Early Reports on Omicron Variant Are Encouraging, Fauci Says Early Reports on Omicron Variant Are Encouraging, Fauci Says
' Thus far, it does not look like there's a great degree of severity to it,'Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told CNN's State of the Union.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - December 6, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

' Pervasive' Health Inequities Exist Across the US'Pervasive' Health Inequities Exist Across the US
A new Commonwealth Fund report says lack of investment in communities of color is driving health inequity in all 50 states.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 18, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Is There a Power Shift Happening in Medicine? Is There a Power Shift Happening in Medicine?
Should the medical culture evolve from a hierarchical structure to a more collaborative one? A cardiologist takes a look at the shifting culture of power in medicine.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 18, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology Blog Source Type: news

COVID Spread Among Deer Causes Concern Over New Variants COVID Spread Among Deer Causes Concern Over New Variants
It is unlikely that deer could pass the SARS-CoV-2 virus onto humans, but hunters are still being advised to take precautions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 17, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Follow-up Visits Don't Increase After Telehealth Visits: Study Follow-up Visits Don't Increase After Telehealth Visits: Study
A study of prepandemic visits at Kaiser Permanente Northern California found that the follow-up rate in clinics, EDs, and hospitals after telehealth encounters remained about the same as before the pandemic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 16, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

AMA Report Offers Alternatives to Offering Medicare at 60 AMA Report Offers Alternatives to Offering Medicare at 60
A report proposed at the AMA's November House of Delegates meeting recommends ways to reach people who fall into coverage gaps, especially in states that have not expanded Medicaid.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Young Doc to Aaron Rodgers: Be a'Team' Player on COVID Vaccine Young Doc to Aaron Rodgers: Be a'Team' Player on COVID Vaccine
Wisconsin-based physician pens open letter to Green Bay quarterback and his team over recent vaccination misinformation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 10, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Resident Doctor Who Attempted Suicide Fights for Change Resident Doctor Who Attempted Suicide Fights for Change
By opening up about his own mental health, Justin Bullock, MD, MPH, is tackling the stigma and silence around mental illness in medicine.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 1, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

Most Infant Formula Trials Lack Transparency Most Infant Formula Trials Lack Transparency
Baby formula trials are not reliable and have an"almost universal lack of transparency" that could undermine breastfeeding, according to the results of a systematic review.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 25, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

White House Announces Vaccination Plans for Younger Children White House Announces Vaccination Plans for Younger Children
The White House said it has purchased enough vaccine to immunize all 28 million of the country's younger children once the necessary approvals are in place.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 20, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Many Scientists Face Serious Threats for Speaking About COVID Many Scientists Face Serious Threats for Speaking About COVID
Threats of physical violence and death often greet scientists who speak to the media about COVID-19, prompting calls to protect and defend scientists and to condemn intimidation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Migraine History Linked to Severe Hot Flashes Migraine History Linked to Severe Hot Flashes
Women with a history of migraine are more likely to experience severe hot flashes, according to research presented at the hybrid annual meeting of the North American Menopause Society.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - September 30, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

The Parent Penalty in Medicine The Parent Penalty in Medicine
Physicians starting a new family have to pay a heavy toll when they are not given the support they need by their departments and hospitals. Here's how an oncologist is looking to change all that.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - September 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Hematology-Oncology Blog Source Type: news

Medical Therapy Is Cost-effective for Endometriosis Medical Therapy Is Cost-effective for Endometriosis
For patients with endometriosis-related dysmenorrhea, it is cost effective to use medical therapy before surgery, according to investigators.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - September 20, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Nearly 7% of Healthcare Workers Face Food Insecurity: Study Nearly 7% of Healthcare Workers Face Food Insecurity: Study
As healthcare leaders, doctors and nurses can help educate, advocate for better wages and schedules for their co-workers, says expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - September 16, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Mind Mapping -- A Tool for Visual Thinkers Mind Mapping -- A Tool for Visual Thinkers
Instead of stacks of index cards and never-ending oral recitation, there may be an easier way.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - September 14, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Blog Source Type: news

