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As Cases Surge, No Clear Answers on School Reopening

1 month ago   |   By Web MD

With COVID-19 cases on the rise in more than 30 states, parents have mixed feelings about the upcoming start of school and how to keep their children and families safe.
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Wait Times Increase for COVID-19 Test Results

Wait Times Increase for COVID-19 Test Results

1 month ago   |   By Web MD

As the number of COVID-19 diagnostic tests have increased, it may take up to a 6 days or longer for some people to get their results.
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‘Heavier workload' in autoimmune care amid COVID-19 begs for interdisciplinary teamwork

‘Heavier workload' in autoimmune care amid COVID-19 begs for interdisciplinary teamwork

1 month ago   |   By Healio

In the face of the unique threat that COVID-19 poses to patients with autoimmune diseases, communication across disciplines is essential “as our fields increasingly blend together,” noted presenters at the 2020 Interdisciplinary Autoimmune Summit.
In his opening remarks, conference chair Joseph F. Merola, MD, MMSc, director of the Center for Skin and Related Musculoskeletal Diseases at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, was impressed by the continued growth of the meeting since its inception.
“We are absolutely delighted to welcome you to the seventh year of IAS,”
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The Week That Wasn't in COVID-19: Bandanas Ineffective, Gym Risk

1 month ago   |   By Medscape

Three medical stories that we didn't cover, explained.
Medscape
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We're Facing a Mental Health Crisis in Healthcare Workers, the Majority of Whom Are Women

We're Facing a Mental Health Crisis in Healthcare Workers, the Majority of Whom Are Women

1 month ago   |   By PopSugar

More than 130,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 , a novel strain of coronavirus, and cases continue to surge in communities across the country. But for frontline medical workers , particularly those working in emergency rooms and treating COVID-19 patients, the fight has only just begun.
While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that at least 515 healthcare workers have died so far after contracting COVID-19 - with 34 percent of cases still unreported - a larger, potentially even more deadly crisis is looming. For doctors, nurses, hospital cleaners, and other staff...
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Telehealth Roundup: Insurers Scale Back; Claim Lines Climb; Virtual Visits in a Year

Telehealth Roundup: Insurers Scale Back; Claim Lines Climb; Virtual Visits in a Year

1 month ago   |   By MedPageToday

Welcome to Telehealth Roundup, highlighting news and features about emerging trends in telemedicine and telehealth.
Insurers Pull Back Telehealth Despite COVID-19 Spike
As COVID-19 cases soar, some insurers are starting to...
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NY eases visitor ban aimed at curbing virus in nursing homes

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

Certain nursing homes in New York can allow visitors with restrictions starting July 15 as the state eases a ban aimed at limiting spread of COVID-19 among vulnerable elderly residents
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President's Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant - July 2020

President's Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant - July 2020

1 month ago   |   By Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

Dear Colleagues,
Yes, I know. COVID-19 cases are surging in communities across the United States. But just for a minute, let's take a break and celebrate some of the other exciting work that is happening in our community of PIDS.
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Coronavirus updates LIVE: NSW on high alert as Victoria expects further COVID-19 case spike; Australian death toll stands at 106

1 month ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

COVID-19 continues to spread while Victoria works to stop the growing case numbers in Melbourne.
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Intubation Boxes May Do More Harm Than Good in COVID-19 Risk

1 month ago   |   By Medscape

In some intubation boxes airborne droplets from patients with COVID-19 collect and shoot through the devices' arm openings, exposing healthcare workers more than using no box at all, researchers found.
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Expert: Effective COVID-19 therapies may be here by fall

1 month ago   |   By Healio

Effective therapies for COVID-19 may become available in the next 3 to 4 months, with a vaccine possible next year, according to Kevin L. Winthrop, MD, MPH, of the Oregon Health & Science University.
Winthrop, who is also a Healio Rheumatology peer perspective board member, cautioned that even with effective treatment, it will be a long time before society in the United States returns to its pre-pandemic status quo. He added that current spikes in COVID-19 cases throughout the country are likely due to reopening too early and failing to take social distancing and mask guidelines seriously
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7,000 Floridians hospitalized with COVID-19; state finally releases data by county

1 month ago   |   By Orlando Sentinel

The data, which for the first time breaks down the number of people in the hospital with coronavirus, was promised by the state two weeks ago. It does not show how many patients are in general hospital beds or intensive care units.
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Mississippi seeing big virus outbreak in state legislature

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

Mississippi is seeing the biggest outbreak of COVID-19 among legislators in any state
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Children Rarely Transmit SARS-CoV-2 Within Households

