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University Hospital Trust in Paris installs 60 Stratasys 3D printers to support frontline staff battling COVID-19

2 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Ensuring its frontline medical staff are equipped with the appropriate equipment during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the University Hospital Trust in Paris, France, has...
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Correspondence from Northern Italy about our experience with COVID-19

6 hours ago   |   Journal of Pediatric Surgery   |   3 articles

Facing the emergency of COVID-19 in one of the first red zones in Italy, we would like to remark about the significant impact that this infection brought to our Departments of...
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Spanish study shows infections in children occur early in COVID-19 epidemics

6 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

With the spread of COVID-19, scientists are finding out more about the disease. One major aspect that is being studied is how the virus affects children. A new report from...
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Frontline Health Care Workers, Bracing For A Surge, Issue Another Plea For Help To Governor Baker

10 hours ago   |   CommonHealth Wbur   |   2 articles

A coalition of health care providers issued a call for help to Governor Baker. The list of urgent needs includes increased freedom to move from one hospital to another and...
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Study finds an increasing gap between hospital and surgeon payments for THA

10 hours ago   |   Healio

Surgeon charges and payments are not increasing at the same rate as hospital charges and payments for total hip arthroplasty, even with stable patient comorbidity rates and a...
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VIDEO: Cornea specialist at hospital group updates coronavirus response

11 hours ago   |   Healio   |   5 articles

Marian Macsai, MD, a cornea specialist at NorthShore University HealthSystem in Chicago, discusses how her hospital group has been adapting to treat ophthalmology patients...
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Noninvasive Ventilatory Support in COVID-19: Friend or Foe?

11 hours ago   |   Web MD   |   3 articles

Hospitals around the world are reaching for noninvasive ventilatory support to ease the pressure on intensive care in the face of COVID-19, but the approach is not without some...
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Treating Lung Cancer in COVID-19 Times: Update From ESMO

11 hours ago   |   Web MD   |   2 articles

Lung cancer experts issued thoughtful recommendations on how to approach lung cancer during the pandemic while still limiting exposure to COVID-19 as patients are in hospital...
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Coronavirus Takes Deadly Toll on Canada's Nursing Homes

12 hours ago   |   Medscape

With deaths in nursing homes making up almost half of Canada's coronavirus deaths, provinces are taking control of their workforces, boosting care workers' wages and...
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Anemia contributes to mortality risk in patients with HF undergoing noncardiac surgery

12 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Among modifiable risk factors, anemia, as measured by preoperative hematocrit level, contributed the most to mortality risk in patients with HF undergoing noncardiac surgery...
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Off-the-shelf Artificial Cardiac Patch can Repair Heart Attack Injury in...

Off-the-shelf Artificial Cardiac Patch can Repair Heart Attack Injury in Rats, Pigs

New "off-the-shelf" artificial cardiac patch can deliver cardiac cell-derived healing factors directly to the site of heart attack injury and improve recovery. Read more ...

Global COVID-19 Cases Exceed 1.5 Million

Global COVID-19 Cases Exceed 1.5 Million

Global confirmed COVID-19 cases exceeded 1.5 million on Wednesday afternoon local time, reports Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Read more ...

Please Stop Throwing Your Used Gloves And Masks On The Ground

Please Stop Throwing Your Used Gloves And Masks On The Ground

Dispose of your single-use gloves and masks properly. Not only could littering spread the coronavirus, there are other, less obvious repercussions as well. Read more ...

How Do You Choose Who Gets a Ventilator?

How Do You Choose Who Gets a Ventilator?

The coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19 is new, but the question of rationing ventilators is not Read more ...

COVID-19 Hitting Some African American Communities Harder

COVID-19 Hitting Some African American Communities Harder

In states such as Michigan and Louisiana, as well as in cities like Chicago and Milwaukee, African American people are making up a disproportionately large number of COVID-19... Read more ...

Kidney Damage Caused By Lupus Reversed By New Drug

Kidney Damage Caused By Lupus Reversed By New Drug

A cancer drug has shown promise in reversing kidney damage caused by systemic lupus erythematosus . Read more ...

My 4-Year-Old Was Hospitalized With COVID-19

My 4-Year-Old Was Hospitalized With COVID-19

When I started Mighty Littles, I never intended to write about my children being in the hospital. I planned to write about the resiliency I see in parents in the NICU , how... Read more ...

Rates of flu-like illnesses in Santa Clara are twice as low as in New York

Rates of flu-like illnesses in Santa Clara are twice as low as in New York

A new infographic from Kinsa Health shows how Santa Clara County lowered its rates of flu-like illnesses faster than New York County by imposing stay-at-home orders sooner. Read more ...

Boost your immune system with dietary selenium and vitamin D

Boost your immune system with dietary selenium and vitamin D

The coronavirus pandemic has taken the world by storm with over a million confirmed cases across the globe. The United States stands on the forefront of this global pandemic as... Read more ...

Study: Nearly 8 out of 10 coronavirus patients in China caught it from...

Study: Nearly 8 out of 10 coronavirus patients in China caught it from someone with NO symptoms

Asymptomatic carriers, or people who don't show any symptoms of the disease, remain one of the biggest vectors for the spread of the global coronavirus pandemic. Now, a new... Read more ...