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'6/11/2021 1:47:08 PM'

As COVID Restrictions Ease, RSV and Other Viruses Re-Eemerge

The CDC urges more testing for RSV among patients presenting with acute respiratory illness who test negative for SARS-CoV-2. RSV is just one of the viruses reemerging as COVID restrictions lift. Medscape Medical News

'6/11/2021 12:45:45 PM'

EMA Seeks More Data on Myocarditis After COVID-19 Shots

The agency says it needs more data to determine if there is a causal relationship of myocarditis and COVID-19 vaccines, and will seek additional information from the manufacturers. News Alerts

'6/11/2021 12:37:22 PM'

Dartmouth Medical School Drops Cheating Charges

The school dropped seven cases after students argued that administrators mistook automated activity for cheating. Medscape Medical News

'6/11/2021 12:29:33 PM'

COVID Vacations: Plan, Be Flexible, Travel Safe

It's easy to get lost among the constantly shifting recommendations for summer travel. Consider your vaccine status, how you plan to get to your destination, and what COVID-19 rates look like there. WebMD Health News

'6/11/2021 12:14:29 PM'

LDCT Lung Cancer Screening May ID Aortic Stenosis Risk

Using low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) to screen for aortic valve calcification during a lung cancer screening could identify those at risk for aortic stenosis, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News

'6/11/2021 11:56:44 AM'

Moderna Seeks FDA OK for Adolescent COVID Vaccine

Moderna released early results from a clinical trial that enrolled 3,732 adolescents. Blood tests showed that the vaccine created an immune response similar to that in adults. WebMD Health News

'6/11/2021 11:46:42 AM'

Back-to-School Threat: Missed Vaccinations in Children, Teens

A CDC report says pediatric outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases could derail efforts to reopen schools. Authors urge healthcare providers to check their patients' vaccination status. Medscape Medical News

'6/11/2021 11:39:10 AM'

COVID-19 Tied to Spike in Suspected Suicide Attempts by Girls

New data suggest more severe pandemic distress among adolescent girls, reinforcing the need for increased attention and prevention for this population. Medscape Medical News

'6/11/2021 11:37:14 AM'

EMA Says Sinus Bradycardia a Possible Risk With Remdesivir

A causal relationship between COVID-19 treatment with remdesivir and sinus bradycardia is 'at least a reasonable possibility,' the EMA's safety committee has concluded. News Alerts

'6/11/2021 10:44:53 AM'

EMA Warns of New AZ Vaccine Side Effect

AstraZeneca's Vaxzevria COVID-19 vaccine is now contraindicated in people with a history of capillary leak syndrome; the condition will be listed as a side effect with an "unknown frequency." News Alerts

'6/11/2021 10:37:30 AM'

AI Could Sharply Reduce Mammography Workload

Using AI to help analyze mammograms and tomosynthesis could eliminate up to 70% of radiology workload in breast cancer screening. Medscape Medical News

'6/11/2021 10:22:19 AM'

COVID-19 Death Toll Higher for International Medical Graduates

A disproportionate share of the US physicians who died from COVID-19 in 2020 had graduated from medical schools outside the United States. Medscape Medical News

'6/11/2021 9:44:45 AM'

Rituximab Superior to Mycophenolate Mofetil in Pemphigus Vulgaris Study

Significantly more patients on rituximab achieved a complete sustained remission in the interim analysis of the trial, which enrolled 135 patients with moderate to severe pemphigus. Medscape Medical News

'6/11/2021 9:31:53 AM'

Dad, Mom, and 7 Kids, All Docs or Nurses, Go Viral With Photo

The Okpalekes hope their family photo serves as a shining example of Black success. They hope to inspire others to help close the racial gap among clinicians and to address health disparities among patients. Medscape Medical News

'6/11/2021 9:22:15 AM'

Lawmakers Debate How Much to Pay for On-Call Phone Appointments

Phone visits became an option for many Medicare and Medicaid patients during the pandemic. Now policymakers are deciding whether they're worth the money. Kaiser Health News

'6/11/2021 8:50:25 AM'

Biden Kept His Promise to Increase COVID Testing Capacity

Experts say that the system's capacity has improved and people now have access to different testing options. Kaiser Health News

'6/11/2021 8:48:58 AM'

A Teachers Union Shaped CDC School Guidance. Is That a Problem?

The influence of the union has prompted debate over its role in scientific decision making. Undark

'6/11/2021 8:26:38 AM'

Attacks on American Agents Leave Baffling Battle Scars

The incidents are under investigation as public servants and some members of their families undergo medical care. One theory is agents are caught in the crosshairs of harmful spying devices. Medscape Medical News

'6/11/2021 8:03:20 AM'

Lenabasum Missed Primary Endpoint for dcSSc but Isn't Dead Yet

The negative trial findings are primarily the result of participants' continued use of background immunosuppressive therapy during the trial, but lenabasum's potential benefit may justify more research. Medscape Medical News

'6/11/2021 7:59:21 AM'

COVID-19 Vaccine Rates Lag Behind in Southern States

Although COVID-19 cases and deaths have dropped significantly nationwide, public health officials have expressed concerns that the coronavirus could surge again in states with low vaccination rates. WebMD Health News