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Hospitalized COVID-19 patients may face increased risk for kidney injury

57 minutes ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Hospitalized patients with COVID-19 may face an increased risk for kidney injury, a dreaded complication for those suffering from infection with the novel 2019 coronavirus, an...
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New 'prediction model' can help hospitals care for COVID-19 patients

1 hour ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Using a combination of demographic and clinical data gathered from seven weeks of COVID-19 patient care early in the coronavirus pandemic, Johns Hopkins researchers today...
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Q&A: Treating psoriasis in pediatric patients

1 hour ago   |   Healio

In approximately one-third of cases, psoriasis begins in pediatric patients, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Children with psoriasis deal with unique problems...
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The Lesser Known Physical Symptoms of Complex PTSD

1 hour ago   |   Scary Mommy

“You've got past trauma stored up in your body, and even your mind may not be completely aware of it all.” I looked back at the behavioral health technician with a mixture of...
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Study shows key genetic differences in ADHD between African American and Caucasian children

1 hour ago   |   News Medical

Researchers from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have shown there may be key genetic differences in the causes of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder between African...
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NIH expands clinical trials to evaluate convalescent plasma as a treatment for COVID-19

3 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Two randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials funded by the National Institutes of Health are expanding enrollment to further evaluate convalescent plasma as a treatment...
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COVID-19 outcomes worse in patients with inflammatory arthritis receiving glucocorticoids

5 hours ago   |   Healio   |   6 articles

COVID-19 outcomes are worse among patients with inflammatory arthritis receiving glucocorticoids, but not in those receiving anticytokine therapy, according to data published...
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28-Year-Old OB/GYN Dies After Months Of Fighting Coronavirus

6 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

Dr. Adeline Fagan died after several weeks in the hospital battling coronavirus A 28-year-old Houston ob/gyn has died after spending weeks in the hospital fighting coronavirus...
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Risk for nosocomial COVID-19 low under strict control measures, study suggests

7 hours ago   |   Healio   |   7 articles

In the early months of the pandemic, a Boston hospital with an infection prevention program that included dedicated COVID-19 units with airborne infection isolation rooms...
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Woman presents with new-onset conjunctival pigmentation

7 hours ago   |   Healio

A 78-year-old woman presented to the Lahey Hospital Cornea Service for evaluation and management of new conjunctival pigmentation of the left eye. She described decreased...
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Many Metrics to Measure COVID-19, Which Are Best?

Many Metrics to Measure COVID-19, Which Are Best?

The metrics used to track the coronavirus pandemic typically include daily cases, hospitalizations, and deaths. Analyzing these metrics separately can show how much community... Read more ...

ACIP Mulls Priority Groups for COVID-19 Vaccines

ACIP Mulls Priority Groups for COVID-19 Vaccines

Members of the the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices meeting Tuesday appeared to agree that healthcare workers should be first in line to receive a COVID-19... Read more ...

Why children ARE more protected from severe COVID-19 than adults

Why children ARE more protected from severe COVID-19 than adults

Researchers at Yale University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine found that adults who catch coronavirus are nine-times more likely to die of the infection compared to... Read more ...

Exercising regularly and not smoking can have a dramatic effect on your...

Exercising regularly and not smoking can have a dramatic effect on your lifespan study shows

Scientists from Leicester university found that not smoking and exercising regularly can add six to eight years to life, even in those with chronic illnesses Read more ...

COVID Death Toll Hits 200,000 in the U.S

COVID Death Toll Hits 200,000 in the U.S

Just over 6 months after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, the United States has reached a grim milestone: the novel coronavirus death toll has... Read more ...

FDA will make it harder for COVID-19 vaccines to get approved

FDA will make it harder for COVID-19 vaccines to get approved

The FDA is expected to issue new, tougher requirements for its approval of a coronavirus vaccine, a move that could make emergency use authorization before Election Day unlikely. Read more ...

Pontyclun pub closes after customer tests positive for Covid-19

Pontyclun pub closes after customer tests positive for Covid-19

The Pipeworks Bar is having a deep clean, with some staff told to isolate for 14 days Read more ...

Could Your Nausea Be a Sign of COVID-19? If You're Worried, Here's What to Know

Could Your Nausea Be a Sign of COVID-19? If You're Worried, Here's What to Know

We've learned a lot about the symptoms of COVID-19 over the last few months. One of the more surprising discoveries: despite being classified as a respiratory illness by the... Read more ...

No Luck for Chemo-Free Tx in First-Line Bladder Cancer

No Luck for Chemo-Free Tx in First-Line Bladder Cancer

PD-L1 checkpoint blockade with or without anti-CTLA-4 failed to improve overall survival compared to standard chemotherapy in previously untreated metastatic bladder cancer, a... Read more ...

Trial Holds Promise for Weekly Insulin for Type 2

Trial Holds Promise for Weekly Insulin for Type 2

Now, new research offers some hope for those insulin avoiders - a once-a-week insulin injection may someday replace daily shots. Read more ...