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Testing of the Eli Lilly antibody drug for hospitalized COVID-19 patients has been halted because the treatment does not help them recover from their infection.

Trial of Antibody Drug for COVID-19 Stopped for Lack of Effectiveness

Eli Lilly says government is continuing a separate study testing the antibody drug in mild to moderately ill patients
In a 2020 guideline from the International Antiviral Society-USA

Recommendations Updated for HIV Treatment, Prevention

Prompt initiation of antiretroviral therapy advised in those with HIV and detectable viremia
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...