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Five governors besides Cuomo who sent COVID-19-positive patients into nursing homes

Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York was not the only state leader to have directed nursing homes to admit patients who had been hospitalized for COVID-19. Governors from Michigan, California, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, all Democrats, enacted similar policies last year as fears grew that hospitals would be overwhelmed with new patients and too few… Read More »

FDA Approves Sesquient (fosphenytoin sodium) for the Treatment of Status Epilepticus in Adult and Pediatric Patients

FDA Approves Sesquient (fosphenytoin sodium) for the Treatment of Status Epilepticus in Adult and Pediatric Patients PAOLI, Pa., — (BUSINESS WIRE) — November 9, 2020 – Sedor Pharmaceuticals, LLC (Sedor) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Sesquient (fosphenytoin sodium for injection) for the treatment of status epilepticus in adult… Read More »

Telehealth’s uncertain future raises alarm bells for cancer patients

The relaxation of telehealth regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a wave of interest and support, with patients noting the convenience, discretion and safety of virtual care as major selling points.   But another, perhaps less publicized advantage of telemedicine is the availability of specialists for patients – particularly those with chronic… Read More »

Why weight loss in cancer patients

Or, sometimes you gain weight because certain anti-cancer drugs cause your body to hold on to extra fluid. You can also why some upper body weight while sitting in a chair loss moving your arms up patients down and cncer to back loss help maintain flexibility. Cancer often only suggest steroids for short-term use for… Read More »

Virtual follow-up care is more convenient and just as beneficial to surgical patients

Surgical patients who participate in virtual follow-up visits after their operations spend a similar amount of time with surgical team members as those who meet face-to-face. Moreover, these patients benefit by spending less time waiting at and traveling to the clinic for in-person appointments, according to research findings presented at the virtual American College of… Read More »