'3/4/2021 12:56:10 PM'
Despite a drop in the number of COVID-19 tests, at-home testing is expected to grow -- but experts raise concerns about costs and the reporting of positive results. Medscape Medical News
'3/4/2021 12:07:22 PM'
Nearly $200 million has been added to sequencing efforts in the United States as experts monitor mutations and flag major problems from breakthrough infections and other concerns. Medscape Medical News
'3/4/2021 12:06:56 PM'
The Republican governors of Texas and Mississippi announced Tuesday they would lift statewide mask mandates and fully reopen businesses. Medscape Medical News
'3/4/2021 12:00:15 PM'
In a cohort of almost 800 professional athletes with previous COVID infection, routine return-to-play screening showed signs of inflammatory heart disease in only 5. Medscape Medical News
'3/4/2021 11:56:18 AM'
Investigators identify why hyperactivation of the immune system can wreak more damage than influenza and other coronaviruses in some people with SARS-CoV-2. Medscape Medical News
'3/4/2021 11:25:41 AM'
Here are five things to know about solriamfetol (Sunosi), the first dual-acting dopamine and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor for the treatment of persistent daytime sleepiness in adults. Medscape Medical News
'3/4/2021 11:00:00 AM'
The higher dose remains the standard, but a new ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 analysis puts the lower dose of the direct oral anticoagulation back in play. Medscape Medical News
'3/4/2021 10:56:53 AM'
A former Yale fertility nurse admitted to replacing painkillers with saline, knowing it would cause patients harm. Medscape Medical News
'3/4/2021 10:15:31 AM'
Severe COVID-19 patients have sustained platelet activation, likely contributing to thrombotic issues seen with the infection. Antiplatelet therapy such as aspirin may be of benefit, researchers say. Medscape Medical News
'3/4/2021 10:11:23 AM'
The report finds that Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, MD, created a negative work environment and inappropriately used alcohol. Medscape Medical News
'3/4/2021 9:01:27 AM'
The CDC is expected to soon release guidelines on safe activities for fully vaccinated people, Politico and other news organizations reported. WebMD Health News
'3/4/2021 8:58:27 AM'
Hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide from COVID-19 could have been avoided if obesity rates were lower; call for people with obesity to be included in priority lists for COVID-19 vaccination. Medscape Medical News
'3/4/2021 8:43:52 AM'
In his role as head of the division of pediatric behavioral health at National Jewish Health, Bruce Bender, PhD, helps kids and adults navigate the adverse effects of severe AD on their quality of life. Medscape Medical News
'3/4/2021 8:42:37 AM'
The recommendations are based on evidence from six randomised controlled trials involving over 6,000 participants with and without known exposure to a person with COVID-19 infection. Medscape Medical News
'3/4/2021 8:28:31 AM'
"The new guidance from the federal government makes it really clear that those federal tests are to be covered without a charge to the patient." Associated Press
'3/4/2021 8:16:14 AM'
Accelerating time to initiation of antibiotics for patients with sepsis means that patients are treated earlier, but it could result in more patients receiving antibiotics, including those without infection. Medscape Medical News
'3/4/2021 8:00:53 AM'
As the speed of COVID vaccinations picks up, so do the reports of doses going to waste. Health officials are trying to rein in waste without slowing down vaccinations. Kaiser Health News
'3/4/2021 7:57:47 AM'
A 16-minute podcast from JAMA that attempts to discuss structural racism in the US healthcare system has stirred conversation on social media about the handling and promotion of the episode. WebMD Health News
'3/4/2021 7:38:28 AM'
A study of post–COVID-19 patients in the UK who developed severe lung inflammation after they left the hospital may provide greater clarity on which patients are most likely to have persistent lung dysfunction. Medscape Medical News
'3/4/2021 7:32:03 AM'
The small cell lung cancer (SCLC) indication had been granted an accelerated approval, but a subsequent confirmatory study showed no survival benefit. Medscape Medical News