Epilepsy linked to 1.5-fold higher COVID-19 mortality in hospital
December 14, 2021
Findings suggest higher risk although researchers haven’t adjusted findings for confounders yet.
Case reports underscore risk of cerebral edema, AFCE in children with COVID-19
October 7, 2021
Neurologists urge colleagues to watch for similar cases in children.
Genetic link may tie cannabis use disorder to severe COVID-19
August 27, 2021
“These data have important implications for policy regarding vaccination as well as treatment prioritization,” said lead author Dr. Alexander S. Hatoum.
Medication in heart failure: Pro tips on therapy with the ‘four pillars of survival’
June 4, 2021
Consider multiple factors when titrating various medications.
In-hospital resuscitation: Focus on effective chest pumps, prompt shocks
June 3, 2021
Consider mechanical piston compressions and even “reverse CPR” when appropriate.
What to know about COVID-19 vaccines and skin reactions
May 12, 2021
These manifestations can appear several days after an injection but tend not to be serious.
NSAIDs don’t make COVID-19 worse in hospitalized patients
May 11, 2021
In a British study, hospitalized patients didn’t fare worse if they’d taken NSAIDs regularly before admission.
Psoriasis associated with an increased risk of COVID-19 in real-world study
April 28, 2021
Those treated with TNF-alpha inhibitors, methotrexate, and apremilast had statistically lower risks of COVID-19 vs. those on topical therapy.
COVID-19: Another study links colchicine to better results
February 4, 2021
Brazilian trial tested gout drug against placebo in hospitalized patients.
Obesity boosts risks in COVID-19 from diagnosis to death
September 1, 2020
Excess pounds are linked to excess infection, hospitalization, ICU admission, and mortality.