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PA Defends Against License Suspension for COVID Treatment

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A physician assistant who runs a pediatric clinic in Washington State says he’ll fight against a license suspension over prescribing ivermectin as a cure for COVID, among other allegations. The suspension stemmed from allegations against Scott C. Miller, PA-C, by at […]

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Super-enhancers: The villain fueling certain cancers

In a recent study published in Cancer Research, a team led by researchers at Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) identified a specific small RNA molecule, called a microRNA (miRNA or miR), that has the potential to be used as an anti-cancer therapeutic. The new research indicates that the molecule, called miR-766-5p, can significantly reduce […]

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Russia reports record daily coronavirus deaths

Russia on Tuesday recorded its highest daily coronavirus death toll as cases linked to the Delta variant spike amid a lacklustre vaccination drive and few anti-virus restrictions. A government tally reported 895 fatalities over the past 24 hours, a record in Russia since the start of the pandemic. The new figure brings total deaths from […]