• FDA Authorizes Arthritis Drug Combo for COVID-19

    10 days ago - By Web MD

    The combination is meant for patients who need supplemental oxygen or mechanical ventilation.
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  • Arthritis drug and remdesivir combo get emergency FDA approval

    Arthritis drug and remdesivir combo get emergency FDA approval

    10 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Baricitinib combined with remdesivir improved survival odds by a third for hospitalized patients on oxygen, compared to remdesivir alone - but now WHO officials say the antiviral does not work.
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  • WHO Says No to Remdesivir as COVID-19 Treatment

    WHO Says No to Remdesivir as COVID-19 Treatment

    10 days ago - By Web MD

    In the new assessment, the WHO panel of experts analyzed data from four international randomized trials that assessed several treatments for COVID-19 and included more than 7,000 hospitalized COVID-19 patients.
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  • Add Delirium to Checklist of COVID-19 Symptoms in Seniors

    Add Delirium to Checklist of COVID-19 Symptoms in Seniors

    10 days ago - By Medscape

    Among patients older than 65 years who presented to the emergency department, 28% showed signs of delirium, making this the sixth most common symptom overall. It is predictive of worse hospital outcomes, death.
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  • WHO recommends against use of remdesivir for COVID-19

    11 days ago - By Healio

    A WHO guideline committee recommended against the use of remdesivir in patients hospitalized with COVID-19, regardless of how sick they are.
    The conditional recommendation, published in BMJ, was based on evidence suggesting that the antiviral has “no important effect on mortality, need for mechanical ventilation, time to clinical improvement, and other patient-important outcomes” among patients with COVID-19, the authors wrote.
    “Importantly, given the low certainty evidence for these outcomes, the panel concluded that the evidence did not prove that remdesivir has no benefit;
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  • COVID-19 patients survive in-hospital cardiac arrest at pre-pandemic rates

    11 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Resuscitation and survival rates of hospitalized COVID-19 patients who've had cardiac arrest are much higher than earlier reports of near-zero; variation at the individual hospital level may have affected overall numbers
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