Improve breast cancer survival through knowledge, behaviors, coordination

April 9, 2020
Although significant progress has been made in breast cancer care, challenges and opportunities remain in cancer survivorship. “There are a…
FDA News

FDA approves first Proventil HFA generic for bronchospasm

April 9, 2020
The FDA has approved the first generic of Proventil HFA metered-dose inhaler — albuterol sulfate — for treatment or prevention of…
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COVID-19 in Africa: ‘Prepare for the worst, but hope for the best’

April 9, 2020
In early April, the African region had less than 6,700 confirmed cases of COVID-19, a significantly lower count than the more than 112,000 cases…
Feature

Q&A: Insight into ATS guidance for COVID-19

April 9, 2020
As health care providers across the United States grapple with the unknowns of treating a novel disease, management of patients with COVID-19…
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Q&A: Research about COVID-19 transmission in animals is ‘urgently needed’

April 9, 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services Laboratories has confirmed a case of COVID-19 in a tiger at a zoo in New…

Retired physicians join fight against COVID-19 — should they?

April 8, 2020
COVID-19 is stretching the capacity of health care systems across the United States. The American Academy of Family Physicians and AMA have provided…
FDA News

FDA grants breakthrough designation to sotatercept for PAH

April 8, 2020
The FDA has granted breakthrough therapy designation to sotatercept for treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension, according to a press release…
In the Journals

COPD linked to increased lung cancer risk in nonsmokers

April 8, 2020
Among people who have never smoked, the risk for lung cancer was more than twice as high among those with COPD, as compared with those without COPD…

Trump suggests US will cut off funding for WHO

April 8, 2020
President Donald J. Trump criticized the WHO’s COVID-19 response at a press briefing on Tuesday, suggesting the organization “missed the…
In the Journals

Checkpoint inhibitors, second-line nab-paclitaxel effective for older adults with non-small cell lung cancer

April 8, 2020
Two treatment regimens showed efficacy as second-line therapy for older adults with non-small cell lung cancer, according to results of separate…
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Q&A: Without proper strategies, prisons could become COVID-19 ‘epicenter’

April 8, 2020
Compared with other countries affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States generally has a higher incarceration rate, with more than 10…
In the Journals

Youth cigarette smoking yields frequent, sustained smoking in middle age

April 8, 2020
Individuals who began smoking at a younger age were more likely to be daily smokers as adults and less likely to have quit smoking by their 40s…

AMA: Science, not speculation, will defeat COVID-19

April 8, 2020
During an address to the National Press Club on Tuesday, AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, highlighted the importance of using scientifically…
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In US, 1.7% of COVID-19 cases occur in children

April 7, 2020
As of April 2, just 1.7% of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States occurred in children, with more males than females being infected…

Guest commentary: Clear communication, not the 'medium' is key during COVID-19 pandemic

April 7, 2020
In this guest commentary, Narayanachar S. Murali, MD, FACP, FACG, DNBPAS, from the Gastroenterology Associates of Orangeburg
In the Journals

Pneumonia, uncontrolled inflammation more common in COVID-19 with diabetes

April 7, 2020
A cohort of Chinese adults with diabetes but without other comorbidities were more likely to develop inflammatory storm leading to rapid…
In the Journals

PPE-associated headaches increase among health care workers amid COVID-19

April 7, 2020
Prolonged use of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic such as N95 masks and protective eyewear was shown to cause or exacerbate…
Meeting News

Hurricane Maria’s impact on respiratory disease lingers

April 6, 2020
Hurricane Maria caused some residents of Puerto Rico to experience upper respiratory illness symptoms up to 1 year after the storm struck, according…

ATS releases interim guidance on management of COVID-19

April 6, 2020
The American Thoracic Society has released new guidance on how to approach treatment of COVID-19 during the global pandemic. Despite the lack of…
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Cardiologists join COVID-19 front line in converted cardiac ICUs

April 6, 2020
The Mount Sinai Health System in New York is one of many systems in the U.S. that has been adapting in the attempt to care for the influx of…
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