Tag: facial

Docs Suffer From Noncompete Clauses: Any Hope for Change?

When Traci Purath, MD, a Wisconsin neurologist, decided to leave the health system where she worked and go into private practice in 2012, she faced...

Alabama’s Republican Governor Extends Face Mask Mandate

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Breaking with other Southern GOP governors, Alabama...

Medicaid Physician Fees Still Lag Medicare Payment Rates

Medicaid fees for physicians have continued to lag those paid by Medicare, a trend that may make it difficult for some patients to find care,...

Physicians Face Potential Peril With Leftover Vaccine Doses

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A Texas judge last week dismissed a theft charge against an...

5 Reasons to Wear a Mask Even After You’re Vaccinated

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As an emergency physician, Dr. Eugenia South was in the first...

Deep South Falls Behind in COVID Vaccine Drive

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Walgreens pharmacist Chris McLaurin prepares to vaccinate Lakandra McNealy, a Harmony...

Face Masks Protect Wearers, Others From COVID: Studies

(Reuters Health) – Two new literature reviews suggest face masks provide some protection to the wearer and when universally worn by the general public they...

States’ Face-Covering Mandates Leave Gaps in Protection

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. College students Colin Berg (left), Connor Dreher and Brady Bowman stroll...

Topical Tapinarof Effective in Pivotal Psoriasis Trials

Tapinarof cream 1% applied once daily in patients with plaque psoriasis convincingly hit its primary and secondary endpoints and was well tolerated in two identical...

Coughs Can Send Coronavirus Farther Than 6 Feet

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Droplets from a cough may travel farther than 6 feet and...

Colleges Testing Wastewater to Find COVID Outbreaks Early

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. More than 65 colleges or universities in the United States are...

Address Adolescent Substance Use With Consistent Procedures

In addition to screening adolescent patients at least once a year for substance use, it’s important that pediatricians build relationships with other behavioral health providers...

Drug Overdose Deaths Increased During Early Days of Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A report from the CDC says deaths from drug overdoses went...

South Dakota’s Tribes Defend Themselves Against the Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As COVID-19 numberssoared across the country this spring, tribal nations began...

Expert Spotlights Recent Advances in the Medical Treatment of Acne

In the opinion of Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD, recent advances in the medical treatment of acne make it “an exciting time” for treating patients with...

Months Into the Pandemic, 16 States Don’t Mandate Mask Use. Why?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Nils Hase, a retiree who lives in Tarpon Springs, Florida, is...

UK Physicians Call for Fresh Debate on Medically Assisted Dying

Medically assisted dying is illegal in the United Kingdom, but it continues to be debated. Now three physicians argue that it’s time for a fresh...

About 80% of Asymptomatic People With COVID-19 Develop Symptoms

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Approximately 20% of asymptomatic people who test positive for COVID-19 will...

Dermatologists’ Key Role in Transforming Transgender Patients

Whether they realize it or not, dermatologists play a key role in the physical transformation of transgender patients, according to Doris Day, MD. While clinical management...

Novel Smart Needle System Reduces Risk of Filler Complications

In the very near future, clinicians injecting dermal fillers on the face will have the benefit of a guided “smart” needle that senses blood vessels, thereby...

Novel Botulinum Toxin Type A Earns High Marks for Forehead Lines

A novel formulation of botulinum toxin type A substantially improved the appearance of dynamic forehead lines while garnering favorable patient satisfaction scores in an interim...

Woman Is First in US to Get Second Face Transplant

BOSTON (AP) — For the second time in a decade, a New Hampshire woman has a new face. Carmen Blandin Tarleton underwent a second face...

Amazon pauses police use of its facial recognition tech for a year

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) on Wednesday said it was implementing a one-year moratorium on police use of its facial recognition software, halting a business...

Can You Catch COVID-19 Through Your Eyes?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. You can catch COVID-19 if an infected person coughs or sneezes and contagious...

Healthcare Workers Should Wear Reusable Elastomeric Masks

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 01, 2020 — As the COVID-19 pandemic rages, guidelines have scrambled to adapt. Only a...