EU Panel Gives Thumbs-Up on First Ebola Vaccine EU Panel Gives Thumbs-Up on First Ebola Vaccine
The V920 Ebola Zaire vaccine (Ervebo, Merck) protects against Ebola virus disease caused by Zaire Ebola virus in at-risk adults aged 18 years or older.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

EU Panel Backs Drugs for Hypoglycemia, Osteoporosis EU Panel Backs Drugs for Hypoglycemia, Osteoporosis
After an initial no, CHMP backs romosozumab for severe osteoporosis with high fracture risk; Baqsimi is the first nasally administered treatment for severe hypoglycemia.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

Sun-Wise Campaigns May Have Reduced Skin Cancer Rates Sun-Wise Campaigns May Have Reduced Skin Cancer Rates
A skin cancer protection program in Australia led to marked changes in sun-related behaviors that correspond to a reduction in the incidence of melanoma over the same period, suggest survey results.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Residency 2050: What Is the Future of Medical Training? Residency 2050: What Is the Future of Medical Training?
Recent winners of American Medical Association grants to transform residency weigh in on what they think medical training will look like halfway through this century.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 7, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

FDA Launches Criminal Probe as Vaping-Related Illnesses Top 500 FDA Launches Criminal Probe as Vaping-Related Illnesses Top 500
There are now 530 confirmed and probable cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarettes and vaping products in the United States, as federal and state authorities continue searching for the cause. The FDA has launched a criminal investigation.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - September 19, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Is Free Medical Tuition Actually Working? Is Free Medical Tuition Actually Working?
By offering full tuition, medical schools hope to relieve financial anxiety and reshape the physician workforce. Although it's early, some impacts of this change are already being seen.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - September 16, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

Racism in Med School May Keep Doctors From Areas of Need Racism in Med School May Keep Doctors From Areas of Need
Factors such as students having a perception that their school was committed to diversity may encourage more to practice in high-need areas, a study finds.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 7, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Pertussis (Whooping Cough): Overview Video Pertussis (Whooping Cough): Overview Video
This video provides an illustrated overview of pertussis, which is also called whooping cough. It covers the causes, symptoms, and proper approach for diagnosis and treatment.Osmosis (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 2, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

EMA Panel Recommends Ibalizumab for Multidrug-Resistant HIV-1 EMA Panel Recommends Ibalizumab for Multidrug-Resistant HIV-1
A European Medicines Agency advisory panel recommended marketing authorization for ibalizumab (Trogarzo, Theratechnologies International) for the treatment of patients with multidrug-resistant HIV-1 infection.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 29, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: HIV/AIDS News Alert Source Type: news

No Drop in Patient Outcomes With Reduced Resident Hours No Drop in Patient Outcomes With Reduced Resident Hours
With the new data showing similar patient outcomes, one expert stressed that the discussion now needs to shift from the total number of hours in the hospital to how those hours are spent.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

FDA OKs First Treatment for Chronic Rhinosinusitis With Polyps FDA OKs First Treatment for Chronic Rhinosinusitis With Polyps
Dupilumab is the first treatment approved for inadequately controlled chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - June 27, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Alert Source Type: news

Little Pay for a Job We Love: Will Endocrinology Survive? Little Pay for a Job We Love: Will Endocrinology Survive?
Once again, endocrinology ranks among the lowest-paid specialties in medicine. Dr Dace Trence explores possible reasons for this pay gap, and ponders the future of endocrinology.Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - June 5, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Pro Tips for Osmosis Pro Tips for Osmosis
In this video interview, Rishi Desai, MD, chief medical officer of Osmosis, discusses strategies for how students can best use this study tool.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 31, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

FDA Clears First Zika Blood Test for Routine Use FDA Clears First Zika Blood Test for Routine Use
The ZIKV Detect 2.0 IgM Capture ELISA had previously been authorized only for emergency use under the FDA's emergency use authorization authority.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 23, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

FDA OKs Teduglutide for Children With Short Bowel Syndrome FDA OKs Teduglutide for Children With Short Bowel Syndrome
Teduglutide is the only glucagon-like peptide-2 analog approved that improves intestinal absorption in patients with short bowel syndrome who are dependent on parenteral support.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Gastroenterology News Alert Source Type: news

5 Tips for Success in Medical School 5 Tips for Success in Medical School
Not all advice needs to be complicated. Here are five simple things students can do to thrive during medical training.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 10, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

