Full - Dose Heparin May Aid Moderately Ill COVID - 19 Patients
Interim results show improvement in primary end point of need for ventilation, other organ - supportive interventions (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 25, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

COVID Vaccine Dosing FAQs COVID Vaccine Dosing FAQs
Clinics, offices, and pharmacies will soon be giving mRNA vaccines. Dr Sandra Fryhofer breaks down dosing, intervals, mixing vaccines, and more.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Antibody Drug May Protect Nursing Home Residents, Staff From COVID - 19
Preliminary results of the study conducted by drug maker Eli Lilly have not been peer - reviewed or published (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 23, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Cancer Screening, Diagnoses Down During Early Pandemic
Higher positivity rate during the early pandemic might reflect prioritizing of higher - risk patients (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 22, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Opioid Use May Contribute to Risk for Pancreatic Cancer
At the state level, opioid death rate at four years prior predicted the initial incidence of pancreatic cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 22, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

COVID-19 news from Annals of Internal Medicine
(American College of Physicians) At least 1 in 3 COVID-19 cases asymptomatic (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Janssen Announces U.S. FDA Approval of CABENUVA (rilpivirine and cabotegravir), the First Long-Acting Regimen for the Treatment of HIV
TITUSVILLE, N.J., January 21, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved CABENUVA (consisting of Janssen’s rilpivirine and ViiV Healthcare’s cabotegravir), the first and only once-monthly, long-acting regimen for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in adults. The novel regimen was co-developed as part of a collaboration with ViiV Healthcare and builds on Janssen’s 25-year commitment to make HIV history. In the U.S., ViiV Healthcare is the marketing authorization holde...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

President Biden Unveils Details of National Pandemic Response Plan
On Wednesday, Biden signed three executive orders relating to the coronavirus pandemic shortly after taking office (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 21, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Mediterranean Diet Tied to Lower Risk for Prostate Cancer Progression
Risk lower for men with newly diagnosed prostate cancer on active surveillance protocol (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 21, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Monoclonal Antibody Combo Treatment Reduces Viral Load in COVID Monoclonal Antibody Combo Treatment Reduces Viral Load in COVID
Bamlanivimab and etesevimab together were associated with a statistically significant reduction in SARS-CoV-2. Bamlanivimab alone, however, showed no significant reduction in a phase 2/3 study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Mortality Decreased for COVID-19 ICU Patients Over Time
THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2021 -- For adults with COVID-19-related critical illness admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU), mortality has decreased over time, according to a study published online Jan. 19 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. George L.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

' We're Only Safe if We're All Safe': Global COVID Vaccination'We're Only Safe if We're All Safe': Global COVID Vaccination
Seth Berkley, CEO of Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance, talks about vaccines, optimal vaccine distribution in the US and across the globe, and why he's optimistic about COVID and future outbreaks.Medscape (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Internal Medicine Expert Interview Source Type: news

Nearly One in Four Doctors Report Harassment on Social Media
No gender difference seen in personal attacks; women significantly more likely to report online sexual harassment (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 21, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

Rachel Levine Nominated as U.S. Assistant Health Secretary
Levine is secretary of health for Pennsylvania and is currently leading the state's response to the COVID - 19 pandemic (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 21, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

' We're Only Safe if We're All Safe': Global COVID Vaccination'We're Only Safe if We're All Safe': Global COVID Vaccination
Seth Berkley, CEO of Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance, talks about vaccines, optimal vaccine distribution in the US and across the globe, and why he's optimistic about COVID and future outbreaks.Medscape (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Internal Medicine Expert Interview Source Type: news

Nearly One in Four Doctors Report Harassment on Social Media
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2021 -- Nearly one-quarter of physicians report being personally attacked on social media, according to a research letter published online Jan. 4 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Tricia R. Pendergrast, from the Northwestern University... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Either Trivalent Flu Vaccine Safe for Use in Seniors
Trivalent adjuvanted, trivalent high - dose inactivated influenza vaccines comparable for moderate - to - severe injection - site pain in adults 65 years and older (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 20, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Smoking Marijuana Ups Toxic Chemical Levels in Blood, Urine
However, levels of smoke - related chemicals lower compared with those seen with tobacco smoking (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 20, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

New York City May Run Out of COVID - 19 Vaccines
Mayor asked the federal government to send more vaccine doses as soon as possible (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 20, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Retinal Changes Linked to Cognitive Function in T1DM Patients
Structural and vascular changes detected on noninvasive retinal imaging tied to performance on tests of cognitive function (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 20, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Continuing Blood Pressure Meds Safe for Those With COVID - 19
No difference in outcomes seen among hospitalized COVID - 19 patients continuing, discontinuing renin - angiotensin system inhibitors (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 20, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Neurology, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Human Bites and Recurrent Cellulitis Human Bites and Recurrent Cellulitis
The Curbsiders share their favorite practice-changing pearls on managing common skin and soft tissue infections.The Curbsiders (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Human Bites and Recurrent Cellulitis Human Bites and Recurrent Cellulitis
The Curbsiders share their favorite practice-changing pearls on managing common skin and soft tissue infections.The Curbsiders (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Black Race Noted More Prominently in PHI Than White Race Black Race Noted More Prominently in PHI Than White Race
Black patients were more likely to have race noted in the first line of their patient history vs Whites, and attending physicians were more likely to document race than residents, new data show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Black Race Noted More Prominently in PHI Than White Race Black Race Noted More Prominently in PHI Than White Race
Black patients were more likely to have race noted in the first line of their patient history vs Whites, and attending physicians were more likely to document race than residents, new data show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Telemedicine Poised to Address Social Factors Affecting Health Telemedicine Poised to Address Social Factors Affecting Health
But digital tools alone are not enough. Clinicians need to be educated from early in their training and work to understand where their patients are coming from.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Frailty and Mortality in Older Inpatients With COVID-19 Frailty and Mortality in Older Inpatients With COVID-19
How does frailty impact mortality risk in older inpatients with COVID-19?Age and Ageing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

