Medications

Vosoritide aids bone growth in children with dwarfism

(HealthDay)—Vosoritide increases bone growth velocity in children with achondroplasia, the most common form of dwarfism, according to a study recently published in The Lancet.

Medications

Antifungal meds cut risk for death after lung transplant

(HealthDay)—Preventive antifungal medications cut the risk for death following a lung transplant by more than half, according to a study published online Sept. 23 in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

Medications

COVID-19: Dexamethasone discovery carries treatment implications

A new discovery about how the body transports dexamethasone, a drug that can increase the survival chances of patients with severe COVID-19, suggests diabetes and other factors may reduce its potentially lifesaving effectiveness. ...

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