Tag: dyspnea

FDA Clears New Enzyme Replacement Therapy for Pompe Disease

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new enzyme replacement therapy, avalglucosidase alfa (Nexviazyme, Genzyme), for patients aged 1 year and older...

Ticagrelor Beneficial for Moderate Stroke: New THALES Analysis

For patients with a moderate-size stroke, benefit from ticagrelor plus aspirin was the same as for patients with minor stroke, a new exploratory analysis of...

AAP Updates Guidance for Return to Sports and Physical Activities

As pandemic restrictions ease and young athletes once again take to fields, courts, tracks, and rinks, doctors are sharing ways to help them get back...

EMA Seeks More Data on Myocarditis After COVID-19 Shots

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) safety committee is continuing its review of myocarditis and pericarditis following vaccination with COVID-19 vaccines. “Currently, further analysis is needed...

More Evidence Links COVID Vaccines to Rare Myocarditis in Youth

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Swelling of the heart appears to be a very rare side...

Nintedanib Slows Interstitial Lung Disease in Patients With RA

In a new subgroup analysis of a previously published multinational trial, the preservation of lung function with nintedanib (Ofev) was about the same in patients...

Sex Differences in COPD Symptoms Predict Cardiac Comorbidity

Sex-specific differences in the severity of symptoms and prevalence of comorbidities in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may point to different criteria for...

Vaccines Help Some COVID Long Haulers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. An estimated 10% to 30% of people who get covid-19 suffer...

Study IDs Most Common Lingering Symptoms 8 Months After Mild COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Loss of smell, loss of taste, dyspnea, and fatigue are the...

Four Phases Help COVID Patients Ease Back Into Exercise

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Once patients who have had COVID-19 are symptom-free for at least...

Children’s Hospitals Grapple With Young COVID ‘Long Haulers’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A slumber party to celebrate Delaney DePue’s 15th birthday last summer...

Home Subcutaneous Immune Globulin for Refractory Dermatomyositis

Dr Anna Postolova Home-based subcutaneous immune globulin therapy is a promising alternative to intravenous immune globulin therapy for patients with refractory dermatomyositis or polymyositis, Anna Postolova,...

Kids in ICU for COVID Are Likely to be Older, Black, Have Asthma

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Little has been known about children sick enough with COVID-19 to...

The Cat’s Meow

When fourth-year medical student Chevelle Winchester was finishing her psychiatry rotation in Chicago under neurologist and psychiatrist Alan R. Hirsch, MD, she encountered a patient...

Digoxin a ‘Viable Alternative’ in AF With HF: RATE-AF Published

A randomized trial shows no significant difference in the primary endpoint of quality of life at 6 months between treatment with digoxin vs the beta-blocker...

Novartis Receives FDA Complete Response Letter on Inclisiran

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a complete response letter regarding Novartis’ new drug application (NDA) for inclisiran, a novel treatment for elevated...

COVID-19 Survivor Writes Thank-You Note to 116 Medical Workers

A New Yorker who spent a month in a coma with COVID-19 has written a thank-you note to 116 health care workers who helped him...

Many With Vaping Lung Injury May Have Lingering Symptoms

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Most patients who develop e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) are young white males, and nearly all admit...

Five Pediatric Heart Health Practices That May Be Unnecessary

Five common therapies and practices related to children’s heart health may be unnecessary, and physicians and parents should be careful about using them, the American...

Patients Testing Positive for Both COVID and Flu

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Following national public health warnings about a possible “twindemic,” reports are...

Convalescent Plasma Falls Short in Phase 2 Trial

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Convalescent plasma may not prevent progression to severe disease or reduce...

First Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Reinfections in US

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A 25-year-old man from Nevada and a 42-year-old man in Virginia...

Post-COVID Clinics Create a One-stop Shop for Patients

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Clarence Troutman survived a two-month hospital stay with COVID-19, then went...

Sudden Death Not So Sudden? Half Contacted GP in Days Prior

People who experience “sudden” out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) may feel malaise days earlier, new research from Denmark suggests. The new analysis shows that 2 weeks...

Distinguishing COVID-19 From Flu in Kids Remains Challenging

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. For children with COVID-19, rates of hospitalization, ICU admission, and ventilator...