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August 8, 2022

Biden Cleared to End COVID Isolation Biden Cleared to End COVID Isolation

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. President Joe Biden tested negative for COVID-19 for a second day in […]
August 8, 2022

Genetic Counseling for Cancer Often Costs Patients Nothing Genetic Counseling for Cancer Often Costs Patients Nothing

Fewer than one third of cancer patients pay out-of-pocket costs for genetic counseling services. But even among those who do, the cost is $16 or less, […]
August 8, 2022

Clinicians Can Help People With Severe ME/CFS, Even Unseen Clinicians Can Help People With Severe ME/CFS, Even Unseen

People who are severely ill with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) are often too sick to leave home, but clinicians can still support them in many […]
August 8, 2022

James Roberts, MD, Trailblazer in EM, Dies at Age 76 James Roberts, MD, Trailblazer in EM, Dies at Age 76

James (Jim) R. Roberts, MD, whose 45-year career spanned the evolution of the field of emergency medicine (EM) as it grew into the flourishing specialty it […]
August 8, 2022

Blood Test for Cancer Available, but Is It Ready for Prime Time? Blood Test for Cancer Available, but Is It Ready for Prime Time?

A novel blood test that can detect up to 50 different cancers from a single blood draw is gaining traction in the United States. The Galleri […]
August 8, 2022

Trials Data on COPD Leave Primary Care Docs in the Dark Trials Data on COPD Leave Primary Care Docs in the Dark

Primary care clinicians often struggle to care for their patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), thanks to a lack of real-world evidence as to which […]
August 8, 2022

Do Some Adhesives in Diabetes Devices Cause Allergic Dermatitis? Do Some Adhesives in Diabetes Devices Cause Allergic Dermatitis?

Isocyanate adhesives found in polyurethane (PU)–based diabetes devices and wound dressings may cause allergic contact dermatitis (ACD), results of a small case series suggest. “Isocyanates, widely […]
August 8, 2022

AAP Updates Hyperbilirubinemia Guideline AAP Updates Hyperbilirubinemia Guideline

Raising phototherapy thresholds and revising risk assessment are among the key changes in the American Academy of Pediatrics’ updated guidelines for managing hyperbilirubinemia in infants 35 […]
August 8, 2022

Quitting Smoking Can Halt Dangerous Drinking, Too Quitting Smoking Can Halt Dangerous Drinking, Too

Medications that help smokers quit appear to have another benefit: reducing heavy drinking. Researchers in the United States and Russia have found that a variety of […]
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