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Debunking Bleach or Chlorine Dioxide as a Medical Treatment

Respiratory failure; changes in the heart's electrical activity that can cause deadly abnormal rhythms; life-threatening low blood pressure caused by dehydration; acute liver failure; low blood cell counts that require blood transfusion; as well as severe vomiting and diarrhea.

Medika Welcomes Fiona O’Leary to Our Editorial Team

Medika is thrilled to announce that Fiona O'Leary has joined our team. Fiona is best known for years of medical activism in the fields of autism and quackery.

Suicide and Self-Harm Enablers Are Out There Now

As in other psychiatric hospitals, there are always those patients who are willing to share any number of ways to commit self-harm or suicide.

Physician Suicide Is a Daily Occurrence

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. Health care providers are not immune. In fact, physicians take their own lives at twice the rate of the general population.

No Tsunami of Mental Illness Accompanies Covid-19

Patients diagnosed with COVID-19 were likely to be experiencing some anxiety (worried) or depressive symptoms (sad, pessimistic) that were not serious enough to justify a diagnosis of major depression or a serious anxiety disorder.

St. Jude scientists identify possible COVID-19 treatment in the lab

If validated, the discovery by St Jude scientists could offer real tools to deal with hyperinflammatory immune responses, one of the leading causes of death in Covid-19 infections

First Drug Synthesized by AI Goes into Clinical Trials

If all goes well, thanks to artificial intelligence, we may soon have a new AI-synthesized drug capable of assisting OCD patients in managing their symptoms and thus leading normal lives.

Philippines Food Aid Project

Donate now to assist starving children in the Luzon area of the Philippines. Medika has a team on the ground in the Philippines and all aid is immediately distributed.

Data from Two States Show Masks Really Make a Difference

Real-world data from Kansas and Tennessee that wearing masks can slow the spread of Covid-19 and reduce hospitalization rates

Inside a Debate Between Scientists on Facial Masking for Covid-19

While we await the trials to be completed to ensure the vaccines’ safety and efficacy, however, everyone needs to be wearing a mask

Coronavirus and Physician Burnout Are Adding Fuel to the Fire

Medscape’s 2020 ‘National Physician Burnout & Suicide Report’ found that 42% of the 15,000 physicians surveyed reported being burned out.

Survey Finds Widespread Confusion Around US Health Insurance

Many Americans are confused about the basics of health insurance, despite widespread attention on health care during this year's global pandemic and election season.

Editors Choice

Coronavirus: FDA Authorizes First Point-of-Care Antibody Test

The Assure COVID-19 IgG/IgM Rapid Test Device is currently the only FDA authorized COVID-19 POC serology test and is available by prescription only.

Inside a Debate Between Scientists on Facial Masking for Covid-19

While we await the trials to be completed to ensure the vaccines’ safety and efficacy, however, everyone needs to be wearing a mask

The Diversion of Drugs Within Healthcare Needs to be Addressed

The Protenus Drug Diversion Digest found that over half of diversion incidents took place in a hospital, medical center, or physician practice setting