Loyola Medicine neurologist calls for broad changes in stroke care during COVID-19

MAYWOOD, IL-Broad modifications to current standards for treating acute stroke patients during the COVID-19 pandemic may be needed to preserve health care resources, limit disease spread and ensure optimal care, according to a Loyola Medicine neurologist. «Doctors are seeing a rise in COVID-19 patients of all ages suffering from stroke and other vascular complications, as…

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Coalition of bone health experts issue joint guidance on managing osteoporosis in the COVID-19 era

WASHINGTON—The Endocrine Society joined a coalition of leading bone health organizations to release guidance for healthcare professionals treating patients with osteoporosis in the era of COVID-19. The guidelines address the challenges that social distancing has presented for treating patients with osteoporosis, including those who receive treatment through injection or intravenous (IV) delivery of drugs. It…

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Olanzapine may help control nausea, vomiting in patients with advanced cancer

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Olanzapine, a generic drug used to treat nervous, emotional and mental conditions, also may help patients with advanced cancer successfully manage nausea and vomiting unrelated to chemotherapy. These are the findings of a study published Thursday, May 7 in JAMA Oncology. Charles Loprinzi, M.D., a Mayo Clinic medical oncologist, played a leadership…

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Treatment for opioid use disorder is rare in hospitals, study finds

Despite a national opioid-related overdose epidemic that continues to claim tens of thousands of lives annually, a new nationwide study shows that a scant proportion of hospitalized patients with opioid use disorder receive proven life-saving medications both during and after they’re discharged. The study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. «It really paints…

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Animal Crossing Is the Only Place We Get Dressed Up For Now

Left: Courtesy of GCDS; Right: Courtesy of Marc Jacobs, @animalcrossingfashionarchive and Kara Chung On a recent weekend, the designer Sandy Liang—the downtown darling known for her «clout fleece»—held an extremely exclusive pop-up sale. Only six people were allowed in at a time, with some attendees waiting in line for two hours. Before you panic about…

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