Cotesting With Pap, HPV Tests More Likely to Detect Cervical Cancer, Precancer
HPV or Papanicolaou test by liquid-based cytology alone are less likely to detect cervical cancer or precancer than combining both tests for the same specimen.
09-07-2020 10:06

KRASG12C-Mutant NSCLC Likely Smoking-Related, Targetable by Brain Metastasis Therapies
KRASG12C-mutant nonsmall-cell lung cancer appears to be smoking-related and is likely targetable by inhibitors that can delay or prevent brain metastasis, according to an analysis of real-world outcomes.
09-07-2020 10:02

Proton Pump Inhibitors Tied to COVID-19 Risk
Use of proton pump inhibitors was associated with increased risk for COVID-19 in a large survey of US adults.
09-07-2020 09:59

Inhaled Dye Allows Intraoperative Visualization of Lung-Tumor Margin
Inhalational indocyanine green can be useful for the intraoperative visualization of lung-tumor margin, researchers from South Korea report.
09-07-2020 09:56

Biogen Moves Forward With Potential Alzheimer's Drug, Seeks US Approval
Biogen said on Wednesday it submitted an application seeking US approval of its closely watched Alzheimer's drug, as the company aims to be the first to bring a treatment to market.
09-07-2020 09:53

More Proof That Fruit, Vegetables, Whole Grains May Stop Diabetes
Even a modest increase in fruit and vegetable intake could help prevent type 2 diabetes, one study suggests, while another provides strong support for upping whole-grain intake for prevention.
09-07-2020 09:46

Steroids Linked to Increased Hypertension in RA
The authors found that daily dose appeared to be important in determining risk but that cumulative dose did not.
09-07-2020 06:17

Ways To Replace Sugar And Prevent Diabetes
Sugar is one of the most common causes of weight gain, obesity and diabetes. As such, we bring you some easy ways to help replace sugar in your diet and reduce your risk of catching a disease.
09-07-2020 05:39

Health Tips To Prevent Acne And Get Glowing Skin
Suffering from bad skin and acne? You might need to rethink your diet. Here’s what you need to do.
09-07-2020 05:29

Eating For Longevity Hacks From The Longest-Living People On Earth
An expert shared the following eating hacks that will help you live like the longest-living people on Earth.
09-07-2020 05:16

Ayesha Curry Shares Diet, Exercise Routine For Weight Loss Amid Coronavirus Quarantine
Ayesha Curry has revealed her secrets to maintaining her fit and sexy body while in quarantine due to the coronavirus outbreak.
09-07-2020 05:04

Experts Predict Second COVID-19 Peak In US May Be Less Deadly
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at University of Washington issued new projections that suggest the next peak of COVID-19 in the U.S. will not be as deadly as the one in April.
09-07-2020 04:50

New Jersey Requiring Use Of Face Coverings While Outdoors
New Jersey is now requiring residents to wear face coverings whenever they are outdoors.
09-07-2020 04:36

More Orange County Restaurants Shutting Down Following COVID-19 Spike
More restaurants in Orange County are shutting down after new cases of COVID-19 emerged recently.
09-07-2020 04:29

Pregnancy Tips: Manganese-Rich Diets May Help Women Cut Preeclampsia Risk
A new study showed that having high levels of manganese before and during pregnancy could help women avoid preeclampsia.
09-07-2020 04:16

Lazy Keto Diet: What You Need To Know
Want to try the keto diet but feel a little anxious about the challenge you’re going to face? If so, then the lazy keto diet might be just what you need.
09-07-2020 04:02

Low-Glycemic Vegetables For Diabetic People
Here are top low-glycemic vegetables diabetics should add to the diet.
09-07-2020 03:29

Massachusetts COVID-19 Recovered Cases Spark Hope Amid Pandemic
Per a new update from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, an additional 1,190 people living in the state managed to recover from the coronavirus, bringing the state’s total number of recoveries up to 94,000.
09-07-2020 03:12

Coronavirus Antibody Testing Could Do More Harm Than Good, Physicians Claim
Even though it’s been around for some time now, some physicians believe that the COVID-19 antibody test might do more harm than good to the people living under the pandemic.
09-07-2020 02:55

Top Reasons Why You Always Feel Hungry, According To Experts
To lessen your hunger issues, a number of health experts have shared the following reasons why you are always hungry.
09-07-2020 02:40

