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The COVID-19 pandemic may have negatively impacted osteoporosis management

COVID-19 Pandemic Challenges Osteoporosis Management

Decline in active management reflected by decrease in FRAX online fracture risk assessments
Sex

Factors ID’d for Strong Antibody Response in COVID-19

Increased antibody responses associated with male sex, older age, hospitalizations for COVID-19
Drugmakers AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson are ready to resume paused COVID-19 vaccine trials after health scares

AstraZeneca, J&J Resume U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the restart after reviewing all safety data
As the United States witnessed record-breaking daily COVID-19 case counts over the weekend

Hospitals Straining Under Weight of Surging COVID-19 Case Counts

More than 41,000 COVID-19 patients hospitalized across the country, a 40 percent rise in the past month
Adequate nursing resources during labor and birth aid maternal and infant health outcomes

Adequate Staffing During Labor, Delivery Boosts Outcomes

Findings link nursing care to skin-to-skin contact, breastfeeding, recovery care
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be safely performed in patients with non-MRI-conditional cardiac devices

MRI Safe for Those With Non-MRI-Conditional Cardiac Devices

MRI can be performed safely in patients with non-MRI-conditional devices, including pacemakers

American College of Surgeons, Oct. 3-7

The 105th Annual American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress The annual meeting of the American College of Surgeons was held virtually this...

American Society of Anesthesiologists, Oct. 2-5

ANESTHESIOLOGY 2020 The annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists was held virtually this year from Oct. 2 to 5 and attracted...
When a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available

CDC Plans Cellphone COVID-19 Vaccine Tracking System

Health checks will be done by text messages and email every day during the first week after vaccination
At a meeting of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration vaccine advisory board

FDA Needs More Safety Data on COVID-19 Vaccines, Experts Say

Polls show Americans getting more skeptical about a vaccine, worry that approval process is being rushed