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U.S. records second-highest single-day rise in COVID-19 infections since pandemic began

CHICAGO: The number of new COVID-19 cases reported in the United States on Thursday was the second highest on record, coming in just short of...

The end of the road: why the Mate 40 Pro could be Huawei’s last hurrah

The launch of Huawei’s new Mate series would have been one of the highlights of the year for us and many other publications in the...

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...

EMA OKs First CAR T-Cell Therapy for Mantle Cell Lymphoma

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) today recommended granting conditional marketing authorization to brexucabtagene autoleucel (Tecartus), making it the first approved chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy for...

Europe coronavirus: Leaders face off against regional authorities as second wave engulfs continent

Cities in the UK, France, Spain are resisting centralized efforts to impose tighter regulations, with days of tense negotiations ongoing as infections increase. In the...

Oxford University Develops 5-Minute COVID Test

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Scientists at the Oxford University’s physics department have developed a COVID-19...

Paris decapitation: Teenager of Chechen origin identified as suspect

The victim was Samuel Paty, a history and geography teacher at a secondary school in the Conflans-Sainte-Honorine area, according to the French Education Minister Jean-Michel...

Decapitation in Paris suburb, France’s anti-terror prosecutor says

The victim’s body was found in Éragny-sur-Oise, northwest of the capital, according to the French National Anti-Terror Prosecutor’s office. The prosecutor’s office confirmed that the...

Flu Vaccine Significantly Cuts Pediatric Hospitalizations

Unlike previous studies focused on vaccine effectiveness (VE) in ambulatory care office visits, Angela P. Campbell, MD, MPH, and associates have uncovered evidence of the...

Surveillance After CRC Resection Does Not Improve Survival

Intensive surveillance with carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) testing and CT scans after colorectal cancer resection did not improve recurrence-free or overall survival when compared with standard...

Delayed Cancer Screening Could Cause Increase in Deaths

Delays in colorectal cancer screening due to the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to higher rates of advanced-stage cancer and death, according to a new study....

Dexamethasone for Macular Edema Unresponsive to Anti-VEGF

When diabetic macular edema does not improve with anti-vascular endothelial growth-factor (VEGF) therapy, a quick and complete switch to dexamethasone might help, results from a...

Clinical Factors and Treatment Tied to COVID-19 Mortality

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Mortality in patients with COVID-19 and cancer is associated with general...

Lesson not learned: Europe unprepared as second virus wave hits

ROME: Europe‘s second wave of coronavirus infections has struck well before flu season even started, with intensive care wards filling up again and bars shutting...

Pandemic Delays Treatment, Threatening Patients and Research

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a severe toll on patients with...

Success of AV Fistulas for Dialysis Varies Between Countries

The successful creation and use of arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) for vascular access for dialysis patients varies considerably between countries, despite national guidelines that uniformly recommend...

Antibiotics or Appendectomy? Both Good Options

Patients given antibiotics for appendicitis fared no worse in quality of life, at least in the short term, than did patients whose appendix was removed,...

An Italian couple who met on their balconies during quarantine are now engaged in the same city where ‘Romeo and Juliet’ was set

It was love at first sight for Michele D’Alpaos, 38, who remembers the exact moment he laid eyes on Paola Agnelli, 40, as she walked...

France, Italy floods: Two killed, nine missing amid drenching rain

The storm, dubbed Alex, ravaged several villages around the city of Nice on the French Riviera. Nice Mayor Christian Estrosi called it the worst flooding...

Europe coronavirus: Countries set grim records as restrictions are reimposed

Although the UK government blamed the spike on a “technical issue” where previously unreported infections from the past week had been added to the total,...

LSD Microdosing to Boost Attention: Too Soon to Tell?

Microdosing with lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) is associated with improved mood and increased attention, early research suggests. However, at least one expert believes it’s far...

COVID-19 Risks No Higher in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis

The risk of severe outcomes from COVID-19 infection in patients with multiple sclerosis seems to align with that seen in the general population, new US...

PRAC Starts Safety Review of Remdesivir

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Reports of acute kidney injury in some patients with COVID-19 receiving...

The UK economy shrank more than it has done in 65 years, plunging 19.8% in the second-quarter

TOLGA AKMEN/Getty The UK economy posted a record contraction in the second quarter of the year, with gross domestic product plunging 19.8% between the...

Armenia and Azerbaijan clash over disputed region

The neighboring former Soviet republics have long been at odds over the territory — which is situated within the borders of Azerbaijan — and fought...