Light Pollution Could Lead To Mental Health Problems In Teens, Study Claims
Individuals lacking sleep are urged to take the necessary measures and get appropriate shut-eye to avoid further health complications.
09-07-2020 01:51

Experts Say Wearing Face Mask Cuts Your COVID-19 Risk By 65%
Experts from the University of California said that there is now growing evidence of how face masks provide protection to both wearer and people around.
09-07-2020 01:37

Major Study Delivers Shocking Finding That Coronavirus Herd Immunity May Be 'Unachievable'
A large study in Spain suggested that it might be impossible to achieve a herd immunity to the novel coronavirus since antibodies stay for just a few weeks in recovered patients.
09-07-2020 01:28

Kalamazoo County Resident Tests Positive For Coronavirus After Showing Up At Weekend Event
A local resident in Kalamazoo County tested positive for COVID-19 while attending an event.
09-07-2020 01:19

Blood Type And Coronavirus Risk: What You Need To Know
Health experts said that it might be too early to lower our guards down after studies found certain blood types could help people avoid COVID-19 and its complications.
09-07-2020 01:04

Bubonic Plague In China Not High Risk, According To WHO
According to the World Health Organization, the bubonic plague is being monitored and not considered high-risk.
09-07-2020 00:55

COVID-19 Drugs Sold On India’s Black Market Amid Outbreak
A recent BBC investigation found that India has very limited supply of life-saving medications remdesivir and tocilizumab for COVID-19 patients, but available drugs are being sold for excessive rates at a black market in old Delhi.
09-07-2020 00:43

Best Tip For Your Mental Health During Coronavirus Crisis
Health experts shared a simple way to avoid or manage the effects of COVID-19 on mental health as the health crisis continues to grow.
09-07-2020 00:30

Coronavirus Infection Could Lead To Delirium, Brain Damage And Neurological Problems
Although the coronavirus is primarily a respiratory disease that attacks our lungs, new studies show that it could also affect both our heart and brain, even in milder cases.
09-07-2020 00:13

75 or Older? Statins Can Still Benefit Your Heart
People 75 and older who were free of heart disease and prescribed a statin wound up with a 25% lower risk of death from any cause and a 20% lower risk of heart-related death, researchers reported July 7 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
08-07-2020 21:27

Can Probiotics Help Ease Depression?
Researchers found that various probiotics seemed to improve symptoms in patients with clinical depression -- at least in the short term.
08-07-2020 21:26

COVID-19 Update: Elusive Complication, Remdesivir Toxicity
The coronavirus stories Medscape's editors around the globe think you need to know about today.
08-07-2020 16:49

Parents Find 'As-Needed' Posthospital Care for Bronchiolitis Noninferior to Scheduled Visits
Parents of children hospitalized for bronchiolitis find follow-up care on an as-needed basis noninferior to scheduled visits, a clinical trial suggests.
08-07-2020 16:21

Off-Road Screening Tests Can Identify Impaired Driving Among Older Adults
Off-road driver screening tests can reliably identify older adults who are likely to fail on-road driving tests, an Australian study suggests.
08-07-2020 16:15

Novel Agent Shows Promise in Bronchiectasis
Brensocatib, a small-molecule DPP1 inhibitor, could be a good nonantibiotic option for reducing exacerbations in patients with bronchiectasis, new research shows.
08-07-2020 15:46

Air Conditioning May Be Spreading COVID
As COVID-19 cases rise rapidly throughout the South, some scientists believe there could be an important, but overlooked factor in the spread of the virus in the region--air conditioning.
08-07-2020 14:25

Court: Employers Can Refuse Birth Control Coverage
More than 70,000 U.S. women could be left without cost-free birth control after the Supreme Court upheld a Trump administration policy change that permits some employers to refuse to provide contraceptive coverage on religious or moral grounds.
08-07-2020 14:11

FDA Approves Oral Therapy for Myelodysplastic Syndromes, CMML
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Inqovi (decitabine and cedazuridine tablets, Astex Pharmaceuticals) to treat adults with myelodysplastic syndromes or chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML).
08-07-2020 14:11

Outpatient Brain Tumor Surgery Feasible, Safe
In carefully selected patients who have few comorbidities, outpatient treatment may be appropriate and preferable for brain tumor resection during the COVID-19 pandemic.
08-07-2020 13:55

