• Demographic, clinical, and socioeconomic factors associated with delayed diagnosis and management of pediatric testicular torsion in West China: a retrospective study of 301 cases in a single tertiary children's hospital

    1 month ago - By BMC

    To investigate the association between geographic, clinical, socioeconomic factors and delayed management of pediatric testicular torsion in West China.
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  • An analysis of risk factors and symptom presentation among groups at risk for SARS-CoV-2 infection

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    The study, published on the pre-print server medRxiv*, analyzed the specific linkages between the COVID-19 patients belonging to the three risk groups with the overall COVID-19 patients and compared symptoms between and within the risk groups.
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  • Timing of rituximab infusion not tied to risk for COVID-19 hospitalization

    Timing of rituximab infusion not tied to risk for COVID-19 hospitalization

    1 month ago - By Healio

    The timing of rituximab infusion or cumulative lifetime rituximab dose did not appear statistically significantly associated with risk for hospitalization for COVID-19 among patients with MS who received the drug before getting COVID-19.
    However, researchers noted limited power of the study in which these results were reported.
    “Rituximab therapy has been associated with more severe COVID-19 infection in persons with multiple sclerosis, although this finding was based on a small number of events,” Kyla A. McKay, PhD, of the department of clinical neuroscience at Karolinska
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  • Hospitalization trends and associated factors for COVID in 2.3 million adults in England

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Researchers performed a retrospective cohort study to determine risk factors for hospitalization and mortality rates over time among COVID-19 patients.
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