Cancer Screening, Monitoring Down During Pandemic
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Cancer Screening, Monitoring Down During Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The use of some cancer screening and monitoring tests in the United States came to “a near standstill” in early April, according to a report by the IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science. There were 90% fewer colonoscopies ordered during the week ending April […]

The changing nature of healthcare compliance during Covid-19
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The changing nature of healthcare compliance during Covid-19

The onset of Covid-19 has dramatically reshaped life as we know it. This is especially true in healthcare, where health systems and clinicians are treating unprecedented numbers of patients. The palpable stress caused by the uncertainty of a patient’s well-being coupled with daily media updates surrounding Covid-19’s devastating impact is accelerating the need for fast […]

When Booze Labels Carry Health Warnings, Drinking Declines: Study | Health News
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When Booze Labels Carry Health Warnings, Drinking Declines: Study | Health News

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) MONDAY, May 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If warning labels on cigarette packs discourage smoking, could warning labels on alcohol products discourage drinking? Researchers in Canada decided to find out. In the study, which began in 2017, the researchers applied about 300,000 colorful, highly visible warning labels to 98% […]

Hospital Hacks, Tips for Small Practices
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New Study Tracks US Response, Hospital Inequities

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think you need to know about today. New Study Tracks Public Health Efforts As governors across the country struggle with the question of how and when to safely reopen parts of […]

How Common Are STDs? Most People Have No Clue
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Cancer and COVID-19 – MedicineNet Health News

MAY 02, 2020 — News about the prevalence of cancer among patients with COVID-19 and concerns related to providing cancer care during a pandemic resulted in this week’s top trending clinical topic. A meta-analysis published in JCO Global Oncology confirmed earlier reports which suggested that patients with cancer, and survivors, are an important at-risk population […]

How mushrooms can help you fight cancer, diabetes
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How mushrooms can help you fight cancer, diabetes

By: Lifestyle Desk | Published: May 2, 2020 12:32:52 pm Mushrooms have many nutritional benefits. (Source: Getty Images) Mushrooms can be eaten in various ways — you can saute, grill, bake, stir-fry or make it into a curry. They are not just delicious but also packed with nutritional benefits. Why you should eat mushrooms Edible […]

Crowdsourcing for clinical trials and to enhance medical diagnosis
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Crowdsourcing for clinical trials and to enhance medical diagnosis

Crowdsourcing, representing diverse internet users to achieve a defined objective, is a feature of the digital generation. Wikipedia currently hosts more than 48 million articles in 302 languages. Ride-sharing applications enable mobile crowdsourcing of transportation services. These examples — which started as seemingly far-fetched ideas but are now mainstream and used daily by millions of […]