ARDS syndrome

Major bleeding after acute coronary syndrome predicts a poor outcome but is challenging to define. The choice of antiplatelet influences...


Changes in the lung microbiome may help predict how well critically ill patients will respond to care. Specifically, patients with higher...


Since December 2019, a pneumonia caused by SARS-CoV-2 which was later named as COVID-19 emerged and many people lost...


Coronavirus disease 2019 ( COVID-19 ) is a pandemic with no specific therapeutic agents and substantial mortality. It is...


SARS-CoV-2 uses the angiotensin-converting enzyme ( ACE ) 2 receptor for entry into target cells. ACE2 is predominantly expressed by...


Initial preliminary findings from the Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital sponsored SISCO ( Siltuximab In Serious COVID-19 ) Study, based on...


Edoxaban ( Lixiana ) in combination with a P2Y12 inhibitor is noninferior to standard triple therapy for preventing bleeding in...


The FDA ( U.S. Food and Drug Administration ) has announced Project Orbis, an initiative of the FDA Oncology Center...


A study has evaluated the efficacy and tolerability of intravenous Lacosamide ( LCM-iv ) under routine conditions in daily clinical...


Kawasaki disease ( KD ) is also known as multiple mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome of systemic vasculitis and is a...


The Chemotherapy Clinical Reference Group ( CRG ) has reviewed drugs and drug indications for inclusion on the National cancer...


A study has assessed the effect of Ranolazine, an anti-ischaemic agent with anti-arrhythmic properties, on the overall burden of atrial...


High dose intravenous immunoglobulin ( IVIG ) is an established treatment for various neuromuscular disorders. Recently, cases of hemolytic anemia...


Guillain-Barre syndrome ( GBS ) is an acute, paralysing, inflammatory peripheral nerve disease. Intravenous immunoglobulin ( IVIg ) is beneficial...


Pulmonary vascular leakage occurs early in acute respiratory distress syndrome ( ARDS ). Mortality is high ( 35–45% ), but...


A new study presented at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress ( EULAR 2014 ) has shown a significantly...


Cases of intraoperative floppy iris syndrome ( IFIS ) during cataract surgery have been reported in patients taking the atypical...


Mucopolysaccharidosis type VI ( Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome; MPS VI ) is an autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disorder in which deficiency of...


Celgene has announced results of phase II trial ( BCT-001 ) on Apremilast, a oral targeted inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4...


The results from PAVES ( Pegfilgrastim and Anti-VEGF Evaluation Study ), a Phase 3 trial which evaluated Neulasta ( Pegfilgrastim...