• COVID Antibodies of Mother may Pass to Babies Through Breastmilk

    2 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Mothers who receive COVID-19 vaccine pass antibodies to their babies via breast milk for 80 days after vaccination.
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  • US and India Lead COVID-19 Trials Due to Large Patient Pools

    US and India Lead COVID-19 Trials Due to Large Patient Pools

    2 days ago - By Medindia Health

    The US is running the highest number of COVID-19 clinical trials in the world, according to the clinical trial database by data and analytics company GlobalData.
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  • Top in rheumatology: Autoimmune disease and COVID-19, ‘KawaCOVID' in children

    Top in rheumatology: Autoimmune disease and COVID-19, ‘KawaCOVID' in children

    2 days ago - By Healio

    Researchers in Spain found that patients with inflammatory rheumatic disease had a greater risk for developing severe COVID-19 pneumonia than the general population.
    The increased risk was attributed to the presence of comorbidities, underlying disease activity and immunodepression. A review of the study findings was the top story in rheumatology last week.
    Another top story was about a study comparing Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 with Kawasaki disease. The cohort included 96 children with Kawasaki disease and 53 identified as having
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  • Sunlight Linked With Lower Covid-19 Deaths: Study

    Sunlight Linked With Lower Covid-19 Deaths: Study

    2 days ago - By Medindia Health

    People living in areas with the highest level of exposure to UVA rays that makes up 95% of the sun's UV light, had a lower risk of dying from Covid-19 compared with those with lower levels.
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  • COVID-19 Patient Receives Lung Transplant From Living Donors

    COVID-19 Patient Receives Lung Transplant From Living Donors

    2 days ago - By Time

    TOKYO - Doctors in Japan announced Thursday they have successfully performed the world's first transplant of lung tissue from living donors to a patient with severe lung damage from COVID-19.
    The recipient, identified only as a woman from Japan's western region of Kansai, is recovering after the nearly 11-hour operation on Wednesday, Kyoto University Hospital said in a statement. It said her husband and son, who donated parts of their lungs, are also in stable condition.
    The university said it was the world's first transplant of lung tissue from living donors to a person with COVID-19 lung...
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