Medical research

Triangulation across data sources to understand COVID-19

One test of both the power and hunger of any individual or organization is the ability to master any and every new, sufficiently advanced technological opportunity that urgently presents itself to the world at large. For ...


Therapy found to reduce lipoprotein(a) levels

(HealthDay)—For patients with elevated lipoprotein(a) levels and established cardiovascular disease, hepatocyte-directed antisense oligonucleotide AKCEA-APO(a)-LRX (APO(a)-LRX) reduces lipoprotein(a) levels, according to ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Decrease in mean platelet counts seen during pregnancy

(HealthDay)—All women have a decrease in mean platelet counts during pregnancy, according to a study published in the July 5 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pre-op eltrombopag reduces need for platelet transfusions

(HealthDay)—For patients with chronic liver disease who require an invasive procedure as part of their routine care, the oral thrombopoietin-receptor agonist eltrombopag reduces the need for platelet transfusions, but also ...

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