Predicted #Heart Age Among #Cancer Survivors

What is already known about this topic? Cancer and cardiovascular disease (CVD) share long-term risk factors. Physician-patient communication using heart age has been effective in motivating patients to improve modifiable CVD risk factors. What is added by this report? The predicted heart age and excess heart age among cancer survivors were 57.2 and 8.5 years, respectively, for men and 54.8 and 6.5 years, respectively, for … Continue reading Predicted #Heart Age Among #Cancer Survivors

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Early High-Titer #Plasma Therapy to Prevent Severe #Covid-19 in Older Adults

Therapies to interrupt the progression of early coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) remain elusive. Among them, convalescent plasma administered to hospitalized patients has been unsuccessful, perhaps because antibodies should be administered earlier in the course of illness. We conducted a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of convalescent plasma with high IgG titers against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in older adult patients within 72 hours … Continue reading Early High-Titer #Plasma Therapy to Prevent Severe #Covid-19 in Older Adults

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