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- Large Study Finds Inequities in Telemedicine During COVID-19on January 15, 2021 at 6:00 pm
(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Lauren A. Eberly, Michael J. Kallan, et al.; Sarah Koch, Liv Yoon, Bieke Gils Target Audience and Goal Statement: All physicians The goal of this study was to examine patient characteristics associated with telemedicine...
- Will Coronavirus Variants Soon Dominate in U.S.?on January 15, 2021 at 4:44 pm
(MedPage Today) -- The SARS-CoV-2 variant first documented in Britain could become the primary strain in the U.S. by March, researchers found. Despite only 76 infections with the variant, B.1.1.7 or VOC 202012/01, detected in the U.S. through...
- COVID-19 VTE Prevention: The Case for Intermediate and Outpatient Dosingon January 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm
(MedPage Today) -- Should patients hospitalized for COVID-19 routinely receive extra anticoagulation or go home with a course of antithrombotics? The first randomized controlled trial data are still emerging, leaving those questions to the realm...
- Ventricular Tachycardia: The Cause Is the Key to Managementon January 15, 2021 at 3:00 pm
(MedPage Today) -- The heterogeneity in ventricular arrhythmias shouldn't be overlooked when planning chronic management for a given patient and deciding whether an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), antiarrhythmic drug, or catheter...
- Biden Taps New OWS Chief; 'Wear a Damn Mask'on January 15, 2021 at 2:00 pm
(MedPage Today) -- President-elect Joe Biden chooses David Kessler, MD, a former FDA commissioner, pediatrician, and lawyer, to lead Operation Warp Speed. (New York Times) CMS issued a final rule seeking to reduce burdens associated with insurers...
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- Judith D Brownby Janet Rich on January 15, 2021 at 5:10 pm
Judith D Brown was educated at Wakefield Girls’ High School, where she did well in all subjects but decided to become a doctor. Following in the footsteps of her great uncle, Sir Leonard Parsons, she...
- Hemchandra Kanji Mehtaby Kathir Puvana Chandra on January 15, 2021 at 5:05 pm
bmj;372/jan15_10/n119/FAF1faHemchandra Kanji Mehta (“Hemant”) was born in Gujarat, India, where his father was the personal tutor to the prince, but when the need at the palace changed and India’s...
- Lava Narsingh Joshiby Satyan M Rajbhandari on January 15, 2021 at 4:56 pm
bmj;372/jan15_8/n114/FAF1faLava Narsingh Joshi qualified in Nepal, did his postgraduate training in cardiology in Bangladesh, and practised as a consultant cardiologist and intensivist in Nepal. He...
- Spain will become the sixth country worldwide to allow euthanasia and assisted suicideby Aser Garcia Rada on January 15, 2021 at 4:26 pm
Euthanasia and assisted suicide will be legal in Spain once the country’s Senate ratifies an historical bill passed on 17 December by the Congress of Deputies, the nation’s lower house of...
- David Arnott Player: public health activist and director general of the Health Education Councilby Rebecca Wallersteiner on January 15, 2021 at 3:21 pm
bmj;372/jan15_6/n126/FAF1faPhoto credit: The ScotsmanDavid Player, physician, public health activist, and director general of the Health Education Council, has died at the age of 93.Player was born...
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- We must start publishing ethnicity data for covid-19 vaccinationson January 15, 2021 at 5:20 pm
The race to vaccinate as many people as possible against covid-19 is under way, but unless countries track who receives the vaccine we won’t be able to ensure the benefits are spread equitably, says Layal Liverpool
- Covid-19 news: UK bans travel from South America over new varianton January 15, 2021 at 4:16 pm
The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic
- You can boost a vaccine’s effect with good moods and good friendson January 13, 2021 at 6:00 pm
A positive outlook, even just on the day of receiving a vaccine, as well as strong social ties and a happy relationship can help increase antibodies made in response to a shot
- Second Spring review: A brave film about agency and cognitive declineon January 13, 2021 at 6:00 pm
In Second Spring, an archaeologist who has developed a lesser-known form of dementia that alters her personality, unmasks her new life – to the dismay of friends and family
- Is the UK right to delay the second dose of the covid-19 vaccines?on January 13, 2021 at 11:30 am
To vaccinate more people quickly, the UK is making people wait up to three months for a booster shot rather than the few weeks tested in trials. Here's what the evidence says about the situation
- Physician’s Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundupon January 16, 2021 at 4:37 am
- Breast, Cervical, CRC Screening Below Healthy People 2020 Targetson January 16, 2021 at 3:25 am
Colorectal cancer test receipt near target in 2018, with 66.9 percent of adults aged 50 to 75 years up to date with testing
- Life Expectancy Reduced Considerably Due to COVID-19on January 16, 2021 at 3:20 am
Life expectancy at birth reduced by 1.13 years to 77.48 years; reductions greater for Blacks, Latinos versus Whites
- Primary Care-Recorded Mental Illness Decreased During COVID-19on January 16, 2021 at 3:14 am
Reductions seen in incidence of primary care-recorded depression, anxiety disorders, first antidepressant prescribing in United Kingdom
- Previous COVID-19 Infection May Confer Immunity for at Least Five Monthson January 16, 2021 at 3:09 am
Team from Public Health England analyzed data from months of regular testing of health care workers
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- Not So Sweet: FDA Shuts Down Washington Juice Processoron January 15, 2021 at 11:22 pm
A sweet cup of juice can be a refreshing treat, but not when it’s been contaminated with dangerous chemicals. There’s a little less danger of that today, after the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington sided with the FDA to shut down Valley Processing, Inc.
