• 1 in 10 Hospitalized Diabetic COVID Patients Dies

    1 month ago - By Web MD

    The study found that 1 in 5 patients had been placed on a ventilator in intensive care within seven days of entering the hospital; 1 in 10 had died; and 18% had been discharged.
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  • Hydroxychloroquine Combination Risky for Cancer Patients With COVID-19: Study

    Hydroxychloroquine Combination Risky for Cancer Patients With COVID-19: Study

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Cancer patients with COVID-19 treated with a drug combination promoted by US President Donald Trump to counter the coronavirus were three times more likely to die within 30 days than those who got either drug alone.
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  • Moderate Weight Loss Before Bariatric Surgery Tied to Lower Postop Mortality

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    People who lose even a modest amount of weight prior to bariatric surgery may have a lower risk of dying within 30 days after surgery, a recent study suggests.
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  • Active Cancer Increases Death Risk in Patients With COVID-19

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Patients with COVID-19 and cancer that is progressing cancer had a fivefold increased risk of 30-day mortality, compared with COVID-19 cancer patients whose disease was snot progressing, a study shows.
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  • Fed lockup where Epstein died gets harsh coronavirus review

    1 month ago - By ABC News

    A doctor who performed a court-authorized inspection of the federal detention center in Manhattan where financier Jeffrey Epstein died last summer says symptoms indicating an outbreak of COVID-19 at the facility were neglected and ignored
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  • Lockdown Bonus: Tighter Glucose Control in Type 1 Diabetes

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    In two European studies, time-in-range measured using continuous glucose monitoring improved among adults with type 1 diabetes confined at home during COVID-19 quarantine.
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  • Long coronavirus lockdowns causing people's mental health to rapidly DETERIORATE

    Long coronavirus lockdowns causing people's mental health to rapidly DETERIORATE

    1 month ago - By Natural News

    Both adults and children are experiencing mental health problems for the first time as a result of being cooped up inside due to the COVID-19 lockdowns. Fears and worries over job insecurity, bereavement over COVID-19 deaths, the breakdown of relationships and the long periods of isolation are causing people to have psychotic episodes,...
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  • As COVID cuts deadly path through Indiana prisons, inmates say symptoms ignored

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Scottie Edwards died of COVID-19 just weeks before he would have gotten out of the Westville Correctional Facility in Indiana.
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  • Hydroxychloroquine/chloroquine Prescriptions Surge During Pandemic

    Hydroxychloroquine/chloroquine Prescriptions Surge During Pandemic

    1 month ago - By Medindia Health

    A new study by investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital examines changes in prescription patterns in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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  • 'It's robbed me of that comfort': Euthanasia plans upended by COVID-19

    1 month ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    Consideration of contentious voluntary assisted dying laws in various states has been delayed as the nation grapples with the fallout from COVID-19.
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  • More than 70% of coronavirus patients who died in 40 Louisiana hospitals were black, study finds

    More than 70% of coronavirus patients who died in 40 Louisiana hospitals were black, study finds

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    More than three quarters of people who tested positive for COVID-19 at one of Ochsner Health systems were black, as were 70% of patients who died, a study published Thursday reveals.
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  • COVID-19 Update: 40M Jobless Claims; Herd Immunity Far Off; New Workplace Guidelines

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

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    The total number of unemployment claims has surpassed 40 million over the past 10 weeks, after another 2.1 million were filed just this past week.
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  • How many people have died of Covid-19 in YOUR area?

    How many people have died of Covid-19 in YOUR area?

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    North Somerset, Preston, Doncaster and Carlisle are enduring their worst weeks so far, according to data from the Office for National Statistics. The data reveals a considerable degree of variation on a local level.
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  • 10% of people with diabetes, COVID-19 die within 7 days of hospital admission

    1 month ago - By Healio

    The first large study assessing outcomes among people with diabetes hospitalized for COVID-19 shows that 10% of patients died and 20.3% required intubation for mechanical ventilation within 7 days of admission.
    “Diabetes complications - not only macrovascular, but also microvascular - are associated with death on day 7 among people with diabetes hospitalized for COVID-19,” Samy Hadjadj, MD, PhD, professor of endocrinology and diabetes at L'institut du Thorax and University Hospital Nantes and associate head of the department of endocrinology, diabetes and
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