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New technique evaluates connectivity of brain networks in COVID-19 patients

1 month ago   |   By News Medical

Many patients with severe coronavirus disease in 2019 remain unresponsive after surviving critical illness.
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India's COVID-19 Positivity Rate at 6.73%

India's COVID-19 Positivity Rate at 6.73%

1 month ago   |   By Medindia Health

As India's COVID-19 tally crosses the seven lakh-mark, the Centre said the national positivity rate of novel coronavirus infected patients is 6.73 percent, while Punjab with only 1.92 percent positivity rate is lowest.
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Dutch trial of convalescent plasma in COVID-19 discontinued

1 month ago   |   By News Medical

Now, a recent trial published on the preprint server medRxiv* in July 2020 reports that a majority of hospitalized COVID-19 patients have a high titer of neutralizing antibodies, at the time of admission, within 10 days of symptomatic disease.
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Melinda Gates wants to target black people for priority covid-19 vaccines

Melinda Gates wants to target black people for priority covid-19 vaccines

1 month ago   |   By Natural News

During a recent interview with TIME, Melinda Gates, co-chair of the infamous Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, spelled out the order in which she believes people need to be vaccinated for the Wuhan coronavirus. First in line after health care workers, she divulged, will be black people, which are supposedly more at...
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Viral and bacterial co-infections are pervasive in severe COVID-19 patients

1 month ago   |   By News Medical

A large group of researchers from China recently characterized microbial co-infections in the respiratory tract of hospitalized coronavirus disease patients and demonstrated a high prevalence of both viral and bacterial co-infections - particularly in individuals presenting with severe disease.
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COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: 5,890 More Covid Cases, 117 Deaths

COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: 5,890 More Covid Cases, 117 Deaths

In Tamil Nadu, a total of 5,890 more persons tested positive for coronavirus, while there were 117 new deaths, the state Health Department said on Friday. Read more ...

New Online Calculator Helps Predict Stroke Risk

New Online Calculator Helps Predict Stroke Risk

Doctors can predict patients' risk for ischemic stroke based on the severity of their metabolic syndrome, a conglomeration of conditions that includes high blood pressure... Read more ...

India Crosses 24L Covid Cases

India Crosses 24L Covid Cases

India's Covid-19 count passed the 24-lakh mark on Friday with 64,553 new cases in 24 hours, while the toll climbed to 48,040 with 1,007 more fatalities, said the Health... Read more ...

Asymptomatic Corona Patients Mostly Won't Infect Close Contacts

Asymptomatic Corona Patients Mostly Won't Infect Close Contacts

New research has added to the growing body of evidence that asymptomatic patients suffering from Covid-19 are less likely to infect close contacts compared to severe cases. Read more ...

Hydroxychloroquine works in high-risk patients, and saying otherwise is...

Hydroxychloroquine works in high-risk patients, and saying otherwise is dangerous

As of Wednesday, some 165,000 people in the United States have died from COVID-19. I have made the case in the American Journal of Epidemiology and in Newsweek that people who... Read more ...

20 Things You Should Pack to Help Ensure You Stay Safe and Healthy on Campus

20 Things You Should Pack to Help Ensure You Stay Safe and Healthy on Campus

Packing for college can be an overwhelming process, and although you can purchase a majority of your dorm essentials during that first week, there are some items - yes... Read more ...

Breast cancer patients face 'cruel' postcode lottery for fertility treatment

Breast cancer patients face 'cruel' postcode lottery for fertility treatment

Chemotherapy given to young women with breast cancer can leave them infertile, meaning many choose to freeze an embryo or their eggs for future IVF . Read more ...

No Clear Timeline for COVID-19 Vaccine

No Clear Timeline for COVID-19 Vaccine

WASHINGTON - How soon will the U.S. population see a COVID-19 vaccine? The answer seems to depend on who you ask. President Trump appears to be the most optimistic person in... Read more ...

Lower COVID-19 Risk With ADT for Prostate Cancer

Lower COVID-19 Risk With ADT for Prostate Cancer

Men whose prostate cancer was treated with androgen-deprivation therapy had a significantly lower risk of COVID-19 infection, a large retrospective study of Italian patients... Read more ...

You might be protected from coronavirus if you survived it, CDC suggests

You might be protected from coronavirus if you survived it, CDC suggests

Updates to CDC guidance say that people who have recovered don't need to get tested or quarantine for three months - unless they develop symptoms again, suggesting both... Read more ...