- Vaccine Distribution Changes; Biden's New Planon January 15, 2021 at 10:40 pm
New changes have moved frontline workers down the list for getting a coronavirus vaccine.
- Animal Deaths Linked to Pet Food; Recall Expandedon January 15, 2021 at 1:40 am
A recall alert for Sportmix pet food has been expanded to cover more products. Contamination from aflatoxins, toxic substances that come from a mold called Aspergillus flavus, is already believed to have caused the deaths of 70 or more pets.
- The Many Ways to Avoid, or Deal with, Back Painon January 14, 2021 at 5:24 pm
With kitchen tables and beds our current workstations, good posture has gone the way of the Happy Hour -- it's little wonder backs ache.
- The scent of sickness: 5 questions answered about using dogs – and mice and ferrets – to detect diseaseon January 13, 2021 at 9:57 pm
As COVID-19 continues to spread worldwide, scientists are analyzing new ways to track it. One promising approach is training dogs to detect people who are infected by smelling samples of human urine or sweat
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- Biden Unveils National 5-Point COVID-19 Vaccination Strategyon January 15, 2021 at 10:44 pm
The President-elect aims to set up 100 mass vaccination clinics by late February and use FEMA to mobilize thousands of workers to give vaccines. Medscape Medical News
- More Transmissible Variant Could Dominate by March, CDC Warnson January 15, 2021 at 10:21 pm
Modeling predicts the US will see rapid growth of a highly transmissible new strain of SARS-CoV-2 first detected in the UK. Medscape Medical News
- New Trump Administration Policies for FDA Under Fireon January 15, 2021 at 10:15 pm
The Trump administration's attempts in its final days to revise FDA policies have drawn criticism from watchdog groups and former commissioner Scott Gottlieb. Medscape Medical News
- White House Being Deep Cleaned Before Inaugurationon January 15, 2021 at 8:56 pm
Because of COVID-19 outbreaks that occurred at White House events under President Donald Trump, the federal government is spending more than $200,000 to deep clean the presidential home. WebMD Health News
- Pandemic Screen Time: Will Blue Light Glasses Help?on January 15, 2021 at 8:07 pm
As people in lockdown spend more time staring at laptops and other digital screens, they're ordering more blue light glasses, despite a lack of conclusive evidence. WebMD Health News
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- AHA News: Baby Born With Heart Defect Faces More Challenges After Strokeon January 15, 2021 at 7:00 am
Title: AHA News: Baby Born With Heart Defect Faces More Challenges After StrokeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AM
- More Breast Cancer Survivors Opting to 'Go Flat' After Mastectomyon January 15, 2021 at 7:00 am
Title: More Breast Cancer Survivors Opting to 'Go Flat' After MastectomyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AM
- New Coronavirus Strain Found in Ohioon January 15, 2021 at 7:00 am
Title: New Coronavirus Strain Found in OhioCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AM
- Sperm Samples May Help Predict Autism Risk in Offspringon January 15, 2021 at 7:00 am
Title: Sperm Samples May Help Predict Autism Risk in OffspringCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AM
- Climate Change Is Spurring Malnutrition in Kids Worldwideon January 15, 2021 at 7:00 am
Title: Climate Change Is Spurring Malnutrition in Kids WorldwideCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AM