Iron Deficiency in Pregnancy Is Common, yet Screening Is Lacking Iron Deficiency in Pregnancy Is Common, yet Screening Is Lacking
Many pregnant patients are not being screened for iron deficiency despite it being a common cause of anemia in pregnancy that could increase the risk of maternal and infant death.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - September 8, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Colorado Clinic's Prescription for Healthier Patients? Lawyers Colorado Clinic's Prescription for Healthier Patients? Lawyers
A Colorado health clinic program incorporates legal assistance into its medical practice for patients facing eviction or deportation proceedings, among other legal woes.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - September 8, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Hair Regrowth Stimulated by Microneedle Patch Hair Regrowth Stimulated by Microneedle Patch
The experimental approach delivers nanoparticles to hair follicles to support regrowth.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 30, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Aerobic Exercise Can Reduce AF Frequency, Severity: ACTIVE-AF Aerobic Exercise Can Reduce AF Frequency, Severity: ACTIVE-AF
The ACTIVE-AF trial demonstrates that some patients can control their arrhythmia through physical activity, without the need for ablation or medications, researchers conclude.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 26, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

How Medical Schools Are Fighting Racial Disparities in Healthcare How Medical Schools Are Fighting Racial Disparities in Healthcare
' Doctors need to understand the medical consequences of social disparities, know how to address them, learn where they came from and how to change that. 'WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 26, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Children and COVID: New Cases Rise to Winter Levels Children and COVID: New Cases Rise to Winter Levels
Weekly cases of COVID-19 in children topped 100,000 for the first time since early February, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 17, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Med Student Kicked Out for Microaggression Dustup Sues School Med Student Kicked Out for Microaggression Dustup Sues School
A medical student claims he was suspended over his response to a microaggression panel. The school says he has a pattern of unprofessionalism. A lawsuit is proceeding and may have wide implications.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 17, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Cardiologists' Income and Wealth Up, Despite COVID-19 Challenges Cardiologists' Income and Wealth Up, Despite COVID-19 Challenges
Although many physicians struggled with income issues in 2020, cardiologists saw a slight boost in income and overall wealth, according to the Medscape Cardiologist Wealth and Debt Report 2021.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 16, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Second mRNA Dose Safe After Allergic Reaction to First: Study Second mRNA Dose Safe After Allergic Reaction to First: Study
Researchers followed nearly 200 people with immediate allergic reactions to an initial COVID-19 mRNA vaccination to see how they fared with a second dose.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

AHA Joins Movement to Require Vax in Healthcare Facilities AHA Joins Movement to Require Vax in Healthcare Facilities
The association supports vaccine mandates by hospitals and healthcare systems; many already require healthcare workers to get COVID-19 shots.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Half of Unvaccinated in US Unconcerned About Delta Variant: Poll Half of Unvaccinated in US Unconcerned About Delta Variant: Poll
Public health officials have voiced warnings about the rapid spread of the Delta variant, especially in locations with low vaccination rates."I'm worried about what is to come," said Dr Vivek Murthy.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Expert Panel Tackles Boosters, Younger Patients, Rising COVID Cases Expert Panel Tackles Boosters, Younger Patients, Rising COVID Cases
Experts from the CDC and the Infectious Diseases Society of America address some of the biggest uncertainties at this point in the COVID-19 pandemic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 13, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Federal Speech Rulings May Prompt HCWs to Call Out Safety Issues Federal Speech Rulings May Prompt HCWs to Call Out Safety Issues
Over the past year, clinicians have been disciplined for speaking or posting about what they view as dangerous COVID safety precautions. The court's decision could mean policies will need to be revised.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

High Deductibles Keeping Chest-Pain Patients Out of the ED? High Deductibles Keeping Chest-Pain Patients Out of the ED?
Patients with high-deductible health plans are less likely to seek emergency care for their chest pain, a new study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - June 29, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Arizona Med Student Allegedly Threatens to Bomb Campus Arizona Med Student Allegedly Threatens to Bomb Campus
Mona Asadi, 29, was arrested June 16 for four felony offenses. She was allegedly linked to an email address through which a mass message was sent on June 9 to hundreds of students.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - June 28, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

School Apologizes for Rejecting Black Student in'59 School Apologizes for Rejecting Black Student in'59
' I am sorry I must write you that we are not authorized to consider for admission a member of the Negro race,'the Emory University letter to Dr Marion Hood reads.'I regret that we cannot help you. 'WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - June 24, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

No Overall Statin Effect Seen on Dementia, Cognition No Overall Statin Effect Seen on Dementia, Cognition
Still, there was an inconclusive link between statins and incident Alzheimer's dementia in one subgroup of patients in the trial; researchers caution against"overinterpreting" the finding.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - June 21, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Dad, Mom, and 7 Kids, All Docs or Nurses, Go Viral With Photo Dad, Mom, and 7 Kids, All Docs or Nurses, Go Viral With Photo
The Okpalekes hope their family photo serves as a shining example of Black success. They hope to inspire others to help close the racial gap among clinicians and to address health disparities among patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - June 11, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

