Tag Archives: Risk

Hydroxychloroquine plus azithromycin increases heart risk, finds global study

The combination of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and azithromycin (AZM) has been linked to significant cardiovascular risks, including mortality, in the largest safety study ever performed on both HCQ and HCQ+AZM. This network study, led by the Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics community, was recently published in Lancet Rheumatology. OHDSI has established an international network of… Read More »

WCLC: Bristol Myers’ Opdivo-Yervoy duo slashes mesothelioma death risk by 26%

It’s been a big year for Bristol Myers Squibb’s Opdivo-Yervoy combo in lung cancer, but the duo isn’t done making headlines. Saturday at the World Conference on Lung Cancer’s virtual presidential symposium, Bristol Myers unveiled phase 3 data showing the pair decreased the risk of death among previously untreated mesothelioma patients by 26%, helping them live… Read More »

Bladder cancer symptoms: If your urine turns this colour you could be at risk

Bladder cancer is the tenth most common cancer in the UK, with about 10,000 people diagnosed with it every year. It describes a growth of abnormal tissue, known as a tumour, developing in the bladder lining. The bladder is part of the urinary system, which filters waste products out of your blood and makes urine.… Read More »

What is the Risk for Relapse After Stopping Antidepressants During Pregnancy?

For women taking antidepressants, how do we decide whether or not they should maintain their medication during pregnancy? Based on our previous research and clinical experiences, we know that many women who discontinue antidepressant therapy will relapse during pregnancy.  Our decision is typically guided by the severity of the woman’s illness.  If she has had… Read More »