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Epic Is Taking Google to Court in Australia

Photo: Chris Delmas (Getty Images) In the latest leg of Epic Games’ case against the tech giants, the Fortnite developer is taking Google to court—in...

White House Considers Domestic COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Biden administration is weighing whether to implement travel restrictions within...

As Contact Tracing Struggles, Biden Looks to Boost It

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Contact tracing, a critical part of efforts to slow the spread...

US Community Health Centers Say They Have Given More Vaccines Than Government Data Show

(Reuters) – Some U.S. community health centers say they are doling out COVID-19 shots far faster than government data suggests, likely accounting for some of...

Orthodox Jewish Docs Wrestle With COVID-19, Bad Press

For Orthodox Jewish communities in New York City and surrounding areas, the pandemic experience started with Purim. The holiday is usually joyous, commemorating the salvation...

Coronavirus Deaths Rising in 30 US States Amid Winter Surge

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. NEW YORK (AP) — Coronavirus deaths are rising in nearly two-thirds...

HPV Throat Cancer and Oral Sex at Younger Age, Multiple Partners

Having oral sex with more than 10 previous partners was associated with a 4.3 times’ greater likelihood of developing human papillomavirus (HPV)–related oropharyngeal cancer, according...

Feds to Start Using Pharmacies to Ramp Up Administration of Vaccines

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The federal government is turning to private pharmacies to administer COVID-19...

Farm stir: Protesters deface Mahatma Gandhi statue in Washington; ‘Khalistani’ flags sighted | India News

WASHINGTON: Members of Khalistani separatists desecrated the statue of Mahatma Gandhi during a protest organised by Sikh-American youths in support of farmers who are protesting...

New Contact Tracing Apps Stir Hope for Virus Fighters in US States

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – A new wave of mobile apps that help track exposure to the coronavirus is coming to U.S. states ahead of the...

Psilocybin Delivers ‘Remarkable’ Relief in Severe Depression

Psilocybin, the psychedelic compound in “magic mushrooms,” rapidly improves symptoms and produces remission in as little as two sessions for patients with major depression, new...

New Guidance for Treating Resistant Gram-Negative Infections

New guidance from the Infectious Diseases Society of America provides practitioners with actionable information for the treatment of antimicrobial-resistant gram-negative pathogens, including extended-spectrum β-lactamase–producing Enterobacterales,...

Chinese Americans Suffer Discrimination Related to COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Half of Chinese American parents and their children report having experienced...

Cash Contest Asks Entrants to Use Facebook to Detect COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. What’s claimed to be the largest symptom survey database ever compiled...

Apple, Google Build Virus-Tracing Tech Directly Into Phones

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Apple and Google are trying to get more U.S. states to...

US News Releases Latest Top Hospitals List, Adds COVID Heroes

For the fifth consecutive year, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, claimed the number one spot in the annual honor roll of best hospitals, published...

More US Psychiatrists Restricting Practices to Self-Pay Patients

A growing number of psychiatrists in the US no longer accept insurance and will only see patients who can pay upfront, out-of-pocket for office visits,...

Neoadjuvant Nivolumab ‘Promising’ in Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Neoadjuvant nivolumab (Opdivo, Bristol-Myers Squibb) could improve outcomes for patients with high-risk resectable Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), say researchers reporting the first trial in this...

The Takeaways From Seroprevalence Surveys

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 04, 2020 — Medscape has asked top experts to weigh in on the most pressing...

Too Much Radiotherapy Still Being Used for Bone Metastases

One third of physicians are still treating patients who have cancer and bone metastases with extended-fraction radiotherapy (RT), even though a single 8-Gy fraction for...

Coronavirus Social: Facebook Physician Memorial

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. While Facebook lit a virtual candle in remembrance of physicians who...

Primary Care Docs Unsupportive of Meds to Treat Opioid Addiction

Despite conclusive evidence showing that medications such as buprenorphine are the gold standard treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD), a significant proportion of primary care...

The surprising truth about introverts and stay-at-home orders

While memes are hailing introverts as those best equipped to deal with shelter-at-home mandates, some introverts don’t agree. “It’s exhausting. I’ve taken to sitting in...