• COVID-19 triggers changes in blood platelets

    9 days ago - By News Medical

    Changes in blood platelets triggered by COVID-19 could contribute to the onset of heart attacks, strokes, and other serious complications in some patients who have the disease, according to University of Utah Health scientists.
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  • Colchicine Promising in COVID-19 Treatment?

    9 days ago - By Medscape

    Colchicine, an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat gout and rheumatic disease, may be a promising treatment for COVID-19, a randomized, open-label trial suggests.
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  • COVID-19 causes 'hyperactivity' in blood-clotting cells

    9 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Changes in blood platelets triggered by COVID-19 could contribute to the onset of heart attacks, strokes, and other serious complications in some patients who have the disease, according to scientists. The researchers found that inflammatory proteins produced during infection significantly alter the function of platelets, making them 'hyperactive' and more prone to form dangerous and potentially deadly blood clots.
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  • Myocarditis in COVID-19: An Elusive Cardiac Complication

    10 days ago - By Medscape

    Inflammatory disease of the myocardium is a rare, chameleon-like disease, but the diagnosis is even more challenging and controversial in patients with COVID-19.
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