FDA Panel Votes Against Two Cancer Indications but Backs 4 of 6

Federal advisers this week supported the efforts of pharmaceutical companies in 4 of 6 cases in…

Ellie Guardino, MD, Battled Others’ Cancer, Has Died of Her Own

The oncology community is mourning the loss of Ellie Guardino, MD, PhD, a compassionate physician-scientist who…

Oral Microbiome Linked to COVID-19 Diagnosis

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Oral microbial markers may be a potential diagnostic tool for COVID-19,…

Vaccines Carry Lower Risk for Rare Blood Clots Than COVID: Study

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The risk…

Colorado Bill Aims to Improve Maternal Healthcare

DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill to improve maternal health aimed at bettering…

New Evidence Against Use of Fluoroquinolones in Aortic Disease

Patients with aortic dissection (AD) or aortic aneurysm (AA) should not be given fluoroquinolones unless no…

Antipsychotics Protective Against COVID-19?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Antipsychotics may…

Black Med Students’ Photos at Plantation Spark New Group

Fifteen Black medical school students — wearing stark white coats — posed for a photo in…

Milk Is Overtaking Nuts as Top Food Allergy Threat

When Lesley Solomon’s son was 10 years old, he was standing in an unlucky spot on…

Brazil’s P1 COVID Variant Mutating, May Become More Dangerous

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s P1 coronavirus variant, behind a deadly COVID-19 surge in the…

Intrapartum Group B Strep Prophylaxis Not Tied to Kids’ Allergies

(Reuters Health) – Maternal intrapartum group B Streptococcus antibiotic prophylaxis isn’t associated with an increased risk…

US: Spy Agencies Do Not Know Exactly When COVID First Transmitted

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines said on Wednesday that U.S. intelligence agencies…

Phage-Targeting PCR Test Picks Up Early Lyme Disease

An investigational polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test that detects the presence of a viral gene in…

Ubrogepant Safety, Efficacy Not Affected by Triptans

Previous and concomitant triptan therapy bears no effect on ubrogepant efficacy and tolerability, according to a…

White Bagging: Insurer Shift on Drugs Raises Alarm

A big change in drug treatment for cancer is arriving in Georgia. It’s not a new…