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Coronavirus Daily Digest: April 24, 2020

The nation is about to pass a gruesome milestone. Doctors sound the alarm after the President suggested a potentially deadly treatment. And other world leaders are announcing a joint initiative today. Get the latest on coronavirus in the U.S. and elsewhere: More than 2.7 million cases have been confirmed worldwide, with more than 190,000 dead… Read More »

COVID-19 Daily: More Will Die, First Antibody Test Authorized

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 04, 2020 — Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  ID Experts: More Will Die Than Predicted  Anticipate a higher death rate from COVID-19 than originally predicted. That’s the message from leaders of the Infectious Diseases Society… Read More »

Anti-hepatitis medicine surprises: New effective treatment of hep C not only combats the virus, but is also effective against complications – Science Daily

Hepatitis C is a serious disease, but the biggest threat to someone’s health is not the virus itself. Rather, it is the diseases that can result from it such as reduced liver functioning, scar tissue in the liver and potentially cirrhosis. A new study shows that the antiviral treatment which has been used to fight… Read More »

Daily e-cigarette use may help smokers quit regular cigarettes

A new study from the Massachusetts General Hospital’s (MGH) Tobacco Research and Treatment Center provides critical population-level evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes daily helps U.S. smokers quit smoking combustible (i.e. regular) cigarettes. The report, published in Nicotine and Tobacco Research online, provides the first longitudinal data about the effectiveness of e-cigarettes for cessation from a survey… Read More »