COVID-19 Pandemic in Assisted Living Communities COVID-19 Pandemic in Assisted Living Communities
According to this study, the impact of COVID-19 in assisted living facilities is just as severe as that seen in nursing homes.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

California First State With Over 3 Million COVID - 19 Cases
Biden administration has said it will not be lifting restrictions on international travel (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 20, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Are Public Health Ads Worth the Price? Not if They're About Fear Are Public Health Ads Worth the Price? Not if They're About Fear
The public service announcement showed a mother finding her teenage son lifeless, juxtaposed with the sound of a ukulele and a woman singing,'That's how, how you OD'd on heroin. 'Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Are Public Health Ads Worth the Price? Not if They're About Fear Are Public Health Ads Worth the Price? Not if They're About Fear
The public service announcement showed a mother finding her teenage son lifeless, juxtaposed with the sound of a ukulele and a woman singing,'That's how, how you OD'd on heroin. 'Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

How high a price for incidental lung nodules on CT?
A new study published January 19 in JAMA Internal Medicine links overtreatment...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT radiomics classifies small nodules found in CT lung screening PET/CT guidance offers valuable approach to lung biopsies CT lung screening rates plunge during COVID-19 pandemic How high are complication rates from CT lung screening? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA's Commitment to COVID Testing FDA's Commitment to COVID Testing
2020 presented challenges but also significant achievements, write FDA officials.FDA Expert Commentaries and Interviews (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

FDA's Commitment to COVID Testing FDA's Commitment to COVID Testing
2020 presented challenges but also significant achievements, write FDA officials.FDA Expert Commentaries and Interviews (Source: Medscape Nurses Headlines)
Source: Medscape Nurses Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Nursing Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

The Best Shoes for Knee Arthritis
People with knee arthritis were less likely to report pain and stiffness if they wore stable, supportive shoes, versus flat-soled, flexible ones. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Annals of Internal Medicine Shoes and Boots Knees Arthritis Osteoarthritis Source Type: news

Using Music to Develop Communication in Late-Stage Dementia Using Music to Develop Communication in Late-Stage Dementia
This study aimed to develop a conceptual understanding of how people with late-stage dementia may express themselves nonverbally and interact with others during a live music group.The Gerontologist (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 18, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

COVID-19 news from < i > Annals of Internal Medicine < /i >
(American College of Physicians) 1. Study finds mortality rates decreased over time among critically ill COVID-19 patients ; 2. Top NIAID docs: Health care professionals should use data to encourage vaccine uptake ; 3. Essay describes hospital cyber attack during pandemic (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 18, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

NIH officials highlight COVID-19 vaccine facts, unknowns for healthcare providers
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Healthcare providers must be able to explain the latest data supporting the safety and efficacy of vaccines for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) so they can strongly encourage vaccination when appropriate while acknowledging that uncertainty and unknowns remain. This message comes from a new commentary co-authored by Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, and other leading NIAID scientists in the journalAnnals of Internal Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - I...
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 18, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Previous COVID - 19 Infection May Confer Immunity for at Least Five Months
Team from Public Health England analyzed data from months of regular testing of health care workers (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 16, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Biden Unveils National 5-Point COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy Biden Unveils National 5-Point COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy
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 (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - January 16, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

One - Third of U.S. Adults Likely to Refuse a COVID - 19 Vaccine
Blacks, women, and conservatives more hesitant in the United States (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Stem Cell Infusions Investigated for Treatment of COVID - 19 ARDS
Researchers explore possible anti - inflammatory effects of mesenchymal stem cells in COVID - 19 acute respiratory distress syndrome (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Higher Dietary Fiber Lowers Premenopausal Depression Risk
Significant association between dietary fiber intake and prevalence of depression seen for premenopausal, but not postmenopausal, women (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Saliva-based COVID-19 tests as accurate as those using nose, throat samples
COVID-19 tests that use patients' saliva to screen for the virus are just as effective as those that use swabs collected from the nose and throat, an analysis published by JAMA Internal Medicine found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Big Science Publisher Is Going Open Access. But at What Cost? A Big Science Publisher Is Going Open Access. But at What Cost?
The steep fees Springer Nature will charge to make papers freely readable show what's wrong with science publishing.Undark (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

CDC Describes COVID - 19 Trends in Nursing Home Residents, Staff
Rates of COVID - 19 increased during June and July, followed by decline through mid - September, increase by late November (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 14, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pulmonology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

College Campuses at Risk for Extreme Incidence of COVID - 19
Colleges rapidly reduced the number of new infections, but many failed to control the spread beyond the campus (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 14, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

When Years of Published Work Are Built on an Error When Years of Published Work Are Built on an Error
If she came clean, she knew that at least one of the articles would most likely be retracted and she'd have to live with a lasting mark on her and her team's record.Retraction Watch (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news