Seattle study shows non - English speakers less likely to complete testing but more likely to test positive (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)MedWorm Message: Have you tried our new medical search engine? More powerful than before. Log on with your social media account. 100% free.
The final plan clears the way for Florida and other states to implement a program bringing medications across the border despite the strong objections of drugmakers and the Canadian government.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Medscape polled clinicians on their thoughts after questions were raised about evidence the FDA used to grant emergency authorizations for hydroxychloroquine, convalescent plasma, and remdesivir.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
No significant differences seen in mean cycle threshold values for asymptomatic, symptomatic patients (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
In Southern U.S., increases in positive PCR tests in adults age 20 to 39 preceded those in adults ≥ 60 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
But increase seen in 30 - day risk - standardized postdischarge mortality rates for COPD patients (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)MedWorm Message: If you are looking to buy something in the January Sales please visit TheJanuarySales.com for a directory of all the best sales in the UK. Any income gained via affiliate links keeps MedWorm running.
Common mental health diagnoses reduced 50 percent; similar drops seen in circulatory system diseases, T2DM (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx on Thursday pushed back against a report that said she was distressed over the direction of the task force and was considering leaving.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Meet Health Care Hero Dr. Amber Thacker, assistant professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at UTHSC and director of Hospital Medicine for Regional One Health. Thacker was tasked with establishing Regional One Health ’s COVID unit. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
(American College of Physicians) More data needed before the National Institutes of Health COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Panel can recommend for or against convalescent plasma for the treatment of COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)