Tag Archives: Outcomes

Rapid Vitamin D Delivery May Result in Better COVID Outcomes

Since the start of the pandemic, natural supplements have been a bone of contention with researchers, pharmaceutical companies, doctors and health experts. Newly published data1 again support past research that vitamin D has a significant impact on COVID-19. Vitamin D was discovered in the early 1900s. Work by Sir Edward Mellanby from Great Britain and… Read More »

For Black Men With Prostate Cancer, Equal Access Means Equal Outcomes

Equal access to care and standardized treatment result in similar outcomes among white and Black men with prostate cancer, suggest new findings published in JAMA Oncology, reports Healio. Black men are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer, especially more aggressive forms, and more likely to die of the disease than white men. But… Read More »

Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Bipolar Disorder

In treating pregnant women with mood or anxiety disorders, we tend to focus primarily on the reproductive safety of psychotropic medications; however, it must be recognized that withholding or withdrawing pharmacologic treatment for depression or anxiety during pregnancy may carry some degree of risk. Untreated psychiatric illness in the mother cannot be considered a benign… Read More »