• The Price of Missed Screenings; Win for CT Colonography; Targeted Prostate Screening

    7 monthes ago - By MedPageToday

    Some patients who skipped cancer screenings or lab work because of COVID-19 are paying a price in the form of cancers that were diagnosed late.
    Hoping to build on the success of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR...
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  • Toxic metabolic encephalopathy occurs in 12% of patients with COVID-19 in large study

    Toxic metabolic encephalopathy occurs in 12% of patients with COVID-19 in large study

    7 monthes ago - By Healio

    One in eight patients hospitalized with COVID-19 developed toxic metabolic encephalopathy including multiple etiologies in most patients, in a retrospective, multicenter cohort study published in Neurocritical Care.
    The presence of toxic metabolic encephalopathy correlated with a 24% increased risk for in-hospital mortality, according to the study results.
    “In our first publication on neurological events during hospitalization, we identified TME as the most common neurological complication among patients with COVID-19,” Jennifer A. Frontera, MD, professor in the department of
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  • Janet Sawyer, former Orlando TV health reporter, dies from COVID-19

    7 monthes ago - By Orlando Sentinel

    Former Orlando broadcaster Janet Sawyer died Feb. 17 from complications of COVID-19. After a long career as an Orlando-area TV news reporter, she was a health-care advocate for elderly clients.
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  • Why 130,000 Nursing Home Patients Died of COVID-19

    Why 130,000 Nursing Home Patients Died of COVID-19

    7 monthes ago - By MedPageToday

    Adelina Ramos told a Senate Finance Committee hearing Wednesday what it was like to be a certified nursing assistant in a 160-bed facility where 20 patients and another co-worker died from COVID-19 within one month.
    They were...
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