Tag: clinical trials

Nearly a Dozen Approved Drugs Could Be Effective Against COVID-19: Study

(Reuters) – At least 10 different drug compounds ranging from cancer therapies to antipsychotics and antihistamines may be effective at preventing the new coronavirus from...

Hospitals Update Hydroxychloroquine Protocols After FDA Warning

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 28, 2020 — Across the country, hospitals are incorporating Friday’s warning from the US Food and...

As Coronavirus Strikes, Crucial Data in EHRs Hard to Harvest

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. When President Donald Trump started touting hydroxychloroquine as “one of the...

Prostate Cancer Trial Appeals, Cancer Screenings Drop

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the most important stories that Medscape Oncology’s editors picked...

Remdesivir Now ‘Standard of Care’ for COVID-19, Fauci Says

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Hospitalized patients who had advanced COVID-19 with lung involvement and who received...

‘Bold’ Prostate Cancer Trial Enrolls ‘Very, Very Quickly’

Once the stuff of headlines and clinical buzz, sipuleucel-T (Provenge, Dendreon) has had a steep decline in its profile as a prostate cancer treatment. But...

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...

Good News on Remdesivir’s Power to Treat COVID-19

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Preliminary data from two clinical trials using the antiviral drug remdesivir to treat...

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...