1 month ago   |   By Medscape

Most children with COVID-19 disease are infected inside family groups, but are not the initial transmitters.
Medscape Medical News
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Hep C Tx Shows Promise in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Hep C Tx Shows Promise in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

1 month ago   |   By MedPageToday

A higher percentage of hospitalized COVID-19 patients treated with sofosbuvir and daclatasvir , a two-drug hepatitis C virus combination therapy, experienced clinical improvement versus patients receiving control...
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Why We Still Don't Know Enough About Covid-19 and Pregnancy

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

More than six months into the pandemic there's still a lot we don't know about how the coronavirus affects pregnant women and babies.
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Antivirals Tied to Heart Issue in COVID Patients

Antivirals Tied to Heart Issue in COVID Patients

1 month ago   |   By Web MD

Older, critically ill COVID-19 patients who are given a combination of two common antiretroviral drugs can experience a drastic slowing of their heart rate, French researchers report.
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Delirium Can Strike Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Delirium Can Strike Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

1 month ago   |   By Web MD

Intense breathing problems may be the most widely reported feature of COVID-19, but new research warns that coronavirus can also take aim at the brain.
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COVID-19 can be transmitted in the womb, reports pediatric infectious disease journal

1 month ago   |   By ScienceDaily

A baby girl in Texas - born prematurely to a mother with COVID-19 - is the strongest evidence to date that intrauterine transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 can occur, according to a new report.
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Global COVID-19 registry finds strokes associated with COVID-19 are more severe, have worse outcomes and higher mortality

1 month ago   |   By ScienceDaily

Patients with COVID-19 who have an acute ischemic stroke experience more severe strokes, have worse functional outcomes and are more likely to die of stroke than AIS patients who do not have COVID-19. The wide range of complications associated with COVID-19 likely explain the worse outcomes.
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Breast Milk Based Fortifiers Improve Health Outcome of Micro Preemies

Breast Milk Based Fortifiers Improve Health Outcome of Micro Preemies

Compared to traditional cow-based milk fortifiers, the human-based milk fortifiers improve the health outcome in severely underweight premature babies. It will help meet the... Read more ...

Mass Vaccination For COVID-19 In Russia from Jan 1, 2021

Mass Vaccination For COVID-19 In Russia from Jan 1, 2021

The Covid-19 vaccine that Russia registered on Tuesday is expected to enter into civilian circulation on January 1, 2021. Read more ...

Vitamin E treatments can help prevent muscle damage after a heart attack...

Vitamin E treatments can help prevent muscle damage after a heart attack, say scientists

A pre-clinical study published in the journal Redox Biology found that vitamin E can help prevent and treat muscle damage after a heart attack. The researchers said that while... Read more ...

One in 10 people in Wales would refuse a Covid-19 vaccine if it was available

One in 10 people in Wales would refuse a Covid-19 vaccine if it was available

Public Health Wales says a vaccine would be 'the most effective way of ensuring that the whole population is protected from the virus' Read more ...

Navajo Country: COVID-19 Cases Trend Down, but Need Still High

Navajo Country: COVID-19 Cases Trend Down, but Need Still High

Everyone on the Navajo Nation reservation knows someone who has been infected with COVID-19. At least that's what it feels like to Melissa Begay, MD, a Navajo pulmonary... Read more ...

Lupus Anticoagulant Tied to COVID Thrombosis

Lupus Anticoagulant Tied to COVID Thrombosis

Prothrombotic autoantibodies were elevated in COVID-19 and linked to development of thrombosis, a small observational study showed. Lupus anticoagulant appeared in 44% of... Read more ...

Lung cancer deaths have been falling by nearly 5% a year over last decade...

Lung cancer deaths have been falling by nearly 5% a year over last decade thanks to better treatment

A new study from the National Cancer Institute found, in men, deaths from non-small lung cancer fell by 6.3% per year from 2013 to 2016, while they fell by 5.9% annually in... Read more ...

Rare Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Mutation Has New Tx

Rare Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Mutation Has New Tx

WASHINGTON - Viltolarsen injection has been approved to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy in patients with a confirmed mutation in the DMD gene amenable to exon 53 skipping... Read more ...

Teens and Young Adults Are at an Increased Risk For Getting COVID-19 If They...

Teens and Young Adults Are at an Increased Risk For Getting COVID-19 If They Vape, Study Finds

Vaping has become extremely popular over the past few years, especially among teenagers and young adults, and it has been found to cause damage to your lungs, arteries, and... Read more ...

Malaria breakthrough could help speed up discovery of Covid-19 treatments...

Malaria breakthrough could help speed up discovery of Covid-19 treatments, scientists hope

Current drugs primarily target the pathogen itself but academics from RMIT University in Australia found infection often relies on enzymes in red blood cells of the human host. Read more ...