• Covid Japan: Olympics could cause outbreaks to surge in vulnerable populations

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    COVID-19's impact on Japan has been shaped by socioeconomic disparities, a new study reveals. Lower-income populations faced higher Covid rates, according to Harvard researchers.
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  • Many Older Adults With Severe COVID Presented With Atypical Symptoms

    Many Older Adults With Severe COVID Presented With Atypical Symptoms

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

    Over a third of older adults who were hospitalized with COVID-19 during the early months of the pandemic had an atypical presentation, with a mix of typical and atypical symptoms, researchers found.
    Almost a quarter of patients...
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  • Rapid COVID-19 tests could be as effective as PCR lab tests if enough people get tested

    Rapid COVID-19 tests could be as effective as PCR lab tests if enough people get tested

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    Rapid tests can be just as good at bringing down COVID-19 infections as more-accurate PCR tests, a new study finds. But a lot of people need to get tested daily, according to modeling.
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  • Increased Supplement Use During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Increased Supplement Use During COVID-19 Pandemic

    1 month ago - By Medindia Health

    U.S. adults seeking supplements to enhance their immunity against COVID-19 lack knowledge on their safety and must reach their physician for more help.
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  • Can platelet size predict severity and mortality in COVID-19?

    Can platelet size predict severity and mortality in COVID-19?

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has baffled researchers with its propensity to cause symptoms of largely unpredictable severity in the affected individuals. An exciting new study reports on the potential predictive value of platelet size in this situation. COVID-19 patients with severe disease often develop clots in vital organs, which leads to further complications. It is known that platelet size is a good indicator of activation.
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  • New blood test could help predict the severity of COVID-19 symptoms

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    During the height of the pandemic, some hospitals were overwhelmed with patients seeking treatment for COVID-19.
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