• Study on Hydroxychloroquine for COVID Questioned

    29 days ago - By Web MD

    Critics say the study failed to account sufficiently for things that may have influenced their results, including how severe different cases were.
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  • Paging Dr. Hamblin: Does Vitamin D Help Fight COVID-19?

    Paging Dr. Hamblin: Does Vitamin D Help Fight COVID-19?

    29 days ago - By The Atlantic

    Editor's Note : Every Wednesday, James Hamblin takes questions from readers about health-related curiosities, concerns, and obsessions. Have one? Email him at paging.dr.hamblin theatlantic.com. I have read that a higher vitamin-D level correlates with better outcomes for other coronaviruses such as SARS and MERS. Could skin color be one of the reasons black Americans and Hispanic Americans are disproportionately affected by COVID-19? Should we be taking vitamin-D supplements? After consulting with my GP, I started taking 1,000 IU of vitamin D, since I'm only leaving the apartment once...
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  • What's Behind Severe Kids' Illness After COVID-19?

    What's Behind Severe Kids' Illness After COVID-19?

    29 days ago - By Web MD

    Four of the earliest U.S. cases of a rare inflammatory syndrome in kids with COVID-19 are described in a study that offers insight into the condition.
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  • COVID-19 Update: 'Concern' Over HCQ Study; Delirium in the ICU; First Canine Case in U.S

    COVID-19 Update: 'Concern' Over HCQ Study; Delirium in the ICU; First Canine Case in U.S

    29 days ago - By MedPageToday

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    Editors of The Lancet issued an "expression of concern" over the underlying data on a huge retrospective hydroxychloroquine study, which found use of the drug to...
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