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'7/23/2021 4:02:59 PM'

In Sickness and in Health: Spouses Can Share Cardiac Event Risk

A married person's CV history may predict future cardiac events in the spouse, possibly because the two tend to share lifestyle risk factors. But the effect wasn't seen for both men and women. Medscape Medical News

'7/23/2021 3:43:40 PM'

No Link Between Childhood Vaccinations and Allergies or Asthma

Analyses of published data showed no connection between childhood allergies and vaccinations. Medscape Medical News

'7/23/2021 1:52:16 PM'

Vaccine Breakthrough Cases Rising With Delta: Here's What That Means

Even though a small percentage of vaccinated people may still be infected with the coronavirus, experts say it's not unexpected and cases are generally mild. Medscape Medical News

'7/23/2021 1:25:57 PM'

The Robot Comes to Mastectomy, But Cancer Outcomes Data Not Attached

A series of clinical trials of robotic mastectomy for the prevention and/or treatment of breast cancer have recently started in the US, but oncologic outcomes and randomized trial designs are not in the mix. Medscape Medical News

'7/23/2021 1:24:40 PM'

Healthcare System Fires Supervisors Who Weren't Vaccinated

RWJBarnabas Health had mandated in May that its supervisory workers to get vaccinated by June 30. The company says 99.7% of staffers at the supervisor level and above were fully vaccinated by July 14. Associated Press

'7/23/2021 1:05:18 PM'

5-Year-Old Boy Dies of COVID-19 in Georgia

It's rare for children to die of the coronavirus. The CDC says only 335 of the 600,000 people who have died from COVID-19 in the United States were under 18. WebMD Health News

'7/23/2021 1:02:55 PM'

Produce Prescription Programs: Keys to Better Health?

The program is simple: A healthcare provider or insurance plan provides a ''prescription" for produce. Patients redeem it at a local farmer's market, grocery store, or a sponsoring community organization. WebMD Health News

'7/23/2021 12:38:55 PM'

83% of US Athletes at Tokyo Games Fully Vaccinated

Eighty-three percent of US Olympians at the Summer Games in Tokyo are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee's medical chief. WebMD Health News

'7/23/2021 12:19:11 PM'

Statins Again Linked to Lower COVID-19 Mortality

Although it's observational, "I would say this is the most reliable study on statins in COVID-19 to date, with the results adjusted for many confounders, including socioeconomic factors...." Medscape Medical News

'7/23/2021 12:05:58 PM'

Best Vacations for Doctors Ready to Travel: Where To Go?

People now want to travel, but they also want to stay safe. Medscape offers tips for safe travel and recommends some top spots. Medscape Medical News

'7/23/2021 11:55:59 AM'

She's Not Just an Olympian. She's a Mom

More than a dozen elite athletes representing Team USA at the Tokyo Games have another distinction: They're moms. WebMD Health News

'7/23/2021 10:02:00 AM'

Dapagliflozin Safe, Protective in Advanced Kidney Disease

'For clinicians, this is now the absolute reassurance that we do not have to stop an SGLT2 inhibitor' in patients with advanced kidney disease, said Dr Chantal Mathieu, about the DAPA-CKD trial. Medscape Medical News

'7/23/2021 9:36:06 AM'

Face Mask-Related Injuries Rose Dramatically in 2020

Dermatitis was the most common mask-related injury treated last year. Medscape Medical News

'7/23/2021 9:25:44 AM'

These 20 US Counties Are 'Delta Danger Zones'

A new data analysis of Delta variant coronavirus cases in the U.S. has found that 20 counties are "Delta danger zones." WebMD Health News

'7/23/2021 9:11:09 AM'

Autoinflammatory Diseases 'Not So Rare After All,' Expert Says

The median time to diagnosis has been estimated to be between 2.5 and 5 years. Medscape Medical News

'7/23/2021 9:00:47 AM'

CLARIFY Confirms Meds, Watchful Waiting in Angina, Stable CAD

Few cardiovascular events and favorable evolution of angina in most patients allows for a watchful waiting strategy before failure of medical management is declared, the authors say. Medscape Medical News

'7/23/2021 8:36:32 AM'

How Intranasal COVID Vaccines Could Be 'Holy Grail' of Vaccination

Experts evaluate some advantages and caveats regarding seven intranasal COVID-19 vaccines in development. Medscape Medical News

'7/23/2021 7:31:31 AM'

Tornado Docs: Med School Built in Ruins Has First Graduates

Ten years ago, a deadly tornado in Joplin, Missouri, destroyed a hospital. The med school that was built on that site just graduated its first class. Some graduates will stay nearby and help to keep rebuilding. Medscape Medical News

'7/23/2021 7:15:12 AM'

FDA OKs Extended-Release Exenatide for Children With T2D

This injectable medication is the second GLP-1 receptor agonist approved for pediatric type 2 diabetes, and the first with once-weekly administration. FDA Approvals

'7/23/2021 5:17:07 AM'

Meet the Patients Who Helped Run a Big Aspirin Trial

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