Tag: 2019-nCoV

Rapid Response to PTSD Therapy May Predict Long-term Improvement

Patients who experience a rapid response to cognitive processing therapy (CPT) for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have a greater likelihood of sustained improvement, new research...

Position Statement Tackles Sleep to Prevent Physician Burnout

There is a pressing need to evaluate the role of sleep disruption, sleep deprivation, and circadian misalignment in physician well-being and burnout, the American Academy...

Prioritizing Transplants With Surgeries Largely on Hold

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Currently, living donors are urged to go ahead with the preliminary...

COVID-19 Exposes Potential Gaps in PPE Training, Effectiveness

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. With COVID-19 case numbers exploding, an overshadowed aspect of the personal...

Ventilator Protocols Questioned, Physician Rights

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Medical Societies Issue Bold Statement of Physician Support

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. At least one physician has been fired for speaking out about...

Mother-Baby Separation for COVID-19 Not Evidence-Based

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Some clinicians and patients alike are uneasy about recent guidance for...

Neurologic Symptoms and COVID-19: What’s Known, What Isn’t

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the...

AHA COVID-19 CVD Registry to Collect Data on CV Outcomes

The American Heart Association (AHA) has developed a COVID-19 cardiovascular disease (CVD) patient registry to collect cardiovascular-focused data and provide insights into care and adverse...

Doctor With COVID-19 Recovering After Treatment, “Lot of Luck”

Dr Alberto Bassi, a 62-year-old Italian dermatologist, was still hospitalized in the town of Castel San Giovanni in Piacenza, Italy, and on oxygen when he...

More Will Die, First Antibody Test Authorized

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

FDA Approves First Rapid Antibody Test for COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Cellex an emergency...

Coronavirus Is Aerosolized Through Talking, Exhalation

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. An expert committee has concluded that the novel coronavirus is aerosolized...

Silence Over Safety? Muzzling Clinicians a Public Health Issue

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 has caused battle lines to be drawn. But they’re not...

Huge Global Effort for Clinical Trials in COVID-19

Scientists and clinicians across the globe have responded to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic with a huge, high-quality global research effort to find a treatment for...

Hard Truths From Infectious Disease Specialists

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. We should expect more deaths from COVID-19 than previously predicted, leaders...

Empty Hospitals in Pandemic Cities, but Reopening Is Difficult

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As city leaders across the country scramble to find space for...

The Week That Wasn’t in COVID-19: Elon Musk, ‘Pandemic’ Scientist

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. This week in the coronavirus stories that inundated the internet, Elon Musk...

Encephalitis Case Report, Silent Spreaders

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center . Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe...

Harsh Spring Allergy Season Spurs Hay Fever Fears

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A consistent increase in the intensity and length of allergy season...

Closing In on the New Coronavirus

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. It is new, but not entirely. The coronavirus upending the world...

Possible COVID Drug Can Be Toxic to Retinas

As we await evidence from multiple ongoing trials of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) for the treatment of COVID-19, clinicians have had to make do with conflicting reports regarding its potential efficacy....

Mistrustful of State, Brazil Slum Hires Own Doctors to Fight Virus

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Emerson Barata draws a circular map of Sao Paulo’s largest slum, Paraisopolis, and begins to mark confirmed coronavirus cases in blue...

Sanofi Can Produce Millions of Doses of Potential Coronavirus Drug

PARIS (Reuters) – Sanofi SA will be able to provide millions of doses of hydroxychloroquine for patients with the illness caused by the novel coronavirus...

COMMENTARY: NYU Med Student Joins COVID Fight: ‘Time to Step Up’

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 02, 2020 — On the evening of March 24, I got the email. When the bolded...