INTERNATIONAL PUSH FOR RECOGNITION OF UNIQUE FTD VARIANT

There is an international push by researchers across the globe to have what they believe is a unique variant of frontotemporal dementia...

INFLAMMATORY DIET LINKED TO INCREASED ALL-CAUSE DEMENTIA RISK

A proinflammatory diet is linked to increased risk for development of all-cause dementia - but not Alzheimer's disease, new research...

 
 
 

COVID-19 TIED TO ACCELERATION OF ALZHEIMER'S PATHOLOGY

Researchers found higher levels of neurofilament light and other markers of brain injury in COVID patients with neurologic symptoms...

REPORT: 94% OF COVID-19 DEATHS AMONG NOT FULLY VACCINATED

More than 94% of Washington's recent COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations have been among not fully vaccinated people, according...

 
 
 

FLORIDA VIRUS CASES SOAR, HOSPITALS NEAR LAST SUMMER'S PEAK

Hospital admissions of coronavirus patients continue to soar in Florida, prompting calls by local officials for the governor to declare...

INDOOR MASKING NEEDED IN ALMOST 70% OF US COUNTIES: CDC DATA

A county has 'high transmission' if it reports 100 or more weekly cases per 100,000 residents or a 10% or higher test positivity rate...

 
 
 

UNTREATABLE, DRUG-RESISTANT FUNGUS FOUND IN TEXAS AND DC

Two clusters of pan-resistant Candida auris have been found in long-term-care facilities. Medscape Medical News

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...

 
 
 

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...

NEONATAL HERPES: THE 24TH-HOUR WORKUP

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

 
 
 

'WAR HAS CHANGED': CDC SAYS DELTA AS CONTAGIOUS AS CHICKEN POX

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

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 ALONE WON'T COUNTER RISE OF RESISTANT VARIANTS: STUDY

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

CDC MASK GUIDANCE MET WITH HOSTILITY BY LEADING REPUBLICANS

'Did you not get the CDC's memo?' Florida Gov Ron DeSantis joked Wednesday before an almost entirely unmasked audience of activists...

 
 
 

MONSANTO TOLD TO PAY TEACHERS $185M OVER CHEMICAL EXPOSURE

Bayer, which bought Monsanto in 2018, said the company disagreed with the verdict and may appeal. Associated Press

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

 
 
 

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...

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...

 
 
 

PRENATAL CARE VIA TELEHEALTH: WHO NEEDS A PANDEMIC?

A study compares outcomes of conventional vs telehealth-delivered antenatal care. Medscape Ob/Gyn

'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...

 
 
 



Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

For patients with severe COVID-19, cholangiopathy was a late complication with potential for progressive biliary injury or liver failure, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

William Thomas Ball, 51, has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Jackson, Mississippi after refusing to get vaccinated. Now his wife, Alicia, is asking for others in her... Read more ...

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

EXCLUSIVE: Covid cases are falling in all age groups, and dropping fastest among adults in their twenties according to data from the Department of Health. Read more ...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative disc disease

For total disc replacement in patients with degenerative disc disease, an artificial disc is a safe option that improves pain relief, function, range of motion and decreases in... Read more ...

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as... Read more ...

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

Nowadays, it seems rare to find someone or some entity without a podcast, and the Food and Drug Administration is no exception. The TechTalk podcast is hosted by the FDA and... Read more ...

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated healthcare workers were rare, and generally were associated with the individual's immune response to the vaccine in the early... Read more ...

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with inflammatory bowel disease , but the same... Read more ...

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

The FDA issued a complete response letter to Incyte indicating it cannot approve the company's biologics license application that seeks approval of retifanlimab for certain... Read more ...

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb in consultation with the FDA voluntarily withdrew the indication for nivolumab as monotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma previously treated... Read more ...