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Cryptococcal Meningitis: Single-Dose Regimen Noninferior

A single high dose of the antifungal agent liposomal amphotericin B (L-AmB; AmBisome, Gilead Sciences), with a background regimen of flucytosine and fluconazole, is noninferior...

Best Vacations for Doctors Ready to Travel: Where To Go?

Americans are traveling as if they’ve been unleashed — crowding the skies, highways, and byways, looking for a well-deserved respite. Physicians and other healthcare workers,...

5-Year-Old Boy Dies of COVID-19 in Georgia

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A family in Georgia is grieving after a 5-year-old boy with...

Vaccine Breakthrough Cases Rising With Delta: Here’s What That Means

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. At a recent town hall meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio, President Joe...

FM Diversity Has Increased, but More Physicians of Color Needed

Family medicine has evolved in many ways since its inception in 1969, especially in terms of the people who are practicing it, but it still...

Pfizer, AZ Vaccines Effective Against Delta, After 2 Doses: Study

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Pfizer-BioNTech and AstraZeneca vaccines — the primary vaccine options in...

Chopstick Pieces Stuck in Woman’s Nose for a Week

A 29-year-old woman in Taiwan had chopstick fragments in her sinuses for a week after she was reportedly attacked by her sister at the dinner...

Cardiology Journal Flags Papers Cited Hundreds of Times

A European cardiology journal has issued expressions of concern for seven widely-cited papers dating back to 2009 after a reader flagged suspicious images in the...

Rupture Risk Calculator Guides Management

An autograft risk calculator based on patient traits accurately predicted the odds of graft rupture in young, active individuals who underwent anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions...

Lottery Incentives Don’t Increase COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Lottery-based incentives such as cash and prizes don’t appear to increase...

Hearing Loss Tied to Decline in Physical Functioning

Older adults with hearing impairment tend to have poorer physical function, less walking endurance, and faster declines in physical function compared with older adults with...

New Details of Myocarditis Linked to COVID Vaccines

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Further details from multiple cases of myocarditis linked to the Pfizer...

Spanking Leads to Worse Behavior, Study Says

Physical punishment doesn’t improve a child’s behavior or social competence, and in fact, it can make behavior worse, according to a new study published Monday...

Israel Reinstates Indoor Face Mask Rule Amid Delta Variant

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Israeli government on Friday told residents they need to start...

Key Driver of Fish Oil’s Antidepressant Effects Revealed

A key molecular mechanism underpinning the anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, and neuroprotective effects of omega-3 fatty acids has been identified.   In findings that could lead to...

How the Media Handled, and Got Handled, by COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. For well over a year, the COVID-19 pandemic has been the...

Lupus Images Fall Short in Diversity

Lupus images in medical resource materials underrepresent patients with skin of color, based on data from a review of more than 1,400 images published between...

More Evidence Suggests COVID-19 Was in US by Christmas 2019

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center.   A new analysis of blood samples from 24,000 Americans taken...

Gut Microbes With Resistance Genes Hitchhike Home With Travelers

Travelers returning home from foreign destinations are bringing back more than tourist souvenirs and memories. Their guts may be harboring new microbial hitchhikers, some of...

‘Conceivable’ COVID Came From Cave in China

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Anthony Fauci, MD, the chief White House medical adviser, has called...

Concerts May Be Safe to Attend With Proper Safety Precautions

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Researchers in Spain have shared heartening results from the first randomized...

Pfizer Vaccine Protects Less Against India Variant

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. June 4, 2021 — The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine produces lower levels...

Immunotherapy Combo Now Approved for First-Line Mesothelioma in EU

Combination therapy with the immunotherapies nivolumab (Opdivo) and ipilimumab (Yervoy) is now approved in the European Union for the first-line treatment of adults with unresectable...

ECG Abnormalities Persist After COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. College athletes who have recently recovered from COVID-19 infection show cardiac...

Texas Standoff Embodies US Battle Over COVID Vaccines

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. There is an escalating fight between Houston Methodist Hospital and wary...