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Massey scientist suggests COVID-19 should be treated as an acute inflammatory disease

The COVID-19 pandemic has had detrimental effects on global infrastructure sectors, including economic, political, health care, education and research systems, and there is still no definitive treatment strategy for the disease. A team of scientists, including VCU Massey Cancer Center researcher Masoud Manjili, D.V.M., Ph.D., conducted a comprehensive analysis of worldwide COVID-19 data to identify […]

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Reduced-dose prasugrel efficacious for acute coronary syndrome

(HealthDay)—For elderly or low-weight patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), a reduced dose of prasugrel is efficacious compared with ticagrelor, according to a study published online July 21 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Maurizio Menichelli, M.D., from Ospedale Fabrizio Spaziani in Frosinone, Italy, and colleagues conducted a prespecified analysis of 3,997 patients with ACS […]