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Late-Window Tenecteplase for Stroke Works When Thrombectomy's Out of the Question

β€” TRACE-III trial finds benefit for lytic given up to 24 hours after stroke onset

A series of CT scans of a brain after ischemic stroke.

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SGLT2 Inhibitor No Help for ICU Patients With Acute Organ Dysfunction

Secondary findings of trial only suggest a potential benefit in kidney protection

Jun 14, 2024
Some Pasteurization Methods May Not Clear H5N1 in Heavily Infected Milk

In experimental study, trace infectious virus detectable in some samples heated for short periods

Jun 14, 2024
PPI Prevents Upper GI Bleeds During Intubation, With No Effect on Mortality

But expert still suggests the approach may not be appropriate for the most severely ill

Jun 14, 2024
Doc Paralyzed After COVID; Legionella at Medicare HQ; Mystery Grand Canyon Illness

Health news and commentary gathered by ΔΎΉΟΦ±²₯ staff

Jun 14, 2024
PPI Prevents Upper GI Bleeds During Intubation, With No Effect on Mortality

But expert still suggests the approach may not be appropriate for the most severely ill

Doc Paralyzed After COVID; Legionella at Medicare HQ; Mystery Grand Canyon Illness

Health news and commentary gathered by ΔΎΉΟΦ±²₯ staff

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Liberal Blood Transfusion After Traumatic Brain Injury May Hold Benefit

Trial didn't meet primary outcome, but functional independence scores were better

Jun 13, 2024
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Diet Change Revealed Deadly Diagnosis: Medical Mystery Solved!

Can you guess what caused this patient's salt cravings?

Jun 13, 2024
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Preoxygenation With Noninvasive Ventilation Led to Less Hypoxemia During Intubation

Fewer critically ill adults had hypoxemia compared with preoxygenation with an oxygen mask

Jun 13, 2024
A photo of a bilevel positive airway pressure mask.
Amino Acid Infusion Before Cardiac Surgery Reduced Acute Kidney Injury

The amino acid mixture reduced stage 3 AKI by 44% compared with placebo

Jun 12, 2024
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Prolonged Beta-Lactam Dosing Boosts Survival in Sepsis, Septic Shock

Trial and meta-analysis add strength to weak guidelines

Jun 12, 2024
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Established TAVR Platforms Evolving for Lifetime Management

New additions to Sapien, Evolut, Navitor lines aim to ensure coronary access

Jun 10, 2024
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New Tricuspid Interventions Launched into 'Broken' System

Having the technology reach the right patients is a major challenge in the real world

Jun 08, 2024
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Can Mitral Valve Innovators Dig Themselves Out of a Rut?

Current transcatheter mitral valve replacement devices a poor match for clinical need

Jun 06, 2024
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Opinion
Paxlovid Trial Flops for COVID Pneumonia

Small study found no decrease in mortality among inpatients in three countries

Jun 06, 2024
 A photo of a blue rubber gloved hand holding a box of Paxlovid.
Most Heart Disease Deaths Still Occur in Cold Weather, but Heat Is a Growing Problem

Rising mortality burden from high ambient temperatures around the world

Jun 03, 2024
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Opinion
'Uncertainty' Isn't a Bad Word: U.S. Agencies Must Tighten Up H5N1 Communications

More effective and efficient public messaging is the need of the hour

Jun 03, 2024
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Guillain-Barre Syndrome Rates After RSV Shots in Sync With Trial Data, CDC Says

But compared with mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, GBS was more common than expected

May 31, 2024
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FDA Approves First mRNA RSV Vaccine

Moderna vaccine indicated for people ages 60 and up

May 31, 2024
 FDA APPROVED mRNA-1345 vaccine (mRESVIA) over a computer rendering of respiratory syncytial viruses.
Opinion
Former Surgeon General's Exorbitant ED Bill: Impact of 'Cover Your Ass' Care

Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, sits down with ΔΎΉΟΦ±²₯ to discuss his recent $10,000 ED bill

May 30, 2024
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