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Teen COVID-19 patient on ventilator entering ‘recovery stage,’ doctor says

A doctor helping to care for a Florida teen who has been in a coma while battling COVID-19 said she is entering the recovery stage, bringing hope to her devastated relatives.  “It’s very encouraging,” Dr. Jennifer Davis, who is helping to care for 15-year-old Paulina Velasquez at Broward Health Main Campus, told Local10.com. “Probably the… Read More »

Most dental offices’ patient volume nearing normal, data suggests

A San Francisco-based oral surgeon is seeing patient volume return to near normal after pandemic-related closures shuttered three of four locations and placed the majority of staff on leave.  Dr. Eric Scharf, DDS, told Fox News in an interview that patients began returning last fall, estimating the practice is now in the 90-95th percentile range… Read More »

When a Surgeon Became a Covid-19 Patient: ‘I Had Never Faced the Reality of Death’

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story The Great Read ‘I Had Never Faced the Reality of Death’: A Surgeon Becomes a Patient Infected early in the pandemic, Dr. Tomoaki Kato, a renowned transplant surgeon, was soon on life support, and one of the sickest patients in his own… Read More »

BioCryst’s persistence for patient insights leads to a bigger market for HAE drug Orladeyo

Sometimes finding out how patients really feel about treatment takes persistence. That’s what BioCryst Pharmaceuticals learned when it started talking to patients about its new oral preventative treatment for hereditary angioedema. Two years ago, after pivotal trial results came in for the drug that would become Orladeyo, BioCryst had just begun its market research with a study… Read More »