Johns Hopkins 1 for Psych; Pediatric ADHD Tx Hits Shelves; Fish Oil for BPD

JOHNS HOPKINS 1 FOR PSYCH; PEDIATRIC ADHD TX HITS SHELVES; FISH OIL FOR BPD

Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore took U.S. News & World Report's top spot in their list of best psychiatry hospitals, followed by...

Surgeon Accused of Trying to Blackmail Nurse Practitioner for Sex

SURGEON ACCUSED OF TRYING TO BLACKMAIL NURSE PRACTITIONER FOR SEX

A nurse practitioner from Wilkes County, North Carolina, filed a lawsuit against her direct supervisor and prominent surgeon, Jon Thompson,...

 
 
 
Aducanumab Glass Half Empty. No, It's Half Full

ADUCANUMAB GLASS HALF EMPTY. NO, IT'S HALF FULL

Three opinion pieces published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine may end up in business school classes as a case study...

Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes Spurs Lots of Later Complications

YOUTH-ONSET TYPE 2 DIABETES SPURS LOTS OF LATER COMPLICATIONS

A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes in adolescence set patients up for increased risks of a myriad of related complications in early adulthood,...

 
 
 
COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

COVID BREAKTHROUGH CASES RAN THE GAMUT IN HEALTHCARE WORKERS

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated healthcare workers were rare, and generally were associated with the individual's immune...

Acne Takes a Toll on Women's Mental Health, Quality of Life

ACNE TAKES A TOLL ON WOMEN'S MENTAL HEALTH, QUALITY OF LIFE

Almost half of women with moderate or severe acne had appearance-related concerns that affected their social, professional, and personal...

 
 
 
Tackle the Triglycerides to Reduce ASCVD Risk, ACC Says

TACKLE THE TRIGLYCERIDES TO REDUCE ASCVD RISK, ACC SAYS

Triglyceride-lowering treatments should be considered for reducing atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk among people with persistent...

Inside Olympic Precautions: Three Team Doctors Dish

INSIDE OLYMPIC PRECAUTIONS: THREE TEAM DOCTORS DISH

While the Olympic games were cancelled due to the pandemic last year, Japan and host city Tokyo ironically are experiencing higher...

 
 
 
Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

SOME IBD TREATMENTS IN PREGNANCY HAD NO EFFECT ON KIDS' INFECTION RISK

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with...

Less-Invasive Tibial Nerve Stimulator Quiets Overactive Bladder

LESS-INVASIVE TIBIAL NERVE STIMULATOR QUIETS OVERACTIVE BLADDER

A minimally invasive, coin-sized implantable device was effective in treating overactive bladder syndrome, researchers found. In a...

 
 
 
Tubeless Insulin Pump Works; Insulin Pens vs Syringes; Caffeine and Osteoporosis

TUBELESS INSULIN PUMP WORKS; INSULIN PENS VS SYRINGES; CAFFEINE AND OSTEOPOROSIS

A tubeless, patch-pump automated insulin-delivery system - Insulet's Omnipod 5 - was both safe and effective in a prospective study...

A Large Study on Which COVID Treatment Was Retracted?

A LARGE STUDY ON WHICH COVID TREATMENT WAS RETRACTED?

You passed medical training, now see if you can pass our weekly quiz

 
 
 
Vax Efficacy Among VA Patients; Opioids and Racial Inequality: It's TTHealthWatch!

VAX EFFICACY AMONG VA PATIENTS; OPIOIDS AND RACIAL INEQUALITY: IT'S TTHEALTHWATCH!

TTHealthWatch is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine,...

To Prevent Chronic Illness, Start With Mental Health

TO PREVENT CHRONIC ILLNESS, START WITH MENTAL HEALTH

It should come as little surprise that the pandemic triggered a surge in mental health issues. Millions lost their jobs, life-threatening...

 
 
 
Psychiatrists Can Be Valuable Vaccine Educators

PSYCHIATRISTS CAN BE VALUABLE VACCINE EDUCATORS

When watching the news or reading articles about COVID-19, the physicians who contribute are often in internal medicine, epidemiology,...

Slow Going With CAR T-Cell Therapy for Solid Tumors

SLOW GOING WITH CAR T-CELL THERAPY FOR SOLID TUMORS

Almost 4 years after the first chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapies received FDA approval, the transformative impact of the treatment...

 
 
 
The COVID-Flu 'Twindemic' That Wasn't

THE COVID-FLU 'TWINDEMIC' THAT WASN'T

Influenza and several other respiratory viruses declined in circulation during the pandemic in 2020, but increased during the spring...

FDA Must Act Quickly on Menthol Ban to Save Black Lives, Advocates Argue

FDA MUST ACT QUICKLY ON MENTHOL BAN TO SAVE BLACK LIVES, ADVOCATES ARGUE

Tobacco control advocates argued that the FDA must act swiftly to ban all menthol products and address the "pernicious targeting" of...

 
 
 
Case Mounts for COVID Vaccine Boosters in Kidney Transplant Recipients

CASE MOUNTS FOR COVID VACCINE BOOSTERS IN KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS

Kidney transplant recipients who didn't mount an antibody response to two COVID-19 vaccine doses might benefit from a third jab, a...

IV Antibiotic Approved for Kids With Skin Infections

IV ANTIBIOTIC APPROVED FOR KIDS WITH SKIN INFECTIONS

Antibiotic dalbavancin , previously approved to treat bacterial skin infections in adults, received FDA approval for the pediatric...

 
 
 



Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

For patients with severe COVID-19, cholangiopathy was a late complication with potential for progressive biliary injury or liver failure, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

William Thomas Ball, 51, has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Jackson, Mississippi after refusing to get vaccinated. Now his wife, Alicia, is asking for others in her... Read more ...

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

EXCLUSIVE: Covid cases are falling in all age groups, and dropping fastest among adults in their twenties according to data from the Department of Health. Read more ...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative disc disease

For total disc replacement in patients with degenerative disc disease, an artificial disc is a safe option that improves pain relief, function, range of motion and decreases in... Read more ...

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as... Read more ...

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

Nowadays, it seems rare to find someone or some entity without a podcast, and the Food and Drug Administration is no exception. The TechTalk podcast is hosted by the FDA and... Read more ...

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated healthcare workers were rare, and generally were associated with the individual's immune response to the vaccine in the early... Read more ...

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with inflammatory bowel disease , but the same... Read more ...

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

The FDA issued a complete response letter to Incyte indicating it cannot approve the company's biologics license application that seeks approval of retifanlimab for certain... Read more ...

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb in consultation with the FDA voluntarily withdrew the indication for nivolumab as monotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma previously treated... Read more ...