Medications

Researchers to test blood cancer drug in COVID-19 patients

Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have launched a clinical test of a blood cancer drug in patients infected with the COVID-19 virus. The test follows several case reports in which the drug, ibrutinib, appeared to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Which COVID-19 patients need ventilators?

Patients who were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Chicago were more likely to need a mechanical ventilator if they were older than 65 years old, male, had a history of diabetes or felt short of breath, reports a new Northwestern ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

First prospective study of critically ill COVID-19 patients in NYC

The largest prospective study of adult COVID-19 patients in USA to date confirms that critical illness is common among hospitalized patients (22%, 257/1150). Critically ill COVID-19 patients frequently require mechanical ...

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