Hospital

Study: Less than 2% of COVID-19 patients suffered an ischemic stroke

14 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   5 articles

A review of nearly 28,000 emergency department records shows less than 2% of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 suffered an ischemic stroke but those who did had an increased...
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ADVERTORIAL: Meet the surgeons in Cardiff who are helping cataract patients see clearly

ADVERTORIAL: Meet the surgeons in Cardiff who are helping cataract patients see clearly

15 hours ago   |   Wales online   |   5 articles

Despite the pandemic, cataract and glaucoma patients can still visit Nuffield Health Cardiff Bay Hospital
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Opioid use among patients with knee osteoarthritis costs US society $14B

15 hours ago   |   Healio

The societal cost of total lifetime opioid use in patients with knee osteoarthritis is approximately $14 billion, nearly half of which is due to lost work productivity...
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COVID-19 pandemic linked to increase in alcohol withdrawal rates for hospitalized patients

15 hours ago   |   Healio   |   5 articles

Alcohol withdrawal rates have increased among hospitalized patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to results of a research letter published in JAMA Network...
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In Wake of Death, Transplant Community Takes Stock of COVID Screening

In Wake of Death, Transplant Community Takes Stock of COVID Screening

16 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

In the early days of the pandemic, organ donation and transplantation screeched to a halt. Hospitals were at full capacity with an onslaught of COVID-19 patients. Concerns ran...
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11 Crucial Hospital Management Tips

16 hours ago   |   HealthWorks Collective

Proper management is the primary key to success in any organization, and the same applies to the hospital management systems. The following are essential hospital management...
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Majority of small businesses not requiring vaccines, tests

19 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   8 articles

A majority of small businesses aren't requiring their employees to get tested for the new coronavirus or get any COVID-19 vaccines, though the health care and hospitality...
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NIH: People with HIV should be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccination

19 hours ago   |   Healio   |   8 articles

The NIH said people with HIV should be considered a high-risk group when making decisions about COVID-19 vaccine priority. The recommendation was part of the NIH's updated...
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Alcohol Withdrawal Cases Grow During Pandemic

Alcohol Withdrawal Cases Grow During Pandemic

19 hours ago   |   MedPageToday   |   2 articles

Lockdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic were associated with more cases of alcohol withdrawal, according to a single-center study of hospitalized patients. Compared with 2019...
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Children's Hospitals Grapple With Young COVID 'Long Haulers'

20 hours ago   |   Medscape

"There's just no research there," she said. "Kids are not supposed to have this kind of condition." Kaiser Health News
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Resveratrol and EGCG Found to Stimulate New Brain Cells

Research led by scientists at the University of Queensland found phytonutrients have proneurogenic effects in the brain. 1 The researchers studied the effects of quercetin in... Read more ...

How We Know SARS-CoV-2 Absolutely Leaked From a Chinese Lab

Early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, many scientists suspected SARS-CoV-2 might have originated in a biosafety laboratory, most likely in Wuhan, China, where the outbreak began... Read more ...

‘Need more capacity': Push for quarantine hubs as border ban extended

National cabinet was expected to discuss two proposed mega-quarantine facilities in Victoria and Queensland at national cabinet on Friday. Read more ...

Water grid falls to lowest level after summer since Millennium Drought

People are being urged to use less water while authorities consider whether to fire up a controversial recycled water scheme. Read more ...

Best of cartoons, March 5, 2021

The news of the day as interpreted by our talented artists, illustrators and cartoonists. Read more ...

Believing victims or presuming innocence? Q+A grapples with a hard question

‘I think they can,' Labor MP Anne Aly said, when asked if the two concepts could co-exist. ‘I don't think they do now.' Read more ...

HDL Mimetic Restores Kidney Function, Vision in Rare Disorder

The HDL mimetic CER-001 may arrest the decline in kidney function and improve the vision of patients with familial lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency, suggests a... Read more ...

Anxious waits for star Blues as Saints win freewheeling affair

Never mind a return to 2019, the footy on show at Marvel Stadium on Thursday night resembled something out of the early 1990s. Read more ...

US traffic deaths spike even as pandemic cuts miles traveled

Pandemic lockdowns and stay-at-home orders kept many drivers off U.S. roads and highways last year Read more ...

Tracheal Agenesis with Bronchoesophageal Fistula

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