“Incomplete forms of Kawasaki disease occur in infants who may have fever as the sole clinical finding, whereas older patients are more prone to exhibit the complete form.”
FDA approves the first contraceptive gel and researchers published full results from a remdesivir trial.
Interventions to modify picky eating may need to start before preschool, researchers say.
The VA study thus fails to confirm the results of an earlier Canadian, population-based, nested case-control study.
The update, by the National Rosacea Society Expert Committee, is based on a review of the evidence, and is a follow-up to the classification system for rosacea that was updated in 2017.
This is the first nonhormonal vaginal pH regulator contraceptive, the company says.
“The special attraction of this modality of treatment is that, unlike vaccines or newly developed drugs, it could, in principle, be made available very rapidly.”
The NIAID reported initial promising results from the study earlier this month, which prompted the FDA to issue an emergency use authorization for the drug.
“To date, there [are] no comparable data assessing aspirin-related bleeding in older healthy people.” – Dr. Suzanne E. Mahady.
Direct oral anticoagulants were associated with lower osteoporosis fracture risk than warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation.
Multiple factors helped keep the anticipated COVID-19 surge manageable at the hematologic oncology service of Levine Cancer Institute.
There continues to be a gender pay gap in psychiatry, with male psychiatrists earning about 21% more than their female peers.
Analysis of a large insurance database points to underdiagnosis, especially in younger women and children.
The disease control rate was 90%, the median progression-free survival was 9.3 months, and few patients required treatment modifications.
Older patients with COVID-19 had a lower risk of developing severe illness if they were taking ACE inhibitors in a new study.
But they ranked near the middle in terms of feeling fairly compensated.
Groups at higher risk included teens, smokers, those of American Indian or Alaska Native ethnicity, those with perinatal depression, or whose infant died after birth.
Neurologists’ average annual income this year rose to $280,000, up from $267,000 last year.
A randomized trial is planned after a study showed that fewer older hypertensive patients taking ACE inhibitors were hospitalized with COVID-19.
The compensation report, though pre–COVID-19, shows unchanged income from 2019, and a continued gender pay gap. Incomes are expected to take a hit in the wake of the pandemic.
Rates of death were lower in children exposed to both corticosteroids and magnesium sulfate, compared with one therapy or none.
Vaccine-induced neutralizing antibodies may not be enough to provide sustained protection agains the coronavirus.
“In the absence of effective treatments for dementia, we need to monitor and control cardiovascular risk burden as a way to maintain patient’s cognitive health as they age.”