Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Advancing care for burn patients

New research finds that glutamine, previously thought to help with burn injuries, does not improve patients' time to discharge from hospital.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why the flu vaccine is more important than ever this year

While social distancing and wearing masks kept the 2021–2022 flu season milder than pre-pandemic levels, experts who expect flu cases to rise this year as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted are urging people to get their ...

Medications

Bebtelovimab appears reliable for COVID-19 during Omicron epoch

For high-risk patients with mild-to-moderate COVID-19 during the Omicron epoch, bebtelovimab seems to be a reliable treatment option, according to a study published online Sept. 17 in the Journal of Infectious Diseases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New test can ID patients at risk of severe COVID-19, study finds

A genomic test being developed by a Charlottesville, Va., company can predict a patient's risk of developing severe COVID-19, new research from UVA Health suggests. That information could help doctors identify patients at ...

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