Early, Subtle, Cardiac Changes Tied to Midlife Cognitive Decline Early, Subtle, Cardiac Changes Tied to Midlife Cognitive Decline
Subclinical changes in cardiac structure and function in early adulthood may serve as risk markers for midlife cognitive decline, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - January 27, 2022 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Good Genes Can Protect Obese People From Some Diseases Good Genes Can Protect Obese People From Some Diseases
While obesity often puts people at risk for numerous diseases, geneticists from the University of Exeter say the overriding predictor of whether someone will develop these issues are their genes.Quick Take (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - January 27, 2022 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

A Prognostic Link Between Dementia and High Cholesterol A Prognostic Link Between Dementia and High Cholesterol
Elevated blood markers for neurodegeneration can better predict risk of dementia when markers for cerebrovascular disease are also elevated. A link between vascular health and mental health has been found.First Look (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Omicron Surge Is Undermining Care for Other Health Problems Omicron Surge Is Undermining Care for Other Health Problems
"A doctor I know pretty well said, ' Roger, we ' re going to have to improvise right here, '" said Strukhoff, who lives in DeKalb, Illinois.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Trump Appointee Blocks Biden Federal Worker Vaccine Mandate Trump Appointee Blocks Biden Federal Worker Vaccine Mandate
Judge Jeffrey Brown ruled that opponents of Biden ' s vaccination mandate for federal employees were likely to succeed at trial and blocked the government from enforcing the requirement.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Is COVID Vaccine Hesitancy Just Needle Phobia? Is COVID Vaccine Hesitancy Just Needle Phobia?
F. Perry Wilson asks why so many people object to vaccines, yet they accept other medicines without a hue and cry.Medscape (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Motor Imagery Promising in Motor Rehabilitation in Parkinson's Motor Imagery Promising in Motor Rehabilitation in Parkinson's
Future studies are needed to develop specific motor imagery protocols.First Look (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Why You Should Ditch Your Cloth Masks for 3-Ply Surgical Masks, N95s Why You Should Ditch Your Cloth Masks for 3-Ply Surgical Masks, N95s
Amid the rapidly spreading Omicron variant, experts stress that we all should swap cloth masks for N95 respirators or 3-ply surgical masks.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - December 29, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

US Hits Record for Average Daily New COVID-19 Cases US Hits Record for Average Daily New COVID-19 Cases
The average rose above 265,000 new cases per day, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. The previous record was about 252,000 daily cases on January 11, 2021.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - December 29, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Omicron Cases Soar, but Deaths on the Decline, White House Says Omicron Cases Soar, but Deaths on the Decline, White House Says
Cases of the highly transmissible Omicron variant continue to skyrocket, but hospitalizations and deaths remain much lower by comparison, White House officials said on Wednesday.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - December 29, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Gene Therapies Could Treat Rare Diseases — but Cost Millions Gene Therapies Could Treat Rare Diseases — but Cost Millions
A biotechnology and policy expert shines a light on the looming gene therapies soon to hit the market, and the payment strategies needed to get them to patients.Quick Take (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - December 29, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Lilly's Insulin Glargine Biosimilar, Rezvoglar FDA Approves Lilly's Insulin Glargine Biosimilar, Rezvoglar
Rezvoglar is the second"biosimilar" and the third off-brand version of the long-acting analogue insulin, originally sold as Lantus.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - December 29, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

CVS, Walmart, Plan Bigger In-Store Clinics: What's the Impact on Docs? CVS, Walmart, Plan Bigger In-Store Clinics: What's the Impact on Docs?
Retail clinics are expanding to include more traditional primary care services. Competition is likely to heat up.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - December 28, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Omicron Wreaks Havoc on Holiday Travel Omicron Wreaks Havoc on Holiday Travel
More than 2000 flights were grounded Monday, the result of COVID-related staffing shortages. An airline trade group asked the CDC to shorten the isolation recommendation to 5 days instead of 10.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - December 27, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

COVID Booster Protection May Wane in About 10 Weeks, New Data Show COVID Booster Protection May Wane in About 10 Weeks, New Data Show
Booster shot protection against symptomatic COVID-19 caused by the Omicron variant appears to fade in about 10 weeks, according to new data from Britain.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - December 27, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news