Trending Clinical Topics

 
 
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Single-Dose Vaccination Data about the efficacy of a single dose of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, as well as key information about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, resulted in this week's trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: COVID Brain Fog Discovery of a possible key to a long-term COVID concern, the development of new guidelines, and the creation of a neurologic symptom database resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: COVID Hurricane The emergence of coronavirus variants and concerns about reinfection have prompted an infectious disease expert to predict that a "category 5 COVID hurricane" is on its way.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Double Masking News about the increased transmissibility of some coronavirus variants has led to questions about the best protection strategies.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Coronasomnia Sleep problems associated with the COVID-19 pandemic may have potentially serious consequences. The phenomenon has been given a specific name, which is our top trending clinical term this week.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: B.1.1.7 Variant Concern about the emergence of a new, more transmissible SARS-CoV-2 variant and its impact on vaccination efforts resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Right-sided Colon Cancer Varied news about colon cancer, including concerning results from a biopsy study, resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Folic Acid Although vaccinations and the spread of COVID-19 mutations have dominated headlines, misinformation regarding a commonly used supplement led to this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: COVID-19 Pandemic As 2020 ends amid another wave of infections, vaccine development and approval have provided hope for an end to the crisis, making the COVID-19 pandemic our final trending clinical topic of the year.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Breast Cancer Data presented at the 2020 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, along with other insights into treatment-related concerns, increased interest in breast cancer this week.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Fertility From the potential effects of COVID-19 on sperm to pregnancy-related breast cancer concerns, varied news about fertility resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Antidepressant From potential roles in COVID-19 and dementia prevention to updates on efficacy for their intended target, various new findings made antidepressant this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Fish Oil Studies on the relationship between omega-3 fatty acids and cardiovascular health, presented at a virtual American Heart Association meeting, resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Parkinson's Disease A link to COVID-19 and new developments regarding diagnostic and treatment options made this condition the top trending clinical topic of the week.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Autoantibodies New information about how the immune system behaves in patients with severe COVID-19 resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Vitamin D and COVID-19 Recent studies exploring its possible association with COVID-19 once again put vitamin D back in the spotlight.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: COVID Syndromes New insights and developments related to a condition being called "long COVID" resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Insulin From recent data about new products to ongoing concerns about pricing, news about insulin was popular enough to push pandemic-related concerns from this week's top trending clinical topic.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Herd Immunity As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on worldwide, discussions about what its end may look like brought attention back to the subject of herd immunity.
  • Trending Clinical Topic: Prone Positioning in COVID-19 New findings and ongoing discussion regarding the best way to position patients with severe COVID-19 resulted in this week's top trending clinical topic.