Convalescent plasma may not improve outcomes in Covid-19 patients

1. Convalescent plasma did not improve clinical outcomes in patients with severe pneumonia due to coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) compared to placebo. 2. Convalescent plasma...

O and Rh– blood groups may be associated with decreased risk for SARS-CoV-2 infection

1. Patients with type O blood were found to be at lower risk for SARS-CoV-2 infection, severe COVID-19, and death compared to the composite...

Common hospital complications associated with COVID-19 identified in a retrospective cohort study

1. The most common complications associated with COVID-19 with high absolute risk were viral pneumonia, respiratory failure, acute kidney failure, and sepsis. 2. Complications highly...

COVID-19 associated with significant mental health issues among college students in America

1. During the COVID-19 pandemic, 45.2% of college students experienced higher than average levels of emotional distress and worry time, with 40.4% experiencing moderate...

Lower dose of ketorolac found to be non-inferior for pain management of renal colic

1. Both 10 and 20 mgs of IV ketorolac were found to be non-inferior to 30 mg IV for the emergency pain management of...

Early developmental screening of children with single ventricle physiology may not identify future deficits

1. Neurodevelopmental screening at 14 months of age had poor positive predictive value of adaptive behavior deficits at age six years. 2. At six years...

Novel OPV2-c1 and OPV2-c2 vaccines offer promising safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity in healthy adults

1. Two novel type 2 oral polio vaccines (OPV2s), OPV2-c1 and OPV2-c2, appeared safe and well tolerated when administered to healthy adults previously vaccinated...

Thirty minutes of moderate physical activity associated with significantly improved outcomes for patients with...

1. For older adults with overweight or obesity, and metabolic syndrome, replacing 30 minutes of inactive time with moderate to vigorous physical activity was...

Local block with liposomal bupivacaine does not reduce postoperative opioid use for patients undergoing...

1. In patients undergoing open ventral hernia repair with mesh placement, liposomal bupivacaine transversus abdominus plane block did not reduce postoperative opioid use when...

Every-other-day dosing of oral rimegepant is effective for preventive treatment of migraines

1. Rimegepant significantly reduced the mean number of migraine days per month between the last 4 weeks of treatment and the observation period compared...

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