Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

ICI need not be withheld in those with autoimmune disease

(HealthDay)—For patients with advanced melanoma, response to immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) is similar for those with and without preexisting autoimmune disease (AID), according to a study published online Feb. 16 ...

Medications

Findings of study comparing analgesics in acute post-trauma pain

The combination of a high-dose NSAID with paracetamol does not increase the analgesic effect compared to paracetamol alone. Researchers also found that paracetamol alone is superior to high-dose NSAID alone for posttraumatic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers learn what's driving 'brain fog' in people with COVID-19

One of the dozens of unusual symptoms that have emerged in COVID-19 patients is a condition that's informally called "COVID brain" or "brain fog." It's characterized by confusion, headaches, and loss of short-term memory. ...

Medications

New COVID-19 treatment trial results published

A clinical trial involving COVID-19 patients hospitalized at UT Health San Antonio and University Health, among roughly 100 sites globally, found that a combination of the drugs baricitinib and remdesivir reduced time to ...

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