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Different MS Cognitive Phenotypes Could Help Guide Care

Researchers have developed a new classification of cognitive function for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) that is based on the identification of five cognitive phenotypes....

Repeated Ketamine Infusions Linked to Rapid Relief of PTSD

Repeated intravenous infusions of ketamine provide rapid relief for patients with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), new research suggests. In what investigators are calling the first...

Most Wuhan COVID Survivors Still Have Health Issues

By Ernie MundellHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Concerns about “long-haul” symptoms in COVID-19 survivors may be reignited by a new...

Doctors Underreport Side Effects of Breast Irradiation

There is a substantial mismatch between patient and physician reports of toxicity during radiotherapy for breast cancer, according to an analysis of nearly 10,000 U.S....

As COVID Numbers Rise, So Does ‘Psychic Numbing’

Dec. 23, 2020 — The headlines are sobering: “COVID-19 Deaths Surpass 9/11 Deaths in Single Day,” and, more recently, “2020 is the Deadliest Year in...

FDA OKs First Oral Hormone Tx for Advanced Prostate Cancer

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved an oral form of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) known as relugolix (Orgovyx) for the treatment of...

Adding Atezolizumab to Chemo Doesn’t Worsen QOL in Early TNBC

Adding the immune checkpoint inhibitor atezolizumab to first-line therapy for early triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) did not significantly worsen patients’ quality of life, according to...

Pembrolizumab ‘Preferred Choice’ in MSI-H/dMMR Metastatic CRC

Frontline pembrolizumab (Keytruda) significantly improved progression-free survival (PFS) compared with chemotherapy among patients with microsatellite instability–high/mismatch repair–deficient (MSI-H/dMMR) metastatic colorectal cancer, according to results from...

Biden COVID-19 Adviser Suggests Potential Lockdown

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A nationwide lockdown — paired with an economic stimulus package —...

Sleep Apnea Found to Impact Pain Severity in Younger Adults

Sleep specialists might want to take a closer look at the connections between obstructive sleep apnea, chronic pain, and reported pain intensity in younger patients....

A Guide to the New Agents Reshaping Ovarian Cancer Treatment

The treatment of ovarian cancer has evolved considerably in the last few years, with the approval of several PARP inhibitors, antiangiogenic agents, and other therapies...

Convalescent Plasma Falls Short in Phase 2 Trial

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Convalescent plasma may not prevent progression to severe disease or reduce...

Two-Stage Surgery to Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk Piques Interest

“Many physicians would assume that prevention of cancer, especially cancer as serious as ovarian cancer, trumps all other decision making, but when we really listen...

Multiple Sclerosis Prodrome Holds Promise of Earlier Diagnosis

“It is time that the prodromal phase of multiple sclerosis is formally recognized.” That was the conclusion of Helen Tremlett, PhD, delivering the opening plenary...

App for MS Aims to Capture Elusive Signals of Progression

Investigators in Switzerland are testing an application for smartphones that they hope will elucidate subtle signs of disease progression in multiple sclerosis (MS)—beyond what standard...

FDA Approves First Maintenance Therapy for AML

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an oral form of azacitidine (Onureg) for use as maintenance therapy for patients with acute myeloid...

When Viruses Collide: Flu Season During Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The medical community is about to find out how prepared it...

Some COVID-19 Symptoms Last for Months, Study Finds

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A British study says many coronavirus patients suffer symptoms such as...

Research Examines Links Between ‘Long COVID’ and ME/CFS

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The persistence of long-term symptoms in some individuals with COVID-19 illness...

Doubts About Stroma-Targeting Agents in Pancreatic Cancer

Adding pegvorhyaluronidase alfa (PEGPH20) to treatment with nab-paclitaxel and gemcitabine (AG) did not improve survival in adults with previously untreated metastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma in...

New Symptom, Test to Guide Steroid Treatment

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...

Blood Test, Lingering Symptoms, Bypassing CDC

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 Symptoms Can Linger for Months

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Clinicians and researchers have focused on the acute phase of COVID-19...

‘We Are Not NY in April,’ But Docs In New Hot Spots Face Fatigue

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. When people in Houston find out that Hilary Fairbrother, MD, works...

Telephone Interventions Might Relieve Some Symptoms in Adults With Cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Telephone interventions offer some relief of depression and other symptoms in adults with cancer, but the certainty of evidence is...