China Could Have Done More to Aid World's COVID-19 Response, Top US Health Official Says
US coronavirus task force response coordinator Dr Deborah Birx said that the US and other countries could have had a stronger initial response to COVID-19 if China had been more forthcoming about key features of the virus.
08-07-2020 13:04

US Withdrawal From WHO to Take Effect July 2021: UN
The US will leave WHO on July 6, 2021, the UN said on Tuesday after receiving formal notification of the decision by President Donald Trump more than a month ago.
08-07-2020 13:01

Myocarditis in COVID-19: An Elusive Cardiac Complication
Inflammatory disease of the myocardium is a rare, chameleon-like disease, but the diagnosis is even more challenging and controversial in patients with COVID-19.
08-07-2020 12:57

Could Being Active Reduce Cancer Death-Risk From Alcohol?
Regular weekly physical activity was associated with reduced mortality risks related to alcohol intake and cancers.
08-07-2020 12:47

Breakfast Foods To Avoid If You Want To Stay Healthy
Breakfast should not be treated lightly since it is the first meal of the day.
08-07-2020 12:16

Drug-Drug Interactions to Avoid in Patients With GI Cancer
Patients with gastrointestinal tumors can have potentially life-threatening complications from drug-drug interactions, including, for example, reactions between PPIs and cepacitabine.
08-07-2020 12:14

New Guidelines Could Double Number Eligible for Lung Cancer Screening
CT scans have been proven to help spot lung cancer early and save lives. Now, updated expert recommendations could double the number of Americans who are eligible for the yearly screening.
08-07-2020 11:56

Hypnosis May Relieve Pain, Morphine Use at AFlut Ablation
Standard pain-control methods can pose some risks, so alternatives that curb opiate use during ablation would be welcome, as would larger trials confirming a study hinting at a role for hypnotism.
08-07-2020 11:30

Study Shows Benefits of Integrating Dermatology Into Oncology
Incorporating skin toxicity protocols at a cancer center significantly increased the rate of prophylactic treatment for rashes resulting from cancer therapies.
08-07-2020 11:26

Collateral Damage: Delayed Diagnoses in Kids During COVID-19
Survey reveals 50% drop in child visits to emergency departments and the most common delayed diagnosis was type 1 diabetes. The consequences are greater than the risks of COVID-19 in kids, say experts.
08-07-2020 11:22

'Time to Lay to Rest' Fears About Dolutegravir Birth Defects
Rates of neural tube defects in newborns thought to be linked to the use of dolutegravir at the time of conception are much lower than previously reported, new data show.
08-07-2020 11:15

COVID Cuts a Lethal Path Through San Quentin's Death Row
In recent days, five death row inmates have died after contracting COVID-19 at San Quentin State Prison, north of San Francisco.
08-07-2020 11:11

Cooking Therapy Benefits That Will Surprise You
Cooking supports cognitive health in more ways than one.
08-07-2020 11:05

Analysis: How A COVID-19 Vaccine Could Cost Americans Dearly
The United States is the only developed nation unable to balance cost, efficacy and social good in setting prices.
08-07-2020 10:52

Is My Life Worth a LITTLE of Your Discomfort?
'Health care workers are scared, but we show up to work every single day,' Nilu Patel, RN, said. Wearing masks, she said, 'is a very small thing to ask.'
08-07-2020 10:26

6 Snags Docs Hit When Seeing Patients Again
Physicians have been reopening their offices, but many have made some mistakes or have run into unexpected stumbling blocks that could foul up their best plans.
08-07-2020 10:24

6 Snags Docs Hit When They Started Seeing Patients Again
Physicians have been reopening their offices, but many have made some mistakes or have run into unexpected stumbling blocks that could foul up their best plans.
08-07-2020 10:24

Weight Loss Not Fiber Intake Tied to Better A1c in Diabetes
Although fiber consumption was not linked to better glycemic control in a new study, 'we cannot exclude that a higher fiber intake will be effective in reducing A1c,' say the authors.
08-07-2020 10:13

Two Lysol Products Can Kill Coronavirus: EPA
The EPA said laboratory tests found that Lysol Disinfectant Spray and Lysol Disinfectant Max Cover Mist destroy the virus two minutes after contact.
08-07-2020 09:57

Hawk Taking A Shark For A Ride: Was It Really What We Thought It Was?
Recently, a video showing what looked like a hawk carrying a small shark circulated on social media, wowing people from all over and making a lot more wonder how it was even possible in the first place.
08-07-2020 07:06

