Tag: clinical studies

HCQ Hospital Protocols, ED Physician Death

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...

Cancer Care Upended by COVID-19, Preventable Deaths

Here are the most important stories that Medscape Oncology’s editors picked for you to read today: Cancer Care Upended During COVID-19 The whole pathway of...

COVID-19 ‘Therapies’ Put Focus on 12-Lead ECG Alternatives

The COVID-19 pandemic has elevated the electrocardiographic heart-rate-corrected QT interval (QTc) to A-list celebrity status in medicine, when before, it barely made the B list....

Hannity, Pet Infections, Nicotine Patches

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 24, 2020 — This week in COVID-19 news, researchers claimed Sean Hannity’s show may have increased...

ASCO Panel Outlines Cancer Care Challenges During the Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to exact a heavy price on cancer...

Trending Clinical Topic: Remdesivir

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 24, 2020 — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, efforts to identify a safe and effective therapy...

Large Study of COVID-19 NYC Hospital Cases Shows High Mortality

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A study of 5700 patients hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 in New...

The Challenge of Continuing Clinical Trials

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 22, 2020 — The impact of COVID-19 on national and international cancer research has been devastating....

New Treatment Guidelines, Surge Preparation

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...

CMS to Pay Clinicians Who Join COVID-19 Trials With MIPS Credit

Eligible clinicians who participate in Medicare’s Quality Payment Program, including physicians and midlevel practitioners, can earn credit in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) for...

Revised Disease Classification Triggers Major Prevalence Changes

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The transition from the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) to the Tenth Revision (ICD-10-CM) in the...

In Pursuit of Real Coronavirus Numbers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches on, there’s one big question everyone...

Case Counts Scrutinized, Surgeon Sings for Relief

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...

COVID-19 Daily: Reusing Masks, Imaging Guidance

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...

No Recommendations for COVID-19 Treatment for Now

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 14, 2020 –There is currently insufficient evidence to recommend any particular medication for treatment of...

US HCW Infections and Deaths, CPR Guidance

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...

ACC National Watchman Registry Reports Impressive Safety

Early results from the massive National Cardiovascular Data Registry Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Registry indicate that the rollout of the Watchman device into routine clinical...

Please Add A Placebo Arm To Remdesivir Trial

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 13, 2020 — Dear Gilead Leaders, Congratulations on developing the antiviral remdesivir, which is...

No Treatment Guidance Yet, Staff ‘Create Problems’

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...

Cancer Prevalence Among COVID-19 Patients Higher Than Reported

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. An early report pegged the prevalence of cancer among COVID-19 patients...

Hydroxychloroquine ‘Concerns,’ Financial Aid Request

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 08, 2020 — Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think you...

Trials Testing BCG Vaccine Against COVID-19

(Reuters Health) – Clinical trials getting underway in Australia and Europe are testing the effectiveness of BCG vaccination for reducing the prevalence and severity of...

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...

Advice for Lessening Your Pandemic Anxiety

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 31, 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic is an experience that is unprecedented in our lifetime....

Survival & NAC Use Continue to Increase

Uptake of neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) for the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer has increased dramatically since 2006 in the United States, but importantly, the median...