Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Odds of pulmonary embolism up for obese COVID-19 patients

(HealthDay)—Patients with COVID-19 with a body mass index (BMI) >30 kg/m² have increased odds of developing pulmonary embolism (PE), according to a research letter published online May 14 in Radiology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Erlotinib overdose tied to conjunctivitis

(HealthDay)—Overdosing of erlotinib may be associated with rapid onset of conjunctivitis, according to a case report published online Oct. 25 in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics.

Pediatrics

Children not immunised due to socioeconomic barriers

Almost one in 10 Australian infants are at risk of severe infections because they are not up-to-date with their immunisations. According to new research at the University of Adelaide, infants from socially disadvantaged backgrounds ...

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