Are Healthcare Unions Helpful?
The stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic have spurred some healthcare workers to protest their working conditions, with the backing of their unions.
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08-07-2020 07:03

Superhero Games To Enjoy On National Video Game Day
Wondering what to play this National Video Game Day? If so, then it’s time to unleash you inner superhero with these five Marvel video games that are just waiting for you to come save the day.
08-07-2020 06:49

Even a Few Days of Steroids May Be Risky, New Study Suggests
Clinicians often prescribe a short course of oral steroids for self-limiting conditions, but a growing body of data suggests such treatments are tied to severe adverse events.
08-07-2020 06:41

Fruits To Eat To Reduce Arthritis Symptoms
Reduce your arthritis symptoms by adding these fruits to your everyday diet.
08-07-2020 06:32

Stanford Doctor Reveals COVID-19 Has Nothing To Do With Spike In Hospitalizations In Texas
A Stanford University doctor has claimed that the increase in hospitalizations in Texas is not related to COVID-19.
08-07-2020 06:07

Shelby County Announces New Bar, Restaurant Restrictions As Coronavirus Cases Rise
Shelby County is imposing new restrictions after the reported spike in COVID-19 cases in the county.
08-07-2020 05:52

Can Marine Life Be Saved By Understanding The Diet Of Penguins?
Water warming four times more than average, south-eastern Australia has become a climate change hotspot. As such, understanding how to future-proof the prey of little penguins here is essential not just for their survival but also for marine life in gene
08-07-2020 05:39

Vitamin D-Rich Foods To Include In Your Diet Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
These vitamin D-rich foods will keep you strong and healthy amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
08-07-2020 05:16

This One Simple Hack Can Make Intermittent Fasting Easier
Intermittent fasting is easily one of the most famous diet plans that one can follow today, given as to how incredibly safe, healthy and effective it is. But some find difficulty in making it work. Here's one simple trick to make it easier.
08-07-2020 05:03

EEE Outbreak: Experts Detect Virus In Massachusetts Mosquitoes
Experts have determined the presence of EEE virus in some mosquitoes in Massachusetts.
08-07-2020 04:35

Florida Teen Who Died Of COVID-19 Attended Large Church Gathering Before Falling Sick
Recently, a Floridian teen with a "complex medical history" attended a large gathering without wearing a face mask and practicing social distancing. After getting sick, her parents then gave her a dose of hydroxychloroquine in the days before she passed
08-07-2020 04:23

‘Silent Spreaders’ Could Be Responsible For Half Of Coronavirus Cases In The US
A new study found that so-called "silent spreaders" might be responsible for about half of COVID-19 cases plaguing the country at the moment.
08-07-2020 03:54

These Lysol Products Could ‘Effectively Kill’ Coronavirus
Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved two Lysol products as effective against the novel coronavirus that is currently plaguing the world.
08-07-2020 03:21

Sacramento Shutting Down 5 COVID-19 Test Centers Due To Supply Shortages
It appears Sacramento will have to close down some community coronavirus test centers because of shortage in supplies.
08-07-2020 02:30

Diet Secrets To Boost Your Energy
These expert-recommended diet secrets will help boost your energy this season.
08-07-2020 02:14

15 Billings Care Home Staff Members, 43 Residents Test Positive For COVID-19
There had been reports of residents testing positive for COVID-19 and such had spread to staff members in select places. Over in Canyon Creek Memory Care Community in Billings, 43 of the 55 residents tested positive together with 15 staff members.
08-07-2020 01:53

Orange County Reports 1,010 New Coronavirus Cases, 3 Deaths
The latest update over at Orange County followed Monday's report of 1,028 new cases.
08-07-2020 01:28

WHO Now Reviewing Report That Claims COVID-19 Is Airborne
More than 200 scientists called on the World Health Organization to update its guidance on COVID-19 to add evidence that the novel coronavirus can stay in the air for long and infect people.
07-07-2020 21:46

Probiotics In Your Diet May Help Manage Depression, Study Says
A new study shows that probiotics could help reduce the effects of depression, a finding that adds to the growing evidence of how the gut microbiome influences the brain. 
07-07-2020 21:37

COVID-19 Update: WHO Steps Up, Mask Exemptions
The coronavirus stories Medscape's editors around the globe think you need to know about today.
07-07-2020 19:06

Coronavirus Airborne Transmission: What Experts Are Saying Right Now
Coronavirus transmission is becoming more and more controversial as experts continue to ponder on how the fatal virus really spreads from person to person.
07-07-2020 19:05

