• UK records 3,395 new Covid-19 cases as outbreak grows again

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    Officials have yet to confirm the final figure, which takes into account all laboratory-confirmed victims in every setting. The preliminary count for England only includes fatalities in hospitals.
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  • Does Wearing Glasses Protect You From Coronavirus?

    Does Wearing Glasses Protect You From Coronavirus?

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    After researchers noticed fewer nearsighted patients in a hospital ward in China, they speculated that wearing glasses might offer some protection against Covid-19.
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  • Six traits predict need for mechanical ventilation in patients with COVID-19

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Among patients hospitalized for COVID-19 in the United States, male sex, age 60 years and older, obesity, chronic kidney disease, cardiovascular disease and living in the Northeast were associated with an increased risk for mechanical ventilation, data show.
    The findings, published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, also indicated that the same characteristics, except for obesity, were linked to an increased risk for mortality.
    “This was the first attempt to try and get a broader sense of the risk factors for adverse outcome and how they interacted with one another in a much more specific
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  • COVID-19 and Blood Clots: Inside the Battle to Save Patients

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Abnormal coagulation is a hallmark of COVID-19. Physicians need to prescribe prophylaxis routinely in the hospital and act immediately when signs of trouble appear.
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  • Fifth Vital Sign? CGM for Glucose in Hospitals, Courtesy of COVID

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    FDA's allowance for inpatient use of continuous glucose monitoring during the pandemic has facilitated a paradigm shift for hospitalized patients, similar to the ascent of telemedicine for outpatients.
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  • Applied DNA to Initiate Clinical Trial of COVID-19 Vaccine for Cats

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Applied DNA Sciences plans to initiate clinical trial of one of its five LineaDNA vaccine candidates for veterinary use to prevent coronavirus infections in domestic cats.
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  • Lessons Learned From COVID Frontline: A Paris Hospital Refines ICU Treatment

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Doctor Alexandre Avenel has four COVID-19 patients in his intensive care ward, all with depleted blood oxygenation levels but none under intubation. That might not have been the case 6 months ago.
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  • Lilly Says Antibody Drug Cuts COVID-19 Hospitalization, May Seek Emergency Use Nod

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Eli Lilly said on Wednesday interim trial data showed its experimental monoclonal antibody treatment reduced the need for hospitalization and ER visits for patients with moderate COVID-19.
    Reuters Health Information
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