Clinical outcomes of COVID-19 in patients 6-months after hospital discharge in Wuhan, China

1. Fatigue or muscle weakness, sleep difficulties, and anxiety or depression were the most common symptoms among recovered patients 6 months after discharge. 2. Patients...

Omecamtiv mecarbil may be associated with decreased risk of heart-failure events

1. Patients who received omecamtiv mecarbil had slightly fewer systolic heart failure exacerbations compared to those who received placebo. 2. Serious adverse events occurred equally...

Early high-titer plasma therapy may reduce progression of COVID-19 in older patients

1. Patients aged 65 years or greater who received convalescent plasma within 72 hours of symptom onset were less likely to develop severe respiratory...

Rapid antigen testing for SARS-CoV-2 infection found to have limited accuracy for a pediatric...

1. Among a pediatric cohort, rapid antigen testing for SARS-CoV-2 infection was found to have limited accuracy when compared with reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction...

Sitagliptin may reduce acute graft-versus-host disease following allogeneic stem-cell transplantation

1. While standard prophylaxis regimens against acute graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) are ineffective in a substantial portion of patients, less than 10% of patients who...

Multimodal pain regimen of generic medications following trauma found to achieve adequate pain control

1. A multimodal pain regimen using generic medications reduced opiate exposure and achieved adequate pain control for adults following trauma. Evidence Level Rating: 1 (Excellent) Effective...

Schoolchildren aged 6-8 years experiencing increased prevalence of myopia following house confinement from COVID-19

1. Following a period of house confinement and online school due to COVID-19, the prevalence of myopia increased between 1.3 and 3.8 times in...

REGN-COV2 antibody cocktail may reduces viral load in Covid-19 patients

1. In this interim analysis, patients who received REGN-COV2 had significantly greater decreases in viral load from baseline compared to those who received placebo. 2....

Pembrolizumab linked to longer cancer-free period in advanced colon cancer

1. In a phase 3 trial across 23 countries, Pembrolizumab displayed a longer cancer-free period when compared to the first line therapy for metastatic...

Focused ultrasound subthalamotomy revealed improvement in Parkinson’s patients

1. In patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease displaying signs of motor dysfunction even after receiving treatment, this randomized control trial revealed improvement in motor...

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