FDA Approves Two-Drug Combo Mavyret for HCV in Adolescents FDA Approves Two-Drug Combo Mavyret for HCV in Adolescents
The FDA approved glecaprevir and pibrentasvir (Mavyret, AbbVie) tablets for the treatment of all six hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes in children ages 12 to 17 years.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 30, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Gastroenterology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Investigating Reports of Seizures After Vaping FDA Investigating Reports of Seizures After Vaping
Thirty-five cases of seizures following use of e-cigarettes, particularly among young people, have been reported to the FDA since 2010.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 3, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

10 Years to a Male Contraceptive? 10 Years to a Male Contraceptive?
Reporting preliminary results of another potential'male pill', researchers are optimistic that a contraceptive for men will be commercially available within a decade.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - March 25, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Allergic Rhinitis: Overview Video Allergic Rhinitis: Overview Video
Review and refresh your knowledge on the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and pathology of allergic rhinitis with this overview video.Osmosis (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - March 22, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

An 85-Year-Old Woman With a Painful Rash: USMLE Question An 85-Year-Old Woman With a Painful Rash: USMLE Question
An 85-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes mellitus is admitted to the hospital due to a painful rash on her right leg. What's the next step in her care?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - March 22, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

College Admissions Scandal: A Med Student Reacts College Admissions Scandal: A Med Student Reacts
Recently, wealthy parents were arrested for manipulating college admissions. Given the amount that medical students have invested in the academic system, this news is particularly upsetting.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - March 21, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

Is'High-Yield' Learning Making Future Docs Less Prepared? Is'High-Yield' Learning Making Future Docs Less Prepared?
Because so-called'high-yield'learning is associated with simply passing a specific test, it could have negative outcomes on clinical practice in the long term.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - March 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

MitraClip Valve Repair Device Gets Expanded Indication MitraClip Valve Repair Device Gets Expanded Indication
The FDA has approved the MitraClip for use in patients with heart failure and moderate-to-severe or severe secondary mitral regurgitation.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Unforgettable Match Day Stories and Residency Advice Unforgettable Match Day Stories and Residency Advice
From stories of Match Days gone wrong to advice about what comes next, our readers and distinguished contributors speak from the heart about one of the most important days in a young doctor's life.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

Pro Tips on USMLE-Rx Pro Tips on USMLE-Rx
In this video interview, Tao Le, MD, creator of USMLE-Rx, discusses tips for students to get the most out of this study tool.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - February 28, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

Should Medical School Have Free Tuition? Should Medical School Have Free Tuition?
Art Caplan discusses potential positives and pitfalls of tuition-free medical school with Robert Grossman, dean of NYU Langone Medical School, and Tim Rice, deputy director at the Manhattan Institute.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 29, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

A 6-Year-Old With Excessive Fidgeting: USMLE Question A 6-Year-Old With Excessive Fidgeting: USMLE Question
A 6-year-old boy is brought to the office by his mother due to his constantly fidgeting and imitating her. What is the cause?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - December 28, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Rethinking Conversations on Prognosis and Life Expectancy Rethinking Conversations on Prognosis and Life Expectancy
Talking to patients about end-of-life care is tricky for any physician, especially when the patient doesn't want to talk about it either.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - December 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Cancer Fears Over Cell Phones, Again, but FDA Disagrees Cancer Fears Over Cell Phones, Again, but FDA Disagrees
The FDA steps in after a National Toxicology Program claim of'clear evidence'of link between high exposure to radio frequency radiation used in cell phones and cancer sparks a flurry of media reports.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 2, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Residency Match Communication Too Stressful, Needs Reform Residency Match Communication Too Stressful, Needs Reform
A new study and accompanying commentary suggest that residency programs need stronger guidelines to help reduce the stress associated with communication during the match.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 10, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

Considering a Cardiometabolic Subspecialty Considering a Cardiometabolic Subspecialty
Robert H. Eckel discusses the potential advantages and challenges in creating a designated cardiometabolic subspecialty. See why he thinks it is a vital idea, despite the obstacles.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Expert Interview Source Type: news

FDA OKs Asthma Inhaler Arnuity Ellipta for Kids as Young as 5 FDA OKs Asthma Inhaler Arnuity Ellipta for Kids as Young as 5
Fluticasone furoate improves lung function in children age 5 to 11 years with asthma when used as a once-daily inhaled maintenance therapy.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Alert Source Type: news

