use of PPI or H2RA medications and risk for incident dementia or cognitive decline over time. Medscape Medical News

'5/24/2022 12:17:18 PM'

Births Jump for First Time Since 2014

The CDC recorded nearly 3.66 million live births in 2021, a 1% increase from 2020. Medscape Medical News

'5/24/2022 12:09:40 PM'

US Releasing Monkeypox Vaccine From National Stockpile

'Right now, we have over 1000 doses of that available. We expect that level to ramp up very quickly in the coming weeks as the company provides more doses to us,' said the CDC's Jennifer McQuiston. WebMD Health News

'5/24/2022 11:44:54 AM'

Anesthesiologist Is Punished for Standard of Care Lapses

The Florida Board of Medicine fined and imposed other obligations on a physician accused of medical malpractice in the death of a patient. Medscape Business of Medicine

'5/24/2022 11:10:18 AM'

Baby Formula Ingredient Deliveries Ordered to Speed Up

The US Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued an order on Monday to speed up the delivery of baby formula ingredients to help with the formula shortage. WebMD Health News

'5/24/2022 10:30:53 AM'

Better Biopsies? High-Speed 3D Cameras Could Be the Future

Engineers at Columbia University have developed a 3D microscope powerful enough for clinicians to assess tissue health, offering a faster and cut-free approach to biopsies. WebMD Health News

'5/24/2022 10:16:59 AM'

Aim to Reach 'Lofty Goal' of 80% of Dialysis Done at Home

Meeting home dialysis goals for 2025 in the US will require establishing systems and policies that address barriers faced by racial and ethnic minorities, say editorialists. Medscape Medical News

'5/24/2022 10:14:41 AM'

COVID-19 May Cause Lasting Damage to Multiple Organs

A prospective study finds cardio-renal inflammation, reduced lung function, and impair-ments in physical and psychological function after COVID-19 hospitalization. Medscape Medical News

'5/24/2022 10:12:39 AM'

FDA Approves Topical Tapinarof for Plaque Psoriasis

Tapinarof is an aryl hydrocarbon receptor agonist and is the first FDA-approved steroid-free topical medication in this class, according to the manufacturer. FDA Approvals

'5/24/2022 10:03:45 AM'

APA Targets Structural Racism, Offers Solutions

The APA has devoted the June issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry to the negative consequences of structural racism on mental health -- and offers possible opportunities for change. Medscape Medical News

'5/24/2022 9:57:49 AM'

To Shed Bias, Doctors Get Schooled to Look Beyond Obesity

Research has long shown that doctors are less likely to respect patients who are overweight or obese — terms that now apply to nearly three quarters of adults in the US. Kaiser Health News

'5/24/2022 9:43:00 AM'

Paradigm-Challenging HF Treatment Hopeful in Early Trial

A proposed nerve-ablation technique that questions dogma in heart failure management yielded promising short-term results in a small observational series. Medscape Medical News