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Lasting Norovirus Immunity May Depend on T Cells

Protection against norovirus gastroenteritis is supported in part by norovirus-specific CD8+ T cells that reside in peripheral, intestinal, and lymphoid tissues, according to investigators. These...

CDC Warns of Drug-Resistant Typhoid Fever Outbreak

A new drug-resistant strain of Salmonella Typhi has infected least 71 people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

Metformin Tied to Longer Gestation in Women With Preeclampsia

Metformin extended gestation by nearly a week in women with preterm preeclampsia and was also linked to a shorter neonatal hospital stay, according to findings...

Controversy Flares Over Ivermectin for COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has dropped its recommendation against...

Covid-19: An FAQ factsheet for Covishield vaccine by Serum Institute

Prior to the beginning of the nationwide vaccination drive against Covid-19 in India on January 16, the Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) has issued...

FDA Clears Device to Remove Dead Pancreatic Tissue

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the EndoRotor System (Interscope, Inc) for removal of necrotic tissue in patients with walled-off pancreatic necrosis...

First Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Reinfections in US

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A 25-year-old man from Nevada and a 42-year-old man in Virginia...

New Drug for Prostate Cancer: Ipatasertib, an AKT Inhibitor

The investigational kinase inhibitor ipatasertib (Roche), which targets a key cancer metabolic pathway, has shown promise when used in combination with abiraterone (Zytiga) in the...

COVID-19 Update: Oleander Extract, Younger Adults

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...

A Life-Threatening Addition to the Differential Diagnosis

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Weeks after a mild or asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection, otherwise healthy children...

FDA OKs First-in-Class HIV Therapy for Patients With Few Options

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved fostemsavir (Rukobia, ViiV Healthcare), a first-in-class attachment inhibitor for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults. Fostemsavir...

COVID-19 Virus Found in Stool May Be Infectious

May 27, 2020 — A new study has shown that COVID-19 virus isolated from the stool of a sick patient can infect cells in a petri dish....

Worse COVID-19 Outcomes With Liver Injury at Presentation

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Gastrointestinal and hepatic manifestations of COVID-19 are common, but only liver injury at presentation is associated with an increased risk...

Two Rare Neurologic Conditions Linked to COVID-19

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 29, 2020 — Two rare neurologic conditions in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 add more evidence...