FDA OKs First Transitional Contacts That Darken in Sunlight FDA OKs First Transitional Contacts That Darken in Sunlight
Acuvue Oasys Contact Lenses With Transitions Light Intelligent Technology are the first contact lenses to incorporate the technology used in eyeglasses that automatically darken in the sun.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 10, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Ophthalmology News Alert Source Type: news

The Study Tools Students Should Actually Be Using The Study Tools Students Should Actually Be Using
Medical students need reliable, effective materials to study. Test prep companies have flooded the market with books, courses, flashcards, and question banks. Here are the ones that actually work.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - February 1, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

Pneumothorax Events Linked to Placement of Enteral Feeding Tube Pneumothorax Events Linked to Placement of Enteral Feeding Tube
The FDA has received 79 reports (including 17 deaths) of pneumothorax events associated with feeding tube placement involving two approved enteral access systems.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Gastroenterology News Alert Source Type: news

CHMP Backs Darvadstrocel for Perianal Fistulas in Crohn's CHMP Backs Darvadstrocel for Perianal Fistulas in Crohn's
Darvadstrocel is the first allogeneic stem cell therapy to receive a positive CHMP opinion in Europe.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - December 15, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Gastroenterology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Approves New CLIA-Waived CBC Test for Faster Results FDA Approves New CLIA-Waived CBC Test for Faster Results
The XW-100 Automated Hematology Analyzer can be used in more healthcare settings by nonmedical personnel, offering faster results for patients and providers.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Clears Ustekinumab (Stelara) for Plaque Psoriasis in Teens FDA Clears Ustekinumab (Stelara) for Plaque Psoriasis in Teens
For at least two thirds of patients aged 12 to 17 years who were treated with ustekinumab, cleared skin or minimal psoriasis was achieved at week 12 in a phase 3 study.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA OKs First Extended-Release Corticosteroid Shot for Knee OA FDA OKs First Extended-Release Corticosteroid Shot for Knee OA
Triamcinolone acetonide extended-release injectable suspension (Zilretta) is a nonopioid option that provides knee OA pain relief over 12 weeks.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 7, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA OKs Botox for Forehead Lines, Its Third Facial Indication FDA OKs Botox for Forehead Lines, Its Third Facial Indication
OnabotulinumtoxinA (Botox Cosmetic, Allergan) is now indicated for the temporary improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe forehead lines associated with frontalis muscle activity in adults.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 3, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

Travel, Visa Changes: Concern for Rural Healthcare Travel, Visa Changes: Concern for Rural Healthcare
Visa and travel restrictions concern prospective international medical residents as well as foreign-born healthcare professionals seeking employment. Rural areas could be especially affected.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 25, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

Doctors Should Consider Whether Older Patients Can Hear Them Doctors Should Consider Whether Older Patients Can Hear Them
Elderly people with hearing loss may have difficulty understanding speech in noisy healthcare settings - and the situation isn't helped when doctors speak fast and use medical jargon, experts say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 1, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

A 29-Year-Old Man With Fertility Concerns A 29-Year-Old Man With Fertility Concerns
A 29-year-old man presents to a fertility specialist. Do you know the likely findings on a karyotype analysis of his genome?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

' Fear Not, This Is Normal': Advice for Young Doctors'Fear Not, This Is Normal': Advice for Young Doctors
We collected advice for young doctors from contributors and users. Here is a sample of what they had to say.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 14, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

FDA OKs Marketing of Whole Slide Imaging for Digital Pathology FDA OKs Marketing of Whole Slide Imaging for Digital Pathology
FDA data review found that diagnoses based on digital interpretation were similar to those based on traditional glass slides read by light microscopy.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 13, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Alert Source Type: news

Bipolar Disorder: Osmosis Study Video Bipolar Disorder: Osmosis Study Video
This video on the basics of bipolar disorder, sometimes known as manic depression, explores the definition, signs and symptoms, and treatments for the condition.Osmosis (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - March 23, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

FDA OKs Longer-Lasting Juvederm Vollure XC for Laugh Lines FDA OKs Longer-Lasting Juvederm Vollure XC for Laugh Lines
Juvederm Vollure XC (Allergan) is indicated for injection into facial tissue to correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds in adults older than age 21 years.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - March 20, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

5 Steps to Take After Match Day 5 Steps to Take After Match Day
After the excitement of Match Day comes the question of what steps are next. From practical to personal issues, our resident author has advice for what to do.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - March 13, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

Unmatched After Match Day -- What's Next? Unmatched After Match Day -- What's Next?
Although most medical students find a residency match on Match Day, some do not. What comes next?Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - February 10, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news