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On March 23, 2020, Reiter et al published an article in Life Sciences speculating that #melatonin could be used to treat the emerging #COVID19 pandemic.…
In April 2020 Dr. Richard Neel of #Texas adopted the practice of treating his #COVID patients with high dose melatonin, and since then, has successfully treated over 5K COVID patients with melatonin, many with co-morbidities. Most patients were able to avoid hospitalization.
In February 2022, Drs. Neel and Reiter et al published an updated appeal to the medical profession to consider melatonin as a treatment for COVID.….
This article builds on the evidence in the medical literature accumulating over the past year.
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Closing #ICRE2021 Plenary🧵for the future of Medical Education with visionary Dr. Catherine Lucey.

COVID19 catalyzed change and gave us all a sense of urgency.

I love her terminology "just do it" ~ "house on fire"

Yup. That was #MedEd as we pivoted during the #syndemic Image
Disaster demands a new dawn! We cannot go back to conditions that lead to the crisis. We cannot return to "normal"

Now is the time to vision for the future. How do we ensure we are moving in the best direction in #MedEd

HT Dr. Catherine Lucey #ICRE2021 Image
We need a transformative vision to ensure we achieve our goals. This isn't going to happen overnight.

HT Dr. Catherine Lucey #ICRE2021 Image
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(1/x) Day 7: Pinch hitting for @BonuraErin on this tweetatorial for the #COVID intercession she masterfully designed! On 5/6, we had me discussing the international pandemic responses (2-9) & Dr. Kelsey Priest (@kelseycpriest) talking #syndemics Re addiction dz & COVID19 (10-18).
(2/x) Session 7.1 (Strnad): COVID - Comparing the World’s Responses: We attempted to discuss this topic w/ language highlighting the ways that understandable and changeable actions that countries, businesses, & people perform have influenced different national stories of COVID.
(3/x) Comparing data like national deaths, or even national deaths/per capita can be misleading during a pandemic that is influencing different countries at different times. When did #COVID really hit the countries? Where are you in the epidemiological curve? Eg)
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With the #COVID19 outbreak, it is important to use language responsibly. Here is the first entry of our new #ContagiousWords series, defining the buzzwords and terminology dominating today's conversation. #Pandemic #PandemicsCost
@ilariacapua Language is powerful, so we must be sure and accurate in the ways we communicate science. #Epidemic #ContagiousWords #COVID19
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