Study gives bleeding risk estimates for VTE patients on anticoagulants
September 13, 2021
New research provides best available estimates of long-term bleeding risk with different anticoagulants, authors say.
Sotagliflozin use in T2D patients linked with posthospitalization benefits in analysis
June 23, 2021
The paper’s outcome measure may be a meaningful, patient-centered way of capturing disease burden, according to the authors.
Cloth masks provide inferior protection vs. medical masks, suggests evidence review
January 12, 2021
If cloth masks are used during PPE shortages, pairing them with plastic face shields may offer additional protection.
COVID-19 mortality rates declined, but vary by hospital
December 24, 2020
“[T]he characteristic that is most associated with poor or worsening hospital outcomes is high or increasing community case rates,” writes David A. Asch, MD.
COVID-19 ‘far more serious’ than flu, inpatient data confirm
December 21, 2020
The study “is the largest to date to compare the two diseases and confirms that COVID-19 is far more serious than the flu.”
Baricitinib combo for COVID-19 accelerates recovery, study shows
December 14, 2020
The combination is intended for patients who need supplemental oxygen, mechanical ventilation, or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
When should students resume sports after a COVID-19 diagnosis?
October 23, 2020
While many patients will be ready to gradually return to play after quarantining, cardiac symptoms should prompt additional evaluation.
CDC playbook prepares states for rollout of COVID-19 vaccine if one is approved
September 24, 2020
The agency has asked states to submit plans for vaccine distribution by mid-October.
Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections in kids tied to local rates
August 27, 2020
It is unclear how many children remain asymptomatic in comparison with those who were in a presymptomatic phase at the time of testing.
Studies gauge role of schools, kids in spread of COVID-19
August 10, 2020
A look at the effect of the school closures at the start of the pandemic in the United States.