HHS Targets Three US Cities for COVID-19 Test Surge
Surges are planned around three cities with rising COVID-19 cases, including the site of the 2020 GOP convention. HHS also stressed the need for use of masks and social distancing to combat the virus.
07-07-2020 18:55

WHO Plans to Address Airborne COVID-19 Transmission
Evidence suggests COVID-19 transmission could be expanded to include viral particles that remain airborne for longer than noted in previous guidance.
07-07-2020 16:40

As REM Sleep Declines, Life Span Suffers
Deep sleep is essential for good health, and too little of it may shorten your life, a new study suggests.
07-07-2020 15:56

Studies Track Super-Spreading of COVID-19
Prohibiting high-risk events—large, densely packed gatherings in close contact—could dramatically reduce COVID-19 cases, according to two new reports, and could do so quickly.
07-07-2020 15:53

COVID Worsens Mental Health In The LGBTQ Community
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, anxiety and depression are striking many in the LGBTQ+ community for the first time, researchers say.
07-07-2020 15:51

New Hospital Ranking Produces Surprising Results
JPS Health Network in Fort Worth, Texas, is tops in combined civic leadership, value of care, and patient outcomes -- but some experts are skeptical about the rankings.
07-07-2020 15:40

Brazilian Patient in HIV Remission, Negative Antibody Test
A 35-year-old man is in remission after receiving an intensified regimen of antiretroviral therapy plus nicotinamide supplementation. The results are being met with surprise, skepticism, and hope.
07-07-2020 15:07

COVID Catch-22: No Tests Available Results in a Big ER Bill
It was March 3, and no one had an inkling yet of just how bad the COVID-19 pandemic would become in the US.
07-07-2020 14:52

Does Moderate Drinking Slow Cognitive Decline?
Low to moderate alcohol consumption is associated with better cognitive function and slower cognitive decline, new research suggests. However, at least one expert urges caution in interpreting the findings.
07-07-2020 14:51

Beefed Up Inpatient/Outpatient Care Key to Suicide Prevention
The transition between inpatient psychiatric hospitalization and initiation of outpatient mental health services is a time of heightened suicide risk that has been neglected, according to experts.
07-07-2020 14:33

First Black Woman Elected Class President at Harvard Med
LaShyra Nolen has long spoken against systemic racism. Now, as the first Black woman elected president of her class at Harvard Medical School, Nolen sees an opportunity to help bring real change.
07-07-2020 14:14

Amid Pandemic, One Hospital's Opioid Overdoses Up Nearly 10-Fold
A recent report provides evidence that the coronavirus pandemic is sparking a severe medical crisis among illicit drug users. VCU Medical Center in Richmond is seeing 50 to 60 overdoses per month.
07-07-2020 14:08

Brazil President Bolsonaro Tests Positive for Coronavirus
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he tested positive for the novel coronavirus, adding in a television interview that he was in good health despite running a fever.
07-07-2020 13:26

High Rate of Stimulant Use in Opioid ED Cases
Nearly 40% of hundreds of opioid abusers at several emergency departments were positive for amphetamine-type stimulants, new data show.
07-07-2020 12:59

Study Supports Changing Classification of Renal Cell Carcinoma
The definition of stage 4 renal cell carcinoma should be expanded to include lymph node-positive stage 3 disease, according to a new study.
07-07-2020 12:46

Higher Stroke Rate in COVID-19 vs Influenza
New study provides further support for as well as more insight on stroke risk associated with COVID-19.
07-07-2020 12:31

Family Environment Important in Early Psychosis Outcomes
The family environment of patients with first-episode psychosis may have a long-term impact on patient functioning, new research suggests — underlining the need for family-based interventions.
07-07-2020 12:13

Lifestyle Choices May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk Regardless of Genetics
Women, regardless of genetic risk, may be able to reduce their risk of breast cancer through lifestyle changes, a large study of more than 90,000 women suggests.
07-07-2020 12:13

COVID-19 Deaths: Income Inequality Influences State Mortality Rate
New York has the highest mortality rate with 51.7 deaths per 100,000 people.
07-07-2020 11:35

Radiomics Can Identify High-Risk Early Stage Lung Cancer
Radiomics can improve lung cancer screening by identifying patients with early stage lung cancer at high risk for poorer outcomes who could benefit from aggressive therapy.
07-07-2020 10:54

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