COVID-19 STRESS COULD INCREASE MENTAL-HEALTH RISKS FOR KIDS, TEENS

The COVID-19 pandemic will continue to affect vulnerable groups of children, especially those who are homeless, in foster care, struggle...

SAVE-ICD: FOR SOME, SACUBITRIL/VALSARTAN MAY OBVIATE NEED FOR ICD

For 1 in 4 heart failure patients, 6 months of sacubitril/valsartan was associated with a rise in LVEF to > 35%, an observational study...

 
 
 

DIET VS MEDICATIONS FOR RECURRENT KIDNEY STONES

Some experts believe that most kidney stones can be controlled with dietary changes, whereas others say medications are underprescribed....

TRILUMINATE: TRICLIP TRICUSPID VALVE REPAIR DURABLE AT 1 YEAR

The percentage of patients with moderate or less tricuspid regurgitation increased over time and was accompanied by evidence of positive...

 
 
 

CHEWED PRASUGREL FOR PRIMARY PCI? FORGET IT!

Contrary to conventional wisdom, chewed prasugrel proved no better than swallowing the tablets whole for platelet inhibition, according...

CLASS I RECALL OF ARROW INTERNATIONAL'S INTRA-AORTIC BALLOON PUMPS

The devices are being recalled because of possible breakdown of motor connector wires, which may cause serious injuries or death, the...

 
 
 

EPILEPSY AFTER TBI LINKED TO WORSE 12-MONTH OUTCOMES

Data from the largest longitudinal posttraumatic epilepsy study underscores the role of injury severity in the epilepsy/seizure risk. Medscape...

BIG PHARMA SUES TO BLOCK MINNESOTA INSULIN AFFORDABILITY LAW

Advocates say the move smacks of industry greed and vow to fight. Medscape Medical News

 
 
 

TAKE-HOME TEST STRIPS ALLOW DRUG USERS TO DETECT FENTANYL

Users test opioids and other drugs for the presence of dangerous fentanyl by dissolving a small sample in water. They then dip the...

UROLOGISTS ADAPT TO TELEMEDICINE AMID PANDEMIC

The easing of Medicare telemedicine rules during the pandemic could lead to the broader use of this approach by urologists, but it...

 
 
 

TELEPHONE INTERVENTIONS MIGHT RELIEVE SOME SYMPTOMS IN ADULTS WITH CANCER

Telephone interventions offer some relief of depression and other symptoms in adults with cancer, but the certainty of evidence is...

APP LINKS OVERDOSING PEOPLE TO NEARBY VOLUNTEERS WITH NALOXONE

The app may save lives, says a public health researcher who conducted the study. Medscape Medical News

 
 
 

RECENT JOURNAL RETRACTIONS: FLAWED OR FRAUD?

The medical community has come to expect accuracy from top medical journals, says Dr George Lundberg. Medscape Internal Medicine

'WARP SPEED' TEAM STICKS BY END-OF-YEAR VACCINE TIMELINE

Leaders update a Senate subcommittee on COVID-19 vaccine progress. Moderna's candidate is farthest along. The National Academies of...

 
 
 

MILD LIVER ENZYME INCREASES SEEN IN COVID-19 PATIENTS IN CHINA

Close to 30% of COVID-19 patients presented with mildly elevated liver enzymes in a retrospective study in China. Reuters Health Information

POPULAR FIREWORKS RELEASE TOXIC METALS INTO THE AIR

Commonly used fireworks release metals such as lead and titanium into the air as they explode, with potentially adverse effects on...

 
 
 

HIV DOES NOT APPEAR TO WORSEN COVID-19 OUTCOMES

Most reports show that the risk for death from COVID-19 is no higher in people living with HIV than in those who are not, which means...

'WE ARE NOT GUINEA PIGS,' SAY SOUTH AFRICAN ANTI-VACCINE PROTESTERS

Anti-vaccine protesters took to the streets in Johannesburg on Wednesday to voice their concern over Africa's first human trials for...

 
 
 

BRAZIL TO TEST SINOVAC'S POTENTIAL VACCINE AGAINST COVID-19 IN SIX STATES

A potential coronavirus vaccine developed by China's Sinovac will be tested in Brazil by 12 research centers in 6 Brazilian states,...

TALKING THROUGH PANDEMIC ANXIETY WITH A PIONEER OF MIND-BODY MEDICINE

Dr Andrew Wilner speaks with Dr James Gordon about drawing on his decades of experience to stay mentally and physically healthy in...

 
 
 



Teens who go to bed late and sleep-in are nearly three times more likely to...

Teens who go to bed late and sleep-in are nearly three times more likely to get asthma, experts find

Scientists have found that a stricter bedtime may reduce the risk of teenagers getting asthma. The University of Alberta also discovered that using smartphones late at night... Read more ...

Highest Single Day Record in Kerala

Highest Single Day Record in Kerala

Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja said that 240 new coronavirus cases have been reported, the highest ever for a single day since the pandemic outbreak. Read more ...

RAW TRUTH: Why 97% of lives really DON'T matter at all to the future of humanity

RAW TRUTH: Why 97% of lives really DON'T matter at all to the future of humanity

The mantra of “Black Lives Matter” has been pounded into our heads 24 hours a day, and we're told it's an enlightened, progressive statement while anyone who claims “White... Read more ...

Global Coronavirus Cases Top 11.1 Million

Global Coronavirus Cases Top 11.1 Million

Global COVID-19 cases have topped 11.1 million, said Johns Hopkins University. Read more ...

Hydroxychloroquine, Lopinavir/Ritonavir Trial Discontinued for COVID-19...

Hydroxychloroquine, Lopinavir/Ritonavir Trial Discontinued for COVID-19 Treatment

The interim trial results show that hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir produce little or no reduction in the mortality of hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Read more ...

Coronavirus Cases in US Surpass 2.8 Million

Coronavirus Cases in US Surpass 2.8 Million

The number of COVID-19 cases in the US has topped 2.8 million, revealed CSSE at Johns Hopkins University. Read more ...

CU-Boulder: 'Black Lives Matter' values are a 'non-negotiable condition' of...

CU-Boulder: 'Black Lives Matter' values are a 'non-negotiable condition' of enrollment

In a recent memo sent by University of Colorado-Boulder officials to all students and employees, the university dictated which opinions of the recent waves of Black Lives... Read more ...

Spike in coronavirus cases worsened by infected illegal aliens flooding into...

Spike in coronavirus cases worsened by infected illegal aliens flooding into U.S. hospitals

As coronavirus cases blast skyward across the United States, it has become increasingly clear that not all of them are being ‘domestically produced,' so to speak. In fact, in... Read more ...

Kanye West Says He's Running For President

Kanye West Says He's Running For President

Kanye West is unofficially back in the politics game according to him As if 2020 doesn't already have enough on its plate, Kanye West tweeted Saturday night that he is running... Read more ...

COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia: Coronavirus Positive Cases Surpass 200,000

COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia: Coronavirus Positive Cases Surpass 200,000

The number of coronavirus positive cases has surpassed 200,000 in Saudi Arabia, said officials. Read more ...