Colchicine: A Possible COVID-19 Long haul Cardiac Therapy

Last Updated: December 16, 2021 Last Updated: December 16, 2021 Colchicine is an anti-inflammatory drug that is used to treat a variety of conditions, including gout, recurrent pericarditis, and familial Mediterranean fever.1 Recently, the drug has been shown to potentially reduce the risk of cardiovascular events in those with coronary artery disease.2 Colchicine has several potential mechanisms of action, […]

Long-term cardiovascular outcomes of COVID-19

Authors: Yan Xie, Evan Xu, Benjamin Bowe & Ziyad Al-Aly  Nature Medicine (2022) Abstract The cardiovascular complications of acute coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are well described, but the post-acute cardiovascular manifestations of COVID-19 have not yet been comprehensively characterized. Here we used national healthcare databases from the US Department of Veterans Affairs to build a cohort of 153,760 individuals with […]

Covid-19 Vaccine Analysis: The most common adverse events reported so far

Authors: DATED: AUGUST 6, 2021 BY SHARYL ATTKISSON  As of July 19, 2021 there were 419,513 adverse event reports associated with Covid-19 vaccination in the U.S., with a total of 1,814,326 symptoms reported. That’s according to the federal Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) database. Report an adverse event after vaccination online here. Each symptom reported does […]

High sensitivity troponin and COVID-19 outcomes

Authors: Nikolaos Papageorgiou,a,bCatrin Sohrabi,aDavid Prieto Merino,c,dAngelos Tyrlis,aAbed Elfattah Atieh,aBunny Saberwal,aWei-Yao Lim,aAntonio Creta,aMohammed Khanji,aReni Rusinova,aBashistraj Chooneea,aRaj Khiani,d,eNadeev Wijesuriya,e,fAnna Chow,e,fHaroun Butt,e,fStefan Browne,e,fNikhil Joshi,e,fJamie Kay,e,fSyed Ahsan,a and Rui Providenciaa,g Abstract Background Recent reports have demonstrated high troponin levels in patients affected with COVID-19. In the present study, we aimed to determine the association between admission and peak troponin levels and […]