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Associations of cardioprotective medications with COVID-19 outcomes

In a recent study published in PLOS ONE, researchers evaluated coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outcomes in patients taking four types of cardioprotective medicines. Study: COVID-19 outcomes in patients taking cardioprotective medications. Image Credit: roger ashford/Shutterstock Background COVID-19, caused by severe…

Metformin reduces risk of severe COVID-19 in diabetic patients

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which is caused by infection with the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), remains an urgent global public health crisis. Throughout the pandemic, individuals with chronic conditions, such as diabetes, are often at an…