Medications

Increase seen in hydroxychloroquine Rx by nonroutine specialists

(HealthDay)—In March 2020, compared with March 2019, there was an 80-fold increase in new prescriptions for hydroxychloroquine by specialists who did not typically prescribe these medications, according to research published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

French doctors: First virus case may have been in December

French scientists say they may have identified a possible case of the new coronavirus dating back to December—about a month before the first cases were officially confirmed in Europe.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

People with dementia fail to get specialist care despite great need

People suffering in the late stages of dementia receive most of their healthcare from GPs or emergency services rather than from specialist health care professionals, despite them having complex needs, researchers at UCL ...

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