In the JournalsPerspective

Researchers report possible vertical transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in China

April 3, 2020
A neonate born to a mother infected with SARS-CoV-2 at a hospital in Wuhan, China, had elevated levels of immunoglobuin M, or IgM, and immunoglobulin…
Meeting News

Viaskin Peanut patch increases protection from allergy over time

April 3, 2020
In the largest long-term peanut immunotherapy trial to date, the epicutaneous immunotherapy patch known as Viaskin Peanut increased patients’…
Feature

Universal masking policy stands to protect community, ease anxiety about COVID-19

April 3, 2020
Universal masking policies have been a common topic of debate during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has now affected citizens in most countries and…
In the Journals

Maternal depression could lead to lowered immunity in infants

April 3, 2020
Mothers who experienced symptoms of depression near the end of their pregnancy were more likely to have children with lowered immunity than mothers…

APA calls for loosened telepsychiatry video requirement to increase care access during pandemic

April 3, 2020
The American Psychiatric Association sent a letter to CMS on Thursday requesting that it relax the video requirement for delivery of telepsychiatry…

Q&A: AKF president discusses COVID-19 emergency fund in light of recent corporate support

April 3, 2020
On March 20, the American Kidney Fund launched a COVID-19 emergency fund to provide financial assistance to low-income patients on dialysis or who…
FDA News

FDA approves Outset Medical’s Tablo dialysis machine for home use

April 3, 2020
The FDA has approved Outset Medical’s Tablo Hemodialysis System for use in a home setting after positive results from 30 patients who completed…

What procedures should endoscopists prioritize during COVID-19 pandemic? Read the week’s top stories in gastroenterology

April 3, 2020
The top story in gastroenterology last week was a Q&A on the screenings and procedures that endoscopists should prioritize during the COVID-19…
Meeting News

Younger women with gynecologic cancers at high risk for osteoporosis 1 year after treatment

April 3, 2020
Women aged 65 years or younger who underwent surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy for gynecologic cancer appeared at higher risk for osteopenia and…
In the Journals

Telephone-based CBT significantly improves depression outcomes for patients with Parkinson's disease

April 3, 2020
Telephone-based cognitive behavioral therapy, or T-CBT, reduced depressive symptoms among patients with Parkinson’s disease, according to…
In the Journals

CV benefits, weight loss similar among most popular diets at 6 months

April 3, 2020
Most macronutrient diets led to substantial improvements in CV risk factors and modest weight loss over months, according to a systematic review and…
Guest Commentary

Guest Commentary: Managing a private practice during the COVID-19 pandemic

April 3, 2020
In this Guest Commentary, Peter R. Honig, DO, a family physician with a private practice
Feature

FDA's hydroxychloroquine emergency use order for COVID-19 draws mixed reactions

April 3, 2020
Rheumatologists, rheumatology patients and the organizations who represent both have reacted this week with a mixture of hope and dread following the…

Chronic disease patient nonprofit launches online COVID-19 support program

April 2, 2020
The nonprofit Global Healthy Living Foundation, and its digital advocacy community CreakyJoints, have launched of an online COVID-19 support and…
In the Journals

CVD tied to highest mortality rate vs. other causes of dizziness

April 2, 2020
Patients with CVD-related dizziness had a higher mortality rate than those whose dizziness was primarily caused by peripheral vestibular disease…
FeaturePerspective

Autism prevalence rises 10% among 8-year-olds

April 2, 2020
The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder among 8-year-olds climbed 10% between 2014 and 2016 to 1 in 54 children, according to an analysis of data…
Feature

VA, DoD release guidelines for insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea

April 2, 2020
The Veteran’s Association and Department of Defense recently released guidelines for managing insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea among…
In the Journals

Breastfeeding may reduce risk for ovarian cancer

April 2, 2020
Breastfeeding appeared to be associated with reduced risk for overall ovarian cancer and for the high-grade serous subtype, according to results of a…

Top stories in hematology/oncology: COVID-19 strains US blood supply, infection risk higher in those with cancer

April 2, 2020
The top story in hematology/oncology last week was about an emergency call from the American Red Cross as well as health care centers across the…

Dialysis providers collaborate on offering isolation shifts, clinics for COVID-19 patients

April 2, 2020
Fresenius Medical Care North America and DaVita Inc. are collaborating with U.S. Renal Care, American Renal Associates, Satellite Health and other…