Medications

Dexamethasone still beneficial for some inpatients with COVID-19

Early administration of dexamethasone is associated with significantly reduced odds of mortality or discharge to hospice for inpatients with COVID-19 receiving supplemental oxygen or mechanical ventilation (MV) and/or extracorporeal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ventilator-free days comparable with lower, higher SpO₂ target

The number of ventilator-free days does not differ for critically ill adults receiving mechanical ventilation with a lower, intermediate, or higher target for oxygen saturation, according to a study published online Oct. ...

Neuroscience

Nitric oxide signaling in health and disease

In a recently published review article in Cell, researchers Jon Lundberg and Eddie Weitzberg at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at Karolinska Institutet summarize research in nitric oxide (NO) with a focus on ...

Medications

Study compares baricitinib to dexamethasone for COVID-19

For hospitalized patients with COVID-19 requiring supplemental oxygen, baricitinib plus remdesivir and dexamethasone plus remdesivir result in similar mechanical ventilation-free survival by day 29, but adverse events occur ...

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