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Statins Again Linked to Lower COVID-19 Mortality

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Among patients hospitalized for COVID-19, those who had been taking statins...

Study Estimates Incidence of Dupilumab-Related Conjunctivitis

One in 15 patients who start dupilumab treatment may develop conjunctivitis during the first 6 months, most of which is manageable with ophthalmic treatments, results...

Mayo Clinic Top Doc Ousted Over Sexual Relations With Mentees

When a prominent and highly published medical oncologist left the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota in 2018, there were no details as to why. Axel Grothey,...

Study Enhances Understanding of Prurigo Nodularis

Patients with prurigo nodularis tend to make a greater number of visits to health care specialists and are burdened by a greater number of medical...

It May Take Decades Before Trainees Look Like the US Population

Researchers project that it may take up to a century before the percentage of Black and Hispanic medical residents reflects that of the general population....

Aflibercept Won’t Help Vision in Early Diabetic Retinopathy

Intravitreal injections with aflibercept (Eylea) don’t improve the visual acuity of people with nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy (NPDR), researchers say. The treatments do reduce the risk...

Telestroke Care Tied to Improved Reperfusion Rate, Mortality

Patients with ischemic stroke who receive care at hospitals with telestroke capacity are more likely to receive reperfusion therapy, and the 30-day mortality rate is...

2021 NRMP Specialty Match Sees Record Numbers

The number of applicants to the Specialties Matching Service (SMS) of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) continued to grow this year, as did the...

Diversification of Dermatology Workforce Takes Shape

Stephanie Flores-Pollack, MD, a dermatology resident at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, began considering the field of dermatology when, as part of the Latino Medical...

Slow Taper off Antimalarial Avoids Lupus Flare During Remission

Slowly tapering off – or remaining on – antimalarial medications can help prevent disease flare in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) who’ve achieved clinical...

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...

The List of Retracted COVID-19 Papers Is up to 33

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. To the list of COVID-19 papers that have been retracted so...

Six Potential Treatments for COVID-19 Identified

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Two brothers who started their careers in different fields are now...

USMLE Step 2 CS Suspended for at Least 1 More Year

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Sponsors of the US Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) announced on Tuesday...

COVID-19 Ruins Korean Med Graduate’s US Plans

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 16, 2020 — I didn’t stumble into medicine; I ran into it. After my...

COMMENTARY: NYU Med Student Joins COVID Fight: ‘Time to Step Up’

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 02, 2020 — On the evening of March 24, I got the email. When the bolded...

US Lifts Visa Halt to Boost COVID-19 Physician Workforce

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 31, 2020 — New information from the US State Department indicates that it is lifting the suspension...