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COVID-19 Update: HCQ Trial Resumes, Virus Not Weakening

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

COVID-19 Replace: HCQ Research Questioned, Protests and Outbreaks

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:  Scientists Question Data, Ethics, Findings of The Lancet HCQ Study  More than 140 scientists and physicians are challenging the validity of an influential study…

Scientists Query Knowledge, Ethics, Findings of Lancet HCQ Examine

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's  Coronavirus Resource Center. More than 140 scientists and physicians are challenging the validity of an influential study that found an association between prescribing the antimalarial drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine for COVID-19 patients and increased in-hospital mortality. After the observational study's results were published in…

Docs’ Group Confronts ICE Over ‘Risks of Detention’ From COVID-19

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. In mid-May, 30 members of Doctors for Camp Closure and other immigrant rights groups camped outside the Elizabeth Detention Center in New Jersey for 24 hours, hoping their plea would be heard: Release the immigrants to help stop the spread of…

Thyroid Screening in Being pregnant: Too A lot of a Good Factor?

Regularly screening pregnant women for thyroid dysfunction may lead to overdiagnosis, Canadian researchers reported. In an analysis of over 188,000 pregnant women, about 60% underwent at least one measurement of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), according to Jennifer Yamamoto, MD, of the University of Calgary, and colleagues. Less than 6% of these pregnancies had free thyroxine measured…

The New One-Eyed Babysitter

Toddlers spent nearly 2 hours a day on tablets or smartphones, but few parents accurately estimated how long their children were spending on these devices, researchers reported. In a group of 121 children ages 3 to 5 who had their own tablet or smartphone, kids spent an average 115.3 minutes on their devices each day,…

Can We Flatten the Second Wave With out Common Masking?

With the U.S. recently passing the milestone of 100,000 deaths from COVID-19, MedPage Today Editor-in-Chief Martin Makary, MD, of Johns Hopkins University, discusses reasons behind a potential spike in cases in our nation's Sun Belt states, what China has taught us about the value of masks, and what vaccines and treatments in the pipeline are…

‘Why Do We At all times Get Hit First?’ Proposed Funds Cuts Goal Weak Californians

Shirley Madden, 83, relies on a caregiver and her two grown daughters to remain living at home — and not in a nursing home. Her daughters, 55-year-old Carrie and 60-year-old Kristy Madden, both use wheelchairs and need a second caregiver to help them navigate their own daily lives. But that critical caregiving support, along with…

Democratic Tremendous PAC Makes use of Acquainted Political Play To Hit Trump On Medicare

Priorities USA Action, a Democratic super PAC, announced a new digital and TV ad series criticizing President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Among the ads is a 15-second spot, titled “Pause,” that alleges Trump is trying to cut Medicare during the global health emergency. “Our lives are on pause. We’re worried about our…

John Lewis Is Nonetheless Combating for the Soul of America

Rep. John Lewis, civil-rights giant and the congressman for the Fifth District of Georgia.Anthony Geathers/Redux REP. JOHN LEWIS has been arrested 45 times in his 80 remarkable years on the planet. He’s been beaten, spat on, doused in scalding water, and insulted, impugned, and harassed in every way imaginable. Yet through it all—the marches with…

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Commvault launches Metallic backup service in Europe

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