FDA approves iloprost for severe frostbite

Aurlumyn (iloprost), a vasodilator, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat severe frostbite. The injected medication lowers the risk for finger or toe amputation.


Viewpoint: Doctors with long COVID deserve more support

Freelance journalist Adele Waters speaks to scores of doctors unable to work or play with their children, forced to sell their homes or facing financial destitution by an illness they caught while doing their jobs. She hears ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Diagnosing, assessing and treating long COVID

About 1.4 million people in Canada have been affected by long COVID after infection, or suspected infection, with SARS-CoV-2. A new trio of practice articles in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) aims to help clinicians ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Long COVID costs Australia millions of working days

Long COVID has already cost the Australian economy three million working days this year, according to a government analysis seen by AFP Friday, significantly worsening the country's acute labor shortages.


Restoring heart elasticity in a heart failure model

Patients with heart failure often have shortness of breath and become fatigued quickly. They frequently suffer from water retention, heart palpitations, and dizziness. The condition can be triggered by a combination of elevated ...

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