Anti-androgens may protect against severe COVID-19 outcomes: results from a prospective cohort study of 77 hospitalized men.
Goren A, Wambier CG, Herrera S, McCoy J, Vaño-Galván S, Gioia F, Comeche B, Ron R, Serrano-Villar S, Ramos PM, Cadegiani FA, Kovacevic M, Tosti A, Shapiro J, Sinclair R.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 Sep 25. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16953. Online ahead of print.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionally affected men.(1) Men infected with SARS-CoV-2 are more than twice as likely to be admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU).(2) This disparity in ICU admissions suggests the important role of androgens in COVID-19 severity …Read more...