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  • HIV Prevention and Health Care Among Transgender Women This report reveals that transgender women who reported low income, food insecurity, and homelessness had a lower likelihood of receiving HIV prevention and health care services.
  • Euthyroid Sick Syndrome Hits Many With Diabetic Ketosis A single-center, retrospective review of 396 adults hospitalized for diabetic ketosis or ketoacidosis (91% with type 2 diabetes) found a 58% prevalence of euthyroid sick syndrome.
  • Just Add Water: A Biodegradable Battery for Medical Devices Water-activated batteries made of paper might one day power diagnostic devices and limit medical e-waste.
  • Medscape Cardiologist Wealth & Debt Report 2022 What percentage of cardiologists have a net worth exceeding $5 million? How aggressively are these cardiologists saving or investing? This report explores how cardiologists are building wealth.
  • Medscape Endocrinologist Wealth & Debt Report 2022 What percentage of endocrinologists have a net worth exceeding $5 million? How aggressively are these endocrinologists saving or investing? This report explores how endocrinologists are building wealth.
  • Medscape Family-physician Wealth & Debt Report 2022 What percentage of family physicians have a net worth exceeding $5 million? How aggressively are these family physicians saving or investing? This report explores how family physicians are building wealth.
  • Medscape Internist Wealth & Debt Report 2022 What percentage of internists have a net worth exceeding $5 million? How aggressively are these internists saving or investing? This report explores how internists are building wealth.
  • Medscape Oncologist Wealth & Debt Report 2022 What percentage of oncologists have a net worth exceeding $5 million? How aggressively are these oncologists saving or investing? This report explores how oncologists are building wealth.
  • Medscape Psychiatrist Wealth & Debt Report 2022 What percentage of psychiatrists have a net worth exceeding $5 million? How aggressively are these psychiatrists saving or investing? This report explores how psychiatrists are building wealth.
  • Medscape Neurologist Wealth & Debt Report 2022 What percentage of neurologists have a net worth exceeding $5 million? How aggressively are these neurologists saving or investing? This report explores how neurologists are building wealth.
  • My Patient Planned to Murder Me A physician is horrified when he learns of a patient's deadly intentions. Read about the doctor's terrifying ordeal and how he fought back.
  • Physicians React: Burnout Rates Are Alarming Physicians express opinions and reactions about the extent of burnout in the medical profession, how it arises, and what combination of employer and community factors minimizes burnout.
  • 1 in 4 Patients With NSCLC Respond Poorly to COVID-19 Vaccine About 1 in 4 patients with non–small cell lung cancer have an unsatisfactory antibody response to the Omicron variant following COVID-19 vaccination, reports a new study.
  • Infographic: Salary and Bonus Trends for Medical Residents Salaries are stagnating for residents, who reveal what they need to cover their living expenses and medical school loans.
  • Taste Dysfunction in Head and Neck Cancer Due to Radiation Dose Lowering the dose of radiotherapy delivered to the oral cavity could reduce the risk of taste dysfunction in patients with head and neck cancer, say researchers.
  • AAIC 2022 Skin Test Accurately Identifies Alzheimer's Disease A minimally invasive skin test, which measures factors related to brain connections, shows high specificity and sensitivity in new research, with diagnoses of Alzheimer disease confirmed at autopsy.
  • 1 In 8 COVID Patients Likely to Develop Long COVID: Large Study Breathing difficulties, chest pain, tiredness, loss of taste and/or smell among the symptoms most likely to hang on.
  • 'Self-Boosting' Vaccines Could Be Immunizations of the Future MIT researchers have developed microparticles that could be used to create self-boosting vaccines, saving us time and money, and more effectively curbing the spread of germs.
  • Alert White House Declares Monkeypox a Public Health Emergency Intradermal injections that use one fifth of the normal dose of the Jynneos vaccine will extend the limited reach of the current supply, which is under high demand.
  • Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Emerging in Community Settings Ten percent of individuals found with carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales had no healthcare exposure.