Tag Archives: Little

How COVID-19 drug/vaccine decisions might be based on little evidence

At this point, the Food and Drug Administration could grant emergency-use authorization. In other words, the two vaccines could hinge on the combined results of 64 people. Haseltine concludes: If — or perhaps when — positive early results from these trials are announced, keep my warnings in mind. These protocols seem designed to get a… Read More »

‘Nobody cares about me’ Canadian stuck in Wuhan received little help from Global Affairs

As scores of his compatriots climbed off an evacuation flight from Wuhan, China, on Friday, Qi (Kevin) Jin was still languishing at ground zero of the coronavirus outbreak — and feeling decidedly abandoned. The Canadian citizen based in Toronto says he has registered repeatedly with Global Affairs Canada, but heard next to nothing from the department… Read More »

Don’t Forget About Brexanolone’s Little Sister: Zuranolone

While we have been talking about using brexanolone, marketed by Sage Therapeutics as Zulresso, for the treatment of postpartum depression, an oral version of this novel antidepressant – SAGE 217 or zuranolone – has been finishing up its Phase 3 trials. Like brexanolone, SAGE-217 is a neurosteroid, an analogue of allopregnanolone which is a positive… Read More »

GAO: Food Assistance, SDOH Programs See Little Nutrition Oversight – PatientEngagementHIT.com

By Sara Heath January 03, 2020 – Federal food assistance programs aimed at addressing population health issues in older adult patients could benefit from better oversight and regulation, according to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO). The report, which focused on six federally sponsored food assistance programs targeting older adults over age 65,… Read More »

How Therapy for PTSD Can Help us Heal From Big T Trauma and Little t Trauma

PTSD and trauma There are things that are extremely traumatic things that can occur in our lives such as near-death experiences, assaults, and natural disasters. These events are considered “big T” trauma and are what we typically imagine when we think of the word trauma. These events can cause people to develop Post Traumatic Stress… Read More »