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IDSA updates guidance to support use of tocilizumab for COVID-19

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Healio - The Infectious Diseases Society of America has backed the use of tocilizumab for COVID-19.In a change to its clinical guidelines, the IDSA now “suggests”...

Better trials needed to assess combination therapy for hypothyroidism

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Healio - Three large professional thyroid organizations issued a joint statement calling for new trials of combination therapy to treat hypothyroidism, citing new clinical endpoints and...

Study investigates effects of cataract surgery on AMD

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Healio - Patients with age-related macular degeneration who are undergoing cataract surgery should be seen within 4 weeks after surgery and appropriately treated within 14 days...

FDA review supports Johnson & Johnson vaccine for emergency use

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Healio - The FDA reviewed data on Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot COVID-19 vaccine and found no issues that would prevent its emergency use authorization, according to...

  • The @US_FDA reviewed data on the @JNJNews one-shot #COVID19 vaccine and found no issues that would prevent its emergency use authorization, according to a briefing document meant for the expert panel that will review the vaccine this week. https://t.co/WNStOcPbUe

Rapid-Onset Psychosis and Cholinergic Rebound After Abrupt Discontinuation of Clozapine

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Healio - Psychiatric Annals | Clozapine is an effective atypical antipsychotic that has superior results in treatment-resistant schizophrenia. It is unique in many ways and is...

NLA scientific statement further cements CAC scoring in primary prevention

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Healio - Cardiology Today | The first technique for coronary artery calcium scoring was published in 1990. Given the lack of data at the time on...

Ketosis may benefit cardiometabolic health in CVD

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Healio - Ketosis, as achieved via ketogenic diet or supplements, may improve cardiometabolic health in patients with CVD, particularly HF, according to a review published in...

ACR, medical societies reach consensus on hydroxychloroquine retinopathy

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Healio - With proper dosing — 5 mg/kg or less per day — the risk for retinal toxicity associated with hydroxychloroquine use is less than 2%...

Low physical activity level may confer risk for instant, short-term MI death

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Healio - Moderate to high physical activity levels were associated with lower risk for instant and 28-day death related to MI, according to results published in...

Low physical activity level may confer risk for instant, short-term MI death

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Healio - Moderate to high physical activity levels were associated with lower risk for instant and 28-day death related to MI, according to results published in...