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OCS Heart System Earns Hard-Won Backing of FDA Panel

After more than 10 hours of intense debate, a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel gave its support to a premarket approval application...

What a Difference a Year Makes: California Poised to Reopen

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Gen Til wears a protective face mask while working out at...

CDC Chief Signs Off on Advisory Panel’s Backing of J&J Vaccine

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

No Evidence That SNRIs Relieve Back Pain

While some guidelines support serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) as treatments for back pain, a new systematic review and meta-analysis of existing research found no...

Cancer Screenings Rebound After COVID Surge, but Catch-Up Needed

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Early in the pandemic, experts warned that the steep drop in...

ACC/AHA Valvular Heart Disease Update Backs Less-Invasive Approach

The latest iteration of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Guideline for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease emphasizes a less...

Rapper Nicki Minaj Pays Tuition, Helps Future Black Doctor

Earlier this month, prospective med student Artavion Cook graduated from college, something made possible by the help of a famous female rapper. In 2017, Cook...

These Frontline Workers Could Have Retired

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Sonia Brown’s husband died on June 10. Two weeks later, the...

USPSTF Continues to Back Behavioral Intervention to Cut CVD Risk

Adults with risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) should be offered or referred for behavioral counseling to promote a healthy diet and physical activity, the...

Opposing Views for Withdrawal of Approval of Preterm Drug

The Oct. 5, 2020 move by the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) suggesting the withdrawal of the approval of...

EMA Panel Backs Peanut Allergy Desensitizing Powder Palforzia

The European Medicines Agency’s (EMA’s) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) recommended on October 15 that marketing authorization be granted for Palforzia (Aimmune...

8 Steps for Getting Ready to See Patients Again

Like many physicians in private practice, Kutner is concerned about revenue. She hopes the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) makes its temporary waivers permanent....

EU Panel Backs Triple Combo Asthma Inhaler With Digital Sensor

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended approval of Enerzair Breezhaler, the first triple-combination asthma...

COVID-19 Antibody Tests Proliferate, but What Do They Show?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Noopur Raje, MD, has been sitting at home for 5 weeks...

Physicians Push Back on Treating COVID-19 as HAPE

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. For Luanne Freer, MD, an expert in high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE)...