• Prevalence and evolution of PTSD symptoms in cancer patients during COVID-19 pandemic

    4 monthes ago - By News Medical

    The focus of this study was to investigate the evolution of PTSD symptoms in cancer patients over the first year of the COVID19 pandemic.
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  • State laws aim to regulate ‘troubled teen industry,' but loopholes remain

    4 monthes ago - By News Medical

    Five days after Utah Gov. Spencer Cox signed a law meant to provide stronger oversight of the more than 100 residential youth treatment programs operating in the state, a 12-year-old boy arrived at one of them, Provo Canyon School. Before long, he was forced into seclusion, denied communication with his family and given antipsychotic medication without parental permission, according to relatives.
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  • Colchicine as COVID-19 treatment suffers difficult year, but some hope remains

    Colchicine as COVID-19 treatment suffers difficult year, but some hope remains

    4 monthes ago - By Healio

    If colchicine and its prospects as a COVID-19 treatment entered 2021 with a bang, then it decidedly exited the year with a whimper.
    In January 2021, researchers with the COLCORONA trial rang in the new year with promising news - colchicine, with its established safety and inexpensive cost, showed promising, if mixed, benefits as treatment for COVID-19. However, hopes that the anti-inflammatory could prove effective in reducing mortality and hospitalization, buoyed as they were by COLCORONA, soon found themselves in rough and unpredictable seas.
    Trials examining colchicine's efficacy
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