• Donated Plasma Benefits COVID-19 Patients in Small US Study

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Patients with severe COVID-19 given plasma from someone who recovered from the disease were more likely to stabilize or need less oxygen support than other similar hospital patients, according to results of a small US study released on Friday.
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  • Don't Let Fear Of COVID-19 Put Your Kids At Risk For Preventable Diseases

    Don't Let Fear Of COVID-19 Put Your Kids At Risk For Preventable Diseases

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    If there's one universal emotion that's creeping through households across the world right now, it's fear. That's certainly the case for me. If you're scared about sending your kids back to school , I get it. If you're too scared to travel out of state to visit Grandma, I'm right there with you. If you're not yet ready to open up your home to play dates or dinners with friends, same here.
    But there are some risks we cannot take, even if we think we are keeping our kids safe. Even if we are scared. And one of those risks is skipping vaccines and well-visits with our children's pediatrician...
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  • Want the U.S. to Go Back to Work? Here's How

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

    ]]> - Across the country, employers large and small have been thrust into uncharted territory as they confront the COVID-19 pandemic. For months, essential businesses - such as grocery stores, pharmacies, banks, and delivery companies...
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  • Emerging antiviral may turn the tide for COVID-19 pandemic

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Scientists everywhere are working overtime to develop treatments for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.
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  • Scientists discover two anti-inflammatory drugs that inhibit COVID-19 infection

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and its rapid spread, the scientific community has been working on developing an effective treatment for the virus responsible for the disease.
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  • Study may shed light on the impact of COVID-19 on central nervous system

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    A study by University of Cincinnati researchers and four Italian institutions reviewing neuroimaging and neurological symptoms in patients with COVID-19 may shed light on the virus's impact on the central nervous system.
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  • The Hunt to Understand COVID-19's Connection to Kawasaki Disease

    1 month ago - By Time

    Dr. Jane C. Burns has studied Kawasaki disease for four decades. It took only four months for COVID-19 to turn her life's work upside down.
    Unusual numbers of children and teenagers living in COVID-19 hotspots like Lombardy, Italy and New York City have developed an inflammatory condition (officially called Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children, or MIS-C ) that looks a lot like Kawasaki disease. In many cases, the children have also tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, suggesting the syndrome followed a viral infection.
    In New York State , 170 inflammatory-disease cases and...
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