Medications

High dose of vitamin D does not cut COVID-19 hospital stay

(HealthDay)—A single high dose of vitamin D3 does not shorten length of stay or improve other outcomes among patients hospitalized for COVID-19, according to a study published online Feb. 17 in the Journal of the American ...

Pediatrics

Early PDA closure may improve outcomes in preterm infants

Extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants with moderate to large patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) may benefit from transcatheter PDA closure (TCPC) in the first four weeks of life, according to research published by Le Bonheur ...

Medications

Review shows chloroquine doesn't help people with COVID-19

Hydroxychloroquine does not reduce deaths from COVID-19, and probably does not reduce the number of people needing mechanical ventilation, state the authors of a new Cochrane Review. In addition, they note that no new trials ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mortality decreased for COVID-19 ICU patients over time

(HealthDay)—For adults with COVID-19-related critical illness admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU), mortality has decreased over time, according to a study published online Jan. 19 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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