Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

IgG level in convalescent plasma affects COVID-19 death risk

(HealthDay)—For patients hospitalized with COVID-19 and not receiving mechanical ventilation, the risk for death is reduced with transfusion of plasma with higher versus lower levels of anti-severe acute respiratory syndrome ...

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Reduction noted in transfusion burden with luspatercept

(HealthDay)—For patients with transfusion-dependent β-thalassemia, significantly more have a reduction in transfusion burden with receipt of luspatercept versus placebo, according to a study published in the March 26 issue ...

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