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

A Poem About Match Rankings by a Fourth-Year Med Student A Poem About Match Rankings by a Fourth-Year Med Student
Between the pandemic and the usual pressure about choosing the right institution for residency, this year's Match is a particularly stressful one. One student channeled his anxiety in poetry.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - February 16, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

More Americans Hospitalized, Readmitted for Heart Failure More Americans Hospitalized, Readmitted for Heart Failure
The rising burden of heart failure cuts across both sexes, but notable sex differences in hospitalizations were found, with higher rates for men.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - February 11, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Alcohol and the Electric Atrium II: When BAC Exceeds Legal Limit Alcohol and the Electric Atrium II: When BAC Exceeds Legal Limit
Acute electrophysiologic changes from blood alcohol concentrations kept at 0.08% were potentially proarrhythmic, suggesting a mechanistic link between excessive alcohol intake and atrial fibrillation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - February 4, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

CVD Remains Leading Killer, but COVID's Impact Still Unclear CVD Remains Leading Killer, but COVID's Impact Still Unclear
CVD is still the leading cause of death in the US, according to the American Heart Association's annual statistical update, but COVID-19 is on track to be one of the top three to five causes in 2020.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - February 1, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Fauci Sees'Wake-Up Call' in Emergence of New Virus Variants Fauci Sees'Wake-Up Call' in Emergence of New Virus Variants
Top federal officials renewed calls for using basic precautions to halt the spread of COVID-19, and reported on the evolution of mutated forms of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 30, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Myocarditis May Be Rare After COVID-19 in Elite Athletes Myocarditis May Be Rare After COVID-19 in Elite Athletes
Some supposed'myocarditis'detected by MRI after COVID-19 in university varsity competitors might really be normal heart muscle -- normal for athletes, that is, propose researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Full-Dose Anticoagulation Reduces Need for Life Support in COVID-19 Full-Dose Anticoagulation Reduces Need for Life Support in COVID-19
The benefit, along with a trend to lower mortality, was reported in the subgroup of moderately ill patients hospitalized with COVID-19 taking part in three linked trials.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Infectious Diseases'Giant' John Bartlett: His'Impact Will Endure'Infectious Diseases'Giant' John Bartlett: His'Impact Will Endure '
Dr John Bartlett, a leader in infectious disease medicine, will be remembered for his personal demeanor and professional achievements.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Orthodox Jewish Docs Wrestle With COVID-19, Bad Press Orthodox Jewish Docs Wrestle With COVID-19, Bad Press
Physicians who are part of tight-knit Jewish communities are working to mitigate risk and fight misinformation during the pandemic, without sacrificing religious and traditional social practices.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Can'Big' Be Healthy? Yes -- and No Can'Big' Be Healthy? Yes -- and No
We can't tell very much about a person's health from their outward appearance, and we should probably stop trying to make such inferences, says one bariatric surgeon.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Can'Big' Be Healthy? Yes -- and No Can'Big' Be Healthy? Yes -- and No
We can't tell very much about a person's health from their outward appearance, and we should probably stop trying to make such inferences, says one bariatric surgeon.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

California Urges Stop to 300K COVID-19 Vaccines After Some Fall Ill California Urges Stop to 300K COVID-19 Vaccines After Some Fall Ill
California's state epidemiologist is urging a halt to more than 300,000 coronavirus vaccinations using a Moderna vaccine version because some people may have had severe allergic reactions.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 18, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

ED Doc Fired for COVID Tweets Talks to Biden, Returns to Job ED Doc Fired for COVID Tweets Talks to Biden, Returns to Job
Since Cleavon Gilman, MD, lost his job for sharing concerns about the pandemic, he has talked with President-elect Joe Biden, got an offer from Oprah Winfrey, and was rehired by the hospital that fired him.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Early, Large LDL Reduction Tied to Lowest Event Rates After MI Early, Large LDL Reduction Tied to Lowest Event Rates After MI
Real-world evidence from the SWEDEHEART registry shows that larger early LDL-C reductions with high-intensity statins are associated with a host of benefits compared with smaller reductions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 7, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

HIV and AIDS: Overview Video HIV and AIDS: Overview Video
Review key aspects of HIV and AIDS —including transmission, disease progression, and prevention and treatment—with this quick overview video.Osmosis (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 20, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

Moderna: Interim Data Show 94.5% Efficacy for Its COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna: Interim Data Show 94.5% Efficacy for Its COVID-19 Vaccine
In a highly anticipated announcement, Moderna releases interim efficacy and safety data from the phase 3 COVE study of its COVID-19 vaccine.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

Paralympian Overcomes Spine-Breaking Fall to Pursue Medicine Paralympian Overcomes Spine-Breaking Fall to Pursue Medicine
Despite shattering multiple bones and vertebrae, Michelle Konkoly never gave up on her dreams. Her inspiring journey to become a physician included relearning how to walk and meeting President Obama.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Biden Victory: What It Means for COVID, Healthcare Biden Victory: What It Means for COVID, Healthcare
Biden's ability to work with Congress -- or not -- may determine whether he is able to implement some of the key components of his coronavirus action plan.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

SBRT Doubles Pain Response Over Usual RT in Spinal Metastases SBRT Doubles Pain Response Over Usual RT in Spinal Metastases
Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) given in only two fractions doubles the complete pain response compared with conventional palliative radiotherapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Prepping for COVID-Flu Triage as Flu Season Begins Prepping for COVID-Flu Triage as Flu Season Begins
With COVID-19 testing access still widely disparate, triage is more important for patients with symptoms that could be flu or the novel coronavirus.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 20, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Trio Awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine for Discovering Hep C Virus Trio Awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine for Discovering Hep C Virus
The achievement by two Americans and a British-born scientist rapidly led to medications, blood tests, a cure, and'hopes of eradicating hepatitis C virus from the world population. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

A 12-Year-Old Boy With Repetitive Motions A 12-Year-Old Boy With Repetitive Motions
A 12-year-old boy presents with repetitive motions such as blinking or tilting his head. What finding is commonly associated with his condition?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - September 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Have I Been Doing This Exam Wrong All This Time? Have I Been Doing This Exam Wrong All This Time?
The Curbsiders share their favorite tips from a jam-packed podcast on hypothyroidism.The Curbsiders (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Dying Young: The HCWs in Their 20s Killed by COVID-19 Dying Young: The HCWs in Their 20s Killed by COVID-19
' Lives lost among any young people related to COVID really should be considered something that's unacceptable to us as a society. 'Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Health Disparities Training Falls Short for IM Residents Health Disparities Training Falls Short for IM Residents
Less than half of internal medicine residency program directors report formal curricula on the topic of health disparities.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news