CDC MASK GUIDANCE MET WITH HOSTILITY BY LEADING REPUBLICANS

'Did you not get the CDC's memo?' Florida Gov Ron DeSantis joked Wednesday before an almost entirely unmasked audience of activists...

MONSANTO TOLD TO PAY TEACHERS $185M OVER CHEMICAL EXPOSURE

Bayer, which bought Monsanto in 2018, said the company disagreed with the verdict and may appeal. Associated Press

 
 
 

CDC REVERSES GUIDANCE ON TESTING FOR FULLY VACCINATED PEOPLE

The CDC previously said fully vaccinated people didn't need testing after exposure unless they showed symptoms. WebMD Health News

FIGHTING FAUCI: FROM RIDICULE TO DEATH THREATS, ATTACKS CONTINUE

As one of the key government officials relaying information about the pandemic to the public, Fauci is front and center. That often...

 
 
 

PENTAGON, DISNEY REVIVE MASK MANDATES FOLLOWING CDC CHANGE

The new guidance is a significant shift from the CDC's announcement in May that fully vaccinated Americans could skip wearing a mask...

PRENATAL CARE VIA TELEHEALTH: WHO NEEDS A PANDEMIC?

A study compares outcomes of conventional vs telehealth-delivered antenatal care. Medscape Ob/Gyn

 
 
 

'A FEW MUTATIONS AWAY': THE THREAT OF A VACCINE-PROOF VARIANT

How close is the world to seeing a SARS-CoV-2 variant that gets around protection from current COVID-19 vaccines? Medscape Medical...

WHAT'S NEXT AFTER ANTI-PD-1 THERAPY FOR MELANOMA FAILS?

Dr Jeffrey Weber describes two studies with encouraging results for patients with advanced melanoma that has not responded to anti-PD-1...

 
 
 

ASCO LUNG CANCER TARGETED THERAPY DATA EXPANDS EGFR AND MET

Some of the new targeted therapies work even when the mechanism is unknown, says Dr Kris. Medscape Oncology

REPORT: THE UNVACCINATED INFECTED WITH DELTA REMAIN CONTAGIOUS

The New York Times reports the CDC will unveil new data that prompted a recent change in mask guidance. Medscape Medical News

 
 
 

US NEWS RANKS MAYO AT THE TOP IN BEST HOSPITALS FOR UROLOGY

US News & World Report released its annual hospital comparisons for 15 specialties. Health equity measures debut this year alongside...

LIVER CANCER MONOTHERAPY INDICATION FOR NIVOLUMAB WITHDRAWN

This indication had received an accelerated approval, but after a confirmatory trial failed to show a survival benefit, the indication...

 
 
 

DIABETES DURATION LINKED TO INCREASING HEART FAILURE RISK

The longer a person has diabetes, the greater their risk for also developing heart failure, according to an analysis of nearly 10,000...

MANY PANDEMIC-DRIVEN CHANGES TO CANCER CTS SHOULD REMAIN

Many of the changes made in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic have made cancer clinical trials more patient centered and efficient,...

 
 
 

FIRST GUIDANCE ON USE OF CONTROVERSIAL ALZHEIMER'S DRUG

An expert panel provides initial recommendations for the safe and effective use of the controversial anti-amyloid drug aducanumab,...

ARE YOU AT LEGAL RISK FOR SPEAKING AT CONFERENCES?

Attorneys say participants who sign agreements to speak at conferences should be aware of all their rights and responsibilities. Medscape...

 
 
 

LONG-TERM OUTCOMES BETTER THAN EXPECTED FOR MANY WITH SEVERE TBI

Long-term outcomes for many patients with severe brain injury are better than expected, in new findings that caution against making...

GROUPS, STATES PUSH BACK ON LEGAL CHALLENGES TO PBM REGULATION

Physician and pharmacy groups and state attorneys general unite against efforts by pharmacy benefit manager groups to derail regulation...

 
 
 

THE FIRST SIGNS OF ELUSIVE DYSAUTONOMIA MAY APPEAR ON THE SKIN

Flushing, Raynaud's phenomenon, and hypo- or hyperhidrosis were among the cutaneous manifestations of POTS in one small study. Medscape...

VA, CALIFORNIA, AND NYC REQUIRING EMPLOYEES TO BE VACCINATED

Title 38 VA healthcare personnel have 8 weeks to become fully vaccinated. WebMD Health News

 
 
 



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 ...