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Pfizer: Vaccine Shown 100% Effective in Kids 12-15
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/948466

Mar 30th, 2021 - Phase III clinical trials show that Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine is 100% effective in protecting children 12-15 years old from infection, the company said in a news release. The study enrolled 2,260 adolescents ages 12-15. No infections were reported in the group given the vaccine produced by Pfizer and its European partner, BioNTech, the release said

'Reshaping' Radiotherapy May Reduce Female Sexual Dysfunction
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/940447

Nov 4th, 2020 - Radiotherapy plays an important role in the treatment of anal cancer, but many female survivors treated with pelvic radiotherapy develop long-term sexual problems. A new study shows that it is possible to reduce the dose of radiation reaching the bulboclitoris (clitoris and vestibular bulbs), which would be expected to reduce this adverse effect. Although the study found that reshaping radiothe...

COVID-19: Heavy Toll From Ongoing Cancer Referral Delays
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/934370

Jul 21st, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Delays in cancer referrals caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing shutdown in cancer services will lead to thousands of additional deaths and tens of thousands of life-years lost, suggest two new modeling studies from the United Kingdom. Clearing the backlog in cancer diagnoses will req...

COVID-19 Daily: A Message of Hope and a Grim Milestone
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/928565

Apr 10th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's  Coronavirus Resource Center.

Emergency COVID-19 Plan Could See Retired Medics Back at Work
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/925983

Mar 1st, 2020 - The Government is considering introducing 'emergency registration' of some retired doctors and nurses as part of wider preparations for an escalation of COVID-19 cases. As he emerged from a meeting of the Government's emergency COBRA committee this lunchtime, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the virus was "likely to become more significant in the days and weeks ahead". "This is obviously a...

Emergency COVID-19 Plan Could See Retired Medics Back at Work
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/925983

Mar 1st, 2020 - The Government is considering introducing 'emergency registration' of some retired doctors and nurses as part of wider preparations for an escalation of COVID-19 cases. As he emerged from a meeting of the Government's emergency COBRA committee this lunchtime, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the virus was "likely to become more significant in the days and weeks ahead". Earlier, Prof Paul C...

COVID-19 Preparedness: Clinicians Can Lead the Way
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/925862

Feb 26th, 2020 - Clinicians can help lead the way in COVID-19 preparedness by fighting pandemic denial in themselves and being frank with their patients, says Peter Sandman, PhD, a risk communication consultant based in New York City. "People have to get through their adjustment reaction before they can get down to the hard work of preparedness," he told Medscape Medical News. "Clinicians who go through their o...

Quarantines for Coronavirus: Not in My Backyard
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/925854

Feb 26th, 2020 - As coronavirus hot spots erupt in other parts of the world, some U.S. cities are fighting against having quarantined people in their neighborhoods. In the past week, the city of Costa Mesa in Southern California got a temporary restraining order to stop the relocation of potential coronavirus patients from Travis Air Force Base to a former developmental center in the city. On Monday, a federal ...

COVID-19 Preparedness: Clinicians Can Lead the Way
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/925862

Feb 26th, 2020 - Clinicians can help lead the way in COVID-19 preparedness by fighting pandemic denial in themselves and being frank with their patients, says Peter Sandman, PhD, a risk communication consultant based in New York City. "People have to get through their adjustment reaction before they can get down to the hard work of preparedness," he told Medscape Medical News. "Clinicians who go through their o...

COVID-19 Preparedness: Clinicians Can Lead the Way
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/925862

Clinicians can help lead the way in COVID-19 preparedness by fighting pandemic denial in themselves and being frank with their patients, says Peter Sandman, PhD, a risk communication consultant based in New York City. "People have to get through their adjustment reaction before they can get down to the hard work of preparedness," he told Medscape Medical News. "Clinicians who go through their o...

Quarantines for Coronavirus: Not in My Backyard
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/925854

As coronavirus hot spots erupt in other parts of the world, some U.S. cities are fighting against having quarantined people in their neighborhoods. In the past week, the city of Costa Mesa in Southern California got a temporary restraining order to stop the relocation of potential coronavirus patients from Travis Air Force Base to a former developmental center in the city. On Monday, a federal ...

Emergency COVID-19 Plan Could See Retired Medics Back at Work
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/925983

The Government is considering introducing 'emergency registration' of some retired doctors and nurses as part of wider preparations for an escalation of COVID-19 cases. As he emerged from a meeting of the Government's emergency COBRA committee this lunchtime, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the virus was "likely to become more significant in the days and weeks ahead". Earlier, Prof Paul C...

COVID-19 Daily: A Message of Hope and a Grim Milestone
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/928565

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:  It's Going to Be OK In the latest Medicine and the Machine podcast, Abraham Verghese, MD, interviews Lloyd B. Minor, MD, the dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine. Minor descri...