Tag: textbooks

A Journal Gets Stung, and Swiftly Retracts

This may be the scientific publishing version of “the operation was a success, but the patient died.” The retraction of a Trojan horse paper on...

Comparison With 1918 Flu, Secondary Transmission

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...

New Physician Adviser to President More Aligned With Trump’s Views

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. President Donald J. Trump this week added a new medical adviser...

Dermatology Atlas Will Profile Disease in All Skin Types

An atlas that displays the unique nuances between different skin types across the spectrum of dermatologic disease is scheduled for release this coming winter. Available...

Anti-Affirmative Action Paper Blasted on Twitter Now Retracted

An article published in March in the Journal of the American Heart Association that raised a ruckus on #medtwitter this week has now been retracted....

Hand Surgeon Loses 7 Papers for ‘Serious Misconduct’

A surgery journal has retracted seven papers by a group in South Korea after an institutional investigation found evidence of “intentional, repetitive, and serious misconduct”...

Doctors Call Out Study for Sexism and Discrimination

Medical professionals are tweeting pictures of themselves in swimsuits with the hashtag #MedBikini, accompanied by sharp rebukes of a study that labeled such images on...

FDA Okays New CAR T Therapy, First for Mantle Cell Lymphoma

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today granted accelerated approval to brexucabtagene autoleucel (Tecartus, Kite Pharma), the first approved chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy...

Most Top Clinical Journals Now Allow ‘Preprint’ Posting Before Peer Review and Publication

(Reuters Health) – The vast majority of medical journals now allow articles to appear as preprints before they are peer reviewed and officially published, a...

It’s Time to Get Serious About Research Fraud

  In 2016, Sophie Jamal’s career took a turn for the worse. The bone researcher and physician was banned from federal funding for life in Canada after...

‘Worldwide Prevalence’ of OCD Higher in Women vs Men

Women have a higher lifetime risk than men for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), a new meta-analysis suggests. Investigators analyzed 34 studies from around the world and...

Unexpected Viral Load, Early HCQ No Help

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...

Possible PPI Risk, Co-Infection in Hospital

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...

WHO Plans to Address Airborne COVID-19 Transmission

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The World Health Organization (WHO) is preparing a scientific brief to...

COVID-19 Cases May Hit 100K a Day If Current Surge Holds

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Anthony Fauci, MD, told a Senate committee today that the United...

Fauci Warns of 100K Cases/Day, HCQ Trial to Resume

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...

New Tx Guidelines, More Infections

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...

Prescription Fills Mostly Down for Leading Drugs

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Prescription fills for hydroxychloroquine/chloroquine spiked right after COVID-19 was declared a...

COVID-19 Virus Found in Stool May Be Infectious

May 27, 2020 — A new study has shown that COVID-19 virus isolated from the stool of a sick patient can infect cells in a petri dish....

Healthcare Worker Risk, Prone Positioning

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...

Hydroxychloroquine Has No Benefit, ‘Only Risks’ in COVID-19

Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, with or without azithromycin or clarithromycin, offer no benefit in treating patients with COVID-10 and, instead, are associated with ventricular arrhythmias and...

Risks Posed by COVID-19-Infected Bodies Remain Unclear

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. As the coronavirus death toll has risen around the world, it...

First Vaccine Data, Antibody Test Issues

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...

FDA Approves Chemo-Free Combo for Lung Cancer

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved the combination of nivolumab (Opdivo, Bristol-Myers Squibb) plus ipilimumab (Yervoy, Bristol-Myers Squibb) as first-line treatment for...

COVID-19 Daily: Antiviral Combo, Hospital Volumes

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...