George Abraham, MD, offers insight into where the United States currently stands with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccine development, barriers to care in various patient populations, and the evolving roles of infectious disease specialists.
In the event of a likely scarcity of COVID-19 vaccines, a framework must be developed to inform who should get priority.
Davey Smith, MD, provides insight into current and future research opportunities targeting SARS-CoV-2.
Risks of moving clinical trials online include missing key information about the patient experience — and higher dropout rates could also impair the overall quality of trials.
The current COVID-19 pandemic requires rethinking some procedural protocols in ophthalmology practice.
Findings suggest lower rates of COVID-19 infection and mortality in countries with universal neonatal BCG tuberculosis vaccination policies compared with countries without this practice.
Practices need to know all of the components of their health information systems to determine potential vulnerabilities.
The COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated an ongoing concern about antimicrobial resistance in dermatology and requires a recommitment from clinicians to follow guidelines that promote good stewardship.
Meeting public demand for an urgently needed effective medication quickly and safely during a pandemic involves difficult tradeoffs.
Experts examine the reasoning behind a steep rise in tick-borne illnesses, such as Lyme disease, in the United States and discuss the best ways to thwart this serious public health threat.
By connecting on a personal level, medical practices may have better results in getting patients to settle their accounts.
While the rate of certain HIV-linked non-Hodgkin lymphomas has declined since the introduction of ART, the incidence of Burkitt lymphoma has remained steady.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices encourages all Americans to receive the flu vaccine between September and October.
Hackers have penetrated healthcare providers’ computer systems to encrypt information and demand money for its release.
Review of the Advisory Committee Immunization Practices updates to the pediatric immunization schedule and significant revisions to the adult immunization schedule.
The approval is based on evidence that the vaccine can prevent anogenital infections, with an ongoing trial looking at throat infection prevention in men likely to be critical for continued approval.
The American College of Rheumatology developed guidance for the management of pediatric patients with multisystem inflammatory syndrome associated with COVID-19.
COVID-19 has brought unprecedented stress to society at large and perhaps most of all to frontline healthcare teams in a variety of settings. We spoke to an expert about teamwork during such trying times.
Research has revealed that the SARS-CoV-2 viral infection may have neurological manifestations, with critical implications for clinical practice.
Physicians should frame treatment options by their “harms and benefits,” not by their “risks and benefits.”
Recent studies have led to important insights regarding the role of viruses in asthma pathogenesis and exacerbations, as well as mediating factors involved in these processes.
Examining the gut microbiome for biomarkers that may aid in the detection of pre-cancerous adenomas and/or CRC has significant utility in both research and real world settings.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is a disorder characterized by marked fatigue, exertion induced malaise, cognitive clouding (or brain fog), impaired academic/work performance, disrupted sleep, and joint/muscle pain.
In this Q&A, Maximilian Konig, MD, provides further insight into the overall effect of COVID-19 on patients with autoimmune diseases.
Study leads Shilpa Venkatachalam, MD, and Michael George, MD, discuss the highlights of a new initiative to track the effects of COVID-19 in autoimmune disorders.