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All Hands on Deck: Advice for Diabetes Care During COVID-19 in UK

23 märts, 2020 - 15:58
Pregnant women with diabetes and those with diabetic foot are the only patients UK physicians want to see in person during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Medscape Medical News

Should Docs Stop Providing Routine Care in the Era of COVID-19?

21 märts, 2020 - 00:37
Kids should receive the usual vaccines on time, but adult vaccines can wait, experts say. Many follow-up visits can be conducted via telehealth. Elective surgeries should be delayed.
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COVID-19 and PPE: Some of Us Will Die

21 märts, 2020 - 00:37
A storm is coming, and the new fear is the shortage of personal protective equipment, warns John Mandrola, MD, of the COVID19 pandemic as some hospitals bar physicians from complaining.

Fixing the ED Goes Beyond 'Up or Out'

21 märts, 2020 - 00:37
Dr Gina Siddiqui speaks with Dr Robert Glatter about her recent New York Times essay detailing a typical day in the emergency department.
Medscape Emergency Medicine

Match Sets New Record, Celebrations Muted by COVID-19

20 märts, 2020 - 21:37
A record 40,084 US and international applicants listed program choices for 37,256 positions, the most ever offered in the Match.
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GPs Need Better Education on All Symptoms of PCOS, Say Patients

19 märts, 2020 - 18:30
Survey of women with polycystic ovary syndrome shows it is often trivialized by GPs as only a fertility problem and long-term consequences of the condition are infrequently discussed.
Medscape Medical News

'Like a Coin Flip': Assay Denies Some Cancer Patients New Drug

17 märts, 2020 - 18:21
The test that determines the eligibility of breast cancer patients to receive atezolizumab is like flipping a coin in terms of accuracy, says a critic. The manufacturer, Roche, says it is effective.
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Coronavirus Stays in Aerosols for Hours, on Surfaces for Days

17 märts, 2020 - 15:21
The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 remained viable in aerosols for hours and on surfaces for days, similar to the virus that caused SARS, according to new data.
Medscape Medical News

A Million COVID-19 Cases Already, Global Estimates Suggest

17 märts, 2020 - 00:06
COVID-19 cases in China from before the January 23 travel ban may have seeded the world with a million cases, the majority of them mild, computer modeling found.
Medscape Medical News

Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Trim the Nonsense?

16 märts, 2020 - 17:56
'From the beginning of this pandemic, I have felt a smallness to much of what I do in electrophysiology,' admits John Mandrola, MD.

EMA Suspends Use of Ulipristal Acetate for Fibroids Pending Review

16 märts, 2020 - 14:54
No new patients should begin treatment with ulipristal acetate for uterine fibroids, which will be temporarily suspended in Europe while a review of liver injury risk is ongoing, the agency advises.
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Online Tool May Improve Outpatient Advance Care Planning

11 märts, 2020 - 16:38
Primary care and oncology patients appeared more ready to engage in advance care planning after using the PREPARE online tool, according to a real-world study.
Medscape Medical News

Text #FlipYourScrip to Easily Donate Unused Drugs

10 märts, 2020 - 19:24
Throwing away leftover medications is an environmental and financial waste. Now clinicians and individuals can pass them onto needy patients.
Medscape Medical News

Botox: A New Option for Endometriosis Pain?

10 märts, 2020 - 01:15
Botulinum toxin injections into the vagina appears to relieve pain associated with endometriosis by relaxing the pelvic floor muscles, new research suggests.
Medscape Medical News

International Consensus Statement Combats Obesity Stigma

7 märts, 2020 - 00:39
Statement targets multiple fronts calling for an end to the "pervasive, resilient form of social stigma" associated with the disease.
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Exercise Needn't Be Strenuous to Reduce Heart Risk

7 märts, 2020 - 00:39
Two new studies suggest exercise in older age doesn't have to be strenuous to be effective in reducing cardiovascular risk.
Medscape Medical News

AAO Releases COVID-19 Updates for Ophthalmologists

7 märts, 2020 - 00:39
The American Academy of Ophthalmology has released updates to help minimize spread of the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2.
Medscape Medical News

Latest Medical Conferences Affected by COVID-19

6 märts, 2020 - 21:38
As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, medical societies are reassessing their scheduled conferences and weighing the risks and benefits. Find out the latest decisions here.
Medscape Medical News

The Week That Wasn't: Alzheimer's Acid, Mourning & Melanoma, Preterm Epigenetics

6 märts, 2020 - 18:38
Three medical stories that we didn't cover, explained.

Beginning Estrogen Soon After Menopause Slows Atherosclerosis

6 märts, 2020 - 03:23
Oral estrogen taken within 6 years after the onset of menopause, but not after 10 years, reduced progression of lipid deposition in the carotid artery, a new study shows.
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