Ivermectin for Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19 Infection: A Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, and Trial Sequential Analysis to Inform Clinical Guidelines

Authors: Bryant, Andrew MSc1,*; Lawrie, Theresa A. MBBCh, PhD2; Dowswell, Therese PhD2; Fordham, Edmund J. PhD2; Mitchell, Scott MBChB, MRCS3; Hill, Sarah R. PhD1; Tham, Tony C. MD, FRCP4 American Journal of Therapeutics: July/August 2021 – Volume 28 – Issue 4 – p e434-e460doi: 10.1097/MJT.0000000000001402 Abstract Background:  Repurposed medicines may have a role against the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The […]

Further evidence supports controversial claim that SARS-CoV-2 genes can integrate with human DNA

Authors: By Jon CohenMay. 6, 2021 , 2:45 PM Science’s COVID-19 reporting is supported by the Heising-Simons Foundation. A team of prominent scientists has doubled down on its controversial hypothesis that genetic bits of the pandemic coronavirus can integrate into our chromosomes and stick around long after the infection is over. If they are right—skeptics have […]

Prophylaxis against covid-19: living systematic review and network meta-analysis

Authors: Jessica J Bartoszko, methodologist,1 ,*Reed A C Siemieniuk, methodologist, internist,1 ,*Elena Kum, methodologist,1 ,*Anila Qasim, methodologist,1 ,*Dena Zeraatkar, methodologist,1 ,*Long Ge, methodologist,2 ,*Mi Ah Han, methodologist,3Behnam Sadeghirad, assistant professor,1,4Arnav Agarwal, methodologist, internist,1,5Thomas Agoritsas, methodologist, internist,1,6Derek K Chu, methodologist, immunologist,1,7Rachel Couban, librarian,4Andrea J Darzi, methodologist,1Tahira Devji, methodologist,1Maryam Ghadimi, methodologist,1Kimia Honarmand, methodologist, critical care physician,8Ariel Izcovich, methodologist, internist,9Assem Khamis, data analyst,10Francois Lamontagne, methodologist, critical care physician,11Mark Loeb, methodologist, infectious disease physician,1,7Maura Marcucci, methodologist, internist,1,7Shelley L McLeod, methodologist, assistant professor,12,13Sharhzad […]

Asthmatics at no higher risk getting or dying from COVID-19, assessment of studies consisting of 587,000 people shows

Authors: February 19, 2021Source:Taylor & Francis Group Summary: A review of 57 studies shows people with asthma had a 14 percent lower risk of getting COVID-19 and were significantly less likely to be hospitalized with the virus. A new study looking at how COVID-19 affects people with asthma provides reassurance that having the condition doesn’t […]

More than 50 Long-Term Effects of COVID-19: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Authors: López-León S, Wegman-Ostrosky T, Perelman C, Sepulveda R, Rebolledo PA, Cuapio A, Villapol S Preprint from SSRN, 20 Jan 2021 Abstract  Background: COVID-19, caused by SARS-CoV-2, can involve sequelae that last weeks to months after initial recovery. The objective of this systematic review and meta-analysis is to identify studies assessing the long-term effects of COVID-19 and estimate the prevalence of each symptom, […]

Prevalence of anosmia and ageusia symptoms among long-term effects of COVID-19.

Authors: Moraschini V1, Reis D1, Sacco R2, Calasans-Maia MD3 COVID‐19 is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‐CoV‐2) that currently presents the greatest, most challenging health concern worldwide. Since the first reports of the disease in December 2019, clinicians and scientists have endeavored to understand the main symptoms, risk factors, and prognosis of […]

Recent Randomized Trials of Antithrombotic Therapy for Patients With COVID-19

Authors: JACC State-of-the-Art ReviewAzita H. Talasaz, PharmD,a,bParham Sadeghipour, MD,cHessam Kakavand, PharmD,a,bMaryam Aghakouchakzadeh, PharmD,aElaheh Kordzadeh-Kermani, PharmD,aBenjamin W. Van Tassell, PharmD,d,eAzin Gheymati, PharmD,aHamid Ariannejad, MD,bSeyed Hossein Hosseini, PharmD,aSepehr Jamalkhani,cMichelle Sholzberg, MDCM, MSc,f,gManuel Monreal, MD, PhD,hDavid Jimenez, MD, PhD,iGregory Piazza, MD, MS,jSahil A. Parikh, MD,k,lAjay J. Kirtane, MD, SM,k,lJohn W. Eikelboom, MBBS,mJean M. Connors, MD,nBeverley J. Hunt, MD,oStavros V. […]

More than 50 long-term effects of COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Authors: Sandra Lopez-Leon, Talia Wegman-Ostrosky, Carol Perelman, Rosalinda Sepulveda, Paulina A. ebolledo, Angelica Cuapio & Sonia Villapol Abstract COVID-19 can involve persistence, sequelae, and other medical complications that last weeks to months after initial recovery. This systematic review and meta-analysis aims to identify studies assessing the long-term effects of COVID-19. LitCOVID and Embase were searched to identify articles with original data […]

Review of the Emerging Evidence Demonstrating the Efficacy of Ivermectin in the Prophylaxis and Treatment of COVID-19

Authors: Pierre Kory, MD,1,*Gianfranco Umberto Meduri, MD,2Joseph Varon, MD,3Jose Iglesias, DO,4 and Paul E. Marik, MD5 Background: After COVID-19 emerged on U.S shores, providers began reviewing the emerging basic science, translational, and clinical data to identify potentially effective treatment options. In addition, a multitude of both novel and repurposed therapeutic agents were used empirically and studied within […]

Neurology and neuropsychiatry of COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the early literature reveals frequent CNS manifestations and key emerging narratives

Authors: Jonathan P Rogers1,2, Cameron J Watson3, et.al Abstract There is accumulating evidence of the neurological and neuropsychiatric features of infection with SARS-CoV-2. In this systematic review and meta-analysis, we aimed to describe the characteristics of the early literature and estimate point prevalences for neurological and neuropsychiatric manifestations. We searched MEDLINE, Embase, PsycINFO and CINAHL up to […]