From MedPage Today comes this inspirational story about Christopher Veal, a medical student at UVM’s Larner College of Medicine who is calling on medical school leaders to change their culture and adjust their programs to screen for suicidal ideation and mental health early on in student life. Veal decided to speak up after a friend […]
Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) are cornerstones of cardiovascular disease therapy. In this article (registration required) from the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, the author provides insight and commentary on whether ACE inhibitors are better than ARBs. The conclusion is there is more to the story and the evidence than […]
Anaphylaxis to the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines is currently estimated to occur in 2.5 to 11.1 cases per million doses, largely in individuals with a history of allergy. In this JAMA “Research Letter”, the authors investigated acute allergic reaction incidence with more than 60,000 mRNA COVID-19 vaccine administrations at Mass General Brigham (MGB).