There are still challenges in gender equity in all areas of medicine. A recent study published in December 2022 in JAMA Surgery (doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2022.6431) examined how practicing male and female surgeons […]
Novel Hearing Screening System Uses a Smartphone, Earbuds
University of Washington researchers have created a screening system for hearing that uses a smartphone and low-cost earbuds rather than the commercial devices currently in use. The system is detailed in an article published in Nature […]
American Medical Association Promotes New Policies Aimed at Helping Medical Students, Residents
The American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates met in Honolulu in November 2022 to create a consensus on policies aimed at improving medical students’ and residents’ personal and professional […]
Calif. Physicians Barred from Giving Misleading Info to Patients on COVID-19
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill in November 2022 that allows the state Medical Board and Osteopathic Medical Board to discipline physicians who knowingly give misinformation or disinformation to […]
Tracheostomy Tubes Added to FDA Medical Device Shortage List
On Oct. 31, 2022, The Food and Drug Administration added tracheostomy tubes to the administration’s medical device shortage list, including Bivona tracheostomy tubes manufactured by ICU Medical, San Clemente, Calif. […]
Women, Patients with Severe Dysfunction Less Likely to Regain Smell, Taste After COVID-19
Women, patients who had initially severe COVID-19 symptoms, and patients who had nasal congestion while having COVID-19 are less likely to regain their senses of smell and taste than those who do not fall into any of these categories.
CA Physicians Barred from Giving Misleading Info to Patients on COVID-19
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill in October that allows the state Medical Board and Osteopathic Medical Board to discipline physicians who knowingly give misinformation or disinformation to their […]
FDA Issues Class I Notice of Recall of Some Philips Respironics CPAP, BiPAP Masks
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently sent a safety communication regarding the Class I recall of certain Philips Respironics CPAP and BiPAP masks.
Supreme Court Finds CMS COVID19 Vaccine Mandate Permissible, Not OSHA
The Supreme Court ruled two different ways on vaccine mandates. With COVID-19 vaccines continuing, it’s important to understand why they ruled differently.
Patients in Head and Neck Cancer Trials Don’t Reflect Clinical Practice
Patients with head and neck cancer enrolled in randomized clinical trials evaluating interventions to improve outcome are much younger and have a very good performance status compared to patients seen in clinical practice, […]
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