A growing body of research suggests that patients are not always transparent with their physicians about critical information.
The USPSTF recommends against the use of beta carotene or vitamin E for prevention of CVD or cancer and finds that the evidence is insufficient for ascertaining the benefits and harms of multivitamin use.
The combined severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 seroprevalence from infection or vaccination reached an estimated 94.7% in December 2021.
Only one-third of individuals with neurologic symptoms following SARS-CoV-2 infection report complete symptom resolution by 6 months.
The recommendations for perioperative testing for SARS-CoV-2 have been updated by the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation.
For hospitalized patients with COVID-19 requiring supplemental oxygen, baricitinib plus remdesivir and dexamethasone plus remdesivir result in similar mechanical ventilation-free survival by day 29, but adverse events occur more frequently with dexamethasone.
WTC responders who suffer from exposure-related chronic conditions also face an increased risk for worse COVID-19 outcomes, including long COVID.
The study evaluated Paxlovid in both vaccinated and unvaccinated patients with COVID-19 at standard risk for progressing to severe disease.
Adverse events associated with COVID-19 mRNA vaccines are low but are slightly higher at 42 days for those receiving Pfizer-BioNTech.
Physical activity and acute exercise offer some benefit for influenza vaccination response.