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“Incomplete forms of Kawasaki disease occur in infants who may have fever as the sole clinical finding, whereas older patients are more prone to exhibit the complete form.”

Post date: 05/26/2020 - 15:52

MDedge Hematology and Oncology

FDA approves the first contraceptive gel and researchers published full results from a remdesivir trial.

Post date: 05/26/2020 - 15:46

MDedge Dermatology

Interventions to modify picky eating may need to start before preschool, researchers say.

Post date: 05/26/2020 - 15:44

MDedge Pediatrics

The VA study thus fails to confirm the results of an earlier Canadian, population-based, nested case-control study.

Post date: 05/26/2020 - 14:12

MDedge Psychiatry

The update, by the National Rosacea Society Expert Committee, is based on a review of the evidence, and is a follow-up to the classification system for rosacea that was updated in 2017.

Post date: 05/26/2020 - 14:07

MDedge Dermatology

This is the first nonhormonal vaginal pH regulator contraceptive, the company says.

Post date: 05/26/2020 - 13:23

MDedge ObGyn

“The special attraction of this modality of treatment is that, unlike vaccines or newly developed drugs, it could, in principle, be made available very rapidly.”

Post date: 05/26/2020 - 12:58

MDedge Hematology and Oncology

The NIAID reported initial promising results from the study earlier this month, which prompted the FDA to issue an emergency use authorization for the drug.

Post date: 05/26/2020 - 12:29

MDedge Hematology and Oncology

“To date, there [are] no comparable data assessing aspirin-related bleeding in older healthy people.” – Dr. Suzanne E. Mahady.

Post date: 05/26/2020 - 12:14

MDedge Internal Medicine

Direct oral anticoagulants were associated with lower osteoporosis fracture risk than warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation.

Post date: 05/26/2020 - 11:57

MDedge Internal Medicine

Multiple factors helped keep the anticipated COVID-19 surge manageable at the hematologic oncology service of Levine Cancer Institute.

Post date: 05/26/2020 - 11:52

MDedge Hematology and Oncology

There continues to be a gender pay gap in psychiatry, with male psychiatrists earning about 21% more than their female peers.

Post date: 05/26/2020 - 11:45

MDedge Psychiatry

Analysis of a large insurance database points to underdiagnosis, especially in younger women and children.

Post date: 05/26/2020 - 11:40

MDedge Dermatology

The disease control rate was 90%, the median progression-free survival was 9.3 months, and few patients required treatment modifications.

Post date: 05/26/2020 - 11:20

MDedge Hematology and Oncology

Older patients with COVID-19 had a lower risk of developing severe illness if they were taking ACE inhibitors in a new study.

Post date: 05/22/2020 - 16:15

MDedge Family Medicine

But they ranked near the middle in terms of feeling fairly compensated.

Post date: 05/22/2020 - 14:02

MDedge Internal Medicine

The new formulation of twice-a-day Ferriprox 1,000 mg oral tablets eliminates the midday dose.

Post date: 05/22/2020 - 12:30

MDedge Hematology and Oncology

Groups at higher risk included teens, smokers, those of American Indian or Alaska Native ethnicity, those with perinatal depression, or whose infant died after birth.

Post date: 05/22/2020 - 11:23

MDedge ObGyn

Neurologists’ average annual income this year rose to $280,000, up from $267,000 last year.

Post date: 05/22/2020 - 10:10

MDedge Neurology

A randomized trial is planned after a study showed that fewer older hypertensive patients taking ACE inhibitors were hospitalized with COVID-19.

Post date: 05/22/2020 - 10:01

MDedge Cardiology

The compensation report, though pre–COVID-19, shows unchanged income from 2019, and a continued gender pay gap. Incomes are expected to take a hit in the wake of the pandemic.

Post date: 05/22/2020 - 09:54

MDedge Endocrinology

In Italy, sharp nationwide decreases in hospitalizations for acute MI during the height of COVID-19 were offset by higher mortality for patients who did present.

Post date: 05/22/2020 - 09:30

MDedge Cardiology

Rates of death were lower in children exposed to both corticosteroids and magnesium sulfate, compared with one therapy or none.

Post date: 05/22/2020 - 09:11

MDedge ObGyn

Vaccine-induced neutralizing antibodies may not be enough to provide sustained protection agains the coronavirus.

Post date: 05/21/2020 - 16:49

MDedge Cardiology

“In the absence of effective treatments for dementia, we need to monitor and control cardiovascular risk burden as a way to maintain patient’s cognitive health as they age.”

Post date: 05/21/2020 - 16:20

MDedge Neurology