EU Recommends Pre-flight Testing of Passengers From China, Wastewater Testing in Airports EU Recommends Pre-flight Testing of Passengers From China, Wastewater Testing in Airports
European Union government officials recommended on Wednesday that passengers flying from China to the EU should have a negative COVID-19 test before they board, as Beijing plans to ease travel restrictions despite a wave of new COVID infections.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 5, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Omicron Subvariants BA.5.2, BF.7 Driving China's Latest COVID Outbreak: WHO Omicron Subvariants BA.5.2, BF.7 Driving China's Latest COVID Outbreak: WHO
China ' s recent COVID-19 outbreak is predominantly led by the Omicron subvariants BA.5.2 and BF.7, which together account for 97.5% of all local infections, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 5, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Stomatitis Risk With Everolimus Reduced by Slow Dose Escalation Stomatitis Risk With Everolimus Reduced by Slow Dose Escalation
Going slow with everolimus reduces the risk of mouth ulcers and offers an alternative to steroid mouthwashes and their risk of oral fungal infections, say German researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 5, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

What Does the FDA's New Rule Mean for the Fight Over Abortion Pills? What Does the FDA's New Rule Mean for the Fight Over Abortion Pills?
The FDA on Tuesday finalized a rule allowing mifepristone, one of two drugs used in medication abortions, to be dispensed by retail pharmacies.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 5, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Walgreens, CVS Plan to Start Offering Abortion Pills Walgreens, CVS Plan to Start Offering Abortion Pills
Walgreens Boot Alliance and CVS Health said on Wednesday they plan to offer abortion pills following the FDA decision to allow retail pharmacies to offer the drug in the country for the first time.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 5, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Acute Care in the Home Gets Waiver Extension Acute Care in the Home Gets Waiver Extension
Research on hospital at home model for delivering acute care outside the hospital has shown favorable outcomes — but transformational growth hasn ' t yet followed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

FDA Allows Abortion Pills to Be Sold at Retail Pharmacies FDA Allows Abortion Pills to Be Sold at Retail Pharmacies
The FDA will allow retail pharmacies to offer abortion pills in the United States for the first time, the agency said on Tuesday, even as more states seek to ban medication abortion.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

US Postal Service Can Continue to Deliver Prescription Abortion Medication: DOJ US Postal Service Can Continue to Deliver Prescription Abortion Medication: DOJ
The US Postal Service can continue to deliver prescription abortion medication despite a June 2022 Supreme Court ruling that overturned a landmark abortion rights decision, the Justice Department said on Tuesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

China COVID Data Shows No New Variant but Under-reports Deaths, WHO Says China COVID Data Shows No New Variant but Under-reports Deaths, WHO Says
Data from China shows no new coronavirus variant has been found there, but it also under-represents how many people have died in the country ' s rapidly spreading outbreak, World Health Organization officials said on Wednesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Changes in Microbiome Seen After Circumcision in Boys Changes in Microbiome Seen After Circumcision in Boys
A first-of-its-kind study found that the organisms responsible for chronic infections were more common in uncircumcised boys.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

DOACs vs Heparin in Cancer-Associated Thrombosis DOACs vs Heparin in Cancer-Associated Thrombosis
As compared with low-molecular-weight heparin, direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) were more clinically effective and more cost-effective for treating cancer-associated thrombosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Flu Activity Falls for the Fourth Straight Week Flu Activity Falls for the Fourth Straight Week
The 2022-23 influenza season got off to a fast and rather nasty start in October and November.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Long COVID Clinical Trials May Offer Shortcut to New Treatments Long COVID Clinical Trials May Offer Shortcut to New Treatments
With no proven treatments for long COVID, millions of Americans struggling with debilitating symptoms may be wondering whether it ’s worth it to try something they’ve never considered before: a clinical trial.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

FDA Considers Regulating CBD Products FDA Considers Regulating CBD Products
' Given what we know about the safety of CBD so far, it raises concerns for FDA about whether these existing regulatory pathways for food and dietary supplements are appropriate for this substance. 'WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Findings Question Value of Pessary for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Findings Question Value of Pessary for Pelvic Organ Prolapse
A randomized trial found that vaginal pessary use is not equivalent to surgery for treatment of pelvic organ prolapse.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news