• Your Phone's Microphone can Track Possible COVID-19 Exposure

    9 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Your phone's microphone and speaker signals can help people alert when they have been near someone who has contracted COVID-19, reports a new study.
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  • Fears for UK coronavirus patients as the US buys almost the ENTIRE world stock of remdesivir

    Fears for UK coronavirus patients as the US buys almost the ENTIRE world stock of remdesivir

    9 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Professor Peter Horby, of Oxford University called for fairer access to the drug, originally designed to treat Ebola but found to speed up Covid-19 recovery time.
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  • A new method to assess the effectiveness of facemasks in obstructing droplets

    A new method to assess the effectiveness of facemasks in obstructing droplets

    9 days ago - By News Medical

    Currently, there are no specific guidelines on the most effective materials and designs for facemasks to minimize the spread of droplets from coughs or sneezes to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19.
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  • Study identifies the cause of blood clotting in Covid-19 patients

    9 days ago - By News Medical

    One of the major mysteries in treating patients with Covid-19 is the frequent development of blood clots that can subsequently damage their organs and sometimes be fatal.
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  • Tips to Stay Safe During Fourth of July Celebrations

    Tips to Stay Safe During Fourth of July Celebrations

    9 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Experts have simple and easy steps that a person should follow to protect one's ears, eyes and hands from the pyrotechnic hoopla and COVID-19 that could make July 4, 2020 one of the most challenging national birthdays ever.
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  • BMI should be assessed in management of COVID-19 patients

    9 days ago - By News Medical

    A new study published on the preprint server medRxiv* in June 2020 reports that obesity is a risk factor of composite poor outcome of COVID-19 disease. On the other hand, COVID-19 patients with 'composite poor outcome' have higher BMI. Therefore, BMI should be assessed in the management of COVID-19 patients, and special attention should be given to patients with obesity.
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