• Patients with COVID-19 pneumonitis and moderate to severe ARDS treated with sildenafil

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    A new study published in the British Journal of Anaesthesia aimed to determine whether sildenafil could improve gaseous exchange in patients with COVID-19 ARDS with pulmonary hypertension, RV dysfunction, or both.
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  • Community-focused model improves equitable access to COVID-19 vaccination

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    New research from Boston Medical Center shows how intentionality and partnership between community leaders and medical health centers can improve COVID-19 vaccination uptake in Black and Latino communities.
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  • MS patients treated with rituximab may receive COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible

    MS patients treated with rituximab may receive COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Rituximab-treated patients with MS may be vaccinated for COVID-19 as soon as possible, researchers reported in JAMA Network Open.
    Andreas Tolf, MD, of the department of medical sciences at Uppsala University in Sweden, and colleagues conducted a prospective cohort study from Jan. 21 to Dec. 1, 2021, and analyzed data from 67 participants with planned or ongoing treatment with rituximab.
    Researchers assessed serological vaccine responses by measuring quantitation of anti-spike IgG antibodies and anti-receptor-binding domain IgG antibodies, as well as their neutralizing capacities.
    Among the
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