Oncology & Cancer

ASCO: Mortality high for cancer patients with COVID-19

For patients with cancer and COVID-19, mortality is high and is associated with risk factors such as age, male sex, comorbidities, and active cancer, according to a study published online May 28 in The Lancet to coincide ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Collecting clinical samples key to understanding COVID-19

To understand how any given disease affects the body, scientists need a wide array of tools. One of the most valuable and indispensable instruments in their toolkit are clinical samples—small amounts of blood, urine, mucus, ...

Medications

VESIcare LS approved for neurogenic detrusor overactivity

VESIcare LS (solifenacin succinate) oral suspension is now approved to treat neurogenic detrusor overactivity (NDO) in children 2 years and older, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Age, CRP up risk for mortality in diabetes with COVID-19

(HealthDay)—For patients with diabetes and COVID-19, risk factors for mortality include older age and elevated C-reactive protein, and insulin usage is associated with poor prognosis, according to a study published online ...

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