How Toughness Is a Setup for Burnout How Toughness Is a Setup for Burnout
Do we confuse toughness with resilience? What Jennifer Lycette learned from a patient about the two to avoid burnout.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - June 10, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Hematology-Oncology Blog Source Type: news

Language Barriers May Contribute to Pain Management Disparities Language Barriers May Contribute to Pain Management Disparities
Patients whose first language is not English received fewer pain assessments and fewer doses of NSAIDs and oxycodone therapeutic equivalents following cesarean deliveries, new research suggestsMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - June 10, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Subclinical Myocarditis Found in Some Athletes Post-COVID Subclinical Myocarditis Found in Some Athletes Post-COVID
A study that evaluated college athletes recently infected with COVID-19 with comprehensive cardiac testing, including MRI, found a small percentage had myocarditis despite being asymptomatic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - June 1, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

After Prison, a Doctor Is Trying to Get Back His License After Prison, a Doctor Is Trying to Get Back His License
A New York physician slid into years of addiction and of selling painkiller prescriptions. Now he's telling medical students his story so that they can learn that it's okay to ask for help.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 25, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

ID Experts Dole Out Practical Advice to Help With Mask Confusion ID Experts Dole Out Practical Advice to Help With Mask Confusion
You're fully vaccinated. Now what? Can you ditch the mask? Two infectious disease specialists break down the latest CDC guidance on indoor and outdoor mask wearing and what it means for you.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 20, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Residents Seeking Higher Salaries but Receiving Fewer Job Offers Residents Seeking Higher Salaries but Receiving Fewer Job Offers
New female doctors are receiving more recruiting offers than men but expect to earn less at their first job.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

New STRENGTH Analysis Reignites Debate on Omega-3 CV Benefits New STRENGTH Analysis Reignites Debate on Omega-3 CV Benefits
The new analysis showing no benefits linked to higher achieved levels of EPA casts doubt over the use of high-dose omega-3 fatty acid products for preventing cardiovascular events, the authors say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 16, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Hospitalist Leader on Post-COVID Approach to Career Advancement Hospitalist Leader on Post-COVID Approach to Career Advancement
Vineet Arora, MD, highlights the importance of trust, staying the course on projects, and the need for systemic change.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 7, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Novel Drug Offers Rapid Relief From Agitation in Serious Mental Illness Novel Drug Offers Rapid Relief From Agitation in Serious Mental Illness
An investigational, orally dissolving film formulation of dexmedetomidine may offer rapid relief of acute agitation associated with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, phase 3 data indicate.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 6, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Med Ed Racism Discussions Must Include Classism Med Ed Racism Discussions Must Include Classism
Conversations related to racism in medical education too often leave out interrelated concerns regarding classism. Here are some ways to ensure that important issues aren't left behind.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 20, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

Addressing Women's Concerns About the J & amp;J Vaccine Addressing Women's Concerns About the J & amp;J Vaccine
Reproductive-aged women are asking whether the J&J vaccine will be safe for them. What advice can clinicians give?Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Black Med Students' Photos at Plantation Spark New Group Black Med Students' Photos at Plantation Spark New Group
The 15 White Coats started with a photo taken at the slave quarters of a planation. Over the past year, the organization has become a driver for challenging systemic racism in medicine.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

J & J Pause Magnifies Worry About COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy J & J Pause Magnifies Worry About COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy
Experts say it's important to put the risk in context for patients and explain that the vaccination pause means the monitoring system is working -- and it's transparent.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 13, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

UK Regulators to Offer Under-30s Alternative to AZ COVID Vaccine UK Regulators to Offer Under-30s Alternative to AZ COVID Vaccine
Benefits of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine outweigh the risks, but under-30s will be offered an alternative vaccine due to a potential link to very rare blood clots, UK's health regulator says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Nystagmus From Living in the Dark Cured With Light Exposure Nystagmus From Living in the Dark Cured With Light Exposure
A new case report of so-called miner's nystagmus demonstrates the remarkable plasticity of the brain, the authors say, and suggests that historical reports of this condition by miners were genuine.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - February 24, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Stem Cell Fraud Case Sparks Concern Over Unmatched Docs' Role Stem Cell Fraud Case Sparks Concern Over Unmatched Docs' Role
A recently elected Missouri state representative and assistant physician faces federal fraud charges after patients were duped into thinking they were receiving stem cell treatments.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - February 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news