• Latinos With Rheumatic Diseases and COVID: Who Is at Risk?

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

    The rate of COVID-19 infection among Latino patients with rheumatic diseases was high, particularly among those who were obese - and COVID-19 itself was a risk factor for flare of the rheumatic disease, a study from the NIH...
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  • COVID-19's Collateral Damage: Reduced Colorectal Cancer Care

    COVID-19's Collateral Damage: Reduced Colorectal Cancer Care

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

    The COVID-19 pandemic adversely impacted the detection and management of colorectal cancer across England, according to a population-based study.
    The number of people being referred to hospitals with suspected lower gastrointestinal...
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  • Study predicts good passive immunotherapy donors to combat COVID-19

    Study predicts good passive immunotherapy donors to combat COVID-19

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    A US-based research team determine good candidates for convalescent plasma donations in promoting passive immunity among severely-ill COVID-19 patients.
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  • COVID-19 patients treated in ICUs during pandemic peaks were twice as likely to die

    COVID-19 patients treated in ICUs during pandemic peaks were twice as likely to die

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    A new study from the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indiana found that patients in ICUs with high demands were twice as likely to die as those in ICUs with low demand.
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  • Polling booths go to voters in Portugal's pandemic election

    1 month ago - By ABC News

    Local councils in Portugal are sending out teams to gather votes from people in home quarantine and from residents of elderly care homes ahead of a presidential election being held amid the COVID-19 pandemic
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  • Groups Strategize COVID-19 Vaccine Access for People of Color

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    States that rank highly on COVID-19 vulnerability indexes, in particular, have fallen behind on vaccinations for high-risk groups that need them most.
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  • Drinking during COVID-19 up among people with anxiety and depression

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    People with anxiety and depression are more likely to report an increase in drinking during the COVID-19 pandemic than those without mental health issues, according to a new study.
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