'11/29/2021 3:48:51 PM'
The natural experiment of COVID-19 lockdown suggests that reducing ambient air pollution can reduce risk for the most severe type of MI, researchers say. Medscape Medical News
'11/29/2021 2:21:13 PM'
Measurement of the biomarker copeptin in the ambulance may allow medics to quickly rule out myocardial infarction in patients with chest pain, randomized results of the AROMI trial suggest. Medscape Medical News
'11/29/2021 12:56:39 PM'
Health experts break down what we know -- and don't yet know -- about the newly discovered Omicron COVID-19 variant. WebMD Health News
'11/29/2021 12:04:43 PM'
Merck's antiviral pill for COVID-19, molnupiravir, appears to be far less effective than early results from the clinical trial first suggested. WebMD Health News
'11/29/2021 11:25:56 AM'
A non-physician-led program has the potential to expand remote healthcare delivery, increase access to care, reduce health inequities, and improve healthcare quality, researchers report. Medscape Medical News
'11/29/2021 6:56:43 AM'
BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson are working on vaccines that specifically target Omicron in case their existing shots are not effective against the new coronavirus variant, the companies said on Monday. Reuters Health Information
'11/29/2021 6:51:58 AM'
As scientists race to understand the consequences of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, one of the most important questions is whether this new version of the coronavirus can outrun the Delta variant. Reuters Health Information
'11/29/2021 10:17:33 AM'
A federal judge blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a COVID vaccine mandate on thousands of healthcare workers in 10 states that had brought the first legal challenge against the requirement. Associated Press
'11/29/2021 9:54:43 AM'
Despite the unknowns, vaccinated people seem to be faring better against Omicron than unvaccinated people, said Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. WebMD Health News
'11/29/2021 9:32:42 AM'
Biden said he does not anticipate lockdowns or tighter restrictions, and he hopes to fight the variant by increasing vaccination rates. WebMD Health News
'11/29/2021 9:18:21 AM'
A recent review, published as a preprint, found that palliative care leads to a gentler, more humane death in inoperable biliary tract cancer. First Look
'11/29/2021 9:11:35 AM'
The tumor-targeted agent pafolacianine causes ovarian cancer lesions to 'light up like stars against a night sky' and improve surgeons' ability to locate cancerous tissue. FDA Approvals
'11/29/2021 8:02:53 AM'
The best approach to 'liberating' ICU patients with acute kidney failure from continuous dialysis remains uncertain. Researchers hope real-world data will help show the way. Medscape Medical News
'11/29/2021 7:46:21 AM'
A number of healthcare workers suffering symptoms of long COVID have been surprised at the difficulties they have faced seeking treatment. Quick Take
'11/29/2021 7:41:26 AM'
ASTRO is in danger of losing representation at the AMA's House of Delegates unless more members join. Medscape Medical News
'11/29/2021 7:25:05 AM'
"It was all a lie," Howard Breidenbach thought. Until he forgot his own name. Associated Press
'11/29/2021 6:51:55 AM'
The US hasn't detected the variant yet, but it's possible that it could already be spreading across the country, according to Anthony Fauci, MD. WebMD Health News
'11/29/2021 6:51:16 AM'
"Infections among the unvaccinated continue to drive this pandemic, hospitalizations, and deaths — tragically, at a time when we have vaccines that can provide incredible protection," Walensky said. WebMD Health News
'11/29/2021 6:37:29 AM'
British investigators derived and validated an algorithm, available online, for predicting response of patients with type 2 diabetes to agents from two different classes of glucose-lowering drugs. First Look
'11/29/2021 6:35:57 AM'
NY Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday declared a state of emergency that boosts hospital capacity and addresses staffing shortages. WebMD Health News